Newscast: Wednesday, Apr. 30, 2014, 12:04 p.m.
The Vermont Yankee nuclear plant experienced a small leak of radioactive steam last week. But state and Yankee officials say the leak was contained and the public was not in danger. Supporters of a bill that would ban the use of hand held cell phone say they don’t think they can overcome the opposition of the governor and a key senator to pass the bill before the end of the session. The owner of Santa’s land in Putney and the park’s caretaker appeared in Brattleboro District Court Tuesday. Lillian Billewicz and Brian Deistler (DICE-tlur) pled not guilty to charges of animal cruelty. The Vermont College of Fine Arts is offering a graduate student writing program.