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Your App, Yourself

When the developer of a new smartphone application says it has aspects that are "a bit creepy,'' we sit up and take notice. And so we are impressed, but naturally wary, about StudentLife, a smartphone…

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On Mountain Day, Students Bond With a Peak Experience

It happens once a year, and with only a couple of minor breaks, has been happening for over 150 years. It's Mountain Day at Colby-Sawyer College. Its date is always a well-kept secret among a few administrators…

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Traveling Gardeners Discover New Plants

I'm not much of a country music fan, but do love Willie Nelson's On the Road Again -- probably because I love to travel. Recently I've been on the road again, visiting friends and family in Pennsylvania…

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The Foundations of Flavor

You don't need to know how to pronounce mirepoix or suppengruen. You just need to know that a mouthwatering dish, no matter what the cuisine, no matter what the regional influence, is built upon a great…

27 minutes ago
Cookbook Examines the Allure of All Things Bitter

Take a bow, Jennifer McLagan. With your newest book, Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, With Recipes (Ten Speed Press; $29.99), you've given foodists the chance to chew on a topic…

31 minutes ago
In Brief: Raiders Make Another Coaching Change

Alameda, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach on Tuesday, a day after firing head coach Dennis Allen. General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the…

31 minutes ago
Nats Ace Gets His Chance

Washington -- About a half-hour before game time on the days Stephen Strasburg starts at home for the Washington Nationals, he emerges from the dugout and walks along the right-field line with pitching…

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Burr & Burton Growls Over Hartford Soccer

White River Junction -- After its latest loss to Burr & Burton Academy on Tuesday, the Hartford High girls soccer team may be tempted to begin conceding the first goal of the game to the Bulldogs.…

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Olympic Legend Phelps Arrested on DUI Charges

Baltimore -- Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday on DUI charges after he was stopped for speeding just outside the Fort McHenry Tunnel, the Maryland Transportation Authority police said. Police…

Sep 30
New Hampshire pair charged with kidnapping woman

DEERING, N.H. (AP) - Deering police have charged two people with kidnapping and assault after an incident last week.

Sep 30
Montpelier gets boost in eliminating fossil fuels

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A long-term plan to eliminate the state capital city's dependence on fossil fuels is getting a boost from two new projects: one to install more solar panels at an insurance company and another to meet more heating needs with a new biomass heating facility.

Sep 30
No charges in fatal stabbing in Newport

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) - No charges will be filed against a Newport man involved in a fatal stabbing at his home in July.

Sep 30
Hillary Clinton to raise money for NH's Shaheen

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Hillary Clinton is expected to help raise campaign cash for Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire - an important place to maintain friends, should the former secretary of state choose to make a second bid for the White House.

Sep 30
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the "Pick 4 Day" game were:

Sep 30
$6.8M to target homes with lead-based paint

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority and the city of Nashua are receiving a total of $6.8 million in grants to protect families from lead-based paint.

Sep 30
Divorce law out of sync with same-sex marriage

NEW YORK (AP) - Cori Jo Long, 31, and Brooke Powell, 30, did everything right before they married. They fell in love slowly, based on years of friendship stretching back to high school. They planned their nuptials carefully for about a year, choosing to travel from Texas to New Hampshire in 2010 as same-sex marriage spread.

Sep 30
Vermont capital city biomass plant to go live

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A biomass heating system that will help supply hot water to public and privately owned buildings in Vermont's capital city is set to start serving its customers.