Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
A jury in Burlington is expected today to begin deliberating a priest sex abuse case against the Diocese of Burlington. Vermont’s Fish and Wildlife Department says the health of the state’s big-game species is generally good. Biologists say they want that to continue. So they’re drafting new policies that will guide wildlife management for the next decade. New Hampshire’s largest teacher’s union is holding a news conference this morning to discuss its opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment on school funding. Ski areas across Northern England are declaring the just finished ski season the best they’ve had in years, perhaps ever.