- Opponents of the drug war have a powerful ally: Vermont Chief Justice Paul Reiber.
- COTS' services for the homeless are in high demand. The organization needs a new daystation, but its proposed location for one is meeting some opposition from its Old North End neighbors.
- Federal budget cuts have forced millions of seniors off the Meals on Wheels program nationally. In Vermont, no one's been cut, but participants are getting fewer meals a day.
- In a story published from sister publication Kids VT, hear from Rebecca Holcombe, Vermont's new secretary of education.
- Judith Levine writes about the San Antonio 4 and how junk science leads to false convictions, in her monthly Poli Psy column.
- Lastly, in Fair Game: Gov. Peter Shumlin says he's running for reelection next year, and he's already hitting up some prominent donors for campaign cash. Plus, a shakeup is on the docket in Burlington next Town Meeting Day.
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Cover photo of folk singer Rik Palieri by Matthew Thorsen.