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Fire destroys 5-unit apartment in Laconia; no one injured

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - A fire destroyed a three-story apartment building in Laconia, New Hampshire, but no injuries were reported.

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Vermont agency releases final report examining flood damage

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Economic Resiliency Initiative has released its final report examining flood damage and its potential impact on individual towns across the state.

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Weekend Picks: Apples, Apples, Pumpkins

There isn't much that represents the bounty of fall in the Upper Valley better than apples. This weekend, two towns will hold festivals dedicated to the perfect-for-picking fruit, and a third will pay…

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$8.7M to support victims of crime, domestic, sexual violence

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont will be getting more than $8.7 million from the U.S. Department of Justice to support victims of crime and programs that serve survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

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Propane leak cleared in Auburn

AUBURN, N.H. (AP) - The police department in Auburn says a propane leak has been cleared up, and no one was hurt.

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Forum: Gun Control; 9/11 Truthers; Sign Ban on Thetford Hill

Demand Gun Control Laws To the Editor: "A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear semi-automatic weapons and to purchase high-capacity…

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Column: Blame the Culture, Not Guns, for the Toll

It loosened them up some last year, but Russia has had strict gun laws for decades and currently boasts as few as 13 million civilian-owned firearms. That compares with something like 300 million in the…

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Norman Williams Merrill

Woodstock, Vt. -- Norman Williams Merrill, 68, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Norm was born Oct. 4, 1946 in New York City, the son of Frederick…

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Editorial: Locked Up Too Long

In a rare and heartening example of bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans in the Senate have united around a proposal for a major reform of federal criminal sentencing laws. The Sentencing Reform…

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Nobelist, Not a Novelist

Stockholm -- Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for chronicling the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its successor states through the voices of…

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Henry A. Martinelli

Sunapee, N.H. -- Henry A. Martinelli passed away from a brief illness, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in the arms of his loving wife, with his three children by his side. Henry was born in Lynn, Mass., on Sept.…

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Doris L. Finnigan

Enfield, N.H. -- Doris L. Finnigan, 79, died in the comfort of her home on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. She was born in Portsmouth, N.H., to the late Frederick & Edith (Tibbetts) Finnigan. Doris retired…

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Richard W. "Dick" Ellis

South Royalton, Vt. -- Richard W. "Dick" Ellis, 91, died Sept. 28, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph following a brief illness. Calling hours will be held Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, from 6 to…

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Norma G. Bouchard

Hanover,N.H.-- Norma G. Bouchard, 96, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at her home in Hanover. A full obituary will follow Arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover,…

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Jane L. Bogle Snaith

White River Jct., Vt.-- Jane L. Bogle Snaith, 85, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 at Valley Terrace Healthcare in White River Jct., Vt. She was born July 26, 1930 in Boston, Mass. the daughter of Ernest…

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Corie L. Goodhue

Lebanon, N.H.-- Corie L. Goodhue, 32, of Lebanon, N.H., passed on Oct. 4, 2015. He was born April 20, 1983 to Shane Goodhue Sr. & Robin Barton. Corie attended Lebanon School and has been working on…

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Ellen M. (Fleury) LaCroix

Newport, N.H.-- Ellen M. (Fleury) LaCroix, 68, lost her 16 year battle with cancer Wednesday Oct. 7, 2015, where she was surrounded by her loving family, including her beloved dogs Niki & Harley, at…

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Paris Train Hero Stabbed

Sacramento, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who helped stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded Thursday in a fight outside a bar -- the latest…

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Van Ostern Kicks Off Campaign for N.H. Governor

Concord -- Kicking off his campaign for governor, Democrat Colin Van Ostern pledged to extend commuter rail from Boston to Manchester and laid out an agenda geared toward boosting business and attracting…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Claremont Amtrak Passenger Pavilion Dedication Today Claremont -- At the Amtrak train station at Claremont Junction this weekend, the city will dedicate the new passenger pavilion, one of a few recent…