AP-VT--Vermont News Digest 6 pm, VT
Vermont news from The Associated Press for Saturday, Nov. 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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WORLD CUP SKIING
Organizers of the third World Cup skiing event being held at Vermont’s Killington ski resort are hoping the two-day event will attract 40,000 people to the region. Upcoming. Photos.
WOMEN’S GIANT SLALOM
Federica Brignone of Italy has won a giant slalom for her ninth career World Cup victory. Mikaela Shiffrin wound up fourth as the American competed before a home crowd in Vermont. On a windy afternoon, Brignone mastered the Killington course in a combined time of 1 minute, 51.33 seconds. First-run leader Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway was second and Stephanie Brunner of Austria was third. SENT: 335 words, photos.
ARMED ROBBER SEARCH: A Vermont police department says it’s going to charge a man in connection with an assault and robbery that occurred outside at a home in Newport.
POLICE DEPARTMENT QUITS: Officials in the Vermont town of Randolph are considering what to do about local law enforcement after all members of the local police department quit over the course of the year.
REGULATING CONTRACTORS: Vermont officials are seeking a second round of feedback from the public on a proposal to regulate home improvement and construction contractors.
POLICE CHIEF HIRED: A Vermont town has hired a veteran local police officer and retired Vermont State Police trooper to be its next police chief.
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