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8 people arrested in drug sweep

HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) - Police in the Vermont town of Hartford say eight people have been arrested on the sale and possession of narcotics.

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General store succeeding after reopening

BARNARD, Vt. (AP) - A nonprofit group's effort to buy and reopen a building that housed a general store for 180 years in Vermont has been a success.

Today at 03:45AM
Mental health evaluation ordered in shootings case

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) - A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation of a Vermont man charged with shooting and wounding two state police troopers and a disabled neighbor to determine if he is competent to stand trial.

Today at 02:43AM
World War I veteran's family gets new Purple Heart

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A World War I veteran from New Hampshire is being remembered with a Purple Heart.

Today at 02:25AM
2 charged with selling heroin in seacoast area

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Police have arrested two people after a months-long investigation into the sale of heroin on New Hampshire's seacoast.

Today at 02:15AM
Police: TV stolen, offered for sale on website

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Police in Keene, N.H., say they've arrested someone in connection with a television stolen from a home and then offered for sale via a social media website the next day.

Today at 01:00AM
Vermont Yankee nuke seeks to end emergency zone

VERNON, Vt. (AP) - The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant wants to do away with the 10-mile emergency planning zone surrounding the reactor after it ceases operation later this year.

Today at 12:39AM
When I Got Too in Touch With Local Food

The chickens are out of feed. Before they can make a dash through the coop's open door, I hoist the round metal feeder from its hook and squat-walk backward until I can stand straight again. I turn my…

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Humanitarian Assistance

A child starving in South Sudan should matter to Americans. That was the message delivered last week by Nancy Lindborg, head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the federal bureau that helps…

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Column:

Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo A dust-diffused brightness illuminated female speakers dressed in patterns of orange and green, yellow and blue as they addressed a group of journalists and…

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Recent Books Speak Frankly of Faith

As many of us are celebrating Easter and Passover, it is perhaps worth noting that, last year, a Gallup poll indicated that most Americans -- 77 percent -- think religion is no longer the influence in…

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'Polar Plunge' Fad Worrisome

Lebanon -- Robert Rosas hasn't plunged into the chilly waters of the Mascoma River this spring. But if he is "called-out" by a friend, Rosas said, he would . "If someone calls me a chicken, I am going…

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WRJ Indie Fest Adds Features

The event formerly known as the White River Indie Film Festival has lost one of its Fs: now celebrating its 10th year, it has been renamed the White River Indie Festival, in a nod to the variety of media…

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Bettina L. "Betty" Bacon

West Fairlee, Vt. -- Bettina L. "Betty" Bacon, 79, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her son's home in West Fairlee after a period of failing health. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley…

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A Woman's Place In the Easter Story

During four years of my life, during the Second Intifada, I lived in Jerusalem, serving as a pastor at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in the Old City, just a hundred yards from the Church of the Holy…

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'Under the Skin': Beauty Below the Surface

One of the most astonishingly assured directorial debuts of the early 21st century was Jonathan Glazer's Sexy Beast, a stylishly vicious crime thriller that erased any chance of Ben Kingsley being typecast…

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Charles Wayne Fulwider

Lake Placid, Fla. -- Charles Wayne Fulwider, age 91, of Tomoka Heights, Lake Placid, and a former resident of West Lebanon, N.H., passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his home in Lake Placid. His…

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Michael J. Hayward

Sunapee, N.H. -- Michael J. Hayward, 42, was found in Hartland, Vt. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after having been missing since February. He was born Oct. 27, 1971, in New London, N.H. a son of Michael…

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Stores Put Happy Spin on Sales

Philadelphia -- Back in 2008, Record Store Day was launched as a hopeful holiday aiming to buck up struggling independent music retailers desperate to lure customers. The situation was dire. The Tower…