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AP-VT--Vermont News Digest 1:30 pm, VT

September 6, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Thursday, Sept. 6, 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 207-772-4157.

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BURLINGTON, Vt. — A woman charged with manufacturing the deadly toxin ricin in her Vermont retirement community and testing it on residents was sentenced Thursday to time served and five years of probation and must undergo mental health treatment. Betty Miller, 71, also was ordered Thursday to pay a $10,000 fine. By Lisa Rathke. SENT: 435 words.


SEWAGE INFRASTRUCTURE: Burlington is making efforts to improve storm water infrastructure a priority following a number of sewage overflows into Lake Champlain.

ASH TREE SEARCH: Maine officials are asking for the public’s help finding ash trees that were sold in the state this summer because they’re concerned about spread of an invasive forest pest.

HIGH SCHOOL-ROBBERY ATTEMPT: Authorities are investigating an attempted robbery at a Vermont high school in which one juvenile male was hurt.

CARS VANDALIZED: Police in Vermont are searching for the suspects who they say shot car windows out.


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