- Associated Press - Thursday, July 10, 2014

Upcoming Vermont news from The Associated Press for Thursday, July 10, 2014.

Good morning! 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 Vermont Correspondent Wilson Ring at 802-229-0577 or wring@ap.org or to Northern New England Correspondent Rik Stevens at rstevens@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING:

CHILD DEATH

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The county prosecutor is going to be talking about the investigation into the death of a 15-month old Winooski boy. Chittenden County State’s Attorney T.J. Donovan is holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the Vermont State Police investigation of the death of Peighton Geraw. By Wilson Ring. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m. Developing from 2 p.m. news conference.

HEALTH CARE ELIGIBILITY

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont lawmakers will be reviewing a lengthy set of rules governing health care that were not approved in June due to concerns from legal advocates. Vermont Legal Aid believed as written, one section might exclude certain populations from long-term care benefits in a Medicaid-funded program called Choices for Care. By Beth Garbitelli. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

MISSING BOY-MOTHER

BENNINGTON, Vt. - A Vermont woman who police say triggered an Amber Alert after she took her biological son to New Hampshire in January has pleaded guilty to a charge of custodial interference.

HUSBAND-WIFE’S DEATH

NEWPORT, N.H. - Prosecutors have been granted access to personal cellphone records in the case of a Vermont man accused of killing his wife in New Hampshire on the day she filed for divorce.

MISSING TUBER

DEERFIELD, Mass. - The woman who died while tubing down the Deerfield River in western Massachusetts last weekend has been identified as Vermont resident. Authorities say the woman who went missing while tubing with friends in Conway on Sunday and whose body was recovered downstream in Deerfield on Tuesday was 24-year-old Molly Dowd of Gilbertville, Vermont.

FIGHTER VISIT

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - A number of U.S. Navy F-18 fighter planes are flying out of the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington. The guard says the Navy F-18s will be flying from the Burlington International Airport Thursday and Friday and next week, July 15-18.

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