Newsman Marselis Parsons Retires

Television news anchor Marselis Parsons retires this week from WCAX-TV. He discusses the changes in jurnalism over his 42 years on the air. Also, Sen. Patrick Leahy talks with VPR’s Bob Kinzel about the role of anti-trust laws in the health insurance industry.

Cost remains barrier to health insurance

More people have health coverage in Vermont as the state has rolled out new programs aimed at covering the uninsured. But a new survey shows that cost remains a major barrier, despite state subsidies of insurance premiums.