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Today at 04:34AM
Ex-hospital building added to historic register

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The last remaining building from Concord's first hospital has been added to the New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places.

Today at 02:37AM
New bishop appointed to lead Vermont Catholics

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Auxiliary Bishop of Indianapolis has been appointed the 10th Bishop of Burlington in Vermont.

Today at 01:56AM
Walkway inmate arrested in Rochester

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Police say a minimum security inmate who walked away from a transitional work center in Concord has been arrested after crashing a stolen car in Rochester.

Today at 01:49AM
Combination bar, arcade approved for Burlington

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Craft beer and classic arcade games will be sharing space in Burlington, Vermont.

Today at 01:28AM
Fireworks return to Montpelier on New Year's Eve

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Montpelier's downtown community organization is hoping to ramp up New Year's Eve festivities in Vermont's capital city.

Today at 01:13AM
Resort developers seek approval for snowmaking

DIXVILLE NOTCH, N.H. (AP) - Developers planning an overhaul of the Balsams resort are seeking permission to remove water from the Androscoggin River for snowmaking as they work to quadruple the size of the resort's wilderness ski area.

Today at 01:11AM
Inmate missing from New Hampshire halfway house

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say a minimum security inmate is missing from a transitional work center in Concord.

Today at 12:01AM
Gift allows vet center to get pellet stoves

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A veterans outreach center in Bennington is adding a wood-pellet-fueled heating system thanks to a $10,000 gift from a former resident of the Vermont Veterans Home.

Today at 12:00AM
Maine concert to aid striking FairPoint workers

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Local musicians are preparing to put on a show in Maine to help raise money for striking FairPoint workers.

Dec 21
Enfield Gives Dog Park Final OK

Enfield -- After more than a year of organizing and planning, supporters say they have cleared all of the red tape required of them to build a dog park on Route 4A in Enfield. The next step is to hire…

Dec 21
A Life: Marianne Peterson, 1924 -- 2014; 'She Loved to Entertain, Whether It Was in Her Home or On Stage'

Charlestown -- For Marianne Peterson, life was to be lived full speed ahead. Whether belting out a show tune in a local variety show, entertaining, cooking one of her signature dishes, selling advertising…

Dec 21
Norwich Man Integral in Cuba Release

Norwich -- An influential U.S. Senate aide who helped to free an American imprisoned in Cuba and restore diplomatic relations with the communist country tracks his foreign policy and humanitarian work…

Dec 21
VA System Has Been Unfairly Maligned by the Nation's Media

One of the biggest -- and most misunderstood -- stories of 2014 was about the nation's largest health care system, the Veterans Health Administration. Revelations that managers at the VA were concealing…

Dec 21
My Rape Story: The Price of Staying Silent

As the Washington Post Cairo bureau chief, I live and work with the risk of sexual violence all around me. I've covered war and political turmoil in the Middle East for the past seven years, spending…

Dec 21
Editorial: A Cyberattack Against Free Speech

The cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken an even more disturbing turn. First it demonstrated how cyberthieves can raid a company's most valuable trade secrets. Now it has escalated into…

Dec 21
Nature Has a Tornado Detector

Los Angeles -- Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that a song bird weighing less than two nickels managed to carry a tiny electronic sensor from Tennessee to Colombia and back. Then he looked…

Dec 21
A Supporter of Right-to-Work Laws Cites Myths

Many states and local governments are considering right-to-work laws. These laws make union dues voluntary. Without them, union contracts make paying dues a condition of employment. While most Americans…

Dec 21
Half of Dr. Oz's Medical Advice Is Baseless or Wrong, Study Says

It's not hard to understand what makes Dr. Oz so popular. Called "America's doctor," syndicated talk-show host Mehmet Oz speaks in a way anyone can understand. Medicine may be complex. But with Dr. Oz,…

Dec 21
Focus Renewed on Statehouse Security

Washington -- Security at statehouses is as varied as the legislatures housed within them. Some capitols have metal detectors and screen visitors. Others offer open access, and some allow people with permits…

Dec 21
A 'Ghost' of a Chance

Kittery, Maine -- Even on land, the Ghost looks futuristic and fast. The angular vessel looks like a waterborne stealth fighter. It rides atop underwater torpedo-shaped tubes powered by a pair of 2,000-horsepower…

Dec 21
Vt. Officials Edit State Health Goals

Montpelier -- After Gov. Peter Shumlin dropped his long-sought goal of a universal, publicly funded health care system this past week, key members of his health care team immediately got back to work picking…

Dec 21
Deer Take Down, Bears Up This Hunting Season

Concord -- Hunters in New Hampshire killed fewer deer this season, but a robust bear population and a change in the way they're hunted meant more success for people trying to bag one, according to the…

Dec 21
NFL Roundup: Cowboys Dismantle Colts

Arlington, Texas -- Dallas ended a four-year playoff drought Sunday in a dominating 42-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, with Tony Romo throwing four touchdown passes and breaking Troy Aikman's franchise…