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Insurance department starts network rules review

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Insurance Department is starting its work to assess how it decides whether insurance policies cover a sufficient number of doctors and other providers.

Today at 01:00AM
Vermont attorney general to talk predatory lending

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont attorney general William Sorrell is going to be talking about what he sees as the growing problem of illegal lending.

Today at 01:00AM
Forest Services plans fires in Vermont

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Green Mountain National Forest is planning fires this spring to treat about 300 to 400 acres of national forest land in Vermont.

Today at 12:30AM
Vermont House to have final look at GMO labeling

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The House is slated to take a final vote on legislation that would require foods with genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such in Vermont and then send it on to Gov. Peter Shumlin.

Today at 12:18AM
Editorial: Book Keepers

Three cheers for the beleaguered book, which staged a triumphant show Saturday before a large crowd eager to browse, buy, scan, trade, hold and behold objects Gutenberg himself would have recognized. If…

Today at 12:18AM
Column: When the Urge to Hike Strikes, It's Good to Head for the Hills

Montpelier I spent a couple of weeks in Kansas once, on the way to the Rockies, and found the experience unsettling. Besides painting a barn and repairing a windmill for gas money, my buddy Sam and I…

Today at 12:18AM
Column: Higher Wages Would Help Small Businesses

Nine or ten dollars an hour? Twelve? Or all the way to $15? For much of the country, significant minimum wage hikes are coming -- at least in the areas where they haven't happened already. Public debate…

Today at 12:01AM
Cheerful Pussy Willows Chase Away the Mud Season Blues

In general, I don't sing. I can't carry a tune, and words to even the simplest of songs seem to disappear from my brain in about 20 minutes. Always have. So it was a surprise to me when, walking by a clump…

Today at 12:01AM
Hard Boiling Made Easy

Call it the Great Egg Smackdown of 2014. Every time I write about hard-boiled eggs, I seem to get a flood of mail telling me, essentially, "You're an idiot, and you're doing it all wrong." So this year…

Today at 12:00AM
NH House voting on 4-cent gas, diesel tax hike

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's House is voting whether to raise the levy on gasoline and diesel 4 cents - the first increase since 1991.

Apr 22
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:

Apr 22
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

Apr 22
Authorities: Shooting at Bennington Police station

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say there has been a shooting at the Bennington Police Department but that no officers have been injured.

Apr 22
1 hurt in shooting at Bennington Police Department

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say one person has been injured during a shooting in the lobby of the Bennington Police Department but that no officers have been wounded.

Apr 22
Letter: Abolish the Death Penalty

To the Editor: It seems like years ago that I sat in an auditorium at Plymouth State University listening to a few proponents and many opponents of the death penalty discuss its repeal in New Hampshire.…

Apr 22
Letter: Spreading Fear About Single-Payer

To the Editor: Megan McArdle's piece ("Vermont Single-Payer: Show Me the Money," April 17) about the unaffordability of universal health care is way off the mark. If Vermont were its own country, it…

Apr 22
Letter: Democracy Is for the People

To the Editor: The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in McCutcheon et al. v. Federal Election Commission will probably not have a significant immediate impact on elections; but the disturbing element…

Apr 22
Tonight May Be a 'Big Night' for Many Frogs, Toads and Salamanders To Migrate

Could tonight be one of those "big nights" that amphibian watchers have been waiting for? With warmer temperatures and rain in the forecast, scientists say tonight could be one of those times when thousands…

Apr 22
Arizona, NH to get federal education funding

PHOENIX (AP) - Efforts to turn around Arizona's persistently low-performing schools will be getting a $10 million boost from the federal government.