Morning Newscast: October 3, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: The Douglas Administration may have to fill a seven million dollar hole in the budget next year because the federal government says it will not pay for patient care at the Vermont State Hospital; Consumer advocate and presidential candidate Ralph Nader is visiting Vermont and New Hampshire…

Nader, Barr, Phillies trying for NH prez ballot

Third-party candidates Ralph Nader and Bob Barr are working to beat a deadline to qualify for New Hampshire’s presidential ballot as alternatives to Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama.