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AP-VT--Vermont News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, VT

February 6, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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 802-229-0577.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking news and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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MONTPELIER, Vt. — A colder than usual winter coupled with increases in the cost of fossil fuel is causing a shortage of wood used for home heating. Developing.


WINTER WEATHER: A storm delivering more than 6 inches of snow is forecast for much of northern New England on Wednesday.

WORKER TIPS-ATTORNEYS GENERAL: Attorneys general in over a dozen states oppose a federal Department of Labor proposal to let employers control the tips of some hourly employees.

HOUSE GIVEAWAY: Rutland officials say they will sell a city home to Green Mountain Power under a plan for the utility to help publicize the city.

FATAL SHOOTING-BURLINGTON: A Burlington jury is set to hear details of a case for a man charged with fatally shooting another man following a bar dispute in 2015.


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