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Today at 02:27PM
Woman dies in Maine Turnpike crash

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - Police say a woman died in a collision on the Maine Turnpike in Kittery when a tractor trailer crashed through guardrails, crossed a median and hit her vehicle head on.

Today at 01:43PM
Senate candidates face dilemma on arming Syrians

WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the most endangered Senate Democrats broke with President Barack Obama on Thursday over his request to train and arm Syrian rebels battling brutal Islamic State militants, while his Republican opponent backed the Democratic president.

Today at 01:03PM
Raiders-Patriots Capsule

OAKLAND (0-2) at NEW ENGLAND (1-1)

Today at 12:57PM
Poverty rate rises, median income falls in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - New U.S. Census data released Thursday shows a rise in the number of Vermonters living in poverty and a drop in the state's median household income.

Today at 05:17AM
Town interested in acquiring former ski area

BROWNSVILLE, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont town selectboard is asking residents to approve the purchase of 470 acres of the former Ascutney Mountain ski area to protect the property from development.

Today at 04:48AM
Judge frustrated with delays in teacher death case

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - Lawyers working on the trials of a couple charged with killing a Vermont teacher have told a judge frustrated with the slow pace of scheduling that they are struggling with limited resources.

Today at 04:05AM
$45K grant funding farm tourism in Rutland

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Two groups in Rutland, Vermont, are getting a $45,000 grant to study farm tourism.

Today at 03:57AM
Former factory site now on Superfund list

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The site of a former factory in Bennington, Vermont, has been listed as a federal Superfund site.

Today at 03:24AM
Man who shot mother, self, was law school student

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) - A man whom authorities say fatally shot his mother, then killed himself, was a student at Vermont Law School.

Today at 02:58AM
Humane Society denies lawsuit allegations

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Humane Society is denying allegations brought up in lawsuit filed by its former executive director, who said she was fired for reporting concerns such as allegations of animal mistreatment.

Today at 02:28AM
Woman smoking while using oxygen suffers burns

DERRY, N.H. (AP) - Firefighters say a New Hampshire woman who was smoking while using an oxygen tank has suffered burns to her face and is in serious condition.

Today at 02:14AM
Woman, 2 daughters robbed in hotel parking lot

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Police in Manchester are looking for two men who robbed a woman and her two children who had just pulled into a hotel parking lot in a rental car after their flight landed at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Today at 01:03AM
Royalton, Sharon, Tunbridge Discuss Shared Ambulances

South Royalton -- Officials from Royalton, Sharon and Tunbridge met Wednesday night to discuss plans to consolidate ambulance service for the three White River Valley towns. During an hour-long discussion…

Today at 01:03AM
Entertainment Highlights: Musician's Fundraiser Turns Personal After Cancer Diagnosis

Tod Moses already was planning to record a blues-tinged CD of Beatles covers to benefit the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Then it became personal. "A few weeks after I picked the…

Today at 01:03AM
Column: Republicans Agitate for a Broader Ground War

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war!…

Today at 01:03AM
Editorial: Underpowered Coalition

In launching two previous wars in Iraq, the United States assembled formidable coalitions of dozens of countries. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Syria and Oman were among the Arab states that deployed substantial…

Today at 01:03AM
Column: Airline Execs Should Try Sitting in Those Knee-Banger Seats

There's an old Seinfeld episode where Jerry and Elaine are about to board a plane and the gate attendant tells them she can bump one of them into first class. Jerry immediately takes the offer, explaining…

Today at 01:03AM
Column: Obama Goes on the Offensive

Here's the nightmare scenario that kept Obama administration officials awake at night this summer as they watched the black-masked guerrillas of Islamic State sweep across Iraq: First, the insurgents could…