With tag: vermont
Report: Vermont has highest college costs
The College Board's annual
survey "Trends in College Pricing" lists Vermont's average in-state
tuition at $11,341, up 8.1 percent from the year before.
Evening Newscast: October 27, 2008
Some political observers note a shift in strategy in the Douglas campaign; Governors association calls on Congress to pass economic recovery package; Commission will look into reasons for farmers' declining milk checks; Commentator Ted Levin says that in New England it's possible to be a naturalist and a runner at the same time.
Evening Newscast: Oct. 22, 2008
Stalling economy becomes an issue in the gubernatorial race; Heating oil contracts, signed at peak, are now haunting buyers; A 'Hands and Faces' exhibit tells stories in a Brandon gallery.
By Jane Lindholm
Interest and demand is
on the rise for meat raised in our region, but some experts say there's
a limit to how much meat we can produce if the capacity of our regional
slaughterhouses doesn't keep up. Also, a comparison of how Vermont and New Hampshire are handling budget woes.
Gov. candidate Anthony Pollina
By Bob Kinzel
Anthony Pollina's independent campaign for governor got a boost from a federal court ruling on campaign finance recently. We talk with about the three-way race for governor. Also, an audio postcard from Old Bennington.
VPR Evening News October 15, 2008
Energy issues have generated some heat in this year's gubernatorial race; Vermont volunteers for Barack Obama are heading to New Hampshire, where the presidential race with John McCain is tighter;Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was returned to power, but not with the majority he'd hoped to win;and commentator Bill Seamans anticipates tonight's final presidential debate.
Nuclear decommissioning fund drops 10 percent
Officials say the decommissioning trust fund
for Vermont Yankee nuclear plant has fallen by 10 percent in the past
month. That's more than $40 million.
UVM faculty union ratifies contract
Union leaders say they're happy with the deal, and that it brings UVM closer to regional and national norms in faculty pay.