We’ll look at the primary races underway for
Republicans and Democrats hoping to claim the governor’s seat; a Vermont homebrew is served at Patriots’ home games this fall; and a flash mob in Barre honors Teddy Roosevelt.
"Federalism" may be a word that conjures dusty text books and vague
memories of 8th grade history class, but it’s the cornerstone of some of the
most compelling and divisive debates we have about modern issues.
Americana museums exist in many forms and many sizes across the
country, from local historical societies to the Shelburne Museum in Vermont to
the Smithsonian in Washington. Many of these museums have been having more trouble attracting visitors in recent years, and are trying a variety of innovative things in an effort to change that.
Democratic Governor John Lynch, who survived an
anti-incumbent groundswell, is urging the new Republican majorities not to
abandon policies that helped New Hampshire weather the recession better than most other states.
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.