Newscast: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 5:50 p.m.

04/19/12 6:23PM By Dave McGown, Lynne McCrea
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An unusual coalition of Vermont lawmakers hopes to get the Legislature involved in a merger between the the state's largest utilities.

Lawmakers in Washington are hearing from representatives of the dairy industry about what they hope will be in the next federal Farm Bill.

The White House is recognizing two Vermont women this week as 'Champions for Change'.

FEMA is giving Vermont a big boost by helping defray the repair costs of a White River Junction railroad bridge nearly destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.

Commentator Howard Coffin, author and historian, reflects on the greening of Spring.


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