Vermont news from The Associated Press for Saturday, Sept. 15, 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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BLACK LEGISLATOR-THREATS: The only black woman in the Vermont legislature who withdrew her bid for re-election says she has faced vandalism and swastikas had been painted on trees near her house.

HOUSING GRANT: Vermont is going to be getting $3 million to build, preserve and rehabilitate affordable rental housing for extremely low-income families.

BORDER BIKE PATH: The Vermont Land Trust is continuing to raise money for a bike path that would link the city of Newport with the Canadian border.

COMPUTER UPGRADE: A supercomputer belonging to the University of Vermont is going to be getting a big upgrade.


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