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

April 3, 2019

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, April 3, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

COYOTE ATTACK

MONTPELIER, Vt. — A coyote that attacked a Salisbury couple outside their home tested positive for rabies, Vermont’s top Fish and Wildlife official said Wednesday. SENT: 215 words.

ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATS-FUNDRAISING TAKEAWAYS

A handful of Democratic presidential candidates are touting the amount of money they’ve raised in the first fundraising period of a 2020 primary fight that will last into next spring. The totals for the first quarter, which ran through March 31, are the first measure of how candidates are faring. Details for the entire field won’t be known until candidates file their required disclosures with the Federal Election Commission by April 15, but here are some takeaways from what the campaigns have released so far: By Bill Barrow. SENT: 900 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

POLLUTION ENFORCMENT: The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources says it is making an effort to stop pollution before it happens.

HUSBAND KILLED: Officials say the trial for a Vermont woman charged with murder in the death of her husband has been delayed again.

GARAGE FIRE: Vermont fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a garage in the town of Newfane.

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