VPR Evening News May 13th, 2008

Congressman Peter Welch’s plan to suspend shipments to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is generating strong support in Congress; A jury has awarded 8.7 million dollars to a former altar boy who sued the Catholic Church over sexual abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest; A former member of the Vermont fish and Wildlife board is being fined 200 dollars for baiting deer; Many areas in Vermont had record-setting snowfall this winter; and commentator Olin Robison on the end of a cold war monument.