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AP-VT--Vermont News Digest 1:30 pm, VT

August 2, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Thursday, Aug. 2, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORIES:

DEMOCRATS-CORPORATE MONEY

WASHINGTON — When an audience member at a town hall asked California Sen. Kamala Harris earlier this year to reject corporate donations, her answer was decidedly non-committal. “Well, that depends,” she said. “Wrong answer,” the questioner responded, shrugging his shoulders. By Lisa Lerer. SENT: 1,125 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

CRASH-HOME DESTROYED: A tractor-trailer crash has destroyed a home in a Vermont area known as “Terrible Mountain.”

EMERALD ASH BORER: Officials say the invasive pest the emerald ash borer has been found in the southern Vermont town of Stamford.

SOCIAL WORKER KILLING: A Vermont woman who shot and killed a state social worker and three of her own relatives as revenge for losing custody of her then 9-year-old daughter is appealing her life sentence.

EMISSIONS REPORT: A new report is recommending ways Vermont can decrease greenhouse gas emissions while also encouraging economic growth.

WASTE FACILITY FIRE: Authorities in Vermont say a fire at a waste management facility may have been caused by material that shouldn’t have been recycled.

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