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Kurt Busch testifies at no-contact order hearing

DOVER, Del. (AP) - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her.

Today at 02:38PM
Winning numbers drawn in 'Gimme 5' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Gimme 5" game were:

Today at 02:24PM
Revis heads back to MetLife Stadium as Jets' enemy

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Darrelle Revis has been back before, as an opposing player taking on the New York Jets.

Today at 02:22PM
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Pick 3 Evening" game were:

Today at 02:22PM
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Pick 4 Evening" game were:

Today at 02:12PM
Shumlin Won't Seek Single Payer Health in 2015

Montpelier -- Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says he's not going to ask lawmakers to pass a single-payer health care system in the upcoming session of the state Legislature. Shumlin made the announcement today…

Today at 01:57PM
Convicted murderer facing death returns to court

BOSTON (AP) - A man who was sentenced to death for carjacking and killing two Massachusetts men appeared in court Wednesday for the first time in more than a decade.

Dec 16
Melvin Curtiss Benzie, Sr.

Bradford, Vt. -- Melvin Curtiss Benzie, Sr., 84, a longtime Bradford resident, died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home, White River Junction, Vt. Melvin was born in Calais, Vt.,…

Dec 16
Hilda Lorraine Harris

Hebron, N.H. -- Hilda Lorraine Harris, 92, of Bliss Lane, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Speare Memorial Hospital, in Plymouth. Born in Hanover, N.H. on Jan. 3, 1922, Hilda was the daughter of Watson…

Dec 16
Marie E. Adams

Haverhill, N.H. -- Marie E. Adams of Haverhill passed away on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. "Nell" was born in Worcester, Mass. to Angelo and Antoinette (Biscotti) Forleo on May, 12 1929. She is survived by…

Dec 16
Dartmouth Center to Fold Into Institute for Health Policy

Hanover -- The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, begun four years ago with much fanfare and a $35 million bankroll, will be merged into a larger and better-established affiliate of the…

Dec 16
Joan E. Breen

Stoneham, Mass. -- Joan E. Breen, 82, formerly of Boston, died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Breen was born and raised in Sunapee, N.H. and a graduate of West Lebanon High…

Dec 16
Unity Board Pursues Suit Against Architect

Unity -- The School Board will hear from its attorney early next month on the status of a suit being filed against Scott Vaughn and his company, Vaughn Associates, which was the original architect and…

Dec 16
Rise in CO2 Has an Upside, Industry Claims

Washington For years, the fossil-fuel industries have been telling us that global warming is a hoax based on junk science. But now these industries are floating an intriguing new argument: They're…

Dec 16
A Visit to Mexico, Home of Drug Cartels and Vital Grasslands

Reserva Biologica el Uno, Chihuahua, Mexico Just before bedtime I opened the big, solid front door and stepped out onto the front porch of the ranch house where we're staying here. I wanted a look…

Dec 16
Editorial: Chicken v. Kale; Plucky Veggie Has its Day

Everyone loves a David and Goliath story, in which the little guy bests the giant. In the Biblical account young David, armed with just a rock and a sling, takes down a heavily-armored Philistine. One…

Dec 16
Notes From the Garden: Keep My Poinsettias Simple

I like poinsettias and buy one every year. And every year the poinsettia industry produces new colors and shapes for the plant's bracts, the traditionally red leaves that surround the poinsettia's less…

Dec 16
As Oil Prices Fall, Russia Loses Its Might

A funny thing happened on the way to Vladimir Putin running strategic laps around the West: Russia's economy imploded. Russia's central bank raised interest rates from 10.5 percent to 17 percent at an…

Dec 16
Brisket, Latkes And Tzimmes For Hanukkah

It's all a matter of cause and effect. The cause is that in 164 BC, a group of Jews led by Judah Maccabee captured the former Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, which had been turned into a pagan shrine by brutal…

Dec 16
Forum, Dec. 17: Dark Side of a Revels Song; the National Conscience; Why Not Display the Flag in West Lebanon?

Dark Side of a Revels Song To the Editor: The Valley News, together with Dartmouth College and various community groups, have been marking the 40th anniversary of the Christmas Revels. It is hailed…

Dec 16
Doris J. (Dedrick) Edwards

Niskayuna, N.H. -- Doris J. (Dedrick) Edwards passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at her home in Niskayuna, N.Y. She was born on June 15, 1924, in Newark, N.J. She married Robert…

Dec 16
Paul R. Pushee

Claremont, N.H. -- Paul R. Pushee, 70, of Claremont died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hale Funeral Home and Cremation…