Aftermath of Afghan elections

Diplomat Peter Galbraith joins us to discuss the accusations of fraud in Afghanistan’s elections. The Vermonter serves as a deputy chief for the united Nations in Kabul. Also, an examination of politics and budgets numbers in the layoff of state workers that is set to begin. And trip into farm fields with the Vermont FoodBank’s gleaning program.

Voices in the week’s news: September 11, 2009

Layoffs of more state workers appeared imminent, the National Guard’s mission in Afghanistan remained unclear and FairPoint faced regulators’ questions. These were some of the voices in the news this week:

Union to try to block layoffs

A union that represents state workers says it’s going to court to stop the layoff of more than 120 people, 100 of whom are to be let go Friday.