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  • Odd Jobs: High-rise window washer

    Odd Jobs: High-rise window washer

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:59:20 GMT
    Washing windows may not seem out of the ordinary. But when you're doing it while hanging off the side of a building-- that's another story. Jennifer Reading gave this odd job a try.
    Washing windows may not seem out of the ordinary. But when you're doing it while hanging off the side of a building-- that's another story. Jennifer Reading gave this odd job a try.
  • Odd Jobs: Amusement ride inspector

    Odd Jobs: Amusement ride inspector

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:27:38 GMT
    How safe are fair rides? In this week's "Odd Jobs" Jennifer Reading introduces us to a man who has made a career out of inspecting them.
    How safe are fair rides? In this week's "Odd Jobs" Jennifer Reading introduces us to a man who has made a career out of inspecting them.
  • Odd Jobs: Bedbug detective

    Odd Jobs: Bedbug detective

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-09-03 19:56:16 GMT
    It can be an uncomfortable problem to talk about-- bedbugs! But as Jennifer Reading found out in this week's Odd Jobs, there's a team in Vermont hoping to provide peace of mind.
    It can be an uncomfortable problem to talk about-- bedbugs! But as Jennifer Reading found out in this week's Odd Jobs, there's a team in Vermont hoping to provide peace of mind.
  • Odd Jobs: Parc Safari zoologist

    Odd Jobs: Parc Safari zoologist

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:37:02 GMT
    He keeps elephants company during thunderstorms, even sleeping alongside them. It's just one of the odd jobs he does north of the border. Jennifer Reading introduces us to a zoologist in Quebec.
    He keeps elephants company during thunderstorms, even sleeping alongside them. It's just one of the odd jobs he does north of the border. Jennifer Reading introduces us to a zoologist in Quebec.
  • Odd Jobs: Remote camping park ranger

    Odd Jobs: Remote camping park ranger

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-09-03 19:56:16 GMT
    Knight Island is one of the few spots for truly remote camping in Vermont. So who takes care of it? Jennifer Reading found out in this week's Odd Jobs.
    Knight Island is one of the few spots for truly remote camping in Vermont. So who takes care of it? Jennifer Reading found out in this week's Odd Jobs.
  • Odd Jobs: Bomb technician

    Odd Jobs: Bomb technician

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:20:03 GMT
    They put their lives on the line to save others investigating suspicious packages and potentially explosive devices. In this week's Odd Jobs, Jennifer Reading gets a look at what it takes to be a bomb technician.
    They put their lives on the line to save others investigating suspicious packages and potentially explosive devices. In this week's Odd Jobs, Jennifer Reading gets a look at what it takes to be a bomb technician.
  • Behind the scenes on 'Odd Jobs'

    Behind the scenes on 'Odd Jobs'

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-08-05 23:23:16 GMT
    Jennifer Reading gives us a preview of what's ahead in her series about unusual occupations, "Odd Jobs."
    Jennifer Reading gives us a preview of what's ahead in her series about unusual occupations, "Odd Jobs."
  • Odd Jobs: Horse masseuse

    Odd Jobs: Horse masseuse

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-09-03 19:56:16 GMT
    This week our odd job series follows a horse masseuse on the road.
    This week our odd job series follows a horse masseuse on the road.
  • Odd Jobs: Aerobatic pilot

    Odd Jobs: Aerobatic pilot

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:18:45 GMT
    Dan Marcotte is an aerobatic pilot who performs across the country. But getting started in aerial performing isn't easy.
    Dan Marcotte is an aerobatic pilot who performs across the country. But getting started in aerial performing isn't easy.
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  • Child car seats in the spotlight

    Child car seats in the spotlight

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:59:59 GMT
    Car crashes are the number one cause of death for children in the United States, which is why making sure children are buckled up correctly is so important -- unfortunately most are not.
    Car crashes are the number one cause of death for children in the United States, which is why making sure children are buckled up correctly is so important -- unfortunately most are not.
  • Franklin County residents focus on lake pollution

    Franklin County residents focus on lake pollution

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:48:35 GMT
    A proposal to save Lake Champlain's water quality was dead on arrival last February in the state legislature, but residents in Franklin County are renewing their push for legislation to improve the water.
    A proposal to save Lake Champlain's water quality was dead on arrival last February in the state legislature, but residents in Franklin County are renewing their push for legislation to improve the water.
  • Emily Peyton and Dan Feliciano add voices to the debate

    Emily Peyton and Dan Feliciano add voices to the debate

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:29:49 GMT

    Two other gubernatorial candidates shared the gazebo with Scott Milne and Gov. Peter Shumlin for Saturday's debate.

    Two other gubernatorial candidates shared the gazebo with Scott Milne and Gov. Peter Shumlin for Saturday's debate.

  • FAHC: The wrong bill is in the mail

    FAHC: The wrong bill is in the mail

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:51:03 GMT
    The medical center confirms that 3,800 people with last names that start with the letters L through Q, errantly received old bills Monday.
    The medical center confirms that 3,800 people with last names that start with the letters L through Q, errantly received old bills Monday.
  • Sterling College launches $2M fundraising challenge

    Sterling College launches $2M fundraising challenge

    A tiny Vermont college that focuses on environmental stewardship is launching a $2 million fundraising challenge.
    A tiny Vermont college that focuses on environmental stewardship is launching a $2 million fundraising challenge.
  • Dump truck rolls over in Berkshire

    Dump truck rolls over in Berkshire

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:06:37 GMT
    There was a mess in Berkshire Monday when a dump truck rolled over.
    There was a mess in Berkshire Monday when a dump truck rolled over.
  • Fall hearing could determine fate of Vt. GMO labeling law

    Fall hearing could determine fate of Vt. GMO labeling law

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:51:09 GMT
    A fall hearing could provide the first clue to the fate of the state's recently-passed GMO labeling law. A group of food producers is suing Vermont over the mandated labeling of some products made with genetically engineered crops by 2016. The legal process is expected to take years, but experts say the first ruling could mirror the final ruling.
    A fall hearing could provide the first clue to the fate of the state's recently-passed GMO labeling law. A group of food producers is suing Vermont over the mandated labeling of some products made with genetically engineered crops by 2016. The legal process is expected to take years, but experts say the first ruling could mirror the final ruling.
  • Manchester woman celebrates 105th birthday

    Manchester woman celebrates 105th birthday

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:15:20 GMT
    It was a special birthday Monday for a very special lady. Her friends call her "Midge" and in Manchester, Vermont, she is a living legend.
    It was a special birthday Monday for a very special lady. Her friends call her "Midge" and in Manchester, Vermont, she is a living legend.
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