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Newscast: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 7:34 a.m.

Vermont leads the nation in registering and regulating captive insurance companies. Now, the state is trying to attract another kind of insurance business in hopes of boosting revenue and creating jobs. Vermont House and Senate Republicans want the state federal prosecutor’s office to investigate possible fraud by a consultant for state health officials last summer. Vermont State Police receive an armored tactical vehicle from the U.S. Defense Dept. Military Surplus program.