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To round out what we know about this shooting, we're going to bring in NPR's Richard Gonzales. He's on the line from San Francisco. And Richard, we just heard from an eyewitness. What are authorities saying?

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A panel of the Vermont Supreme Court is considering whether a teenager charged with planning a shooting at his former high school should be held without bail even though he never carried out the crime.

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And we are continuing to follow the news of a shooter earlier today at YouTube headquarters in Northern California. Please stay with us, and stay with your local NPR station. We will keep bringing you more details as we learn them.

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A college senior died while skiing in New York's Adirondack Mountains over the weekend.

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Vermont fire officials say a blaze that destroyed a historic family dairy farm, two homes and killed 23 cows and calves was an accident.

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With the tax filing deadline approaching the Vermont Attorney General and state Tax commissioner on Monday warned Vermonters about tax scams.

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The 80-year-old wooden statue of Ceres, the goddess of agriculture, has been taken down from the top of the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier because it's believed to be rotting.

Today, the Chinese government announced tariffs on 128 American products, including food. Pork will be taxed 25 percent, and wine, dried fruit, and nuts are now subject to a 15 percent duty.

The announcement comes in response to the tariffs President Trump recently imposed on steel and aluminum. Trade officials from each country are negotiating, and it's not yet clear how long the duties will be in effect, or what the lasting impact will be for American producers and growers.

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To former Lt. Col. Kate Germano, achieving success can be as simple as setting higher standards.

In her new book titled, Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines Are Trained, the former Marine and co-author Kelly Kennedy, share her story of fighting to raise the bar for training female recruits in the Marine Corps.

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Burlington School Board member Stephanie Seguino (left), Superintendent Yaw Obeng (center), and Board President Mark Porter (right) in file photo from September 2017
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An investigation into possible racial bias by a Burlington, Vermont, school board member is pending as the board prepares to swear in its newest members.

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The Vermont Senate has given final approval to a bill that will raise the legal age for gun purchases, expand background checks for private gun sales and ban the high-capacity magazines and rapid-fire devices known as bump stocks.

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What happens to a relationship when its rules change?

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According to a study by University of Vermont researchers, black and Hispanic drivers in Vermont are more likely than white motorists to be searched by police during traffic stops.

Vermont utility regulators are investigating why warning lights atop wind turbines on Lowell Mountain have not yet been replaced with beacons that only activate when planes are nearby.

Police in Vermont are looking for three snowboarders suspected of cutting down trees so they could snowboard through a cemetery.

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A Vermont sculptor who designed the statutes of soldiers for the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington has died. Frank Gaylord was 93.

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For more now, we're going to turn to Capital Public Radio's Ezra Romero. He's been covering this story in Sacramento. Hey there, Ezra.

EZRA ROMERO, BYLINE: Hello.

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