October 14, 2003 – News at a glance

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Interview: American League series tied
Mitch Wertlieb talks with reporter Tim Haggerty about the Red Sox-Yankees American League Championship Series. After Monday’s game the ALCS is tied at two games apiece. (Listen to the interview online.) (VPR)

Dean, Kerry comment on Iraq resolution
Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean is on the offensive over the congressional resolution authorizing military action against Iraq. Dean says his opposition to the resolution shows better judgment than his opponents in the race, who voted for the resolution. He says these candidates should admit to the American people that they made a mistake. (Listen to the story online or read the transcript.) (VPR)

U.S.-China trade agreement
Congressman Bernie Sanders wants to repeal a U.S. trade deal with China. He says the trade agreement has cost the country millions of good manufacturing jobs. Sanders held a news conference on Monday with Vermonters who were laid off recently because of low-cost competition from China. (Listen to the story online or read the transcript.) (VPR)

Bennington conference center
Officials in Bennington are mulling the idea of building a conference center in town. A report from the Better Bennington Corporation task force says a complex that could hold up to 400 people would help Bennington’s economy during the slow winter months. (AP)

Book interview: ‘Learning to Drive’
Neal Charnoff talks with Corinth author Mary Hays about her debut novel “Learning to Drive.” The book is a humorous and compassionate exploration of community and religious faith. (Listen to the interview online.) (VPR)

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