Evening Newscast: August 11, 2008

VT Judiciary and Douglas Administration square off over proposed budget cuts; enrollment for Catamount health falls short of projections; regional initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions gaining ground in Northeast; NH fuel company fined $6,000 for 2 fuel spills in VT; Camp Ta-Kum-Ta moving from Colchester; Deborah Luskin on boomers caught between elderly parents and maturing children.

Midday Newscast: July 28, 2008

Experts say it’s time for the state and federal governments to figure out new ways to pay for highways and other transportation systems; Vermont’s Health Department has run out of a vaccine to protect people against shingles; the University of Vermont and the Environmental Protection Agency want to figure out the financial value of the natural world.

Midday Newscast June 16, 2008

When former Gov. Howard Dean became chairman of the Democratic National Committee in 2005, he put a controversial plan in place that allocated financial resources to every state Democratic committee in the country;

Midday Newscast June 10, 2008

The statewide average price for gas exceeded $4 a gallon for the first time this morning; Vermont has a new law designed to monitor the use of large quantities of groundwater; more…

Sen. Bernie Sanders

Host Bob Kinzel talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about the farm bill, gas prices and whether a global warming bill will be strong enough to get Sanders’ support. Also, Democratic superdelegate Billi Gosh on the next steps for the Clinton campaign, and the Discover Jazz Festival wraps up in Burlington.

Gas prices and driving habits

Gas prices have been inching up for a long time but the recent spike is, for the first time, changing the way many of us get around. Also, gas shortages in the early 1970s and prompted a novel plan to reduce long lines back then. And we visit with a family that hopes to grow most of its own food.