Vermont news from The Associated Press for Monday, Aug. 20, 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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TOP STORIES:

STATE COLLEGES FACULTY

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont State Colleges' administration and faculty have reached an impasse in their five-month long contract negotiations. UPCOMING: 250 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

BRIDGE WIDENING: Officials are looking to expand a bridge that connects Vermont and New Hampshire to allow all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles to cross.

WRITE-IN CANDIDATES-DEMOCRATS: Three Democratic candidates seeking seats in the Vermont state Senate have gotten the write-in votes needed for a place on the ballot this November.

SEWAGE OVERFLOW TRACKING: Burlington is using new technology to better monitor sewage overflow.

SHOOTING RANGE RULING: The Vermont Supreme Court says a Charlotte shooting range is exempt from the state's land-use review process because it is not a commercial enterprise.

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