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.

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.