Senate weighs move to August primaries

Vermont has one of the shortest periods of time between its primary election and the general election of any state in the country. That would change under legislation scheduled to be considered in the Vermont Senate this afternoon.

Morning Newscast: May 19, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: The chairman of the Vermont Republican party says his party may be in for a tough election year. Testimony resumes today in Rutland in the Michelle Gardner Quinn murder case. Delays are not uncommon in court, but they can make a stressful situation even more trying for the family and friends of the victim.  Gasoline prices around $3.75 per gallon for regular unleaded are prompting more Vermonters to try carpooling and public transportation.