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Today at 03:48AM
Man denied bail in death of daughter's boyfriend

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man accused of killing his daughter's boyfriend and burying his body beneath a manure pile is staying in jail for now.

Today at 03:44AM
Go For the Food: The ultimate beer run in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Let's not call this a "beer run." That has such a... Friday night frat boy connotation. Let's instead call this a "beer journey."

Today at 03:17AM
Eagle nursed back to health, released

PUTNEY, Vt. (AP) - A veterinary clinic has nursed an American bald eagle back to health and has released him.

Today at 02:43AM
Man accused of home invasion testifies

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A man accused of being an accomplice in a 2012 violent home invasion in Bedford, New Hampshire, says he was terrified of another man charged in the case.

Today at 02:24AM
Fire destroys home, no one hurt

MORRISVILLE, Vt. (AP) - Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house fire in Morrisville, Vermont, that resulted in about $250,000 in damage.

Today at 02:14AM
3-alarm fire destroys commercial building

DERRY, N.H. (AP) - A three-alarm fire has destroyed a single-story commercial building that housed an auto body shop, paint shop and others in Derry, New Hampshire.

Today at 01:36AM
Vermonters urged to 'take back' drugs Saturday

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell is urging Vermonters to dispose of unwanted medications on this year's drug take-back day.

Today at 01:31AM
Hunters: check website for antlerless deer permits

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Deer hunters who applied for a muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit can now go to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department website to see if they will be receiving a permit in the mail.

Today at 01:31AM
Norwich U. to launch largest fundraising campaign

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's Norwich University is getting ready to launch the school's largest fundraising campaign.

Today at 12:37AM
Traffic shift planned for I-93 in Windham

WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is implementing a traffic shift this week on Interstate 93 in Windham.

Today at 12:35AM
Summit focuses on health cost innovations

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire health care providers, insurance companies and business leaders are discussing the challenges that come with providing good benefits while keeping premiums affordable.

Today at 12:32AM
UNH programs to hold agricultural research meeting

MADBURY, N.H. (AP) - Those interested in agricultural research can attend a twilight presentation at Kingman Farm in Madbury hosted by the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station and UNH Cooperative Extension.

Today at 12:29AM
Editorial: Brown Needs to Call a Different Play

Scott Brown stuck pretty closely to the Republican playbook after winning the party's U.S. Senate primary in New Hampshire last week, excoriating his opponent in this fall's general election, incumbent…

Today at 12:29AM
Short Trail, Long History

Thetford -- A trail ran through it for years. You just wouldn't have wanted to try to negotiate a 600-foot stretch of the path between Thetford Elementary School and Thetford Academy most seasons. Not…

Today at 12:29AM
Tunbridge Fifth-Grader Writes About His Confidence Showing Cattle

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…

Today at 12:29AM
Why Admiring China's Scores Can Damage U.S. Schools

I have spent much of my life studying China and the countries near it. Just ask and I'll show you my master's degree in East Asian regional studies, and my five years of Washington Post articles from…

Today at 12:29AM
Column: Video Put a Face to Domestic Violence -- Ray Rice's

When a police photo of Rihanna's battered face was leaked in 2009, I was outraged. I criticized the media for disseminating it and refused to link to the image, because I found it "a sickening violation…

Today at 12:29AM
'When Everything Is Possible': Dartmouth Hosts Convocation for Class of 2018

Hanover -- Dartmouth College welcomed its newest students, the Class of 2018, at its 245th convocation Monday afternoon with remarks from Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon, Provost Carol Dever and Student…

Today at 12:29AM
Column: Domestic Abuse Is an Equal Opportunity Horror

I've never been a victim of domestic violence, but I've loved people who have been. I say "people" because some of the victims have been men, despite the general Burning Bed stereotype of the muscled…

Today at 12:29AM
Veterans' Voices Heard

White River Junction -- Emotions were subdued and complaints muted during an hour-long town hall meeting Monday afternoon that brought about 50 veterans and others face to face with local Department of…

Today at 12:29AM
Oscar S. Ferris

North Randolph, Vt. -- Oscar S. Ferris, 87, died on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in the same room where he was born at his home in North Randolph after a four year illness. He was born Jan. 1, 1927, in North…

Today at 12:29AM
82-Year-Old Transported In Route 131 Rollover Crash

Weathersfield -- An 82-year-old Cornish woman was airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for injuries she sustained in a single vehicle crash near the intersection of Route 131 and South Mountain…

Today at 12:29AM
Janice M. Spydell

White River Jct., Vt. -- Janice M. Spydell, 86, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Valley Terrace in Wilder, Vt. She was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Hartford, Conn. a daughter of Gordon H. and Sarah Elizabeth…

Today at 12:29AM
Are the Roosevelts Electable?

Last month, inspired by his visit to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's home at Hyde Park in New York, Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt pondered whether FDR could have been elected today. The…