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BC-VT--Vermont News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, VT

May 2, 2019

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Thursday, May 2, 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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES

With the entrance of U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, the field includes more than 20 candidates. The sprawling Democratic field features candidates ranging in age from 37 to 77; liberals and moderates; senators, governors and mayors; and an unprecedented number of women and minorities. By The Associated Press.

IN BRIEF:

DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH: A jury has been picked for the upcoming trial of a Vermont man accused in a wrong-way crash that killed five teenagers.

VERMONT CRASH-PLEA: A driver has pleaded no contest to leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Vermont in 2017.

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