Newsman Marselis Parsons Retires

Television news anchor Marselis Parsons retires this week from WCAX-TV. He discusses the changes in jurnalism over his 42 years on the air. Also, Sen. Patrick Leahy talks with VPR’s Bob Kinzel about the role of anti-trust laws in the health insurance industry.

WCAX’s Parsons to retire this summer

One of Vermont’s best known news broadcasters plans to retire at the end of the summer. WCAX’s Marselis Parsons will step down as news director at Channel Three in June. And he’ll sign off as anchor of the evening news a few months later.

Candidates weigh in on transportation priorities

The state’s Transportation Fund is running a deficit. Vermont’s roads and bridges need urgent repair, and some large highway projects remain unfinished. The major gubernatorial candidates have clear differences in transportation priorities – and how to pay for the work. VPR’s John Dillon reports.

Shooting suspect sues media, police

The man charged with killing two people and wounding two others during a 2006 school shooting, is suing two media outlets, a police department, the state and the hospital that treated him.