Vermont news from The Associated Press for Thursday, July 12, 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.

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BURLINGTON, Vt. — A union says 1,800 nurses at Vermont's largest medical center are on strike following unsuccessful contract negotiations. The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals and UVM Medical Center met again Wednesday, but were not able to reach an agreement. Nurses were on picket lines as of 7 a.m. Thursday. The strike is to last through 7 a.m. Saturday. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


LAKE CHAMPLAIN-SEWAGE: Officials say 3 million gallons of partially treated sewage has spewed into Lake Champlain.


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