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.

Equal pay, equal work

In this program: Senator Patrick Leahy on the Senate’s vote on the bailout package, and unequal pay for women. The problem still persists – despite efforts to eliminate the pay gap, and legislation in Vermont that bars it. And, a local crusader on climate change gets training from Al Gore.

Climatologist explains warm April sun

Many of us are getting our first real taste of spring this week with sunshine and temperatures in the 60s, and even 70s, across much of the state. Climatologists say there’s a reason the sun feels warmer at this time of year – and gardeners should take advantage of it.   VPR’s Nina Keck has more.