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AP-VT--Vermont News Digest, VT

October 9, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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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. By Ken Thomas. 780 words.

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ST JOHNSBURY-DOWNTOWN HOUSING: A Vermont development company says it has hired a construction manager for “selective demolition” of an apartment complex under renovation in St. Johnsbury.

VACANT BUILDING FIRE: Police in Vermont continue to investigate a fire at a vacant industrial building they believe was set intentionally.

WHALE SCULPTURE: A Vermont road will soon provide residents with a new whale-watching opportunity.

MOLD CLEANUP: Officials at the Rockingham town hall offices will be moved to a different area during an extensive mold cleanup project.

SCHOOL SAFETY GRANTS: The Vermont Department of Public Safety will be receiving $400,000 to help protect the state’s schools.


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