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AP-VT--Vermont News Digest, VT

November 10, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Saturday, Nov. 10, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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DEER OVERCROWDING-VERMONT

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont wildlife officials are trying to figure out how to reduce an overabundance of deer in some suburban and other areas of the state. They say the overcrowding is impacting deer health, damaging forests and causing property owners to complain about the animals chomping down their landscaping. Parts of the Champlain Valley from Burlington up through St. Albans in Franklin County are the biggest areas of concern, said Nick Fortin, deer biologist with the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. By Lisa Rathke. SENT: 440 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

DEMOLITION WASTE FINE: The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has ordered a man to pay $12,000 for burning demolition waste.

WINDY WEATHER: With strong winds on the way, utility companies across northern New England are asking customers to prepare for possible power outages.

DEER INTO SHOP: Reindeer might be at home in Santa’s workshop, but things didn’t go well for some deer that landed in a Vermont woodworking shop.

DEER HUNT: Vermont’s 16-day rifle deer hunting season is underway.

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