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US Sen. Shaheen, Scott Brown face off in debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican challenger Scott Brown disagreed during a debate Tuesday about what steps the U.S. should take to stop the spread of Ebola.

Today at 04:24PM
No verdict yet in Vermont teacher killing case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont jury deliberating in the case of a man charged along with his wife with luring a St. Johnsbury teacher out of her home and killing her in 2012 has ended deliberations for the day without a verdict.

Today at 04:23PM
Guinta, Shea-Porter debate health care, economy

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter and Republican Frank Guinta sparred Tuesday night over familiar topics such as health care and the economy and tussled over new ones such as Ebola and terrorist threats.

Today at 02:53PM
Fall Cleanup

Linda Thomas, of Hartland, takes advantage of the unseasonably warm weather on Wednesday by vacuuming out her car before going kayaking. Thomas said it was just a coincidence that she was wearing a shirt…

Today at 02:51PM
Arson in fire that torched 3 Vermont police cars

THETFORD, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say the fire that destroyed three police cruisers last week in the town of Thetford was arson.

Today at 01:07PM
FairPoint accuses striking workers of intimidation

A nor'easter that arrived Tuesday could deliver the first major test for replacement workers hired by FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, with driving rain and strong wind gusts possibly causing service disruptions as more than 1,700 workers remain on strike.

Today at 12:26PM
Vermont hosts first hearing on GMO labeling

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont assistant attorney general says about 40 people attended the first of three hearings on the state's proposed rules to label food made with genetically modified organisms.

Today at 11:37AM
Vermont jury considering case in teacher killing

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A jury began deliberations Tuesday in the case of a man charged along with his wife with luring a St. Johnsbury teacher out of her home and killing her in 2012.

Today at 11:05AM
Spotlight on Hartford's Parks and Recreation Projects

Hartford -- The creation of several athletic playing fields on the Maxfield property along Route 5 is running on schedule, according to Hartford Parks and Recreation Department Director Tad Nunez, who…

Today at 10:50AM
Valley Visual: Making Connections

When I saw Thursday's story about Windsor High School's Haley Wood breaking her mother's single-season field hockey scoring record, I remembered a photo I did for the Valley News in 1992. Doing a little…

Today at 09:48AM
Trial wraps up in killing of physicist

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - Closing arguments have wrapped up in the murder trial of Mozzelle Brown, a man accused of taking part in the fatal beating of a well-known physicist from New Hampshire a decade ago.

Today at 09:16AM
Law signed to curb Abu-Jamal's 'obscene celebrity'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law a measure he says is intended to curb the "obscene celebrity" he says is cultivated by convicts like Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the 1981 killing of a Philadelphia police officer.