Midday Newscast: August 24, 2007

The threat of a strike is looming at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant; two people with extensive backgrounds in communications technology and regulation will lead a new authority designed to get modern communications technology to every corner of the state; the hospital serving the Barre-Montpelier area has won approval for an expansion; a new tool has been added to the Appalachian Mountain Club’s web site allowing hikers to customize routes online through the White Mountains.

Midday Newscast: August 16, 2007

Governor Jim Douglas launches a “listening tour; about 230 workers at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant could go on strike if a new contract with the plant’s owners can’t be reached by midnight Sunday; in less than 2 months, thousands of children in Vermont and across the country could lose their health insurance coverage; more than 200 people have signed up for a forum about counterfeiting and piracy that federal authorities are presenting.