AP-VT--Vermont News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, VT
Vermont news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Nov. 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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PREP SCHOOL-SEXUAL ABUSE
CONCORD, N.H. — An elite prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure an underage student for sex is asking the New Hampshire Supreme Court for a new trial by arguing he had ineffective counsel. Owen Labrie, of Tunbridge, Vermont, was acquitted in 2015 of raping a 15-year-old classmate as part of “Senior Salute,” a game of sexual conquest, at St. Paul’s School. But he was found guilty of the felony computer charge and several misdemeanor counts of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. By Michael Casey. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Speaking to a packed auditorium of enthusiastic young people Tuesday night, Bernie Sanders already seemed to be campaigning for the White House again. But the Vermont senator was appearing at George Washington University as an author — not a presidential candidate. Sanders’ new book, “Where We Go From Here,” went on sale Tuesday, giving him a fresh opportunity to promote his ideas without going through the formality — yet — of launching another presidential campaign. By Juana Summers. SENT: 960 words, photos.
TOUR BUS ACCIDENT: Vermont State Police say a tour bus ended up on its side on a snow-covered Interstate 91, with most of the 14 people aboard suffering minor injuries.
DRUG TRAFFICKING-SENTENCE: Federal prosecutors in Vermont say a New York City man caught with more than a kilogram each of crack cocaine and marijuana will serve six years in prison.
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