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Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:
BERLIN, Vt. (AP) - Police say a central Vermont man is facing criminal charges for the second time in two months for giving his brother's identity to police after he was stopped for driving violations.
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SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont woman has donated land next to her South Royalton home to preserve a popular White River swimming hole.
The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the country:
AMHERST, N.H. (AP) - Alongside the patriotic music and waving flags Saturday in parades across Iowa and New Hampshire were clear reminders of a presidential race coming up next year: Red balloons promoting "Jeb! 2016," a tractor draped in a Rick Perry banner and dutiful volunteers holding signs and chanting for their chosen candidates.
GLEN, N.H. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that she remains hopeful the U.S. can reach a "strong verifiable deal" to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program by next week's deadline.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Fish and Game biologists say four piping plover nests have hatched in Hampton and Seabrook within the past two weeks and another two are expected to hatch over the Fourth of July weekend, so they're asking people to be aware of the endangered birds.
DORSET, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's little brown bat population could be stabilizing or even growing despite being devastated by disease, researchers said.
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Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermonters who use vending machines or like soft drinks are having to fork over a bit more cash for those things.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire state police say a distracted driver reaching for a cigarette hit an exit sign on Interstate 93 in Manchester, and then rolled her car.
FAIRLEE, Vt (AP) - Vermont state police say a Florida man is charged with reckless endangerment and cruelty to children after he was clocked driving 100 mph on Interstate 91 with three young children in the car.
ALBANY, N.H. (AP) - The Lower Falls recreation site along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway - closed for a year for renovations - is reopening and welcoming visitors.
PLYMOUTH, Vt. (AP) - Twenty people are becoming U.S. citizens in Vermont during a special Fourth of July ceremony at the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site in Plymouth.
SWANZEY, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire state police say a Massachusetts man is in custody after failing to pull over for an alleged traffic violation and crashing his car off an embankment on Route 101 near the Keene State College athletic fields.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - While the July 4 weekend means vacation for most New Hampshire residents, the same can't be said for politicians.
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont State Police say they will on the roads around the state to boost traffic enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say a bicyclist is dead after colliding with a car in downtown Manchester late Friday night.
BRISTOL, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is marching in two parades on the Fourth of July.
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire residents planning to celebrate July Fourth at local parades could catch a glimpse of America's next president. At the very least, they'll see some of the people vying for the job.