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Bourque helps unveil hockey-themed lottery ticket

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Boston Bruins legend Ray Bourque is helping Gov. Maggie Hassan unveil New Hampshire's latest lottery ticket.

Today at 10:53AM
Dangerous East Coast storm brings misery to South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A dangerous rainstorm drenching the East Coast brought more misery Sunday to South Carolina - cutting power to thousands, forcing hundreds of water rescues and closing "too many roads to name" because of floodwaters.

Today at 10:53AM
Lost hunter found safe in New Hampshire

ODELL, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say a hunter avoided a long, cold night in the woods by doing everything right when he got separated from his group.

Today at 10:17AM
Grants available to Vermont agriculture, forestry projects

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - More than $500,000 in grants is available for forestry and agriculture projects that improve Vermont's communities, economy and culture.

Today at 09:53AM
Employees association starts fund for slain services worker

BARRE, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont State Employees Association has established a fund to support the children of a slain Department of Children and Families worker.

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Lawmaker calls for statewide audit of untested rape kits

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire lawmaker is proposing an audit of all untested sexual assault kits statewide, saying his research suggests that no one seems to know how many there are and that the gap that could allow serial rapists to keep committing crimes.

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Keene State uses therapy dogs to help freshmen transition

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - While many colleges bring puppies to campus to help students de-stress during finals, Keene State College is taking a different approach by using therapy dogs to help freshmen make the transition to college.

Today at 08:53AM
UNH scientist develops new cherry tomato

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - A University of New Hampshire scientist has developed a new cherry tomato called "Rambling Rose," designed to be grown in hanging baskets in greenhouses.

Today at 08:47AM
Vermont reminding hunters of deer and elk import rules

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding hunters about the regulations about importing deer and elk into the state.

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Vermonters encouraged to pick, purchase apples for food bank

BARRE, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Food Bank is encouraging people visiting pick-your-own orchards to pick and purchase extra apples to donate to the food bank.

Today at 01:01AM
Of Fashion: What's Next for Ralph Lauren?

New York -- For the first time in its 48-year history, Ralph Lauren's fashion empire has new leadership. Stefan Larsson inherits a label with rich heritage and global name recognition. But it's also one…

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Maker of Spam Grows With Deals, Ideas

Austin, Minn. -- Consumers are becoming more leery of processed foods, yet Spam is still plugging along. Hormel Foods Corp. is even introducing a dried, bite-size snack version of the 78-year-old paragon…

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Consumer Confidential: Duped VW Owners Wonder What Their Next Move Should Be

Paul Mason works for Pacific Forest Trust, a San Francisco nonprofit group focusing on environmental protection. He is, by his own admission, a tree-hugging kind of guy. That's why Mason purchased a Volkswagen…

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How the New Chip Cards Work

You might have already noticed the minor change at the register. Instead of swiping credit cards and debit cards, more retailers are asking consumers to dip them into new card readers that are supposed…

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Supercomputer Maker Advances Weather Forecasts

Seattle -- When you pull up the weather forecast on your smartphone or check online to see if a storm is coming tomorrow, you likely have a Seattle company to thank for the predictions. Supercomputer…

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Manning, Broncos face Vikings, look for 4-0 start

Minnesota (2-1) at Denver (3-0) Three weeks into the season and only one game, Minnesota at Denver, is a matchup of teams with winning records. It's been 11 years since such an oddity. A Vikings win…

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Curtain Rises on Barrette Center

White River Junction -- Two weeks before Thornton Wilder's classic drama Our Town was set to open the Northern Stage season at the brand-new Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction,…

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Jim Kenyon: On Thetford Hill, No Signs of the Times

If you wanted to know what was happening in Thetford, the Thetford Hill Common was always a good place to look. Community organizations placed temporary signs on the big triangular green at the top of…

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Helping Seniors Live Independently

Minneapolis -- Al Baker and his business co-creator Muhammad Abdurrahman entered into business with noble intentions. The two created Reemo, formerly Playtabase, to help Abdurrahman's father live more…

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Website Helps Disabled Find Accommodations

Here's a website that can help travelers with disabilities find accessible vacation accommodations around the world. Name: Accomable.com What it does: It opens doors to lodgings that can accommodate…

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Cage-Free, the Egg of the Future

Will the next egg you crack come from a chicken raised in a roomier barn? Foodies and farmers are in unusual agreement on the answer: If not now, then soon enough. Both say McDonald's recent decision…

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Sunday Forum: Abortion Is a Complicated Medical and Ethical Matter

Abortion Is A Complicated Matter To the Editor: Another simplistic letter about abortion, citing only two reasons for abortion -- rape and stupidity ("Little Need for Abortion," Oct. 2). Please,…

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Chuck E. Cheese Gets Makeover

Chuck E. Cheese, the kiddie pizza chain acquired by private-equity firm Apollo Global Management last year, thinks it has a solution to its sales slump: winning over millennial moms. The restaurants have…

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Auto Review: Tacoma Equally Adept, on or off Road

After three days of city and highway driving, I was ready to dismiss the 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup as a very nice, very tall sedan. One of those citified trucks. It's so quiet, cushy and comfortable that…

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The Basics: 2016 Toyota Tacoma

Highs: Quiet and comfortable on-road, quite capable off-road Lows: Sluggish, even with a big engine Vehicle type: Four-door, five-seat, pickup truck Base price: $34,630 Price as tested: $37,665 Powertrain:…