Vermont news from The Associated Press for Thursday, June 14, 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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UPCOMING:

LEGISLATIVE STANDOFF-VERMONT

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott is giving Democratic leaders of the state Legislature until Thursday to find a solution to the ongoing state budget-standoff over property taxes or he will veto the budget for the second time in a month. Democratic leaders don't appear to be backing down. By David Jordan. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

NATIONAL GUARD DEPLOYED: About 60 members of the Vermont National Guard will leave the state Thursday for deployment in the Middle East or southwest Asia.

JOB CUTS: A Vermont semiconductor company says it will cut jobs at its plant in Essex Junction as part of a 5 percent global reduction of its workforce.

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