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

May 14, 2019

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, May 14, 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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH

BURLINGTON, Vt. _ A psychiatrist for a Vermont man facing second-degree murder charges after driving the wrong-way on an interstate and crashing into an oncoming vehicle, killing five teenagers, says he thinks the suspect was legally insane. By Lisa Rathke. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

EXPANDED VOTING: Vermont lawmakers won’t be voting this year on a proposal that would have allowed non-citizens in Montpelier to vote in municipal elections.

FROZEN MAY: April showers bring May ... snow?

CAPITAL KILLING: The trial for a man charged with committing the first murder in the Vermont capital in nearly a century will likely take place early this fall.

FUGITIVE KILLED: Vermont State Police say the man shot and killed during an armed standoff with troopers was a suspect in a series of suspicious fires in Tunbridge.

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