Sanders mailbag filled with economic troubles

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has been railing about the shrinking middle class for years, but until now, he didn’t know the extent of the problem. But after appealing to his constituents to tell their stories of economic hardship, he got more than 800 responses that outlined in heart-wrenching personal detail how hard some have it these days.

Morning Newscast: June 2, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: Bloggers will be given unprecedented access to the Democratic National Convention, including Vermont’s Green Mountain Daily;  Sixteen members of the Vermont Army National Guard have been honored for their service in Afghanistan; In some households, family pets are becoming the victim of the economic downturn…