“The End Of Overeating”

David Kessler, the author of "The End of Overeating" and Jean Harvey-Berino, a nutrition researcher at UVM, discuss public health policy and personal responsbility in the effort to control Americans’ weight gain. Also, why the New Hampshire attorney general says Dartmouth-Hitchcock can’t form a partnerhip with another health care provider in the Granite state.

Midday Newscast: July 18, 2008

Vermont Yankee critics say cooling tower problems show pattern of poor management; Bernie Sanders says Al Gore should be applauded for setting a goal of weaning the U.S. off of fossil fuels; It’s another day of hot, sticky weather and dirty air for parts of VT; a major expansion and renovation project has gotten under way at a hospital in southwestern New Hampshire.

Midday Newscast May 21, 2008

The White House press secretary says President Bush plans to veto the farm bill today; Congressman Peter Welch is in the midst of a dustup in Washington over the Environmental Protection Agency’s refusal to adopt state tailpipe emission standards; more…

VPR Evening News November 26th, 2007

A report from the Ethan Allen Institute says the state should not spend up to $100 million dollars to replace the Vermont State Hospital; Debate continues about where state government offices should be located in Bennington; A Mount Holly man is due to go on trial on federal charges that he tried to board a commercial airliner with a loaded gun; Ski season opens strong in Vermont; Dry weather in Colorado sends skiers east; Senator Patrick Leahy was on hand to welcome a Vermont fir tree to a spot of honor in front of the U.S. Capitol; and commentator Rachel Johnson says the glycemic index will help you eat better during the holidays.