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AP-VT--Vermont News Digest 6 pm, VT

November 13, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

Coverage of an immigration lawsuit filed in federal court.

TOP STORIES:

BERNIE SANDERS-WIFE INVESTIGATION

MONTPELIER, Vt.— Federal prosecutors in Vermont have closed their investigation into a college land deal involving the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and decided not to charge her, a spokesman for the couple said Tuesday. Jane Sanders was informed by the U.S. attorney’s office that she would not be charged, Sanders spokesman Jeff Weaver said. By Lisa Rathke. SENT: 300 words.

SENIOR HOMES-COMPLAINTS

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Court records show three senior care homes in Vermont had a breakdown in management with problems, including an inability to pay bills or provide adequate staffing before state officials asked a judge last week to take over the homes. SENT: 305 words.

WINTER WEATHER

SHARON, Vt. — More than 6 inches (15 centimeters) of heavy, wet snow fell in parts of northern New England on Tuesday in one of the first significant snowfalls of the season. SENT: 200 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

HUNTER SURVEY APP: The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has released a new hunting app to help determine conditions throughout the state.

MISSING TEENAGER: The father of a Vermont teenager who went missing 14 years ago has created a nonprofit to help other families with missing loved ones pay for private investigators.

WINNING LOTTERY TICKET: Lottery officials say someone bought a winning $1.4 million lottery ticket in Vermont.

SENIOR HOMES-COMPLAINTS: Court records show three senior care homes in Vermont had a breakdown in management with problems, including an inability to pay bills or provide adequate staffing before state officials asked a judge last week to take over the homes.

VETERANS-MONUMENT: A Vermont town has unveiled a new monument honoring veterans who served after the end of the Vietnam War.

FATAL CRASH-WEATHER: Vermont State Police say a passenger has died in a collision involving a car and a box truck in snowy weather.

POLICE-HUMAN TRAFFICKING GRANT: Police in Rutland say they will hire a new staff member to help police respond to human trafficking cases, thanks to a three-year federal grant.

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