AP-VT--Vermont News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, VT
Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018.
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Vermont. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 207-772-4157.
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WINOOSKI, Vt. A Vermont city with a large immigrant population is considering letting non-citizens vote in municipal elections as a handful of other cities around the country have done. The city council of Winooski, neighboring the state’s largest city of Burlington, has approved putting the proposed charter change on the November ballot. By Lisa Rathke. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.
HOT WEATHER: Very hot and humid weather is in store for northern New England. The National Weather Service says temperatures are expected to reach the high 80s and 90s in much of the region.
MEDICAL CENTER NURSES: The head negotiator for the University of Vermont Medical Center nurses union has resigned in the middle of contract talks.
MCCAIN-VERMONT FLAGS: Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has ordered the U.S. and Vermont flags to be lowered to half-staff at state buildings in honor of U.S. Sen. John McCain. The flags will be lowered Wednesday until sunset on Sunday, the day of McCain’s burial at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
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