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MacDonalds Rule at TK Invitational

By Bruce Wood Special to the Valley News Hanover -- After Nick MacDonald's birdie on the 17th hole clinched the 39th Tommy Keane Invitational championship by a 2&1 score over the father-son team…

Today at 12:21AM
A Life: Margaret 'Peggy' Poffenberger, 1922-2014; 'Sought Peace, Worked For Peace'

Brookfield, Vt. -- "Some things -- soul-searching things -- cannot be planned," Margaret "Peggy" Poffenberger once wrote in a poem. "Living and dying, the daily and the extraordinary; To fly, purposefully,…

Today at 12:21AM
Juniors Taste Sweet Victory

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer Manchester, n.h. -- Two dozen doughnuts, please. The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team will be needing them Tuesday. Spurred on by circular…

Today at 12:15AM
S.O.S for Tunbridge Bridges

Tunbridge -- Every once in a while, it happens. Somebody doesn't pay attention to the height warning signs, or a group of workers don't realize how tall their truck is, and they'll try to drive through…

Today at 12:15AM
Old Home Days, Take Two

Enfield -- A thunderstorm did not prevent residents from coming together to celebrate the last day of Old Home Days weekend on Sunday. "It's a great way to bring the community together to celebrate ,"…

Jul 27
After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

WASHINGTON (AP) - After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

Jul 27
Scarlett Johansson Uses More Than 10 Percent of Her Brain, Just Like Everyone Else

It's a common conversation starter to assert that we only use 10 percent of our brains. In Lucy, the newly-released thriller about a woman forced to work as a drug mule for the Taiwanese mob, Professor…

Jul 27
Column Ranchers Help Save Rainforest

In the ongoing pillage of tropical rainforests, villains are plenty. None has stoked imaginations like the Amazonian rancher. With his bulldozers and chainsaws, and herds that wander from horizon to horizon,…

Jul 27
Allergy Therapies Multiply

Asha Patel knows more about what goes into your lungs than you do. Every weekday at 8 a.m., the researcher climbs onto the roof of Allegheny General Hospital, in Pittsburgh, to check a machine called…

Jul 27
Column: Long Executions Might Not Affect Support for Death Penalty

Public support for the death penalty in the United States has declined, but it remains strong, with at least 60 percent of respondents in surveys saying that they favor capital punishment. Whether the…

Jul 27
Column: The Pay Gap Is Still a Problem

The Paycheck Fairness Act failed -- for the third time -- to get anywhere this spring. But with a summit on working families and President Barack Obama's lunch with an accountant mom in Minneapolis, the…

Jul 27
300 to attend Bread Loaf Writers' Conference

RIPTON, Vt. (AP) - The public is invited to attend free readings at the Middlebury College Bread Loaf Writers' Conference next month.

Jul 27
Work continues after Dartmouth summit ends

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Participants in Dartmouth College's recent summit on sexual assault will continue their work in the coming months.

Jul 27
Vermont writer wins National Medal of the Arts

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) - Novelist, poet and Middlebury College instructor Julia Alvarez has won a National Medal of the Arts.

Jul 27
Police seek help finding speeding motorcyclists

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - State police are seeking the public's help in finding a group of motorcyclists clocked at speeds of more than 120 mph in Manchester.

Jul 27
No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation's capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not.

Jul 27
Effectiveness of whooping cough vaccine is studied

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine is less effective against a new strain sweeping the country.

Jul 27
Man jumps out of canoe just before powerboat crash

ALTON, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say charges are likely against the operator of a powerboat that crashed into a canoe on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Jul 27
After settlements, firms improve spill prevention

PITTSFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Seven New England companies that store oil have developed oil spill prevention plans after reaching settlements and paying fines issued by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Jul 27
Judicial branch to offer e-filing in 2 courts

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Judicial Branch will begin pilot programs this week to push small claims courts toward going paperless.