AP-VT--Vermont News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, VT
Vermont news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 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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ASH TREE PEST
One Vermont city plans to take down all of its ash trees while another one is treating its downtown ash trees with an insecticide with the arrival of an ash-tree killing pest that has wiped out millions of trees in the U.S. Around the country communities have spent tens of thousands of dollars removing trees or treating them with the hope that some of the trees will survive. By Lisa Rathke. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.
MEDICAL CAMPUS THREAT-CHARGE: Police in Vermont have accused a man of making a threatening comment on a cellphone to the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Pownal, which placed the building in lockdown.
APARTMENT KILLING: Prosecutors say a Vermont man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a former University of Vermont student in a dispute over drug money in 2015
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