November 9, 2002 – News at a glance

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FAHC expenses
The state’s largest hospital says the cost of its major renovation project has gone up by tens of millions of dollars. The disclosure shocked state regulators. They said hospital administrators had apparently deliberately deceived the state about the project’s costs. (Listen to the story online or read the transcript.) (VPR)

Amtrak service
A key legislative committee has voted to maintain Amtrak’s rail passenger service in Vermont for the next nine months, but the future for the state’s two passenger trains is very uncertain. (Listen to the story online or read the transcript.) (VPR)

Chesapeake Hardwood closing
A Virginia-based wood products company is pulling out of Vermont. Chesapeake Hardwood Products says it’s moving its Hancock operations to Virginia. (VPR)

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