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White River Junction Discount Grocer Set to Close

White River Junction -- After 21 years of operating White River Discount Foods off Sykes Mountain Avenue, Dan and Marcia Nelson are moving on. The store's last official day will be Wednesday, though…

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City Takes Stock On Crafts Avenue

West Lebanon -- Bob Merrill has lived on the corner of Beyerle Street and Crafts Avenue for 35 years, and while the neighbors have changed over that time, the character of the area has remained the same. …

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Ex-Police Chief Settles Lawsuit

New London -- Former New London police Chief David Seastrand and a Colby-Sawyer student who accused him of asking her to pose nude have settled a lawsuit filed earlier this year on the student's behalf.…

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Alma Marie Jacklin

Claremont, N.H. -- Alma Marie Jacklin, 93, of Claremont, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Alma was born in Dedham, Mass., on Jan. 14, 1921, to Edward and Louise (Kiessling) Kamps. She graduated from…

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Martha S. Morse

Unity, N.H. -- Martha S. Morse, 89, of Unity died on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a brief illness. She was born in Bath, Pa. on Jan. 11, 1925, the…

Dec 19
Making a Deal With Cuba: Who Will Win?

Washington The U.S. embargo on Cuba -- or what's left of it after President Obama's dramatic Cuba policy announcement -- may be a futile gesture. But it is, or was, not an empty gesture. It put the…

Dec 19
Editorial: Smarter, and Dumber

You can't always be certain of being the smartest person in the room, unless you dine alone. But no need to fret when you're not the best -- sometimes intelligence isn't all it's cracked up to be. Consider…

Dec 19
Claremont's Finances in Check

Claremont -- The city's financial health and record-keeping received high marks in the latest independent audit by the firm Melanson Heath of Nashua. "It is a clean opinion (from the auditors)," Frank…

Dec 19
A Legacy In Letters and on the Land

It's Nov. 21, 2014, about 10 a.m., and I'm heading up the Bill Hill trail in Thetford Center. The morning has been cold and squally, and right now fat snowflakes ride ripples of the shifting wind, settling…

Dec 19
Parents Push For Plea Deal In Colo. Trial

Denver -- The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain -- a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether the…

Dec 19
Fate of Retailers' Season Still in Doubt

New York -- Despite an early start, sales data provided to The Associated Press show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season. Sales rose 1.8 percent…

Dec 19
Stalwarts Won't Relent on Cuba

Washington -- Opponents of President Obama's diplomatic opening toward Cuba began plotting for the long road ahead to block the administration's new policy, focusing on areas where congressional consent…

Dec 19
Obama Says Sony Wrong To Pull Film

Washington -- President Obama criticized Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday for retreating on a film that seemingly instigated a devastating cyberattack now blamed on the North Korean government. Amid…

Dec 19
Ainge Explains Trade

Boston -- Rajon Rondo wanted to avoid rush-hour city traffic, so he met at the Boston Celtics suburban practice facility with the man who traded him. "I shared with him how much I appreciated all he…

Dec 19
Panel: Overhaul Secret Service

Washington -- An independent panel on Thursday recommended sweeping changes at the Secret Service, saying the elite protective agency is "starved for leadership" and calling for an outsider as director,…

Dec 19
Cops: Teen Killed Boy, Made False Report

Berne, n.y. (ap) -- A 19-year-old woman strangled a 5-year-old cousin who had been in her parents' care, then discarded his body along a road before calling in a false report that two masked intruders…

Dec 19
This 'Annie' Isn't Timeless

Quvenzhan? Wallis is an Annie for the modern age. She has the street smarts to navigate New York, sprinting across subway platforms and pedaling a Citi Bike, and the business savvy to find creative solutions…

Dec 19
A Fresh Cut

Cassie George, owner of Junction Barbershop in White River Junction, cuts Richard Schlein's hair on Friday.Valley News -- Jennifer Hauck

Dec 19
A Look at the NFL's Most Underappreciated and Overblown

Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and the rest of the Dallas Cowboys head into Sunday's game against the Colts leading the NFC East and on the verge of a playoff berth. A ton of the credit for that should go to head…

Dec 19
Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Hockey Wins in Empire State

Massena, n.y. -- A day that started by reliving a miracle ended with the Hanover High girls hockey team earning a 6-0 win over BFA-St. Albans at the Massena Tournament on Friday night. The Marauders held…

Dec 19
Second-Period Goal Sends Jets Past Bruins

Winnipeg, Manitoba -- Michael Hutchinson made 30 saves and Dustin Byfuglien broke a tie with 23 seconds left in the second period in the Winnipeg Jets' 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday night.…

Dec 19
Sox Pitcher Gets Warm Welcome

Boston -- Rick Porcello didn't hesitate when asked to recall memories of pitching in Fenway Park. In his rookie season, he hit Boston's Kevin Youkilis in the back with the first pitch of the second…

Dec 19
Lebanon Cruises to Doubleheader Sweep of Hanover

Hanover -- Given the various options for a ballhandling guard during a three-on-one break, Lebanon High sophomore K.J. Matte chose the one on Friday night that might come to define what this year's Raiders…

Dec 19
Presidential Flub: It's Franco, Not Flacco

Baltimore -- Call it a Presidential fumble: Barack Obama mistakenly used the last name of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco when referring to actor James Franco in a speech Friday. Lashing out…