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BC-VT--Vermont News Digest 11 am, VT

May 4, 2019

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Saturday, May 4, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 STORY:

FOREST FIRES

UNDATED _ All of that rainy weather in April has a silver lining in Maine: There have been fewer forest fires in northern New England.

IN BRIEF:

GREEN UP DAY: Thousands of Vermonters are taking part in an annual spring tradition: Green Up Day. Volunteers are out picking up litter along roadsides across the state on Saturday.

MEMORIAL BIKE RIDE: Students at the University of Vermont are holding two bike rides this weekend in memory of a first-year student who died in February. Connor Gage’s body was found in a snowbank after he’d attended two fraternity parties. Investigators say the 19-year-old from Little Falls, New York, died from hypothermia.

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