Last impressions before Election Day

VPR reporters share observations from the campaign trail. Political analyst Eric Davis joins our listeners to discuss the final moments of an historic election season. A newpaper publisher explains the tradition and changing value of editorial endorsements. And older voters recall elections past.

Reporters’ Roundtable

We’re gathering some of the Vermont’s top political reporters to look at where the key statewide races stand, and what impact the presidential race will have here. Also, an audio scrapbook of some memorable campaign moments.

Midday Newscast: October 10, 2008

A yearlong battle over the future of the Intervale Compost in Burlington is over; a former slave who won his freedom and settled in Poultney will be honored by the town on Sunday with a historic marker;

Preventing child sexual abuse

Experts in child sex abuse want to shift the state’s conversation from how to punish offenders, to how to prevent these crimes in the first place. We find out what kids need to know to keep themselves safe.