Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Next Thursday Vermont Tubbs in Brandon will close its doors for
good, leaving over 90 employees wondering what’s next; The University of Vermont has created a new “Center on Aging” that will use research and
education to help people stay healthy as they grow older…
Vermont Tubbs can trace it roots back 168 years. That’s when William F. Tubbs began using
steam to bend ash into snowshoes and skis.
The company opened its furniture factory in Brandon in 1996. Next Thursday that factory will close its doors for
good, leaving over 90 employees wondering what’s next.
VPR’s Nina Keck reports.
State’s leaders disagree on how to reduce sexual violence;
Prosecutors question whether tougher penalties make the public safer from
sexual predators; More than 90 workers will be affected by closing of Vermont
Tubbs; and commentator Ron Krupp on why the cost of food has risen so sharply.