A memorial is dedicated to members of the Vermont National Guard who died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; two national elections will be held in North America this fall; Gaye Symington says she wants to help more Vermonters go to college.
Democrat Gaye Symington has a tough fight ahead in the campaign for
governor. Voters are concerned about fuel prices and the
economy, and state leaders are worried about more budget cuts this Fall. We’ll talk with her about how she plans to tackle these issues.
Gaye Symington says more troopers should be transferred to
special units that investigate sex crimes; a Vermont
state senator says the Chinese government has tried to influence state law; artists
have been asked to help Vermont
tackle its future; some underground fuel tanks in New
Hampshire need to be inspected because they might
leak hazardous substances.
Fuel prices may force changes at public
transit agency; Gaye Symington doesn’t believe Anthony Pollina’s Independent
status will affect the race; Barre city councilors get their first chance to consider mayor’s sex offender proposal; New York’s attorney
general opens investigation of two companies that operate wind farms in the
state; Truck detour in the Upper Valley.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Jury selection is
moving faster than expected in the trial of the man charged with killing two
people in Essex in August 2006;
challenger Gaye Symington says Governor Jim Douglas is not moving quickly to
get additional funds out to Vermonters for home weatherization projects…