This economy has people in Vermont’s arts scene looking at practical
questions of keeping community theater, gallery exhibitions and music festivals in business. Also, two Vermont rivers may earn the congressional designation of "wild and scenic." And VPR’s Steve Zind continues our series of reports from Iran.
Here are the top stories at 7:30am.
Proctor man wounded in State Police shootout will return to Vermont to face charges; Burlington restaurant to open doors on Thanksgiving for coat drive in addition to a meal; wild turkeys have made a big comeback in Vermont.
Scientists have detected increased radiation near Vermont
Yankee since the nuclear power plant boosted its power level by 20%; all the
water flowing down Vermont rivers
has helped most hydroelectric operators; the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says it’s looking for some
help counting the state’s wild turkey population.
We talk with memoirist Jaed Coffin and Saint Michael’s College English
professor Lorrie Smith about how people understand their own cultural identities when their families comprise diverse backgrounds. Also, new rules for crossing the Canadian border go into
effect on Thursday, and we learn the secrets of building igloos.