A new law inspired by the rape and murder of a girl in Randolph last summer won preliminary approval in the state Senate just a few minutes ago; Gov. Jim Douglas outlines his budget proposals in a couple of hours;
Sen. Dick Sears recaps the public testimony his committee has taken on how to punish and treat sex offenders, and gives us a preview of draft recommendations for the Legislature. Also, VPR’s Neal Charnoff goes backstage with a production of "Well" by playwright Lisa Kron.
The funeral service for Brooke Bennett was
12-year-old Braintree girl’s disappearance and death triggered an intensive
federal and state investigation and led to the filing of kidnapping charges
against her uncle.
A major fire hits downtown Springfield
overnight; the funeral for 12-year-old Brooke Bennett of Braintree
takes place; the Christopher Williams trial is underway; the chief of mental
health at Vermont’s Veterans
Center is seeing mixed results in
treating younger veterans for combat stress.
VT delegation hop to double low heating assistance money;
VSAC loans for college students are going down. U.S. Border Patrol
officer fired shots in a scuffle in the woods at the Derby Line; Aabama
authorities file child pornography charges against Brooke Bennett’s former
stepfather; commentator Philip Baruth on life, art and the Pixar film WALL-E.