Vermont news from The Associated Press for Friday, Aug. 24, 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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FATAL CRASH-VERMONT: Vermont State Police say a 19-year-old driver who died in a car crash was not wearing a seat belt.

DRY CLEANING CHEMICALS: The Environmental Protection Agency says low levels of two potentially dangerous chemicals were found in an elementary school in Burlington, Vermont.

ROAD RAGE SHOOTING-CHARGES: A Vermont man accused of firing shots during a road rage incident has pleaded not guilty.


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