Radio Free Vermont: Friday, December 10, 2004

Friday, December 10, 2004

U.S. Gives OK to China Furniture Duties

A U.S. trade panel on Friday approved anti-dumping duties of up to 198 percent on $1.2 billion worth of wooden bedroom furniture from China. However, many Chinese furniture companies will escape the highest duty levels."

Congress Expands Use of Terrorist Lists

The lists are wrapped in secrecy. The government doesn't disclose criteria for placing people on them, how many names are listed or any of the identities.

Lawmakers help wounded soldier get home after dispute with Army

Specialist Robert Loria of Middletown lost his arm in Iraq, but instead of a farewell paycheck from the U.S. Army he got a bill for nearly $1,800.

Home-Grown Energy

"Home-grown, clean, almost free. College senior shows off power of wind energy"

(Editor's note: We need to start paying more attention to alternative energy and practical application of it.)

Cheech & Chong Homegrown Metal Lunchbox w/Thermos

Hilarious! Send your grade school age child to school with this!