VPR Newscast: Thursday, August 8, 2013, 12:00 p.m.

Aug 8, 2013

Early last month North Country Hospital in Newport announced it would end two programs and lay off at least nineteen workers.

Vermont's largest electric utility and the owner of the state's only nuclear power plant have settled a lawsuit about the costs of replacing power after the collapse of a cooling tower in 2007 caused Vermont Yankee to reduce its output. 

Firefighters are trying to determine what caused a fire at the Norwich water pump station, the second one in a month at that station.

A judge has denied a probation release request from a former Vermont woman who served prison time for her role in the killing of her stepmother in 2000.