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Today at 11:48AM
New England govs' regional energy effort in doubt

BOSTON (AP) - A nearly yearlong effort by New England's governors to address the region's soaring energy costs has been put on hold.

Today at 11:36AM
US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) - American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials said, even as the insurgents threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any continued attacks.

Today at 11:29AM
Text of Obama's remarks on slain journalist

Text of President Barack Obama's remarks about American journalist James Foley, as provided by the White House. Foley was killed by Islamic State extremists shown in a video released Tuesday. The extremists called the beheading retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq:

Today at 11:12AM
Data: Connecticut, Maine have slow economic growth

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009, according to new federal statistics released Wednesday.

Today at 11:07AM
Almanac predicts colder winter, hotter summer

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

Today at 11:00AM
Governor: grocery chain battle at 'critical point'

BOSTON (AP) AAA" Gov. Deval Patrick says he hopes to talk again to warring cousins whose battle over management of the Market Basket grocery store chain has sparked an employee walkout and customer boycott.

Today at 10:57AM
2 farms get grants for value added products

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Two Vermont farms are getting a total of more than $185,000 in grants as part of a federal program that encourages the production of value-added agricultural products.

Today at 10:54AM
Slain American journalist remembered as driven

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - In 2011, just after he was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, James Foley acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death.

Today at 10:45AM
Mountain pass closed by struck truck

CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) - A stuck truck has forced the closure of Vermont Route 108 through Smugglers' Notch.

Today at 10:42AM
Lawsuit challenge's town's panhandling crackdown

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union is suing a town it claims is violating the free speech rights of the poor and homeless by harassing and charging panhandlers who use signs to solicit handouts.

Today at 09:54AM
US officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) - American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials said, even as the insurgents threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any continued attacks.

Today at 09:40AM
Slain journalist's parents: He died a hero

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The parents of an American journalist slain by Islamic State militants say their son died a hero for revealing the stories of oppressed people in war-torn lands.