February 28, 2002 – News at a Glance

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Wireless in Vermont
On one hand, cell phones provide a valuable service for emergency crews and can save lives. On the other hand, when it comes to personal safety, debate is growing over the effects of radio-frequency radiation. (Read the transcript or listen to the story online.) (VPR)

Dean in Maine
Mainers got a taste of Vermont Governor Howard Dean’s stump speech this week at a gathering in Portland, Maine. Dean flew in from Washington D.C. after a tour of Iowa, where he was testing the appeal of his message for a possible presidential run in 2004. (VPR)

UVM Watershed Science
The University of Vermont announced Wednesday the appointment of "Breck" Bowden to the Chair of Watershed Science. Bowden will head a research program on watershed issues in Vermont, such as water quality and land use planning. (VPR)

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