Vermont news from The Associated Press for Friday, Sept. 14, 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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TOP STORIES:

ELECTION 2018-VERMONT GOVERNOR

The two main candidates for Vermont governor, incumbent GOP Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic challenger Christine Hallquist, are planning to debate at the Tunbridge World's Fair. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

OLDEST STATES: The U.S. Census Bureau says Maine is still the nation's oldest state, with New Hampshire and Vermont right behind.

FERRY SINKING-LAKE CHAMPLAIN: A Vermont ferry company is considering sinking a retired boat in Lake Champlain.

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