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Police say lengthy pursuit ends with fugitive's arrest

WALPOLE, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say they pursued a fugitive in a stolen truck through multiple towns before using a tire-deflating device to bring the vehicle to a stop.

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Officials say man found dead after fire in Somersworth

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire fire officials say a man was found dead after a fire in a Somersworth home.

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Honoring Those Who Served: Upper Valley Veterans Share What Memorial Day Means to Them

Valley News photographer Sarah Shaw interviewed veterans from the Upper Valley, asking each what Memorial Day means to them and who they think of on this holiday. In addition to portraits, most of which…

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Grave Injustice: Family of Union Soldier Fights to Have His Final Resting Place Marked

In the months before Moses Elkins, of Troy, Vt., gave his life for his country, he endured almost unimaginable deprivation. His bones, mixed in a jumble with those of hundreds of other American soldiers,…

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KUA Graduates Told to 'Go for It'

Meriden -- Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff, a 2002 Kimball Union Academy graduate, was remembered for his courage, commitment and passion at the boarding school's 198th commencement on Saturday morning. …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Friends of Veterans Could Use a Hand

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer White River Junction -- A nonprofit that helps Vermont veterans who are homeless or at risk for homelessness could use a hand. "Our issue right now is volunteers…

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Walk Highlights Influence Of Money in U.S. Politics

Lebanon -- The gathering on the grassy green of Lebanon's Colburn Park late Saturday morning had many names associated with it -- The New Hampshire Rebellion, the Walk for Democracy, Open Democracy and…

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Hartford Softball Outlasts Hanover

Norwich -- Too much softball in too little time makes for too many mistakes. Such was the discovery of the Hartford and Hanover High softball teams Saturday, when they clashed at Huntley Meadows, a contest…

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Last Two Essentials Clothing Stores To Close

Hanover -- Upper Valley women who want a lithe Italian Nana Nucci dress or men who favor fine Baroni suits will soon have to drive to Boston or Burlington (or go online) to buy their favorite upscale clothes:…

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Hypertherm, Casella Work to Maximize Recycling

Lebanon -- Hypertherm wants to throw out the idea of garbage. All of it. The Hanover-based maker of industrial cutting equipment, which has a 160,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Lebanon, has…

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Column: Populism Is Now Popular Across the Political Spectrum

Candidates of the left, right and center have something in common: They all want to be seen as populists. Hillary Clinton attacks income inequality and issues booklets showing how well she stacks up,…

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Editorial: A Grievance in Quechee

The executive committee of the Quechee Lakes Landowners Association recently announced in an email to its 1,400 members that it was sharply curtailing the use by Hartford residents of QLLA facilities --…

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Financial Advisers Don't Care About Millennials, and Vice Versa

The investment industry has an age discrimination problem, and millennials and Generation X are bearing the brunt of it. Only 30 percent of financial advisers are actively looking for clients under age…

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Trails Day Event in Woodstock Features Hikes, Tastings, Music

Woodstock -- A free event in Woodstock next month will mark National Trails Day with hikes and local food tastings. The 7th annual Trek to Taste on the Trails of Woodstock is set for June 6 from 10 a.m.-3…

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Woes of Password Protection

Pittsburgh -- High on the White House's hit list: The series of letters, numbers and symbols you type in when you access everything from your bank account to your Netflix list. "Kill the password dead…

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River Celebration In Windsor Includes Paddling

Windsor -- A free event on June 20 in Windsor will celebrate the Connecticut River and the people who help protect it. The annual River Celebration, held at sites along the river, is sponsored by the…

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Column: What's Wrong With Betting on Elections?

I wrote a few weeks ago about why paying people to vote is more attractive than a legal mandate as a way of increasing turnout. Recent news stories about how Hillary Clinton is the heavy betting favorite…

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N.H. Facing Shortage of Foster Families

Concord -- New Hampshire is facing a critical shortage of foster homes, say child protective agencies, who are encouraging Granite Staters to consider opening their homes to a child from their community.…

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Book Details Heroic WWII Doolittle Raid

After Pearl Harbor and before D-Day and the Bomb, there was the Doolittle raid on Tokyo. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, hoping to rally the American public for what he knew would be a long war, had…

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Dartmouth Grad Is Go-To Milliner For Celebrities

Pittsburgh -- You could say Eugenia Kim's career in millinery was sparked by a series of fortunate misfortunes. The Monroeville, Pa., native who graduated from high school in 1992 realized she didn't…

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Not 'Alternative' Anymore

Los Angeles -- When the members of Faith No More took the stage of the Wiltern in Los Angeles for the first of three concerts last month, they didn't warm up the crowd with one of their old hits. Instead,…

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Pulling Event Targets Invasives

Springfield, Vt. -- To help curb the spread of invasive plants, the Black River Action Team will hold a garlic mustard pulling event on June 7, from 9-11 a.m. Volunteers should meet at the gravel parking…

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COVER Receives $200 Donation Sugar River Rotary

White River Junction -- COVER Home Repair, a nonprofit that makes urgently needed repairs for low-income homeowners, has received a donation of $200 from Sugar River Rotary Club in Claremont. Staff and…

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Aloha Foundation Names New Director

Fairlee -- Christopher Overtree has been named executive director of The Aloha Foundation. The foundation operates residential summer camps, Aloha, Aloha Hive and Lanakila; Horizons Day Camp; Ohana Family…

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Native Trees, Shrubs Planted Along Upper Valley Rivers

Pomfret -- More than 2,000 trees have been planted along six Upper Valley rivers in New Hampshire and Vermont this spring. The 2,200 native trees and shrubs will reduce erosion, improve water quality,…