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In almost any year, some of the moving moments come when we pause to reflect on
those who have left the stage during the past few months. And,
as VPR’s Steve Delaney reports, there were some notable departures this year.
things change in the business world, it often affects employment and the
general economy. As
VPR’s Steve Delaney reports, some of those stories during the past year involved
one of the biggest names in business.
In every collection of the year’s top stories, some fit neatly into categories. This is about politics, that’s a weather story. Others just won’t slide neatly into pigeon-holes. VPR’s Steve Delaney reports on some of these stories for our 2007 Year in Review.
a theory that more legislation is passed in odd-numbered years, when lawmakers
are not distracted by running for office. But
as VPR’s Steve Delaney reports, politics seldom took a back seat to policy in
the past twelve months.
In Vermont, the weather is frequently the
news. It makes or breaks growing seasons on the farms and ski season on the
as Steve Delaney reports in this part of our series on the top stories of 2007,
sometimes Mother Nature just gets cranky.
fabric of life in Vermont has a different weave every year. In
2007 it was full of variety. On the lighter side, the state became the official
home of The Simpsons. And
weightier social topics had our attention, especially when it came to one
marijuana case in Windsor County. VPR’s
Steve Delaney has more in the second part of our year in review.
All through the year, awareness of global warming and the role played by carbon
dioxide, kept growing among Vermonters. And as VPR’s Steve Delaney reports in this part of our series, that awareness began strongly, early this year.
After an inspection on Monday, the state has reduced the maximum weight allowed on the Tenney Truss Bridge on Route 15-A in Morrisville; Former Governor Howard Dean brings the inner circle of the Democratic National Committee to Burlington this weekend for a strategy session; Vermont’s new buildings commissioner Gerry Myers says he’ll have a recommendation for the Legislature by this winter about where state offices should be located in Bennington; this week a new class of students began their four years of study at the UVM Medical School, including Alan Frascoia from Barre, who was a granite cutter in the family tradition until he chose medicine over stone; VPR’s Steve Delaney hosts his final Midday Report and begins retirement after 50 years in broadcasting.