Midday Report: Thursday, February 19, 2004

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Top stories developing across the region at the noon hour:

IBM’s decision to change pension plans was unfair to some of its older employees, according to a judge in Illinois; state is holding hearing on wind energy policy over the next few weeks; some residents of the Connecticut River Valley are still about two warplanes that flew along the river near the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant; Howard Dean’s computer-driven organization is now being coveted by his rivals; Champlain College is dropping its respiratory therapy program; in New Hampshire a new poll shows President Bush’s approval ratings have fallen to their lowest point since his election – some analysts expect his approval rating will rise as the election approaches; a Senate committee takes testimony tonight on a bill designed to protect Vermont farmers from the effects of contamination by genetically modified crops grown in nearby fields.

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