Newscast: Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 7:34 a.m.
06/19/12 7:34AM By Peter Biello, Melody Bodette  Download MP3
The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon
is operating at 36 percent of its peak power. That comes after an electrical
failure in a generator that regulates the flow of reactor cooling water.Just a few years ago, the cavernous old Beck and Beck
shed in downtown Barre was a symbol of what ails the city's once thriving
granite industry: It was being used to store headstones made from imported
Chinese granite. Today the shed has been converted to a busy center catering to
low income families in the area.