Midday Newscast: February 17, 2008

Slightly radioactive water is still leaking from a pipe at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant; there’s a debate at the Statehouse about whether cars and trucks can go two years between state inspections;

Legislatures around the region convene today

In New Hampshire, the Legislature met its constitutional duty to convene today. But then many lawmakers quickly left Concord to avoid the worsening weather. In New York, Governor David Paterson gave his state of the state address.

Midday Newscast: August 20, 2008

Study says new electric power plants could make sense for Vermont’s largest utilities; Dramatic increase in the number of calls to The Women’s Rape Crisis Center in Burlington; The New York State Senate back in session to vote on spending cuts; Vermonter Andrew Wheating’s Olympic drive is over.

Preview of Town Meeting Day and the Vermont Primary

Town Meeting is just three weeks away, and we talk with with Secretary of State Deb Markowitz about the local balloting and the Vermont primary. Also, New York’s north country may be seeing an infusion of economic development aid, and we check in with people ice fishing on Lake Champlain.