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Robert D. "Bob" Nutting

Strafford, Vt. -- Robert D. "Bob" Nutting, 69 died Aug. 22, 2014, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt., after a Courageous battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 20 1945, in Lebanon, N.H., the…

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Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon

Berlin, N.H. -- Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon, 62, of Berlin, NH passed away on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, N.H. She was born in Hanover, N.H., on Oct. 5, 1951, the…

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Forum, Aug. 27: Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads; Police Power; Good Candidates

Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads To the Editor: As we enter into the midterm election cycle, I shudder to imagine what voters will learn from political candidates seeking success. How does one decide whom…

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Briglin, Masland Win Primary

Norwich -- Incumbent state Rep. Jim Masland, D-Thetford, and newcomer Tim Briglin, D-Thetford, appeared last night to be headed to victory in the four-way Democratic primary for the two Vermont House seats…

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Springfield Hospital Pleads Case

Montpelier -- Executives of Springfield Hospital told a hearing of the Green Mountain Care Board on Tuesday that the hospital was on track to post a $1 million operating loss in the fiscal year that ends…

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Freeh Recovering from Barnard Crash Injuries

Barnard -- Former FBI Director Louis Freeh is expected to recover from serious injuries sustained during a one-car accident on Route 12 in Barnard earlier this week, State Police Capt. Ray Keefe said…

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Laurie A (Marsh) Kenney

Whitehall, N.Y. -- Laurie A (Marsh) Kenney, 52 of 7 Montcalm Ave., Whitehall, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in a sudden unexpected death. Born on May 17, 1962, in Laconia, N.H. Daughter of the predeceased…

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Republican Milne Wins Gubernatorial Primary

Montpelier -- Republican businessman Scott Milne defeated two fellow GOP hopefuls and a Libertarian's write-in bid Tuesday for the chance to face two-term Democratic incumbent Gov. Peter Shumlin in November. …

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Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Randolph Wastewater Facility Settles After Water Pollution Randolph -- The state Agency of Natural Resources announced Tuesday that the town of Randolph has agreed to settle environmental violations…

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Fracking Link to Birth Defects Probed

New York -- The first research into the effects of oil and gas development on babies born near wells has found potential health risks. Government officials, industry advocates…

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Report: No Deaths From Delays at VA

Washington -- Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising…

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Grade A

While grading Beaver Meadow Road in Sharon on Tuesday, Frank Rogers, of the Sharon Highway Department, right, stops to talk with Scott, middle, and Desiree MacDonald. Valley News -- James M. Patterson

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Burger King Orders Up A Side of Tax Inversion

Toronto -- Canada has become the latest frontier for U.S. companies fleeing the high cost of business, spurred by low corporate taxes and a policy that keeps international earnings out of the clutches…

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Tim Hortons Earns More Than Dunkin'

Since the news broke that Burger King Worldwide has agreed to buy Canadian chain Tim Hortons for $11 billion, much of the discussion has centered around what the deal might mean for the corporate tax rate…

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U.S. Won't Coordinate With Assad

Washington -- The Obama administration has ruled out the possibility of coordinating any U.S. airstrikes in Syria with President Bashar Assad's government, forcing U.S. officials to either design a campaign…

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Parties Exchange Fundraising Complaints

Concord -- In dueling complaints, both major political parties on Tuesday asked the state Attorney General's Office to investigate what they call improper fundraising, spending or campaign finance reporting…

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Fighting Halted In Gaza

Tel Aviv, Israel -- An agreement bringing a long-term halt to hostilities between Israel and Hamas may be only the first step in stopping what has been the longest, deadliest and most destructive of three…

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Baseball Roundup: Yankees' Streak Ends

Detroit -- Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers snapped New York's five-game winning streak Tuesday night, beating the Yankees 5-2. Porcello (15-8) joined teammate Max…

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Unity Elementary School Delays Opening

Unity -- The School Board decided Tuesday night to delay the opening of the new elementary school to Monday, Sept. 8, which is four school days later than planned. Principal Chip Baldwin said Tuesday…

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Drug Czar Has Own Addiction Story

Lynn, Mass. -- America's top drug control official had a confession. Michael Botticelli was seated on a tattered purple couch in an old Victorian here, just outside of Boston. Above his head was a photo…

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Republican Senate hopefuls debate in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - With less than two weeks until their primary, three Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls are facing each other in debate in New Hampshire.

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Lake Champlain lamprey treatment set

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Federal fish and wildlife officials along with their counterparts in Vermont and New York have set the fall schedule for treating Lake Champlain tributaries in the two states.