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AP-VT--Vermont News Coverage Advisory, VT

October 9, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Oct. 9. 2018, 8:30 a.m.

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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ELECTION 2018-BERNIE SANDERS

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders is embarking on a nine-state battleground tour on behalf of Democratic candidates competing in the November elections, returning to the campaign trail ahead of a decision on another White House bid. The packed October schedule marks the Vermont independent’s most extensive stretch of campaigning since the 2016 presidential race. It will include stops in Iowa and South Carolina, home to crucial early contests on the 2020 primary calendar. By Ken Thomas.

AP Photos WX201-0817181938.

IN BRIEF

STRING OF BURGLARIES:

Vermont State Police are investigating a string of six burglaries that struck a Vermont village over the weekend. Police say six homes in Saxtons River were broken into early Sunday and all the homes were occupied.

SCHOOL SAFETY GRANTS: The Vermont Department of Public Safety will be receiving $400,000 to help protect the state’s schools. Public Safety Commissioner Thomas Anderson says school safety is not just about locking doors. He says it requires partnerships.

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