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

March 20, 2019

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING:

SMUGGLING BY SLED:

RUTLAND, Vt. — A North Carolina man is due to be sentenced in federal court for plotting to steal a shipment of counterfeit Xanax pills valued at $1.6 million that were smuggled into the United States from Canada. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

CASTLETON-CANNABIS STUDIES: A Vermont university plans to offer a cannabis studies program for students starting this summer.

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