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Pingree: Biden to tour Navy shipyard

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is paying a visit to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard this week.

Today at 01:39PM
2 dead in small plane crash in New Hampshire

NORTH HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - A small plane attempting to take off from Hampton Airfield crashed into trees on Monday, killing the pilot and a passenger, emergency workers said.

Today at 01:05PM
Ex-Gov. Douglas' memoir tackles gay marriage veto

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Former Gov. Jim Douglas says he was acting on conscience in 2009 when he vetoed a gay marriage law that had been passed by the state Legislature.

Today at 08:17AM
Unions, politicians gather to celebrate workers

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont labor unions are planning to rally for workers and their rights at two locations on Labor Day.

Today at 08:15AM
Senate hopefuls differ slightly on minimum wage

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - None of the top Republicans running for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire wants to increase the federal minimum wage, and one of them wants to get rid of it altogether.

Today at 12:13AM
A Simple Carbon Plan

A prominent member of Congress has proposed a comprehensive national climate-change plan. It's only 28 pages long, it's market-based, and it would put money into the pockets of most Americans. This is…

Today at 12:13AM
Naturally Curious: Sept. 1, 2014

Antlion -- the very name conjures up visions of an improbable combination of two distinctly different creatures. In fact, the name is derived from the ferocious, leonine nature of a predaceous larva…

Today at 12:13AM
Column: Rick Perry Works to Forget All That

It was all going so well for Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- until the indictment. His efforts to move past a disastrous 2012 presidential run that had become a reliable punch line for a senior moment seemed…

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Column: Attack on Teacher Tenure Is an Attack on Blacks

After the Vergara v. California decision in California's state Supreme Court, which held that key job protections for teachers are unconstitutional, anti-union advocates everywhere began spawning copycat…

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Shaping The Minds Of the Young

Dallas -- A generation or so ago, even the best day care centers were mostly about keeping little kids clean and fed and away from chomping on each other. These days, the best-respected programs have…

Today at 12:13AM
Marianne S. Peterson

Charlestown, N.H. -- Marianne S. Peterson of Acworth Road, Charlestown died peacefully Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Sullivan County Health Care with family by her side. She was 89. Born Sept. 8, 1924,…

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Superheroes Invade the Upcoming Fall Television Lineup

Los Angeles -- Holy comic book heroes! Not since the late 1970s has there been as many network TV shows based on the super-powered characters from the colorful pages of comic books. Joining the already…

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Elusive Butterflies of N.H.

As a small butterfly flutters over his lens, Bob Janules, of Merrimack, N.H., uses his camera to scan for butterflies in a grassy area at Bedell Bridge State Park in Haverhill last week. Janules, who is…

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Paul F. Young

Lebanon, N.H. -- Paul F. Young, 93 formerly of Hanover, N.H. died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at Harvest Hill in Lebanon. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Monday, September 1, 2014

Marine Patrol Urges Caution After Crashes Laconia, n.h. -- New Hampshire Marine Patrol officials have been busy responding to crashes this weekend, and they're reminding boaters to be careful. Marine…

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Maine Family Has Hike of a Lifetime chian Trail a rarity

Bowdoin College Grant East Township, Maine -- A Maine family with two young children may make the record books with its 2,160-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail. David, Emily, Nathan and Maddy Kallin,…

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Unions Claim FairPoint Not Playing Fair

Portland, Maine -- FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have known it had to come to an end. Terms of their Verizon contract had carried over when FairPoint purchased the…