Newscast: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7:34 a.m.
09/20/12 7:34AM By Mitch Wertlieb, Amy Kolb Noyes
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Details are emerging about the man who was shot late Tuesday night by a Vermont State trooper during a struggle in an empty Danville school bus. The deaths of two Vermonters from Easter Equine Encephalitis have heightened awareness in the state of mosquito-borne illnesses. The Rutland Herald reports that Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen says funding to monitor mosquitoes was cut by 75 percent this year. Car dealerships around Vermont are partnering with the group Drive Electric Vermont to celebrate National Plug In Day. They're encouraging Vermonters to learn more about electric vehicles.