Morning Newscast: May 14, 2008

Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:  Vermont has seen an increase of 172 home foreclosures in Vermont over this time last year. That’s prompting state officials are urging people facing foreclosure to seek help before it becomes a crisis. A Quebec company wants to expand a large-scale Franklin County egg farm that in the past has drawn complaints from neighbors. A House panel is probing the Election Day 2002 phone-jamming plot by GOP operatives against New Hampshire Democrats.