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Quiet on the Set

O nly 11 years old and acting in his second short film, Danny Davis is already a pro. Waiting to go on camera, Davis, wearing an adult black leather jacket that swamps his frame, is having a liberal…

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Forum: Aug. 22: No to Glenn McCoy; Yes to Shawn Braley; Worthy Candidates

Glenn McCoy's Nasty Scratchings To the Editor: I strongly agree in principle with those who defend the publication of Glenn McCoy's nasty scratchings. I too am interested in all points of view that…

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Sara Condie

Wilder, Vt. -- Sara Condie, 92, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in Wilder. Sara was born Jan. 22, 1922, in Hudson, Ohio, a daughter of Eugene and Stella (Burdick) Rideout,…

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Hanover's 3 Guys Basement Barbecue Closes

Hanover -- 3 Guys Basement Barbecue had its last day this past Sunday, as its owner, Nigel Leeming, has shuttered the restaurant, which despite good reviews hadn't been making enough money over the summer. …

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Shirley M. Kibbe

Enfield, N.H. -- Shirley M. Kibbe, 84, passed from her Earthly life Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in the Cardiac Care Unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She was born May 20, 1930, in Brockton, Mass.,…

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Kendall C. "Gil" Gilbert, Jr.

Wilder, Vt. -- Kendall C. "Gil" Gilbert, Jr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, Vt. He was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Woodstock, Vt. the son of Kendall and Margaret…

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Walter G. Parmenter III

Wilder, Vt. -- A graveside memorial for Wally Parmenter who died May 20, will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in White River Jct., Vt. with a celebration of life following at the…

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Marilyn T. Mock

White River Jct., Vt. -- Marilyn T. Mock, 80, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. Mrs. Mock was born June 27, 1934, in Randolph, Vt., a daughter of Maurice and…

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In 'Sin City,' Rodriguez, Miller Talk Noir Yarns, Not Social Commentary

When director Robert Rodriguez and legendary comic-book author Frank Miller released their movie Sin City in 2005, they had few expectations they'd ever make the sequel, opening today at the Nugget…

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Matthew Weiner on Reworking 'Are You Here,' Ending 'Mad Men'

One of the key shows people point to when discussing the relatively recent surge in quality on television is Mad Men. Thematically rich, visually stylized and emotionally evocative, the show uses what…

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Fall Films Worth The Anticipation

At long last, what seemed like an endless summer is over -- at the movies, anyway. It's time to put aside all that comic book reading that we call "research," sweep the word "sequel" aside and get serious…

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Column: Hope and Change, As in Climate Change

A few years ago, I discovered my undergraduates had informally renamed my Intro to Environmental Studies class. They called it "Environmental Depression." I've been teaching college undergraduates about…

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Column: A Fairer Way to Elect House Members

In the original conception of our Constitution, the House of Representatives was to be the branch of government that best reflected the will of the people. House members cannot serve without being elected…

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Editorial: Prosecuting Politicians

There are many fair grounds on which to criticize Rick Perry's performance as governor of Texas: his rejection of federal funding for Medicaid expansion and his grandstanding deployment of the state's…

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Emmy Hopefuls Play Angles to Nab Trophies

Los Angeles -- If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards. But the audience for Monday's ceremony (8 p.m. EDT, NBC) may suffer…

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Church Firing Stirs Up Controversy Over Same-Sex Marriage

Chicago -- Angry, tearful parishioners stood in line at the crowded church, each taking a turn to beg church leaders to bring back their longtime music director, who was fired recently from northwest…

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Young Activist Vies for GOP Nod

Concord -- Andrew Hemingway doesn't hesitate to share his ideas for New Hampshire -- even when he knows you'll be skeptical. Take his flat tax plan. It would reduce taxes on businesses and start taxing…

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Ferguson Gives 'Masters of Sex' Relevance

New Y ork -- On Sunday, for the eighth consecutive night since the Aug. 9 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, there was chaos and confusion in Ferguson, Missouri: Tear gas billowing in the…

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Business Money Vital to Shumlin

Montpelier -- Political campaigns in Vermont are almost always funded by private money. Figuring out where exactly the cash is coming from, however, can be difficult. Unlike federal elections statutes,…

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High Court Case to Shape Ferguson Probe

Washington -- It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago. The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to…

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BofA Settles Loan Lawsuit For $17 Billion

Washington -- The Justice Department on Thursday announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America, a record-setting deal that helps homeowners and ends myriad state and federal investigations…

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Child Abuse Cases Spike In Vermont

Montpelier -- The number of alleged child abuse or neglect cases filed in courts across Vermont last year grew 21 percent from the year before, according to data from the state. In some counties, the…

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DHMC Doctor: Ebola Unlikely in U.S., But Preparations Underway

Lebanon -- Grim news about the Ebola virus is filling the airwaves these days. And although the chances of contracting the disease outside of West Africa are extremely slim, American hospitals are preparing…