permit http://wamc.org en Adult Learner's Permit To Be Required in Conn. http://wamc.org/post/adult-learners-permit-be-required-conn <p></p><p></p><p>New adult drivers in Connecticut will soon need a learner's permit before taking the road test for a driver's license.</p><p>The three-month permit will be mandatory for drivers 18 and older starting Wednesday.</p><p>The new law ends a 106-year practice of not requiring adult drivers in Connecticut to complete a training period before getting a driver's license.</p><p>Applicants will receive an adult learner permit after passing a 25-question knowledge test and a vision test. They will also have to take an eight-hour safe driving practices course, which costs $125.</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 17:28:26 +0000 Lucas Willard 54802 at http://wamc.org VT Nuke Plant Wants Year in State Permit Case http://wamc.org/post/vt-nuke-plant-wants-year-state-permit-case <p>The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant wants Vermont&#39;s utility regulator to allow it to take more than a year to file documents that could lead to it being allowed to operate for another 20 years.</p><p>The state of Vermont is suggesting a similar time frame, but wants Vermont Yankee to file its main documents earlier than the company would like.</p><p>The plant and the state presented their cases to the Public Service Board on Wednesday. The board is deciding whether the plant&#39;s owner, Entergy Nuclear, should be given a state permit.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 12:02:29 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 38178 at http://wamc.org VT Nuke Plant Wants Year in State Permit Case