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Facial Recognition Helps Find Lost Dogs

Los Angeles -- Any worried pet owner who has spent days hanging posters, making phone calls and knocking on neighbors' doors hopes there's a more scientific way to find a lost dog. That became a reality…

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'He'll Be My Boy Forever': Bridgewater Mom Works Hard to Manage Son's Anxiety

Bridgewater -- When the yellow school bus pulled into Hanover, Delia Vanek, of Bridgewater, was following close behind in her car. Her son, Frank Vanek, was among a group of people with special needs who…

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How I Learned to Love RV-ing

This is what it has come to, I thought grimly, as we steered our rented RV onto a gravel road, past a dimly lit, shuttered gas station and toward a dark, unseeable campsite. I am now a person who sleeps…

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Column: Tomato or Eggplant? How French Intellectuals Settled the Shape of the Earth

Two hundred and 30 years ago, Charles Marie de la Condamine returned to France with proof about the shape of the Earth after spending 10 years in Latin America. For thousands of years, human beings had…

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Social Security Q&A: How to Protect Against Identity Theft

Q uestion: How can I protect myself against identity theft? Answer: First, don't carry your Social Security card with you. Keep it secure at home with your other important papers. Second, don't readily…

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Children's Book Examines Atheism

Washington -- Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten is known for exploring morality in both somber and extremely silly ways, including an in-depth article on parents who mistakenly…

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At the Hospitals: Oct. 26, 2014

New Overnight Visiting Procedures at DHMC Lebanon -- Beginning Monday , Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will require visitors to register and wear a temporary badge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., after…

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Humor in Pain, Pain in Humor: Author James McBride Finds the Funny in Slavery, Poverty, Abuse

The Good Lord Bird, James McBride's 2013 novel about a young boy in abolitionist John Brown's ragtag army, is probably the funniest book about slavery you will ever read. His 1996 memoir, The Color…

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Wheels: A Land-Based Luxury Yacht

There is beauty in the beast, the 2015 Cadillac Escalade, Premium edition. But it remains a beast, a humongous sport-utility vehicle stretching nearly 17 feet long and carrying a factory weight (sans…

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Nuts & Bolts: 2015 Cadillac Escalade

Bottom line: It is a limousine, an estate runner. It is not a sport-utility vehicle for the rest of us. Nor is it something designed to take up residence in the city. Ride, acceleration, handling: Ride…

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Wedding: Rossetti -- Breen

Cornish -- Kristen Rossetti and Kelsey Breen were married on Aug. 30, 2014, at Our Lady of the Snows in Stratton Mountain, Vt. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father . Justice of the Peace…

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Designer Burch Offers a Look at Her Inspirations

Dallas -- Tory Burch's new book is all about color, a compilation of the influences that inspire her, from people to music to art to culture to travel to home design. "It's this eclectic mix, and that's…

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Wedding: Ellis -- Plumley

Enfield -- Shaina Leigh Ellis and Douglas Edward Plumley were married on July 26, 2014, in Grantham. The ceremony and reception were held at Bistro Nouveau. The bride's parents escorted her down the aisle.…

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Wedding: Wisehart -- Carter

Hartland -- Amy Elizabeth Wisehart and Brian Thomas Carter were married on Aug. 16, 2014, at the First Unitarian Society of Hartland. The bride walked down the aisle independently. The Rev. Paul S. Saywer…

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Birth Announcements: Oct. 26, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BAILEY -- A son, Luke Morton Fonseca Foster Bailey, born on Sept. 5, 2014, to Sara and Morton Bailey, of Lyme.

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Mass. Woman Goes Global To Rescue Greyhounds

Northbridge, Mass. -- When Donna Nelson-Duey adopted her first greyhound more than 20 years ago, she received more than a pet for her family. The family adopted what has become a mission to help greyhounds…

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Mascoma Valley Races Key in GOP Effort to Regain Control

Canaan -- With Republicans trying to wrest control of the New Hampshire House from Democrats, several races in the Mascoma Valley could play a big role in the outcome. Candidates for Grafton House Districts…

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Column: Separating Secret Service Fact From Fiction

During the past five years, the U.S. Secret Service inadvertently let uninvited guests crash a state dinner, fired 10 agents for allegedly hiring prostitutes, pulled members of an elite counterassault…

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Shelby Lyman on Chess: No Compromises

Hint and Explanation: Force Checkmate Most of us steer a course between independence and conformity. Not so with Bobby Fischer, who defeated Boris Spassky in a now legendary 1972 world championship…

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Building His Own Tradition

Ithaca, n.y. -- Sam Carney doesn't have Touchdown Jesus. Instead, he has a gorgeous view. Tradition takes all forms in collegiate athletics. Some of it is for the good. Some brings honor; ask the person…

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Familiar Rivals: Buxton, Ainsworth Square Off Again for Royalton-Tunbridge Seat

Royalton -- Voters in Royalton and Tunbridge should be forgiven if they feel a sense of deja vu next month when they cast ballots for their district's state representative. For the third time in as…

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Hunting on a Two-Wheeler Is a Quieter, Efficient Alternative

By Dennis Anderson Star Tribune Four-wheelers have become a big part of hunting, worldwide. In Minnesota, some deer hunters use the machines for transportation to their stands. Others employ four-wheelers…

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In Pursuit of the Perfect Bird Dog

By Dennis Anderson Star Tribune Sandstone, Minn. -- Were Jerry Kolter an accountant or an engineer, he could solve problems with mathematical precision. Instead, as a breeder of bird dogs, along with…

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Armando Joseph Roberto, Sr.

Wakefield, Mass. -- Armando Joseph Roberto, Sr., a longtime Wakefield resident, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at the EN Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford after a battle with lung cancer. Armando,…

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To Your Good Health: On the Safety of Metal Joints and MRIs

Dear Dr. Roach: I am considering minimally invasive spine surgery. Almost 19 years ago, I had a right total-knee replacement, which still functions very well. I believe the replacement parts are made…