Morning Newscast: August 5, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: Volunteers conducting water quality tests around Vermont are finding high levels of bacteria in several streams.  Soaring gas prices and rainy weather appear to be taking a bite out tourism in Northern New England. Vermont State Police say a utility substation in Charlotte has been hit by burglars looking for copper wire for the third time since May 27…

Rain, rain, rain

Record rains and storm damage have been THE story of this summer’s weather. We talk with weather watchers about the storms and rainfall we’ve experienced, and the impact of that rain on farms and crops.

Midday Newscast: July 24, 2008

Heavy rain is expected to continue sweeping across the region this afternoon; an Iraq war veteran formally announced his campaign for the U.S. House;  the Vermont National Guard is being recognized in Washington for its program to help veterans who return from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Andrew Wheating prepares to head off to the Olympics.