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BC-VT--Vermont News Digest 6 pm, VT

January 15, 2019

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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TRADEMARK LAWSUIT-NETFLIX

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The company that publishes the “Choose Your Own Adventure” novels is suing Netflix, seeking $25 million in damages over an interactive film in the science fiction anthology “Black Mirror” series. SENT: 245 words.

CLERGY ABUSE-JESUITS

NEW YORK _ The governing body for the Jesuit order in the northeastern United States released a list Tuesday of 50 priests under its jurisdiction who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct with minors. All but 15 of the Roman Catholic priests on the list released by the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus are dead, and all of the alleged abuse all took place before 1997. By Karen Matthews. SENT: 585 words.

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CONFISCATED BEER-POLICE: Two police officers in Vermont are accused of drinking beer that they confiscated from minors.

JAY PEAK-RECEIVERSHIP: A troubled Vermont ski resort is now for sale following years of uncertainty brought on by a defrauding of the federal EB-5 program.

VERMONT DMV-EMISSIONS: The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles says cars that do not pass emissions requirements will now fail inspections.

FATAL SHOOTING-BURLINGTON: A Vermont man convicted of shooting and killing another man following a bar dispute in Burlington in 2015 has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.

BODY FOUND-VERMONT

ARLINGTON, Vt. _ Police say the death of a 42-year-old woman whose body was found in a Vermont home is no longer considered suspicious.

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