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Branded for Bernie: Dozens get inked with free Sanders tat

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Fans of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are wearing their support for him on their sleeves - and on their rib cages, calves, necks and backs.

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New Hampshire fast food workers gearing for first strike

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Fast food workers are set to walk off the job in New Hampshire's largest city to demand an hourly wage of $15 and union rights.

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Clinton's New Hampshire challenge: Winning trust

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The private email server. The Wall Street ties. The evolving policy positions. The speaking fees.

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More than 5,700 charged under 'Joshua's Law' since inception

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - In 2014, New Hampshire enacted a law that expressly created a domestic violence charge to cover cases of alleged abuse involving "intimate partners." The enactment of a specific domestic violence charge allowed the names to be entered into a federal database that prohibits people convicted of such charges from purchasing or possessing a firearm. Here at a glance are key details of what is known as "Joshua's Law":

38 minutes ago
Bernie Sanders supporters inking their support for candidate

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Fans of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are wearing their support for the presidential candidate on their sleeves - and rib cages, calves, necks and backs.

56 minutes ago
Vermont restricting domestic abusers' access to guns

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The need to protect potential victims in domestic violence cases helped lead the Vermont Legislature, which traditionally has been reluctant to restrict gun ownership, to take first steps toward making it harder for people with violent histories to get firearms.

56 minutes ago
Upstate New York car restorer finds WWII-era explosives

CHESTERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - State police say an upstate New York man found three explosive devices from World War II in the engine compartment of a 57-year-old British sports car he's been restoring.

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After Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshire

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump.

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Annual ice harvest goes on in Tamworth, New Hampshire

TAMWORTH, N.H. (AP) - The annual Ice Harvest and Winter Carnival gets underway Saturday at Remick Farm and Museum in Tamworth.

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Maine hunters enter final stretch for bobcats, foxes

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's hunters who target bobcats, foxes and a handful of other species are heading into the final weeks of the annual winter hunt.

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Hearing planned on lengthening hours of youth turkey hunt

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board will take public testimony on a proposal to extend the shooting hours for turkey hunting during the spring youth turkey hunt.

Today at 08:50AM
State announces new Sharon-Pomfret fiber optic line

SHARON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Public Service Department has announced completion of a new fiber optic line from Sharon to Pomfret that is expected to expand high-speed Internet service in east-central Vermont.

Today at 08:50AM
Bennington Museum offers free admission Saturday

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Bennington Museum is offering free admission on its community day.

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NH Lottery

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) _ These New Hampshire lotteries were drawn Friday:

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Viewers' Guide: Trump returns as urgency grows for others

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - With one primary contest over and another three days away, the Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night - with a new sense of urgency.

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) - Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

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Trump returns to debate stage; Rubio to face onslaught

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) - An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner's circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals.

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Trump returns to GOP debate, where Rubio could face attacks

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) - An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner's circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals.

Today at 03:26AM
That Iowa couple Christie talks about? They voted for Rubio.

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - An Iowa couple whose son is heading to Iraq made such an impression on GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie that he's made them a staple of his New Hampshire stump speech this week. But while the couple came away from the encounter just as impressed, they supported rival Marco Rubio in the state's caucuses.

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New England digs out from first big snowfall of season

BOSTON (AP) - New England is digging out from its first big snowfall of the season that dumped more than a foot in some places and left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power, as forecasters eye another potential winter storm early next week.

Feb 5
New Technology Brings Earliest Recorded Sounds Back to Life

Until 2008, it was an article of faith that Thomas Edison was the first person to record sound, when, in 1877, he recited Mary Had A Little Lamb into the phonograph he had invented. But in March 2008,…

Feb 5
Column: In 2016, Is 'Girl Power'Offensive?

Let me wade into churning waters to comment on a controversial front-page headline that appeared in the Valley News Jan. 30: "Girl Power in Hanover." The subhead explained the context: "Feminist Leader…

Feb 5
Editorial: The Analog Experience

T he Wall Street Journal reported this week that online colossus Amazon is planning to open several hundred bookstores. Real bookstores -- with walls, shelves, bricks and mortar. The New York Times later…

Feb 5
Volunteer Group to Take Over, Expand Enfield Food Pantry

Enfield -- An all-volunteer organization soon will be running three food pantries for families and children in the Mascoma Valley. The Friends of Mascoma Foundation plans to take over operation of the…

Feb 5
A Fleeting Art Form

In 1998, Adrian Tans was living in Burlington and joined with a group of friends for a snow sculpture contest in one of the city's lakeside parks. It was a lark, but to their surprise, their sculpture…