Radio Free Vermont: Sunday, January 09, 2005

Sunday, January 09, 2005

Nuclear Sub Runs Aground; Sailor Dies

"A sailor injured aboard a nuclear submarine that ran aground about 350 miles south of Guam died Sunday, the Navy said. Twenty-three other crew members were being treated for injuries."

Upper Valley emergency homeless program full

"They were only supposed to stay for a night or two, but many of the homeless people who have been staying at Upper Valley motels as part of an emergency shelter program have nowhere else to go."

Senators Leahy and Bond oppose extension of Guard service

"U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says he will oppose any effort by the Pentagon to extend the time period for which National Guard and Reserve troops could be called into action."