Keeping the arts in business

This economy has people in Vermont’s arts scene looking at practical questions of keeping community theater, gallery exhibitions and music festivals in business.  Also, two Vermont rivers may earn the congressional designation of "wild and scenic." And VPR’s Steve Zind continues our series of reports from Iran.

Midday Newscast: December 18, 2008

A week after an ice storm devastate parts of northern New England, 230 Vermont customers are still without power; the University of Vermont has settled a lawsuit stemming from a triple-fatal car crash; more…

HIV and AIDS in Vermont

December 1 is World AIDS Day, and we examine the progress our region has made in preventing and testing for the disease.  Also, we check in on the governor’s recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, one year later. And a French chef enlivens a country store in Tunbridge.