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AP-VT--Vermont News Digest, VT

August 30, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Thursday, Aug. 30, 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:

GLIDER CRASH

MORRISTOWN, Vt. — Emergency crews are working to recover the bodies of three people who died when the glider they were in crashed in the mountains of Vermont. State police say search and rescue crews reached the wreckage of the glider near the summit of Sterling Mountain late Wednesday and discovered the bodies of the glider pilot and two passengers. Their names weren’t immediately released. By Wilson Ring. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos by 5 p.m.

CANDIDATE-MULTIPLE OFFICES

The Vermont Republican Party has picked replacement candidates to run for five offices, including the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, two weeks after a perennial candidate secured the slots in the state’s primary election. UPCOMING: 200 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

ROBBERY SUSPECT SHOT: Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says the four police officers involved in the shooting of an unarmed robbery suspect in Brattleboro this spring will not face charges.

DAM REMOVAL: Officials in Rutland say the Dunklee Pond dam is a public safety hazard and should be removed.

HOUSING APPLICATIONS: The chance to apply for one of 18 new apartment buildings on Montpelier’s Main Street begins this weekend.

ACLU PANHANDLERS: Brattleboro officials are at odds with the Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union over a recent letter urging the town to repeal an anti-panhandling ordinance.

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