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At least 50 runners to take part in midnight race

POWNAL, Vt. (AP) - About 50 runners are expected to take part in a midnight race in southern Vermont.

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Piping plovers increase on New Hampshire beaches this summer

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire has seen a big increase in the number of piping plovers on state beaches this summer.

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Shumlin attending regional conference in Newfoundland

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Gov. Peter Shumlin is traveling to Canada to attend the 39th annual conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Dan Mackie: Hey -- Read This

"Hey --" So began a recent email sent to me by a young person pitching an opinion piece for the newspaper. I assume the writer was young, because I can't imagine a person with a gray hair or two starting…

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Lebanon Hospitals To Affiliate

Lebanon -- Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital will become Dartmouth-Hitchcock's fifth affiliate, should the state approve the agreement the two institutions expect to file in September. Under the agreement,…

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Hartford Bolsters Arena Access Road

Hartford -- After months of delay, a plan to build an access road for the newly renovated Wendell A. Barwood Arena was given a boost this week when the Hartford School Board agreed to chip in $40,000 toward…

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Mildred Anna Bruder

Bradford, Vt. -- Surrounded by family at home while angels were rejoicing, Jesus took the hand of his faithful daughter, Mildred (Millie) A. Bruder, and led her home to be with her Lord and Savior on the…

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Earl John Beede, Jr.

Pensacola, Fla. -- Earl John Beede, Jr., 75, of Pensacola passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. John was born in Barre, Vt. on Aug. 27, 1939 to Earl, Sr. and Dorothy (Dot) (Clark) Beede. He spent countless…

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Scott B. Kinne

Woodstock, Vt. -- Scott B. Kinne, 56, died early Friday morning Aug. 28, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer. Scott was born on July 17, 1959, in Attleboro, Mass.…

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Patricia Maureen (Crafts) Ackerman

Fairlee, Vt. -- Patricia Maureen (Crafts) Ackerman, 85, of Fairlee died on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, Vt. She was born in Southwick, Mass. on Nov. 8, 1929, the daughter…

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Polish Official Says He's '99 Percent' Sure of Nazi Treasure Train Claim

A top Polish cultural official on Friday stirred already feverish excitement over claims of a legendary Nazi treasure train having been located when he told reporters he had seen ground-penetrating radar…

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Convict in 1971 Murder Wants to Appeal Latest Trial Ruling

Concord -- A man convicted of killing an 18-year-old New Hampshire woman more than four decades ago wants to appeal a recent court decision denying him a new trial. Robert Breest, 77, denies beating…

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Lynx Trapping Lawsuit Continues

Portland, Maine -- A coalition of environmental groups is pressing ahead with a lawsuit it says will provide more protection for Maine's lynx, despite new trapping restrictions adopted by the state to…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Saturday, Aug. 29

Parking Pass to Start At Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Manchester (ap) -- The Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is starting a program for people who park there frequently. "MHT FASTPASS," starting…

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N.H. Prepares Narcan Rollout

Concord -- As drug overdose deaths in New Hampshire maintain last year's record pace, the state soon will begin distributing an overdose reversal drug to law enforcement and social service agencies free…

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Teen Acquitted of Felony Rape

Concord -- A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a then-15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition…

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Death Toll Climbs as Migrant Crisis Grows

Vienna -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people…

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Legal Aid Kicks Off Fund Drive

As the amount of public money to New Hampshire legal aid programs shrinks, lawyers are increasingly looking toward businesses and community stakeholders for financial assistance. The 15th annual N.H. Campaign…

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Erika Heads Toward Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- South Florida prepared for the possible arrival of Tropical Storm Erika this weekend, although the projected path of the storm continued to veer toward the southwestern part of…

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First in the Nation

Tom Tillotson lives beside a closed-down ski mountain in a town that doesn't exist. He doesn't miss the chairlift that used to be out back. He has strong legs and likes hiking the slopes. And he doesn't…

Aug 28
Woodstock Football Lights the Night in Opener

Woodstock -- Two times Woodstock Union High football public address announcer Jeff Thomas called for help with the lights at James T. McLaughlin Field. Two times athletic director Justin Wardwell responded. …

Aug 28
Al Arbour, Hall of Fame Isles Coach, Dies

Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was…

Aug 28
In Brief: Spieth Misses Cut, Loses No. 1 Ranking

Edison, n.j. -- Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays. He also lost his No. 1 ranking. Bubba Watson, momentarily distracted by a rare warning for taking too long to…

Aug 28
Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Shut Out Merrimack Valley

Lebanon -- Four different goal-scorers led the Lebanon boys soccer team to a 5-0 victory to open the 2015 season against visiting Merrimack Valley on Friday afternoon. The Raiders (1-0) stormed to a 3-0…