Documenting racial profiling

We look into a community group that’s behind the push for four Chittenden county police departments to track the race of motorists they stop for traffic violations.  Also, a live performance from Vermont singer songwriter Lisa Piccirillo.

Marathon: the lure of 26.2 miles

They have trained through the long winter months to prepare physically and mentally, and this Sunday the runners will test themselves against the 26.2 mile distance. We talk with runners about why they are attracted to marathoning.

Midday Newscast: February 17, 2008

Slightly radioactive water is still leaking from a pipe at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant; there’s a debate at the Statehouse about whether cars and trucks can go two years between state inspections;

Gubernatorial candidate Gaye Symington

Democratic candidate for governor Gaye Symington discusses the key issues facing the state’s economy. A report on how downtown Rutland has recovered from flooding in summer rainstorms. And a bonsair grower reveals the art of cultivating tiny trees.