VPR Newscast for Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 8:35 a.m.
Vermont's main tax revenue sources lagged behind their targets in last month, with higher-than-expected corporate income tax refunds the biggest concern. The Vermont Supreme Court has rejected a claim by a former temporary state correctional officer that he was denied a permanent job because he was preparing to head to Afghanistan as part of the Vermont National Guard. For over forty years, in ten different American cities, amateur singers and dancers have joined professional performers to welcome the winter solstice with a holiday variety show called “The Revels.” This year at Dartmouth’s Hopkins Center, the theme is “An Appalachian Celebration,” and it features some high-stepping, fast-fiddling Vermonters. VPR’s Charlotte Albright stopped by a rehearsal.