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Marine Patrol discussing safe water practices

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire State Police Marine Patrol is discussing safe water practices in anticipation of the July Fourth weekend and following recent boating and swimming deaths.

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Father: American burned in Taiwan park fire fights for life

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - The father of an American who was badly burned in a fire at a Taiwan water park said Wednesday that the family was anxious about how the young man would fare in the next few days.

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4 North Country hospitals form partnership

WHITEFIELD, N.H. (AP) - Four North Country hospitals in New Hampshire have formed a nonprofit partnership to improve health care and reduce costs.

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Judge: No probable cause in controlled drugs case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A judge has determined that two of three charges against a nurse accused of diverting drugs at a New Hampshire hospital lack the probable cause to go forward in court.

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Father, son, hoping for return of stolen guitars

TUNBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) - A father and his 16-year-old son are hoping for the return of their guitars, which were taken from their car after they played at a music festival in Vermont over the weekend.

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Vermont committee propose combined school district

ESSEX, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont committee has voted unanimously to move forward with combining two school districts.

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Vermont's largest landfill to continue operating

COVENTRY, Vt. (AP) - A new certificate has been given to Vermont's largest landfill to operate for another 10 years.

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The Best Seat on the Water: Etna's Desaulniers Set to Power UNH Men's Crew Team

Hanover -- When David Desaulniers needs to get things going, he will come up with some crazy stuff. "The legs feed the wolf, gentlemen!" he once bellowed in the heat of a race. There were no wolves out…

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Forum: Thanks, Dr. Conger; One More Upper Valley Graduation; Corporations Protest Too Much

Thanks, Dr. Conger To the Editor: The June 21 Sunday Valley News article concerning Dr. Beach Conger described a physician well known to this Vermont community. This letter is from the standpoint of…

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Lawrence Graziano

Bethel, Vt. -- Lawrence Graziano, 95, of Bethel, died Saturday evening, June 27, 2015, at the Vermont Respite House in Williston. He was born April 8, 1920, in Bethel the son of Raffaelo and Mariantonia…

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Just One Recourse Waits for Goodell

Roger Goodell can restore a sense of loftiness to the NFL commissioner's office with a simple expedited decision. He should lift the suspension on Tom Brady this week, and turn his disciplinary eye on…

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William (Bill) H. Mitchell

West Lebanon, N.H. -- William (Bill) H. Mitchell died Friday, June 26, 2015, in Woodstock, Vt. at the age of 93. He was a devoted husband to his wife, Carolyn, who passed in 2011, a loving father to his…

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Ellen R. K. Lemire

Brownsville, Vt. -- Ellen R. K. Lemire, 67, a longtime resident of Brownsville, passed away Friday morning, June 26, 2015, at the Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, N.H. She was born March 4, 1948,…

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Truffle Industry Needs Trained Dogs

Carneros, Calif. -- The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the fabled aromatic fungus prized by chefs and foodies. As more landowners plant orchards in hopes…

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Open Pastures

Patsy DuClose-Silloway repairs a fence on her farm Tuesday in East Randolph, where she keeps a beef cow, a sheep, a turkey and chickens. "Animals are an enjoyment, and they bring peace to your mind," she…

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Jay Alan McPhetres

Sharon, Vt. -- Jay Alan McPhetres, 55, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction has been entrusted with arrangements.…

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'True Detective' and 'Mad Men' Take On the Counterculture

If the 1980s were a sharp backlash to the sweeping social changes of the 1960s and '70s, the last year has revived debates about the results of the sexual revolution. The Supreme Court's recognition of…

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Shooting Instructor Shot Near Range

Montpelier -- A woman brought a hammer to a firearms lesson and then tried to kill her instructor by shooting the Claremont man in the face with a revolver, a prosecutor said. Veronica Lewis, 31, of…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Claremont Man Pleads Guilty To Upper Valley Bank Robberies Concord -- James Oberfeldt, the Claremont man charged with robbing three Upper Valley banks in fall 2013, pleaded guilty in federal court on…

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Want to Join Wimbledon? Win the Tournament

London -- If you're thinking of trying to join the All England Club, your best bet is to win the Wimbledon title. Apart from achieving worldwide fame, all singles champions are made honorary members…

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Not Like It's 2014

London -- A year ago at Wimbledon, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep met in a semifinal showcasing two of tennis' up-and-coming stars. Bouchard was only 20, Halep 22. Bouchard won that matchup to reach…

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'It's Half Terrifying and Half Exciting'

Cambridge, Mass. -- Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors…