Kerouac’s “On the Road” turns 50

Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” was published 50 years ago this month.It became a symbol of the Beat generation – spawning a social and cultural revolution. But it appears that Kerouac thought of himself as profoundly French-Canadian.

Catamount Health Plan

After years of political wrangling, Vermont’s answer to covering the uninsured takes another step forward. Beginning Monday, October 1, qualified Vermonters can begin to register for Catamount Health. The state is spending state and federal funds of about $1.4 million to help market the plan. We look at the state’s efforts to reach 65,000 uninsured Vermonters, and we talk about who’s eligible, and how to sign up.