BC-VT--Vermont News Digest 1:30 pm, VT
Vermont news from The Associated Press for Monday, March 25, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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POLICE LICENSE SURVEILLANCE
BURLINGTON, Vt. _ An annual state report says police agencies around Vermont have largely stopped using automated license plate readers. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMIGN: 300 words by 4 p.m.
MEDICARE FOR ALL-DIVISIVE ISSUES
WASHINGTON — The “Medicare for All” legislation that’s become a clarion call for progressives has two little-noticed provisions that could make it even more politically perilous for 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar. SENT: 930 words, photo.
BRATTLEBORO HOSPITAL-OBSTETRIC: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital says it plans to open a part-time obstetrics office in Springfield as the hospital there shuts down its birth center this year.
DOWNTOWN SHOOTING: Burlington police say they are seeking a suspect in a shooting not far from the downtown of the Vermont city that left a man in critical condition.
GASOLINE PRICES: Gasoline prices are still on the rise in northern New England.
SCHOOL SAFETY: A panel formed to help find ways to reduce violence and keep kids safe in Vermont schools is holding an open meeting to gather feedback on its recommendations.
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