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'My Focus Is on Kids First'

Plainfield -- Remember The Little Engine That Could, the children's book about the tank engine that, while facing a tough task, chanted to itself, "I think I can, I think I can" until, suddenly, it could? …

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Estelle Miller Jackson

Corinth Corner, Vt. -- Eleanor Estelle Jackson died peacefully at the Blue Spruce Home in Bradford, Vt. on Aug. 28, 2014, at the age of 103. Born Eleanor Estelle Miller on Sept. 25, 1910, in Plainview,…

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Newport Shooting Injures One Man

Newport -- Police said they have identified all of the people "involved" in a Laurel Street shooting that led to a man being airlifted to the hospital Thursday evening. Nobody is in custody, however, and…

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Exonerated Upper Valley Researcher Offers Critique of VA

Lebanon -- The disclosure statement filed by the co-author of a three-page opinion piece published by the New England Journal of Medicine on Aug. 28 -- "Dr. Weeks previously worked for the VHA" -- is stark…

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Laura Washburn Verry

Orfordville, N.H. -- Laura Washburn Verry, 94, of Orfordville died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at 1 p.m. in…

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Ruth M. Pratt

Woodstock, Vt. -- Our very special angel, Ruth M. Pratt arrived in heaven on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ruth passed peacefully at the home of her daughter Debbie in Woodstock. She was born March 26, 1924,…

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Josephine "Josie" Inez Vasquez

North Haverhill, N.H. -- Josephine "Josie" Inez Vasquez, 84, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home. She was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Jan. 21, 1930, the daughter of Juan and Dolores (Vega)…

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Karen Bishop

Newport, N.H. -- Karen Bishop passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. Karen Elaine Grusauski was born to John Michael and Mary Cecelia Harz at New Milford Hospital, New…

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All Lit Up

Joan Staple, of Pomfret, left, Martha Leonard, of Barnard, and Pat Alden, of Woodstock, marvel over the new light fixtures hanging from the jury room at the Windsor County Courthouse in Woodstock on Friday.…

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Janet M. Boutin

Lebanon, N.H. -- Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. She was born in Lebanon on Dec. 8, 2014 to the late Donald & Mary (Clark) MacDonald. Janet grew up in both Lebanon and Hanover,…

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Errani's 'Cottage Cheese' Serve Tops Venus

New York -- A day before facing Venus Williams -- and a partisan crowd -- at the U.S. Open, Italy's Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra motivation. It showed…

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Baseball Roundup: Yanks Double Up Jays

Toronto -- Jacoby Ellsbury and Chase Headley homered, and the New York Yankees beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Friday night. Chris Capuano (2-3) pitched 6 1/ 3 innings in his first win in…

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BYU Crushes UConn

East Hartford, Conn. -- That didn't go so well. BYU slammed UConn 35-10 before 35,150 in the season opener for both schools at Rentschler Field Friday night. Cougars junior quarterback Taysom Hill had…

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Betts, Red Sox Have a Grand Old Time in Win

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- Rookie Mookie Betts hit his first career grand slam, Anthony Ranaudo pitched six effective innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 Friday night. After Yoenis…

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Mariners Player Done After Altercation

Seattle (ap) -- Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Seattle Mariners' organization after a heated confrontation in the stands with a team scout during a minor league game in…

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'Celebrating Working by Not'

Labor Day was first suggested in America in the 1880s to promote the goals of fledgling labor unions. One early labor leader described it as an honor to those "who from rude nature have delved and carved…

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Police: Cabot man, 70, dies in tractor accident

CABOT, Vt. (AP) - State police say a 70-year-old Cabot man is dead after he became pinned under his overturned tractor.

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Maine man dies after NH mountain hike

THOMPSON AND MESERVE'S PURCHASE, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a Maine hiker has died after suffering a medical emergency while climbing New Hampshire's Mount Jefferson.

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Police: Men tried to pull UNH student into trunk

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Police say three men tried to force a University of New Hampshire student into the trunk of their car.

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Late New Hampshire primary can turn focus to Nov.

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's late state primary leaves relatively little time for the winners to pivot toward the general election, so some candidates and parties are already thinking about November.

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5 things to know about Vermont's midterm election

Five things to know about the mid-term election in Vermont on Nov. 4.

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5 things to know about the New Hampshire primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Five things to know about the Sept. 9 primary in New Hampshire:

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Incumbents favored in Vermont midterm elections

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - This election cycle is shaping up to be a favorable one for Vermont incumbents.

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were: