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

May 14, 2019

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, May 14, 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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH

BURLINGTON, Vt. _ The trial is entering its seventh day for a Vermont man facing five murder charges accusing him of driving the wrong-way on an interstate and crashing into an oncoming vehicle, killing five teens. Thirty-eight-year-old Steven Bourgoin has pleaded not guilty to five counts of second-degree murder in the October 2016 crash on Interstate 89 in Williston. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

FUGITIVE KILLED: Vermont State Police say the man shot and killed during an armed standoff with troopers was a suspect in a series of suspicious fires in Tunbridge.

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