BC-VT--Vermont News Digest 1:30 pm, VT
Vermont news from The Associated Press for Monday, Dec. 31, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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ELECTION 2020-ELIZABETH WARREN
WASHINGTON_ Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency, hoping her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field that could include nearly two dozen candidates. One of her most significant competitors could be Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent who is eyeing another presidential run harnessing the same populist rhetoric. By Elana Schor. SENT: 595 words.
DAMAGED CABIN-CUB SCOUTS: Officials in Guilford, Vermont, are increasing security at a cabin used by Cub Scouts that was damaged by vandals.
BANK FRAUD-SENTENCING: A Vermont couple police say stole $1.6 million in loans through bank fraud have been sentenced to prison.
MILITARY ACADEMY NOMINATIONS: Vermont’s congressional delegation has nominated 18 high school students for positions at the nation’s military academies.
GAS PRICES: Gas prices are still on their way down in northern New England.
SNOWMOBILE COLLISION: Authorities say two snowmobilers have been hurt in a collision on a northern New Hampshire trail.
GIANT S’MORE: A local bakery has unveiled what is unofficially the world’s largest s’more at a winter festival in Vermont.
WINTER WEATHER: New Year’s revelers in northern New England should be prepared for some snow.
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