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Saturday Vermont spiny softshell turtle work day

NORTH HERO, Vt. (AP) - Volunteers are being invited to attend Vermont's annual fall spiny softshell turtle nesting beach work day.

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Orange Co. Voters Have Choices

Randolph -- Orange County voters in the Randolph and Chelsea area have some decisions to make as three Vermont House candidates are running in two two-seat districts in the Vermont House. State Reps.…

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4 Grafton County Offices Contested

North Haverhill -- Republicans are trying to unseat the three Democrats who serve as Grafton County commissioners in the 2014 elections, but the most colorful race -- again -- may be for the oft overlooked…

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GOP Eyes Sullivan County House Seats

A couple of Republicans are hoping the issues of Medicaid expansion and government over-regulation will allow them to wrest control of Sullivan County District 1, a two-seat House district comprising Cornish,…

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Sculpture, Concert to Mark Claremont's 250th Celebration

Claremont -- On Sunday, the city will mark the exact day 250 years ago when Josiah Willard, Samuel Ashley and 68 others received a grant establishing Claremont on 24,000 acres or six square miles along…

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The Call Of the Hall

West Lebanon -- Two of New Hampshire's most historic and successful high school ice hockey programs are finally becoming legendary this weekend. The New Hampshire Legends of Hockey on Sunday will honor…

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'This Is Where My Life Is'

West Lebanon -- U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Friday continued to charge her challenger with a lack of understanding of the Granite State, saying votes taken by Republican Scott Brown when he…

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That's How She Rolls

Larry Papineau, of Wilder, watches his dog Daisy roll around on his front lawn earlier this week. "It may look cute, but she's just found something smelly," he said. Valley News -- Ariana van den Akker

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Column: Hey, Senate Colleagues: Let's Do Lunch

So two U.S. senators, a Republican and a Democrat, are marooned for a week on a deserted island. . . . Sounds like a lead-in to a political joke, right? Well, it actually happened. We know, because we…

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Airbag Defects Affect 30 Million Vehicles

Washington -- More than 30 million cars and trucks nationwide are equipped with dangerously defective airbags, congressional officials say, a number that raises questions about whether the U.S. auto industry…

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At Least 25 Dead in Attack On Egyptian Checkpoint

Cairo -- Suspected Islamist militants in the Sinai peninsula on Friday staged the deadliest attack of the year on a checkpoint in the volatile desert region, killing at least 25 people at a military checkpoint,…

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N.H. Transportation Chief Takes Job With UNH System

Concord -- The state Department of Transportation commissioner will step down in December to take a job within the University System of New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan on Friday said Commissioner Chris…

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Report: ISIS Used Chlorine Gas in Iraq

Mursitpinar, Turkey -- New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets -- weapons that could help the militants in Iraq…

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Hillary Clinton Rallies Women

Boston -- Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into…

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N.Y., N.J. Order Quarantines

New York -- Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving…

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Gunman in Canada Didn't Like Mosque

Vancouver, British Columbia -- The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive,…

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GOP Candidates Sidestep Climate Change

Washington -- Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting…

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Maine's King Endorses Alexander

Nashville, Tenn. -- Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine said Friday that he is endorsing his Republican colleague Lamar Alexander in Tennessee's Senate race, but is still awaiting the results of…

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Remembering Cedar Creek

Fought on Oct. 19, 1864, the Battle of Cedar Creek was the culminating battle for Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. More Vermonters fought in this battle than in any other battle of the war and more than 500…

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Local Roundup: Lebanon Field Hockey Reaches Semis

Lebanon -- Wet, slippery conditions during Friday's New Hampshire Division II field hockey quarterfinal between Lebanon High and Plymouth Regional weren't conducive with the normally speedy style of the…

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Harwood Bumps Windsor Field Hockey

Windsor -- Harwood scored two late goals to knock Windsor out of the Vermont Division II field hockey tournament with a 3-1 Friday in the quarterfinals at MacLeay-Royce Field. It also brought an end to…

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Maddon Leaves Rays

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- Joe Maddon's highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over. After discussions on a new deal bogged down with the Rays, Maddon is now free to listen to offers…

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B's Chara Out 4-6 Weeks With Bad Knee

Boston -- The Boston Bruins will spend the next four to six weeks trying to fill the hole left by an injury to the tallest player in NHL history. Defenseman Zdeno Chara tore the posterior cruciate ligament…

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Fan Creates Buzz With Marlins Shirt

Miami -- Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate. Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea…