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New School, New Challenge

Innocent Mpoki begins classes today at Middlebury College, one of 660 students in the class of 2018, of which 73 are international students; Mpoki also falls into the 14 percent of students who are the…

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N.H. Senate Candidate Runs 'Protest Campaign'

Grafton -- The Free State Project activist challenging state Sen. Jeanie Forrester in New Hampshire's Sept. 9 Republican primary is running what he calls a "protest campaign" from his home in Florida. …

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Thetford Preserves Annual Tradition

Post Mills -- Caleb and Aidan Salisbury awaited the start of Monday morning's Labor Day parade in Post Mills on the stone steps of Peabody Library with their mother Toni Safford, of East Thetford. To…

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Cardigan Mountain Teacher Goes to Camp

Canaan -- Cardigan Mountain School science department Chairman David Auerbach spent part of late July at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., mentoring middle school teachers of science…

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Column: Let's Talk About the Wide Racial Divide

The tragic events in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting death of a young African-American man, have ignited a national conversation around deeply rooted racial tensions in America. Last week…

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Column: Health Care and Climate Catastrophes

Last week, leading health authorities were huddled at World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, discussing how to confront one of the most urgent threats to humanity. It's not Ebola.…

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Editorial: A Climate for Change: U.S. Can Lead Global Carbon Cuts

Probably the most persuasive argument against U.S. action on global warming is China. No U.S.-only initiative can stop the planet from warming. Any effective response to climate change will require broad,…

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Tuesday Forum: A Wonderful Father; An Exemplary Candidate; Peter Welch's Many Strengths

A Wonderful Father and Example To the Editor: It was a nice surprise to see my father, George G. Gyorky, mentioned in the Aug. 27 editorial, "A Day in the Life: Bright Moments in a Dark World." …

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Minorities Are Now Majority In U.S. Schools

Kennett Square, Pa. -- For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic…

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First-Graders Share Their Wisdom

Chicago -- With the school year starting, we interviewed dozens of first-graders to ask what advice they would give the incoming kindergarten class. The children's answers ranged from enlightening to…

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Slugger Dunn Does It

Oakland, Calif. -- Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday…

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EPL Transfers End With Man U Coup, $1.4B Spent

London -- A week after signing Angel Di Maria, Manchester United persuaded striker Radamel Falcao to join the faltering club in European football's most eye-catching switch as the summer transfer window…

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Baylor's Dominant Defense Dominates Talk After Opener

Waco, Texas -- Offensive-minded Baylor coach Art Briles spent a lot of time during the offseason trying to convince everyone how good he expected the Bears to be on defense. There are plenty of reasons…

Sep 1
Anti-Hazing Program Seeks 'Full-Scale Culture Change' in High Schools

Seattle -- As an eager, if nervous, ninth-grader, Anya Meleshuk allowed several older girls to blindfold her one afternoon, put her in a car and drive her to a park where she was told to "propose" to…

Sep 1
Pingree: Biden to tour Navy shipyard

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is paying a visit to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard this week.

Sep 1
2 dead in small plane crash in New Hampshire

NORTH HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - A small plane attempting to take off from Hampton Airfield crashed into trees on Monday, killing the pilot and a passenger, emergency workers said.

Sep 1
Ex-Gov. Douglas' memoir tackles gay marriage veto

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Former Gov. Jim Douglas says he was acting on conscience in 2009 when he vetoed a gay marriage law that had been passed by the state Legislature.

Sep 1
Fire chief: 2 dead in plane crash in New Hampshire

NORTH HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire fire chief says two people were killed when a small airplane crashed while taking off from an airfield in North Hampton.