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What To Expect in 'Valley Parents' Next Week

The next issue of the Valley News' quarterly magazine, Valley Parents, comes out on Friday, Nov. 7. This will be the second issue for which I am serving as co-editor, along with business writer John…

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Fairlee Ski Jumper Fundraising Her Way to Norway

Fairlee ski jumper Tara Geraghty-Moats has qualified for the World Cup for the first time. She simply needs some help getting there. Geraghty-Moats, 21, placed third in the Normal Hi ll competition…

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Brown visits Sullivan County after debate remarks

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) - Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown has spent time with restaurant patrons in Sullivan County, a day after he appeared to have a bit of trouble with its geography during a televised debate with Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen.

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Police say elderly Vermont couple drown in pond

PERU, Vt. (AP) - State police say an elderly Vermont couple has drowned in a small pond in the town of Peru.

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Men charged with human trafficking

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - Police investigating prostitution in the Hampton Beach area have arrested two men on charges of human trafficking.

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130-year-old courthouse finally gets a name

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) - A 130-year-old courthouse in Vermont finally has a name.

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Column: But What If the Republicans Don't Sweep?

The prevailing assumption is that Republicans will take the Senate in the midterm elections on Nov. 4. It would be a surprise if they didn't. But not a huge surprise. In the poll averages at RealClearPolitics,…

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Forum, Oct. 31: Dartmouth, Stanford Apologize; About the Candidates

Dartmouth, Stanford Apologize To the Editor: On behalf of Dartmouth College and Stanford University, we sincerely apologize for any confusion or concern caused by an election mailer sent in September…

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Newport Taxes Raise Hackles

Newport -- The explanation by the School Board and SAU 43 Administration on why the local school tax rate will increase $1.81 per $1,000 this year did not satisfy at least one member of the Selectboard,…

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N.H. Wood Business' Kiln Burns

New London -- Rebuilding a pivotal part of a wood products business that burned in an early morning fire was on the forefront of the owner's mind on Thursday afternoon. A fire broke out inside the firewood…

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Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Visits Dartmouth

Hanover -- In the eyes of Julian Bond, icon of the American civil rights movement, our education on social justice in the 1960s shouldn't consist of only four words -- "I have a dream" -- and two people,…

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Stephen Richard Seiler

Enfield, N.H. -- Stephen Richard Seiler, born Aug. 7, 1952, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Known and respected for his mechanical talents, Steve…

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Claire Marie Boisvert

Lebanon, N.H. -- Claire Marie Boisvert, 84, passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. Calling hours will be held Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker…

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Mormon Founder Had Teen Bride During Polygamy Days

Salt Lake City -- The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the faith's early polygamous days, a recognition…

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Roger O. Gossett

Grantham, N.H. -- Roger O. Gossett, 66, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio to the late William D. & Donna M. (Zingery) Gossett. Roger grew up in California. Following graduation…

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Janet L. Sorice

Wilder, Vt. -- A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Janet L. Sorice, 60, who died Sept. 24, 2014, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at 11 a.m., in Rollins Chapel, Dartmouth College, Hanover,…

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In Vermont, Not Much Competition

Montpelier -- Doug Hoffer said Wednesday he's confident he'll be elected to a new two-year term as Vermont state auditor next week. He has reason to be since he's the only major party candidate for the…

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'Olive Kitteridge': Power of Negative Thinking

She seems like such an unpleasant and perplexing person, Olive Kitteridge, until you start to recognize yourself in her. Or maybe you don't. American culture, after all, has spent considerable time and…

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Roman Polanski Detained in Poland

Warsaw, Poland -- Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski on Thursday at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his arrest on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor. …

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Man Charged With Newport, N.H. Blaze

Newport -- A 26-year-old Claremont man has been charged in connection with setting one of four suspicious fires in Newport on May 31. Police charged Corey Hale on Thursday with one count of arson in…

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U.S. Economy Grows in Q3 At 3.5 Percent

Washington -- The U.S. economy grew at a healthy 3.5 percent annual rate in the last quarter, but Thursday's report from the Commerce Department might do little to make voters feel more upbeat before next…