we begin a series that shows just how real the economic downturn is and how it affects everyday
Ross Sneyd examines how the recession that began on Wall Street has spread to
A few displaced workers in the Northeaast Kingdom are doing what may seem like the impossible in these dark days. They're starting their own businesses. VPR's Charlotte Albright recently met one of them in St. Johnsbury.
return now to our occasional series on how the recession is affecting
Vermonters, with an update on Meghann Cline. She's the mother of 3 young
children who's been homeless since last fall. The
economy has made her situation even worse.
about everybody is feeling the pinch in this recession. But imagine if your
paycheck was cut in half while your expenses stayed the same or even went up. That's
what's happened to many dairy farmers. Milk prices have dropped 50 percent in the
last few months.