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Man held for psych exam after arrest with gun near hospital

BOSTON (AP) - A New Hampshire man police say was wearing body armor and carrying a handgun as he lingered near a Boston hospital's helicopter pad has been ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation

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Treasurers push feds to require corporate campaign reports

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler is renewing an effort to push federal financial regulators to require that publicly traded companies disclose their political spending.

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House backs bill to boost energy efficiency

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency, sending the measure to the White House.

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Student removed from school for making 'hit list'

MILFORD, N.H. (AP) - A high school principal says a student has been removed for making a "hit list" of students and teachers, and has undergone police interviews.

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Vermont Fish and Wildlife says 2 record fish caught in 2014

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says two new record fish were reported last year as part of the Master Angler program.

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House panel eyes bill to ease $28M bond for Balsams project

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A roster of residents from the economically distressed North Country took to the podium Tuesday at a public hearing to urge passage of a measure that could help an ambitious plan to redevelop the shuttered Balsams resort in Coos County.

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Sanders steps up criticism of Pacific trade pact

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is stepping up his criticism of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.

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School Notes: Donor Provides Chelsea Elementary With Windfall of Books

Something in the way Chelsea Elementary School teacher Jessica Cosmo wrote her online request spoke across the miles and the years to Vermont native Susan Bugbee in her adopted Arizona. "We begin each…

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Column: Partisanship Grows Sharper in 'Tribal' America

Washington After a political rally last week in which Democrats criticized the Obama administration for siding with Republicans on trade, I had a talk about the future of the party with Rep. Alan…

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Column: California Demonstrates the GOP's Demographic Problem

Los Angeles Jim Brulte, California's Republican chairman, has sobering but useful words for his party's leaders and 2016 candidates: If they don't learn from what happened to the GOP here, they may…

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Editorial: Cut Or Boost Social Security?

Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., is being lauded for courage and gravitas in Washington policy circles for daring to advocate changes to Social Security. We suspect the view on Main Street is quite different.…

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Colleges Grapple With Cheating

Los Angeles -- Stanford University's honor code dates to 1921, written by students to help guide them through the minefield of plagiarism, forbidden collaboration, copying and other chicaneries that have…

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Forum: April 21: Hanover's Gateway Proposal; Protect Kids From Concussions

Hanover's Gateway Proposal To the Editor: On May 12, Hanover voters will vote on a zoning amendment to create a new Gateway District on West Wheelock Street between the Ledyard Bridge and School Street. …

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Reginald E. Bishop

Fairlee, Vt. -- Reginald E. Bishop, 75, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home in Fairlee. Born March 9, 1940, in Brattleboro, Vt., Reginald was the son…

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Eileen M. Kirk

Enfield, N.H. -- Eileen M. Kirk, 80, entered eternal life on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at home with two of her daughters by her side. Only six weeks after losing Gene, her husband of 56 years, they are…

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Sissy Spacek Is Adjusting to the Series Pace in 'Bloodline'

Sissy Spacek remembers the kaleidoscope of emotions she felt when she earned her first lead actress Oscar nomination as the tormented telekinetic teen in Brian De Palma's 1976 horror film, Carrie. …

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Local News Briefs: Tuesday, April 21

Bridge Work Next Week Will Affect Nighttime Traffic West Lebanon -- Evening commuters may run into slowed traffic on Bridge Street beginning Sunday evening, when night-time construction will result in…

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Luise Juliana Wadsworth

Cornish, N.H. -- Luise Juliana Wadsworth, 88, of Cornish passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015. She was born in Vienna, Austria on June 19, 1926, the daughter of Edwin and Elisabeth (Kirschbaum) Paukert. Luise…