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Spotlight on Hartford's Parks and Recreation Projects

Hartford -- The creation of several athletic playing fields on the Maxfield property along Route 5 is running on schedule, according to Hartford Parks and Recreation Department Director Tad Nunez, who…

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Valley Visual: Making Connections

When I saw Thursday's story about Windsor High School's Haley Wood breaking her mother's single-season field hockey scoring record, I remembered a photo I did for the Valley News in 1992. Doing a little…

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Royals Capture a Victory

Tilton, n.h. -- As a rough season stretches, the opportunities for success become evident and, for some teams, the targets become reachable. The Mascoma Royals saw a chance to end a nine-match NHIAA Division…

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Whatever It Is, Giants' Plan Works

San Francisco -- The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense…

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U.S. Closing on World Cup Berth

Washington -- The U.S. women's soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup by doing the expected, dominating play Monday night in a 6-0 win over Haiti to finish unbeaten -- and unscored…

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Many Marks Still In Manning's Aim

Denver -- Next up for Peyton Manning: the NFL passing yardage record. It's one of the few glamorous passing records Manning doesn't own, now that he has broken Brett Favre's mark for touchdown throws.…

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Game One Draws Pair of Aces

Kansas City, Mo. -- A six-pack won't be enough for Madison Bumgarner if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series. The Giants ace chugged four beers after beating Pittsburgh in the NL wild-card…

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Keselowski Marches to Beat No One Hears

Talladega, Ala. -- It didn't take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR. He was aggressive on the track, brash and arrogant off of it, and rubbed most of his competitors…

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Voynov Suspended for Domestic Arrest

Los Angeles -- The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday after the two-time Stanley Cup winner's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. Voynov was booked and…

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Mutombo Interested in Buying Hawks

Former Atlanta Hawks player Dikembe Mutombo has met with a group of investors about joining their bid to buy the Atlanta Hawks. The group, which is made up in part of Atlanta businessmen, has begun the…

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Williams Off to Fast Start at WTA Finals

Singapore -- A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official -- none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals. The three-time defending champion…

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Don't Read Too Much Into Seminoles' Perfection

Tallahassee, Fla. -- Chunks of our wacko nation are about to spend the next few days at one of our deepest pleasures. In bars, in barber shops, at offices, on the radio and in the sacrosanctity of comment…

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Vermont to host first hearing on GMO labeling

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) AAA" The Vermont Attorney General's office is going to be hosting the first of three hearings on its proposed rules for the labeling of food products made with genetically modified organisms.

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Arts Program Aims to Grow

The founders of Vermont Independent School of the Arts at the Seven Stars Center in Sharon may be on the brink of realizing their dream. If all goes as planned, the 14-year-old nonprofit center and school,…

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Editorial: Help Wanted in Hartford: Police Chief

It is hardly uncommon for public employee unions to express no confidence in management, but it's a bit more unusual to do so when the rank and file don't know exactly who they are working for. That's…

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Young Writers Address Feminism and a Haunting Scenario

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages Vermont and New Hampshire students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences…

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Column: They're Proud to Be 'Clinton Democrats'

In Georgia, Democrat Michelle Nunn is giving Republicans a real scare in a Senate race the GOP thought it had put away. Some of her new momentum comes from a sustained attack on David Perdue, her businessman…