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

November 9, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Friday, Nov. 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



MONTPELIER, Vt. — A court has assigned a temporary receiver to oversee three residential care homes for seniors in Vermont, after financial, staffing and food related complaints. UPCOMING: 250 words.


RURAL KILLING: The girlfriend of a Vermont man found shot to death by the side of a rural road last month has been accused of illegally possessing guns and transporting ammunition.

RUSSIA PROBE-PROTESTS: Vermonters gathered in Burlington to call for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign.

ELECTION 2018-STATE TROOPER: Voters have elected the first active Vermont State Police trooper to the state Legislature.

POLICE CHASE-WRONG WAY: State police say they’re looking for the driver who sped away from troopers during a traffic stop and drove the wrong way on the Thruway near Albany.

PURSUIT-ARREST: Authorities say a driver speeding up to 112 miles an hour led police on a 40-mile chase through five towns before he crashed.

FIRE INVESTIGATIONS-TWO KILLED: Police are continuing to investigate the homicides of two people found dead in burnt buildings.


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