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Shaheen, Brown meet for third debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican challenger Scott Brown are facing each other for their third debate in as many weeks.

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Vermont firms gather for technology fair

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont officials, students and technology firms are heading to Burlington for an annual exposition devoted to Vermont's high-tech industry.

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Vermont to mark 40th of Endangered Species Act

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Biologists and conservationists are going to be marking the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act and Vermont's experience protecting the state's most vulnerable species.

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New Hampshire education department gets $10M grant

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Three school districts in New Hampshire are sharing a federal grant worth nearly $10 million to improve access to mental health services in schools.

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Editorial: What the Pentagon Knows About Climate Change

Americans love to be scared to death, as evidenced by the enduring popularity of horror movies and Halloween. The terror of the moment is the Ebola virus, which succeeded in the national consciousness…

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Column: Monica Lewinsky Rejects the 'Shame Game'

Monica Lewinsky is trying to make lemonade out of 16-year-old lemons. Good for her, and good, ultimately, for us. Not so good, of course, for Hillary Clinton's nascent presidential campaign, but not fatal…

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Andrew M. Carter

Boston, Mass. -- Andrew M. Carter, a part-time resident of Strafford, Vt., who was one of the best bondsmen of his time, died at his home in Boston on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was 74 years old. With his…

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Column: Safe Sext: Getting the Message to Teens

Teens sext. Does that mean they need sext ed? The logic is compelling. Sex is an activity in which some teens (and adults!) participate. It can be enticing. It can be dangerous. It can have life-changing…

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A Film and Concert to Honor Ruby Dee

The actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis were married for 57 years, and in that time they forged an extraordinary union that fused both art and activism. From the 1950s through the 1970s they made their mark…

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Mimi Cary

White River Junction, Vt. -- Mimi Cary passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, with her family by her side at Valley Terrace Communities in White River Junction. Born May 12, 1920, in Springfield,…

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Forum, Oct. 23: A Good Cause; Fair, or Partisan Coverage?; Windsor Needs a Tree Ordinance

Article Highlighted a Good Cause To the Editor: On behalf of the community of people with any kind of special need, and their families, thank you for the wonderful and exquisitely written article…

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Evalyn Zufelt

Argyle, N.Y. -- Evalyn Zufelt, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Washington Center, Argyle, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Feb. 15, 1927 in Phoenix, N.Y., to the late…

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Elsie H. Johnson

Wells River, Vt. -- Elsie H. Johnson, 90, a former long-time Woodsville, N.H., resident, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Cottage Hospital, Woodsville. She was born in Haverhill, N.H., July 3, 1924, a…

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Jean (Joan) Williams

Hanover, N.H. -- Jean (Joan) Williams, 97, of Hanover, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at Kendal. Joan's full obituary and information about a service for the celebration of her life…

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Republican Milne Says 'I Think I've Got a Shot'

West Lebanon -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne said Wednesday that Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has pursued a "reckless" single-payer health care policy while ignoring concerns about the…

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Sullivan County House Candidates Face Off

Newport -- Two Republicans in the Newport-Sunapee area who lost their New Hampshire House seats in 2012 are trying to win them back, and there is also a contested election in the two-seat district representing…

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DHMC Readies Ebola Team

Lebanon -- State officials have designated Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center as New Hampshire's referral hospital for any potential case of Ebola. The designation by the Department of Health and Human…

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Shatner, Director Meet About 'Star Trek' Role

New York -- Star Trek may be the next frontier for William Shatner, again. Shatner, who played the original James T. Kirk, says he's meeting soon with Roberto Orci, who's directing Star Trek 3, to…

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Breakout Star Bethenny Frankel Returns to 'Real Housewives'

Listen, the only reason any smart person goes on a reality TV show is as a stepping stone to ... a career much better than being a reality TV star. It's a long shot, but for years, hopefuls have at least…

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Henry Kessler

White River Jct., Vt. -- Henry Kessler, 96, died Tuesday evening, Oct. 21, 2014, at his residence at Valley Terrace in White River Jct. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White…

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Court: GOP Violated Law

Montpelier -- A court has determined that the Republican Governors Association violated campaign finance law in 2010 by taking in contributions larger than the state limit of $2,000 and that its attempt…

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Vermont Man Guilty Of Luring, Killing Teacher

Burlington -- A part-time snowplow driver who told police he and his wife set out "to get a girl" was convicted Wednesday of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home and then killing her. …

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Small Increase for Social Security

Washington -- Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small pay hikes. The 1.7 percent cost-of-living…