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Police: Multiple people injured in head-on car crash

BARRE, Vt. (AP) - Authorities say multiple people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Vermont.

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GOP White House hopefuls flood New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Days before the first official debate of the 2016 Republican presidential primary, nearly every GOP White House hopeful is heading to New Hampshire.

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Route 1 Bypass to be closed for a night for bridge work

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is planning night work on the Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth for bridge steel setting.

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Clinton's presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads

WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cash

WASHINGTON (AP) - It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

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Lions Are in Trouble

Washington -- The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. When Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion, the Internet exploded with outrage. But scientists who have studied…

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A Life: Ann Jean Thomas, 1926-2015; 'They Are All So Beautiful'

Woodstock -- In her last book of verse, published in 2013, Ann Jean Thomas included a short, enigmatic poem titled In Praise of Lithium Silicates. Only 12 lines, the first nine as opaque as the minerals…

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Mt. Ascutney Projects Break-Even for 2016 Budget

Windsor -- After two straight years of losing money in its health care operations, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center is projecting that in its upcoming fiscal year it will break even in its core…

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It's Going Swimmingly: Pool Potential Grows for Hartland's Cox

White River Junction -- Here's the thing about a stopwatch: Make it big enough, put it in the right place and people will notice the numbers on it, especially when they get low enough. The folks who follow…

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Voters Cheer Sanders' Populist Platform in Claremont

Claremont -- Over the course of an hour Sunday evening, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders laid out nearly his entire platform to an upbeat crowd of voters who filled the Common Man Restaurant and spilled…

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Column: How The American Psychological Association Lost Its Way

The American Psychological Association is in crisis. Last December, a Senate Intelligence Committee report laid bare the extensive involvement of individual psychologists in the CIA's black-site torture…

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Column: Critics Hate Benghazi Film They Haven't Seen

Michael Bay's 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi might not turn out to be the biggest film of 2016, but it could prove the most controversial. The studio released a two-and-a-half-minute trailer…

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Editorial: Save Disability Insurance Program

By this time next year, a crucial federal safety-net program could be out of cash, or almost out of cash. We refer to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), which paid benefits to 9 million disabled…

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How Insects Dine

Insects and flowering plants (angiosperms) are so evidently made for each other that scientists have long assumed it was the emergence of plants with flowers 125 million years ago that led to the sudden…

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Florida Tries to Stop Protecting Panthers

A Florida panther this week was struck and killed by a car in Collier County, Fla. Florida motorists have killed 17 of the big cats so far this year. Given that the best estimates put the remaining wild…

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Hope Margaret Wescott

Enfield, N.H. -- Hope Margaret Wescott, 97, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon & Enfield. An obituary will be published in a later edition.

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Forum: Treated With Respect at the VA; Same Red Sox, Different Day; Support N.H. Drug Czar

Treatment With Respect at the VA To the Editor: I was thinking, how is it that we are quick to find fault and slow to give praise? When I returned from overseas in the early 1970s, the war was not…

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'The Game' Is Over and Everybody Involved With It Won

Where were you when you heard about the 7.7? Ask anyone involved with BET's comedy The Game, and they will recall every glorious detail. That's because the number refers to the 7.7 million viewers who…

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Virginia (Ginny) Marino

Orford, N.H. -- Virginia (Ginny) Marino, born Feb. 16, 1928 in Brooklyn, N.Y., died Saturday, Aug. 1st, 2015 at home in Orford surrounded by her loving children; Martin (Tad) Marino, of Elmhurst, N.Y.;…

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Cheaper Power For Northeast Is Just North

Concord -- Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to…

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Red Sox Can't Sweep Tampa

Boston -- James Loney knows it always feels better having a lucky hit at the right time. Asdrubal Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and then scored on Loney's bloop single in the eighth inning, and…

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Baseball Deadline Dealing Was Must-See TV

Reality TV isn't really my thing. I haven't watched any in years, at least since Chicago Cubs part-owner Todd Ricketts' failed attempt at selling hot dogs in Undercover Boss. But this year's trade…

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Obama Will Crack Down On Emissions

Washington -- Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the…

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Egypt Security Talks Resume

Cairo -- Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political…

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American Pharoah Wins Post-Triple Crown Return

Oceanport, n.j. -- American Pharoah turned on the speed in the stretch and easily won the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday in his first race since sweeping the Triple Crown. With a record…