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Transportation crews remove snow off I-95 bridge

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The lull in big snowstorms in New Hampshire has allowed the Department of Transportation to do some bridge cleanup work.

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Maryland's O'Malley returns to New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is returning to the early voting state of New Hampshire as he continues to weigh a 2016 presidential bid.

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Vermont town rejects letting those ages 16, 17, vote locally

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - Residents of Brattleboro, Vermont, have rejected a proposal to let 16- and 17-year-olds vote in local elections.

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Burlington police seek supermarket robbery suspect

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Burlington Police are seeking a suspect who robbed a supermarket in the Vermont city's New North End.

Mar 5
Column: Saudi Arabia Honors a Critic of America

Washington Over the weekend, Saudi Arabia's King Salman awarded a prestigious prize to Zakir Naik, a televangelist and religious scholar from India, heralding him as "one of the most renowned non-Arabic-speaking…

Mar 5
Editorial: Clinton's Email Trail

Hillary Rodham Clinton has served as first lady, a senator from New York and secretary of state. She is no newcomer to the corridors of power. Her decision to exclusively use a private email account while…

Mar 5
Piermont to Consider Yard Sale Ordinance

Town Meeting will take place Tuesday, March 10, in the Old Church Building, with ballot voting from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Voters will decide on the budget and other warrant articles when the meeting reconvenes…

Mar 5
The Lasting Appeal of TV's Top Earner: 'Judge Judy'

Judge Judy doesn't quite make $1 million for every day she works, but she is nosing in mighty close to that figure. Judy Sheindlin famously works 52 days a year. On Monday, she extended her contract with…

Mar 5
Column: How Investors Won, and Middle Class Lost

From the 1940s through the 1980s, back when the mob ran Las Vegas' casinos, the essence of the city's economy was the skim. Before the day's take was tallied, the counting room guys skimmed off a certain…

Mar 5
Column: Authorization of Military Force: Be Careful What You Wish For

Since President Obama asked Congress in February for a new authorization for use of military force against Islamic State, the proposal has been under attack by hawkish members of Congress. "My goal is…

Mar 5
Michael Brown's Parents to File Suit

Ferguson, Mo. -- The parents of Michael Brown plan to file a wrongful-death lawsuit in the near future, their attorneys announced Thursday morning. They will sue the city of Ferguson and Darren Wilson,…

Mar 5
Kerry Pushes Back on Nuke Talks

Montreux, Switzerland -- U.S. officials sought Wednesday to tamp down expectations of a substantial preliminary nuclear deal with Iran by the March deadline while working to move past the political dust…

Mar 5
European Bank: Recovery Coming

Nicosia, Cyprus -- The European Central Bank will unleash its $1.2 trillion stimulus program on Monday -- and says the prospect is already boosting the eurozone economy. Mario Draghi, the bank's president,…

Mar 5
Superbug Outbreak Raises Questions

By the time 18-year-old Aaron Young wound up at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles last October, he'd been wrestling for months with excruciating stomach pain and vomiting that repeatedly…

Mar 5
Iranians Increase Role in Iraq Fight

Washington -- Iran's growing influence in Iraq is setting off alarm bells, and nowhere is the problem starker than in the high-stakes battle for Tikrit. It marks a crucial fight in the bigger war to expel…

Mar 5
Skid Row Man Shot By Police Identified

Los Angeles -- A homeless man who was shot to death by police during a Skid Row confrontation over the weekend was identified Thursday under his true name -- not the stolen identity he had used for years.…

Mar 5
Killer Whales Live Well Past Menopause

Menopausal female killer whales are knowledgeable leaders who help younger members of their community find food, particularly in years in which prey is scarce, according a new study. The findings suggest…

Mar 5
Study: Men Are More Narcissistic Than Women

Nearly every stereotype about the gender gap with regards to narcissism, ambition and leadership is right. That's according to a study in the March issue of the Psychological Bulletin, the journal of the…

Mar 5
Springfield Mulls Zoning Amendments

Springfield Town Meeting is Tuesday, March 10, from 11 a.m. to noon at Town Hall. Polls will be open from noon to 7 p.m. Town Meeting will reconvene at the Town Hall on Saturday, March 14, at 9:30 a.m.…

Mar 5
In Norwich, New Chairwoman and Town Manager Don't Mix

Norwich -- The new Selectboard on Wednesday voted 4-1 to make Linda Cook its chair, picking a selectwoman who publicly opposed the facilities bond that failed on Tuesday and clashed with Town Manager Neil…

Mar 5
Lyme Approves School Budget

Lyme -- Voters approved all warrant articles during a short and to-the-point school district meeting at the Lyme School on Thursday night. With virtually no discussion, about 75 residents unanimously…

Mar 5
Hartford Mulls Sewer Improvements

White River Junction -- With the spring thaw coming, residents know they once again can expect to see significant flooding in downtown White River Junction. Morgan Perrone, owner of the Valley Flower…

Mar 5
Joyous Raptors: Rivendell Soars to Championship Game

Barre, Vt. -- While breaking away from any team huddle or timeout, the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team collectively shouts "All in!" -- a phrase the Raptors say is indicative of their aggressive…

Mar 5
Tigers Earn Revenge

Newport -- There were no surprises this time. Last winter, underdog Raymond, the 13th seed in the New Hampshire Division III boys basketball tournament, came into Wheeler Gym in the second round and shocked…

Mar 5
Showdown Looms for Hawks, Cavs

Atlanta -- The Atlanta Hawks are blowing away everyone in the Eastern Conference. Yet, there's always a sense that LeBron James will be standing in the way when they get to the playoffs. That scenario…