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Webinar to focus on Vermont's village greens

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A special web-based seminar - or webinar - will focus on Vermont's village greens as the physical and cultural hearts of their communities.

Today at 04:37AM
Vermont trout and salmon stocking underway statewide

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the spring stocking of trout and salmon in lakes, ponds and rivers across the state is underway.

Today at 04:36AM
New Hampshire Republican voters are relishing crowded field

NASHUA, New Hampshire (AP) - For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.

Today at 04:21AM
New Hampshire Republican voters are relishing crowded

NASHUA, New Hampshire (AP) - For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.

Today at 12:39AM
Tree's Company: After Fire, Unity Couple Keep Branching Out

Unity -- Sometimes a bronze glow isn't what it seems. Stan McCumber and his wife, Jenny Wright, have grown accustomed to the question prompted by their perennial mid-winter tans: Have you been in the…

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Richards Free Library Digitizes Newspaper Archive

Newport -- In the past, searching Richards Free Library's newspaper archives meant queuing up rolls of decades-old microfilm and scrolling through pages one by one. But thanks to a grant and enthusiastic…

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Column: Think You Know Pitching? Here's Five Strikes Against You

"Baseball is like church," former major league infielder and manager Leo Durocher once said. "Many attend, few understand." And pitching is one of the most lionized, misunderstood and mythologized aspects…

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Mining for Tourists

Seco, Ky. Mines built this company town. Jack and Sandra Looney hope vines -- the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above -- will help to draw visitors here. Their Highland…

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Column: How Grant and Lee Forged a Perfect Moment at Appomattox

A century and a half ago, a brief encounter between two men, a Northerner and Southerner, altered the course of American history. It was not the Lincoln assassination; that happened five days later. It…

Today at 12:37AM
Sales of Organic Products Increasing

Washington -- The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an industry report says. Sales of organics have been rapidly…

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Column: If You Come to Vermont, Hillary , I Have a Question

Hillary Clinton's Secret Service agents were on to me. I knew it the moment one of them began talking into a microphone hidden in his sleeve. As I maneuvered through a crowd toward Hillary, two agents…

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Column: Leaving Las Vegas, and Back Home to the Upper Valley

On a recent weekend, I won $502 on a penny slot machine in the MGM Grand Las Vegas. That's half a grand at the Grand. I was overjoyed, since I'm not much of a gambler and it was purely beginner's luck.…

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Shelby Lyman on Chess: Chess Everywhere

Hint and Explanation: Execute a Skewer The computer age has been notable in its contribution to the democratization of chess. The availability of inexpensive computer players and easy access to software…

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Jim Kenyon: Home Sweet Hostel

Stephen Gibbons was actually looking forward to three weeks of intensive physical therapy at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's spine center in Lebanon. Anything to avoid more surgery. Anything that might alleviate…

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Editorial: States All In On Gambling

News that the New Hampshire Legislature is, yet again, considering a bill that would bring big-time casino gambling to the state raises two concerns. The primary one, of course, is that lawmakers will…

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Nuts and Bolts: 2015 Range Rover Evoque

Bottom line: If you are shopping primarily for prestige, compare the Evoque with the Porsche Macan, BMW X3, Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA-class. If you are shopping essentially for comfort and value, look…

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Wheels: The Marketing Pitch Has Swagger

This column is about the 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque sport-utility vehicle. But the annoyance of two General Motors television commercials -- one for Buick, the other for Cadillac -- keeps grating…

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The Hidden Costs Of Swimming Pools

If you're thinking about adding a swimming pool to your backyard, then chances are the cost of the project is a top concern. Asking a local pool company how much a project will cost, however, is like asking…

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King Arthur Flour Honored as 'Best for Workers' by B Lab

Norwich -- B Lab, the Wayne, Pa.-based nonprofit organization that certifies companies on standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency, has named King Arthur Flour…

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Turkey Program Unites Students And Mentors

Dousman, Wis. -- Cayden Weiland, 10, of Waukesha, Wis., comes from a hunting family and has expressed a desire to hunt for years. Mandy Eisler, 35, of Delafield, Wis., is a mother and wife who hadn't…

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Python Hunt Planned in Fla.

Come to South Florida. Lie on the beach. Play golf. Kill pythons. The nation's hunters will again be invited to visit South Florida to take out the Burmese pythons that have staked a claim to the top…

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Robust, Active Baits Attract More Trout

Scent, taste, color, size, position in the water -- all contribute to a fish's attraction to food. But in most cases, if the food isn't moving, the game fish is moving on. That's why they call it "live"…

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Theft of Your Medical Records Can Be Life-or-Death Situation

Identity theft to many people is not a big deal because it has become synonymous with the minor hassle of dealing with a stolen credit card number. You get another card, and you're not out any money.…

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Greece Default Fears Shake Stock Markets

New York -- Fear that Greece could default on its debt and abandon the euro rattled global financial markets Friday. News that negotiations between Greece and its international lenders were making little…