Vermont news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Aug. 1, 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:

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT-VERMONT

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott is going to be talking about trends in the state's workforce. Scott is scheduled to meet Wednesday in Montpelier with officials from the state Department of Labor, the agencies of Education, Human Services and the Chamber of Commerce. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

STUDENT POETS: Five teenagers have been selected as National Student Poets, allowing them to serve as traveling literary ambassadors.

LAKE CHAMPLAIN-POLLUTION LAWSUIT: A Vermont environmental judge heard arguments this week in a case over state permits that would allow more pollution into Lake Champlain.

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