VT Edition: Twitter takes off

VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with users of the online service Twitter about how people have embraced it and what the attcation is for personal use and for business.

Why so Blue?

The solid mass of "blue states" in the northeast spells concern for Republicans and we examine what can be learned from these trends. Also, issues of social class are explored through a theater performance, and artists transform old books into sculptural pieces in a provocative exhibit.

Midday Newscast May 9, 2008

Former Vermont Supreme Court Justice Louis Peck is being remembered today for his wit and his dedication to the law; Vermont’s prime student lending agency says it will be able to make loans for the next school year; a former congresswoman from Connecticut will discuss the strength of Social Security in Vermont this weekend.