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AP-VT--Vermont News Digest, VT

September 4, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Sept. 4, 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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BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Montreal man is due in court for sentencing after he pleaded guilty to charges he helped smuggle more than 100 handguns from the United States to Canada, some through the Haskell Library, which straddles the border between Derby Line, Vermont, and Stanstead, Quebec. By Wilson Ring. UPCOMING: 400 words by 4 p.m.


DEATH PENALTY RETRIAL: Potential jurors for the upcoming death penalty retrial of a man charged with abducting and killing a Vermont woman in 2000 are expected to appear in court.

BACKCOUNTRY TRAILS: A meeting with members of the National Forest Service has left a Vermont trails committee hopeful they can expand public access to the state’s backcountry.

LAMPREY CONTROL: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service say they will be treating the New York side of Lake Champlain with anti-lamprey pesticides following success in Vermont.


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