March 26, 2003 – News at a glance

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Interview: Vermont Republican politics
Steve Delaney talks with political science professor Eric Davies about disagreements between the governor and the legislators in the Vermont Republican Party. (Listen to the interview online.) (VPR) Marine’s family puts politics aside
As the war in Iraq intensifies, one Vermont soldier is seeing action on the front lines. (VPR)

Wind farm on Champion lands
A plan for a huge wind energy project in the Northeast Kingdom may re-ignite the legislative debate over the former Champion lands. (VPR)

Act 60 reform bill
Despite the strong opposition of Governor Jim Douglas, the House Ways and Means committee is about to give its approval to an Act 60 reform plan that shifts the burden for paying for education from the local property tax over to the income and sales taxes. (VPR)

Youth summit
A group of roughly 50 high school students urged lawmakers on Tuesday to support their plans to reduce underage drinking in Vermont. The students are delegates to a four-day Youth Summit being held in Montpelier. (VPR)

Jessica the cow passes away
The Shrewsbury cow that famously attracted the love of a wayward moose almost twenty years ago, has died. For two-and-a-half months in 1986, she was unmoved by the amorous overtures of a moose that wandered into her pasture and just couldn’t tear himself away. (VPR)

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