Midday Newscast: October 10, 2008

A yearlong battle over the future of the Intervale Compost in Burlington is over; a former slave who won his freedom and settled in Poultney will be honored by the town on Sunday with a historic marker;

Poultney honors slave’s life

A former slave whose memoir is among the only ones known to describe abduction from Africa is about to get a historical marker in Poultney, where he ended up settling.