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7 ducklings rescued from Home Depot storm drain in Rutland

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Seven ducklings that were rescued from a Home Depot storm drain in Rutland after falling through the grate are being cared for by a woman who sells flowers to the store.

Today at 12:53AM
Ayotte, Shaheen holding health care forum for veterans

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen are inviting New Hampshire veterans to attend a forum at Saint Anselm College to discuss the Veterans Choice Card program.

Today at 12:51AM
Court moves to temporary space during construction

MORRISVILLE, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Superior Court in Lamoille County is moving temporarily to a former hotel while construction is being done on the courthouse.

Today at 12:35AM
Sanders Appeals to Party's Warren Wing

Portsmouth, n.h. -- For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing. Sanders, who is…

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Top Teachers: Family Stress Slows Learning

Washington -- The greatest barriers to school success for K-12 students have little to do with anything that goes on in the classroom, according to the nation's top teachers: It is family stress, followed…

Today at 12:11AM
Native American Schools Due for Repair

Washington -- Official Washington has rarely paid much attention to the Bureau of Indian Education, a long-dysfunctional corner of the federal bureaucracy that is responsible for overseeing nearly 200…

Today at 12:11AM
Campaign Ramps Up To Teach Computer Science

Code.org, the nonprofit organization that has gotten children as young as 5 years old to try computer coding, has joined with the College Board to try to expand computer education in U.S. public schools,…

Today at 12:11AM
Obama Seeks New EPA Water Rule

In April 1989, a Michigan developer named John Rapanos dumped fill on 54 acres of wetlands he owned to make way for a shopping center. He did not have a permit, and when the state told him to stop, he…

Today at 12:11AM
Obama, U.S. Honor Fallen

Arlington, Va. -- President Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial…

Today at 12:11AM
13 Killed by Twister in Mexico; 12 Missing in Texas Floodwater

Ciudad Acuna, Mexico -- A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people…

Today at 12:11AM
Iraq, Iran Reply to Criticism

Baghdad -- Iraq and Iran pushed back Monday against U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticisms over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group, with an Iranian general going as far as saying America…

Today at 12:11AM
Fiorina returns to New Hampshire

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) AAA" Former technology executive Carly Fiorina is returning to New Hampshire as she campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination.

Today at 12:10AM
DHMC Gets Safety Devices to Protect Staff, Patients

Lebanon -- Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will soon be the second hospital in New Hampshire to outfit its security officers with a "nonlethal device" that can record interactions with unruly patients…

Today at 12:10AM
Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Newport -- The county commissioners' proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. …

Today at 12:10AM
Coronis Sends Tigers To 7-1 Defeat of Royals

Staff Report Newport -- Spencer Coronis limited Mascoma batters to just three hits and used an early offensive burst to guide the Newport High baseball team to a 7-1 win over the Royals in a Memorial…

Today at 12:10AM
Newport Softball Gets Better of Mascoma

Newport -- During the fourth inning of Monday's softball game between Newport and Mascoma, a coiled hose behind the visitors' bench suddenly sprang a leak, spraying bystanders and prompting Tigers infielder…

Today at 12:09AM
Column: As Whites Are Poised to Lose Majority Status, Backlash Is Muted

The U.S. is in the midst of a demographic transition unlike any in history. No nation with a white European ethnic majority has evolved to become a nonwhite-majority nation, a shift the U.S. is on track…

Today at 12:09AM
Thetford English Teacher Plans a Fundraising Contest

Once upon a time around the turn of the 21st century at Thetford Academy, Amanda Frost tested the patience of English teacher Joe Deffner. "I was -- I don't know -- sassy, and he would call me out and…

Today at 12:09AM
Column: Exercise Is Great, but Diet Drives Weight

The fitness industry has never been stronger. Health clubs in the United States brought in $22.4 billion in 2013, doubling their revenue in just 15 years. Sales of fitness trackers (the wearable devices…

Today at 12:09AM
Editorial: For Hillary Clinton, Mum's the Word

The Hillary Clinton campaign staged an event for the New Hampshire media recently that struck us as the antithesis of what the New Hampshire primary is about. Clinton operatives held a conference call…

Today at 12:09AM
Students Write About What They Missed, and a Picture of Cats

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages Vermont and New Hampshire students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences…

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NBC's New Show 'Aquarius' Takes on 1960s Los Angeles

A little more than three months after the moon was in the seventh house and Jupiter aligned with Mars on Feb. 14, NBC is launching the new summer series Aquarius. David Duchovny trades tracking aliens…

Today at 12:09AM
Joel McHale To Host Annual ESPY Awards

New York -- Actor and talk-show host Joel McHale will be the host of the annual ESPY Awards show in July. The irreverent sports awards show, created by ESPN, is actually being shown on sister network…

Today at 12:09AM
Column: GOP to the Rescue on Obamacare?

A Wall Street Journal editorial last Friday predicted what would happen if Republicans won the King v. Burwell case, which the Supreme Court is expected to decide any week now. The Journal said that if…

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Forum, May 26: Time for Change at the Co-op; Things are Fine at the Co-op; Splendid Art in Manchester

Time for Change at Co-op To the Editor: On Wednesday, the Co-op's new board of directors will meet for the first time since the April elections. As has been widely reported, the Co-op membership elected…