WTSA News for your Friday, February 25:

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WTSA News for your Friday, February 25:

No deaths but there were 206 new cases of covid 19 in Vermont, with 7 new positive tests in Windham County. There have been 2 deaths and 691 new cases of covid in New Hampshire. One death and 70 new positive tests have occurred in Cheshire County. Massachusetts reported 48 deaths and 1,556 new covid 19 cases. Franklin County had 20 new positive covid tests.

The Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel will hold a special meeting Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This is to consider and possibly approve an advisory opinion on the use of a consent-based site selection process to identify federal interim used nuclear fuel storage facilities. The advisory opinion to consider was developed by the Commission’s Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee and is available online In accordance with 2022 Vermont Legislature ACT 78this The special meeting will take place via webcast and teleconference via Zoom.

Global crude oil prices surged above $100 a barrel as Russia invades Ukraine. Gasoline prices in Vermont have risen 22 cents over the past month as tensions mount in Europe. Prices should continue to rise. In Vermont today, the average price of gasoline is $3.60 per gallon. It’s also $1.02 more than a year ago. The highest price in Vermont is $3.89 in Killington and the lowest is $3.34 in Brattleboro.

In light of ongoing developments related to current geopolitical tensions involving the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its impact on U.S. financial markets, the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation reminds Vermont investors to be patient and cautious. All major stock indices have each lost more than 5% of their value over the past week. While every investor should be prepared to live with some degree of risk and uncertainty, financial upheaval can be emotionally taxing. The state’s recommendation is to maintain your long-term financial strategy.

Vermont Congressional Delegation Declares Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggression against Ukraine also has profound consequences for Russians. Senator Patrick Leahy said Russia was now the only enemy of regional peace and stability. Senator Bernard Sanders said Putin, one of the richest people in the world, should not be allowed to profit from the billions he stole from the Russian people. Congressman Peter Welch says the United States, together with our allies around the world, must ensure that the people of Ukraine and our allies in the region receive the humanitarian support they need now and in the future to help cope with the consequences of the war in Putin.

LOTTERY NUMBERS:

TRI STATE PICK 3 2-1-5

TRI STATE PICK 4 1-5-1-4

LUCKY FOR LIFE 1-2-5-10-34 LUCKY BALL 6

MASS BOX 5-13-29-30-33

SPORTS WTSA:

Jayson Tatum scored 30 points to lead the Celtics past Brooklyn last night, 129-106. Boston is in Detroit on Saturday: tip is at noon.

Jake Debrusk scored twice to lead the Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Kraken in Seattle last night. Boston is at San Jose on Saturday, puck drop at 10 p.m.

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