Midday Newscast: August 21, 2008

Report says unregulated trading of energy futures is worse than expected; New study says Vermont has the second-lowest fertility rate in the nation; some Vermont school districts are looking for ways to cut spending due to increased fuel costs; State Treasurer Jeb Spaulding is elected president of the National Association of State Treasurers; Orleans County Sheriff Lance Bowen to resign before the end of his term.