Radio producer, Sydney Lewis, worked side by side with Studs on his radio show and his books. For this remembrance, she brings together of crew of Stud’s co-workers with their great stories along with wonderful previously-unheard tape of Studs himself.
We discuss the ubiquity of cameras in public spaces, and the social and legal limits of being photographed in public. Also, what a New York regulatory decision means for Entergy’s plan to spin off the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.
Problems with the transition from Verizon to FairPoint have raised questions about FairPoint’s ability to deliver services. We talk with FairPoint’s executive vice president, Jeff Allen, about the company’s operations in northern New England. Also, the legal implications of "sexting" and how lawmakers are trying to address the issue.
Several Vermont legislators want to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana; a South Burlington woman was on Capitol Hill this morning as the Senate investigated how the federal government responded to peanut products tainted with Salmonella;
Southern Vermont and parts of neighboring Massachusetts and New Hampshire have been crippled by the weather; a veteran state senator says Vermont could save state jobs by reducing the number of hours that public employees work;
The solid mass of "blue states" in the northeast spells concern for Republicans and we examine what can be
learned from these trends. Also, issues of social class are explored through a theater performance, and artists transform old books into sculptural pieces in a provocative exhibit.