Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
The House Transportation Committee is frustrated by the worsening condition of
the state’s roads and highways, so
the committee has taken the unusual step of trying to force the Douglas
Administration to borrow money to pay for the needed repairs; some high school students in southern Vermont hope to help spread the darkness by participating in Earth Hour.
the world this weekend, activists are asking people to shut off their lights
for an hour to dramatize global climate change. From
Australia, to Chicago, the lights will go off at landmarks ranging from the
Sydney Opera House to the Sears Tower.
as VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, some high school students in southern Vermont hope to help spread the darkness.