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Police shoot, kill man who they say came at them with knife

BATH, N.H. (AP) - A Canterbury, New Hampshire, man was shot and killed by police when he lunged at two officers with a knife following a vehicle crash in Bath, the state attorney general and police said Tuesday.

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4 arrested in fossil fuel protest

ADDISON, Vt. (AP) - Four people have been arrested in a protest of natural gas in Vermont.

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Man identified in fatal officer-involved shooting in Bath

BATH, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a man who died in an officer-involved shooting in Bath has been identified as Hagan Esty-Lennon of Canterbury, New Hampshire.

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Suspected driver dies 8 days after fatal hit-and-run crash

NEWMARKET, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire State Police say a Newmarket man has died eight days after his car struck and killed a 79-year-old pedestrian.

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New Burlington police chief appointed

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Burlington's mayor has appointed a veteran with the New York Police Department to be the city's new police chief.

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Kuster Advocates Highway Bill

West Lebanon -- The two-month extension of the Highway and Transportation Funding Act approved by Congress in May is set to expire at the end of this month, casting a pall of uncertainty over the future…

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The Rev. Norman Ray Runnion

Brookfield, Vt. -- The Rev. Norman Ray Runnion, 85, of Brookfield, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. He was born on Oct. 14, 1929, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of…

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Robert W. Soule

Randolph, Vt. -- Memorial Services for Robert W. Soule, 89, of Randolph, who died June 14, 2015, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph, with Pastor Thomas…

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Woodstock Solar Plan Withdrawn

Woodstock -- A brewing battle between a developer and the town of Woodstock was unexpectedly averted last week, when the developer apparently scrapped a proposal to erect a series of solar panels on a…

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Alfred C. Hansen

White River Jct., Vt. -- Committal services with Military Honors for Alfred C. Hansen, 92, of White River Jct., and a long time resident of Corinth, Vt., who died on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, will be held…

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Shirley Jenkins

Lebanon, N.H. -- Shirley Jenkins, 81 passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the Orford West Cemetery with the Fr. Charles Pawlowski…

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Edward F. "Ed" King

Raleigh, N.C. -- Graveside Memorial Services for former Randolph, Vt., resident, Edward F. "Ed" King, 75, who died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2015 at Pleasant View…

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It'll Be a Hoot: Newport's Houde Getting Sports Double Duty at Keene State

Lebanon -- Andrew Houde strode to the plate at Lebanon High on Sunday, his 6-foot-4, 200-pound frame but a stick figure to his father, Scott, who watched from a parking lot beyond the center-field fence.…

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Gerard "Frenchie" Nadeau

Meriden, N.H. -- Gerard "Frenchie" Nadeau, 76, died Saturday, July 4, 2015. He was born to the late Adaloid & Sara (LaPlante) Nadeau on Oct. 22, 1938. He grew up in Franklin where he attended grammar…

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Terri Buxton

North Hartland, Vt. -- On Sunday morning, June 28, 2015, Terri Buxton passed away to be with the Lord, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital She was among family and friends when she passed. Terri…

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Editorial: Summer Mysteries in Orange and Cornish

This season is supposed to be relaxing, just the time for a page-turner, perhaps a summer mystery. Here are a couple of timely possibilities from the Upper Valley -- The Case of the Missing Selectmen;…

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Forum: A Cemetery, Not a Park; What's Going on in Cornish?; Unfair Liberal Tactics

A Cemetery, Not a Park To the Editor: I would like to respond to Belinda Smith's letter ("No Cemetery Fence," June 29). She states that the cemetery felt like a living place where children play and…

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Column: A Populist Stirring on the Democratic Left

Washington Scenes from an insurrection: In Madison, Wis., last Wednesday, 10,000 people showed up to rally for longshot presidential candidate Bernie Sanders -- giving the self-declared "democratic…

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Column: Bernie Sanders Is No Gene McCarthy

Can we please stop predicting that Bernie Sanders is going to be the Eugene McCarthy of 2016? The chain of events supposedly goes like this: The early support the Vermont senator is generating will grow…

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Column: America Needs a Strong Middle Class

America's middle-class origins were central to our success as a nation, but our future greatness is in grave jeopardy because the middle class is now so weak. When the United States declared its independence…