Morning Newscast: September 9, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.: Turnout is expected to be light in today’s state primaries; State officials want to tighten control over a corporation that is building a computerized network of medical records. Lawmakers and the Douglas Administration say the additional oversight is needed, since the private organization gets public money…

Democratic lt. governor’s race

The Primary Election is Tuesday and there are two Democrats running for lieutenant governor: former representative Tom Costello of Rutland and businessman Nate Freeman of Northfield.  We’ll find out what they would do as lieutenant governor, and why they want to challenge incumbent Republican Brian Dubie.

Midday Newscast: August 25, 2008

Howard Dean will gavel the Democratic National Convention to order later this afternoon; Vermont Democrats will have to choose between two candidates for lt. gov. during the primary on Sept. 9th; efforts are under way to restore Lake Champlain’s population of muskies.

Midday Newscast: August 11, 2008

Concerns today about the possibility of flash floods from torrential storms; Verizon Wireless takes over Unicel, but must sell the assets in Vermont and upstate New York to maintain competition. Today’s the first day to cast a ballot in Vermont’s primary election. A New Hampshire fuel company is fined $6,000 for spilling fuel at two Vermont sites.