Renaming The Champlain Bridge

An effort by some residents in New York to rename the Champlain Bridge in honor of two fallen police officers is stirring controversy. Comments: Should the bridge be renamed? Earlier: Delays Increase Reconstruction Costs  

VPR Evening News September 1st, 2008

Vt. National Guard ready to help Hurricane Gustav cleanup; Hopes for tourism dollars from mountain bikers; Several Vermont school districts expand free lunch programs; Jury awards Brattleboro woman $290,000 in eviction lawsuit; St. J lifts fortune-telling ban; and commentator Leora Dowling on Mary Cassatt exhibition at Shelburne Museum..

Morning Newscast: August 5, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: Volunteers conducting water quality tests around Vermont are finding high levels of bacteria in several streams.  Soaring gas prices and rainy weather appear to be taking a bite out tourism in Northern New England. Vermont State Police say a utility substation in Charlotte has been hit by burglars looking for copper wire for the third time since May 27…