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Tree's Company: After Fire, Unity Couple Keep Branching Out

Unity -- Sometimes a bronze glow isn't what it seems. Stan McCumber and his wife, Jenny Wright, have grown accustomed to the question prompted by their perennial mid-winter tans: Have you been in the…

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Richards Free Library Digitizes Newspaper Archive

Newport -- In the past, searching Richards Free Library's newspaper archives meant queuing up rolls of decades-old microfilm and scrolling through pages one by one. But thanks to a grant and enthusiastic…

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Column: Think You Know Pitching? Here's Five Strikes Against You

"Baseball is like church," former major league infielder and manager Leo Durocher once said. "Many attend, few understand." And pitching is one of the most lionized, misunderstood and mythologized aspects…

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Mining for Tourists

Seco, Ky. Mines built this company town. Jack and Sandra Looney hope vines -- the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above -- will help to draw visitors here. Their Highland…

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Column: How Grant and Lee Forged a Perfect Moment at Appomattox

A century and a half ago, a brief encounter between two men, a Northerner and Southerner, altered the course of American history. It was not the Lincoln assassination; that happened five days later. It…

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'Mad Men' Set New Wave Of Old Styles

As the first of several final episodes signaled, Mad Men, the most fashion-influential TV show since Sex and the City, is coming to an end. AMC's 1960s period drama about slick ad men and curvy women…

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Coloring Books Draw Adults

New York -- The No. 1 and No. 2 best-selling books on Amazon earlier this month were coloring books for adults. Let that sink in for a few minutes. And it's not just a fluke -- there are several other…

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At the Hospitals: April 19, 2015

TDI Receives $800,000 For Neonatal Care Study Lebanon -- The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a three-year, $800,000 grant from the Anthem Foundation for a…

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Sunday Forum: Train Safety

Speak Up About Railroad Safety To the Editor: " Hartford Town Manager Hunter Rieseberg does not mince words when talking about what might happen if a major rail catastrophe were to take place in…

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Winged Volunteers Fly Rescued Pets Home

Los Angeles -- For some dogs, a chance at the good life takes off when the pilots do. Thousands of pooches facing euthanasia -- some just hours from death -- get loaded on planes each year and flown…

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To Your Good Health: Balancing Vascular Risk Is Part of Setting a Proper A1c Level Goal

Dear Dr. Roach: My father has Type 2 diabetes, and his primary care physician has said repeatedly that an A1c of 7.2 percent or 7.3 percent is nothing to worry about. He also says that the American…

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Fight Looms Over New Adviser Rules

Major financial industry trade groups are offering a restrained response to a new Labor Department proposal designed to curb conflicts of interest in the financial advisory business serving retirees,…

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Privacy Tops List of Drone Concerns

Pittsburgh -- Amazon wants to use them to deliver orders. One hovered over a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game last summer. And earlier this year, one crashed onto the White House lawn. Drones are not…

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Digital Technology In Grocery Aisles

Horicon, Wis. -- Mike Hansen, a resident of this small, southeastern Wisconsin town, got a computer six years ago but has yet to set up an online connection. Hansen, however, has started borrowing an…

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More Spent Dining Out Than at Grocery Stores

Washington -- Pass the menu, hold the shopping cart. Grocery stores are finding it harder to make headway with shoppers as a surge in spending at restaurants over the past several months signals Americans…

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Euro's Slide Makes Europe More Attractive

Lisbon, Portugal -- Vacations in Europe have a new attraction: the euro's steep drop in value is making the continent much cheaper for tourists from across the world, especially the United States and…

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Study: Teens Still Prefer Facebook

New York -- Remember those declarations that teens are done with Facebook? Think again. Facebook remains the most used social media site among American teens ages 13 to 17, according to a new study from…

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Just-in-Time Delivery: After Frantic Start, Rymes-Fuller Oil Merger Going Smoothly

It was late November, and oil delivery crews from Rymes Propane and Oil started showing up to fill the tanks of Fred Fuller Oil and Propane customers after the two companies merged. For some customers,…

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Consumer Confidential: Plans to Cram More Seats in Airliners Won't Sit Well With Fliers

Airlines increasingly are missing scheduled takeoffs and landings, losing travelers' bags and overbooking flights, according to a report released last week. And the bad news: Things will probably get…

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Around the Remote: Chuck Barney's TV Picks for April 19-25

Don't Miss The Americans -- The Cold War-era spy drama closes out an electrifying third season with a finale that finds Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell) and daughter Paige (Holly Taylor) in treacherous…

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Sales of Organic Products Increasing

Washington -- The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an industry report says. Sales of organics have been rapidly…

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Column: If You Come to Vermont, Hillary , I Have a Question

Hillary Clinton's Secret Service agents were on to me. I knew it the moment one of them began talking into a microphone hidden in his sleeve. As I maneuvered through a crowd toward Hillary, two agents…

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Column: Leaving Las Vegas, and Back Home to the Upper Valley

On a recent weekend, I won $502 on a penny slot machine in the MGM Grand Las Vegas. That's half a grand at the Grand. I was overjoyed, since I'm not much of a gambler and it was purely beginner's luck.…

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Shelby Lyman on Chess: Chess Everywhere

Hint and Explanation: Execute a Skewer The computer age has been notable in its contribution to the democratization of chess. The availability of inexpensive computer players and easy access to software…

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Jim Kenyon: Home Sweet Hostel

Stephen Gibbons was actually looking forward to three weeks of intensive physical therapy at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's spine center in Lebanon. Anything to avoid more surgery. Anything that might alleviate…