Midday Newscast: August 20, 2008

Study says new electric power plants could make sense for Vermont’s largest utilities; Dramatic increase in the number of calls to The Women’s Rape Crisis Center in Burlington; The New York State Senate back in session to vote on spending cuts; Vermonter Andrew Wheating’s Olympic drive is over.

Morning Newscast: July 24, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: Vermont leads the nation in helping service members when they come home;  Officials predict the power won’t be as cheap as it is now in the near future;  The first Vermont municipality to pass an ordinance restricting where sex offenders may live within its borders is expected to draw a legal challenge…