States work to preserve stone walls

Old stone walls have been around the Northeast for four centuries; marking the boundaries of old farmsteads and keeping sheep and cows from wandering too far. A number of states are considering legislation to preserve this slice of history.

Midday Newscast: October 21, 2008

The Orange County sheriff will announce this afternoon that he plans to form a special unit to investigate sexual crimes; Two Vermont teenagers are among six young people who will be recognized tonight in San Francisco for tackling environmental challenges.

Stowe wants delay in meeting snowmaking requirements

In the 1990s, ski resorts and state environmental officials often clashed over the impact of snowmaking on high elevation streams. Those issues have mostly been resolved. But now the Stowe Mountain Resort wants a delay in meeting some state requirements.