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Escaped inmate arrested in Vernon

VERNON, Vt. (AP) - Authorities say an escaped inmate from New Hampshire has been arrested in Vermont four days after police say he walked away from a transitional housing unit where he was finishing his sentence.

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South Carolina man wins lifetime hunting license

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A South Carolina man has won a lifetime hunting and fishing license in Vermont.

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Fishing rules changed for 2015

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's Fish and Game Department says changes have been made to rules for catching smelt, striped bass, white perch, haddock and cod for 2015.

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White River Junction Discount Grocer Set to Close

White River Junction -- After 21 years of operating White River Discount Foods off Sykes Mountain Avenue, Dan and Marcia Nelson are moving on. The store's last official day will be Wednesday, though…

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City Takes Stock On Crafts Avenue

West Lebanon -- Bob Merrill has lived on the corner of Beyerle Street and Crafts Avenue for 35 years, and while the neighbors have changed over that time, the character of the area has remained the same. …

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Ex-Police Chief Settles Lawsuit

New London -- Former New London police Chief David Seastrand and a Colby-Sawyer student who accused him of asking her to pose nude have settled a lawsuit filed earlier this year on the student's behalf.…

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Alma Marie Jacklin

Claremont, N.H. -- Alma Marie Jacklin, 93, of Claremont, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Alma was born in Dedham, Mass., on Jan. 14, 1921, to Edward and Louise (Kiessling) Kamps. She graduated from…

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Martha S. Morse

Unity, N.H. -- Martha S. Morse, 89, of Unity died on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a brief illness. She was born in Bath, Pa. on Jan. 11, 1925, the…

Dec 19
Making a Deal With Cuba: Who Will Win?

Washington The U.S. embargo on Cuba -- or what's left of it after President Obama's dramatic Cuba policy announcement -- may be a futile gesture. But it is, or was, not an empty gesture. It put the…

Dec 19
Editorial: Smarter, and Dumber

You can't always be certain of being the smartest person in the room, unless you dine alone. But no need to fret when you're not the best -- sometimes intelligence isn't all it's cracked up to be. Consider…

Dec 19
Claremont's Finances in Check

Claremont -- The city's financial health and record-keeping received high marks in the latest independent audit by the firm Melanson Heath of Nashua. "It is a clean opinion (from the auditors)," Frank…

Dec 19
A Legacy In Letters and on the Land

It's Nov. 21, 2014, about 10 a.m., and I'm heading up the Bill Hill trail in Thetford Center. The morning has been cold and squally, and right now fat snowflakes ride ripples of the shifting wind, settling…

Dec 19
Returning to Cuba, With Complex Emotions

Ann Arbor, Mich. I walk a tightrope with Cuba. I'm a daughter of Cuban exiles who've pledged not to return until there is political change. Yet I've traveled to the island numerous times since the…

Dec 19
Ranking the Bowl Games, From No. 38 to No. 1

The postseason is one "Kokomo Bowl" from becoming the next verse in a Beach Boys song: "Miami, Bahamas, come on pretty mama, Camellia, and Boca, this is not a joke-a." Four new bowl games, plus the extra…

Dec 19
Forum, Dec. 20: Lebanon Priorities; Peace and the Koran; Dance and Lyrics

Priorities In Lebanon To the Editor: I see we can afford to hire another assistant for the Lebanon Public Works Department at a salary of $85,000, but cannot afford to spend $6,000 to protect our employees…

Dec 19
For UNH Football, Delight in the Dungeon

Durham, n.h. -- Last year they reached the FCS semifinals for the first time ever. Last week they hosted a quarterfinal game for just the second time in school history. Today's game will be a mashup of…

Dec 19
'Interview' Deserves To Be Seen

That I was one of the relative few to see The Interview is not a boast I take any pleasure in. It's with heavy sadness, not pride, that I review Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's North Korean farce. As…

Dec 19
Movie Review: 'Secret of the Tomb?' It's Full of Dead Jokes

The aptly-subtitled Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is a blast of dead air and mummified humor. Suitable only for children too young to remember the first two movies or too undiscerning to care…

Dec 19
Movie Review: Lots of Battles, not Much Hobbit

The Hobbit is everywhere. In the run-up to the release of The Battle of the Five Armies, the final, Armageddon-like installment of Peter Jackson's three-part film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's comparatively…

Dec 19
Movie Review: 'Wild' Heroine Is Hard to Approach

In Wild, the stirring adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's 2012 memoir, Reese Witherspoon delivers an admirably restrained, un-glamorous performance as the author, who at age 26 hiked 1,110 miles of the Pacific…

Dec 19
Elizabeth B. DeVaux

Norwich, Vt.-- Elizabeth B. DeVaux, 75, passed away peacefully, Thursday afternoon Dec.18th at her home in Norwich, surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 10, 1939 in Woodsville, N.H. the daughter…

Dec 19
Many Hospices Fail to Send Visiting Nurse Prior to Death, Records Show

When a hospice patient has chosen to die at home, as they typically do, the days immediately before death are typically the most difficult, and the time when families most need a visiting nurse. But many…

Dec 19
In Brief: Padres Trade for Star Outfielder

Atlanta -- Landing another of baseball's top power hitters, the San Diego Padres acquired Atlanta outfielder Justin Upton on Friday in a trade that sent four prospects to the Braves. The Padres already…