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A Grammar Gripe Centering On 'Centers Around,' As Illustrated by Zombies in Alabama

On Sunday, or maybe it was Saturday, I was listening to the weekend edition of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered with host Arun Rath. He’s one of my favorite NPR newscasters, someone I…

Today at 08:37AM
Report: Oral health has improved for NH children

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A new report is shows there's been statewide progress in children's oral health in New Hampshire.

Today at 08:24AM
Blood test thrown out in DWI-fatal case

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire judge has rejected key blood-test evidence in the case against a Hampton woman facing trial on charges of driving drunk and killing a pedestrian.

Today at 07:31AM
Market Basket back on its feet, opening new stores

BOSTON (AP) - A New England supermarket chain that was nearly brought to its knees by a feud among owners and a revolt by workers is quickly putting the turmoil behind it.

Today at 06:20AM
Vermont DMV chief: focusing on driving is best

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Nearly a month after the advent of Vermont's new law banning cellphones and other hand-held devices while driving, the state's motor vehicles chief says it's likely best to leave the electronics alone altogether and focus on driving.

Today at 05:45AM
Vermont economy challenges mirror US issues

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin says the Vermont economy has created thousands of jobs during his almost four years in office. GOP challenger Scott Milne and, more broadly, Republican interest groups say the state's economy has suffered under his leadership.

Today at 05:23AM
New Hampshire girl, 6, lauded for heroism

ALTON, N.H. (AP) - A 6-year-old New Hampshire girl who had the presence of mind to run home and call 911 after a tree fell on her grandfather is being lauded for heroism.

Today at 04:42AM
Bears sighted in suburban Burlington

ESSEX, Vt. (AP) - Police in the town of Essex are advising residents to take in bird feeders and bring pets indoors after bears were spotted in a suburban neighborhood.

Today at 04:42AM
Heroin overdose deaths already near 2013 total

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Through the first nine months of this year, New Hampshire has already counted almost as many heroin overdose deaths as all of 2013 and officials say they need to beef up enforcement efforts and treatment and consider expanding the use of a drug that can counter overdoses.

Today at 04:31AM
Youth hunting weekend underway in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Youth deer hunting weekend is underway in New Hampshire.

Today at 04:27AM
Salman Rushdie to visit Vermont in January

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The writer Salman Rushdie, who gained international fame with the publication of his book The Satanic Verses in 1988 and then was threatened with death for allegedly blaspheming Islam, is set to pay a visit to Vermont in January.

Today at 04:19AM
Transportation chief leaves for UNH post

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Granite State's transportation chief is leaving for a senior post at the University of New Hampshire.

Today at 04:12AM
Mass. Sen. Warren to campaign with Shaheen

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat who beat Scott Brown in 2012, is coming to New Hampshire to campaign with U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.

Today at 02:31AM
Saturday Vermont spiny softshell turtle work day

NORTH HERO, Vt. (AP) - Volunteers are being invited to attend Vermont's annual fall spiny softshell turtle nesting beach work day.

Today at 12:30AM
Orange Co. Voters Have Choices

Randolph -- Orange County voters in the Randolph and Chelsea area have some decisions to make as three Vermont House candidates are running in two two-seat districts in the Vermont House. State Reps.…

Today at 12:30AM
4 Grafton County Offices Contested

North Haverhill -- Republicans are trying to unseat the three Democrats who serve as Grafton County commissioners in the 2014 elections, but the most colorful race -- again -- may be for the oft overlooked…

Today at 12:30AM
GOP Eyes Sullivan County House Seats

A couple of Republicans are hoping the issues of Medicaid expansion and government over-regulation will allow them to wrest control of Sullivan County District 1, a two-seat House district comprising Cornish,…

Today at 12:30AM
Sculpture, Concert to Mark Claremont's 250th Celebration

Claremont -- On Sunday, the city will mark the exact day 250 years ago when Josiah Willard, Samuel Ashley and 68 others received a grant establishing Claremont on 24,000 acres or six square miles along…

Today at 12:30AM
The Call Of the Hall

West Lebanon -- Two of New Hampshire's most historic and successful high school ice hockey programs are finally becoming legendary this weekend. The New Hampshire Legends of Hockey on Sunday will honor…

Today at 12:30AM
'This Is Where My Life Is': Shaheen Casts Doubt on Brown's Motives for N.H. Run

West Lebanon -- U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Friday continued to charge her challenger with a lack of understanding of the Granite State, saying votes taken by Republican Scott Brown when he…

Today at 12:30AM
That's How She Rolls

Larry Papineau, of Wilder, watches his dog Daisy roll around on his front lawn earlier this week. "It may look cute, but she's just found something smelly," he said. Valley News -- Ariana van den Akker

Today at 12:29AM
Column: Hey, Senate Colleagues: Let's Do Lunch

So two U.S. senators, a Republican and a Democrat, are marooned for a week on a deserted island. . . . Sounds like a lead-in to a political joke, right? Well, it actually happened. We know, because we…

Today at 12:29AM
Column: From NOAA to Hartland, the View on Rapid Climate Change

During a recent panel discussion at the First Universalist Society of Hartland, we were asked to talk about our fears and thoughts regarding climate change. Before going into my response, it may be helpful…

Today at 12:29AM
Column: Big Blue Sings the Blues, and Here's Why

Big Blue's got the blues. On Monday, IBM's stock tumbled by 7 percent after it unveiled a dismal quarterly earnings report that showed a 4 percent drop in revenue -- the 10th consecutive quarter of flat…