State officials want to know whether waste from an old asbestos mind in Lamoille County was used on local roads or construction projects; a group of Franklin County doctors wants to fight prescription drug abuse by requiring patients to sign a contract when they seek pain drugs;
Another Vermont tree goes to Washington for the Capitol Christmas Tree. One candidate could represent both Democrats AND Progressives in the 2008 race for VT Governor. VT biologist concerned over deer disease in NY State possibly heading for VT. VPIRG hoping media attention to understaffed Consumer product Safety Comm. will lead to legislative action on dangerous products, particularly toys.
Performances on the Great Wall, language lessons, and city
adventures. This summer’s trip to China
for the Vermont Youth Orchestra was an eye-opening adventure, and a chance for
students to write about and share their experiences through a partnership with
the Young Writer’s Project. We hear from
those students and from Geoff Gevalt, the editor of the Young Writer’s
We talk with the political analyst Eric Davis of the field of Democratic presidential candidates, and which of them are gaining traction with Vermont politicos and primary voters. Also, reviving the American Chestnut Tree and picking the perfect Jack O’ Lantern pumpkin.