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Man sentenced to 8 years for using drugs to pimp women

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire judge has sentenced a man to 8 years in prison for human trafficking, after the man pleaded guilty to pimping three women by controlling their access to heroin.

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Civil rights leader Lewis softening dismissal of Sanders

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Civil rights leader John Lewis on Saturday softened his dismissal of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' work in the 1960s on behalf of racial equality.

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College officials suspend hockey season over hazing claims

RINDGE, N.H. (AP) - Officials at a New Hampshire college say they are suspending the rest of the men's hockey season over hazing allegations.

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Editorials from around New England

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:

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Officials: New England will have enough energy in 2019, 2020

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - The region's electric grid operator says New England should have sufficient energy to meet demand in 2019 and 2020.

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Passenger dead in 1-car crash in Stowe, Vermont

STOWE, Vt. (AP) - Police in Vermont say one person is dead and another was hospitalized after a one-car crash in Stowe.

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'Everyday heroes' being honored by Red Cross, Unitil

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The graduating class at a New Hampshire high school that gave money raised for a class trip to their principal after she was diagnosed with cancer is among those being honored by the American Red Cross and Unitil as "everyday people" doing heroic acts.

Feb 12
PETA Calls Off Dogs Over 'Greased Pig' at Newport Festival

Newport -- An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a Newport Winter Carnival event billed as a "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the act --…

Feb 12
House Sends N. Korea Bill To Obama

Washington -- Congress sent President Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nuclear weapons program. House Republicans and Democrats joined…

Feb 12
Kenya Preps Valentine's Day Flowers

Nyahururu, Kenya -- This Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers came from Kenya. "I know the flowers are for giving on Valentine's Day," said Phanice Cherop, a worker at a flower farm in…

Feb 12
'Today is a Day of Grace'

Havana -- Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed each other on the cheek Friday before heading into a historic meeting in Cuba that is the first rapprochement between the…

Feb 12
DNC Rolls Back Obama Ban on Lobbyist Contributions

Washington -- The Democratic National Committee has rolled back restrictions introduced by presidential candidate Barack Obama in 2008 that banned donations from federal lobbyists and political action…

Feb 12
British Teen Arrested On Hacking Charges

Washington -- British authorities have arrested a 16-year-old suspected of being involved with a group that hacked into the private email accounts of high-ranking U.S. intelligence officials, according…

Feb 12
Syria Truce Met With Skepticism About Russia's Intentions

Gaziantep, Turkey -- Syrian opposition groups cautiously welcomed a truce deal Friday aimed at halting the bloodshed in Syria, but raised worries that it leaves room for Russia to continue a bombing campaign…

Feb 12
George W. Returns To Aid His Brother

Greenville, s.c. -- The 2016 campaign has bewildered and captivated George W. Bush. At home in Dallas, the 43rd president rises before dawn and reads political news online. He fires off emails to his old…

Feb 12
No Tax Increase Needed For Sharon Budget Plan

Sharon Town Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 1, at the Sharon Elementary School beginning at 9 a.m. Voting by Australian ballot will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The annual school meeting is…

Feb 12
Plainfield, IRS at Odds Over Sale

Plainfield -- Town officials are raising concerns that the federal government intends to compensate Plainfield for just a small fraction of the nearly $233,000 in back taxes, penalties and fees owed on…

Feb 12
Norwich's Manager To Step Down

Norwich -- Town Manager Neil Fulton, whose employment status has been a matter of ongoing discussion, informed the Selectboard on Friday that he intends to retire at the end of the month. In an interview…

Feb 12
More Than Skiing: Sunapee Jumpers Keep Coach in Minds, Hearts

Plymouth, n.h. -- Sunapee High's ski jumping team sat together at a table in back of Plymouth High School's cafeteria Friday night. Like all seven high school teams in attendance, the Lakers awaited Friday's…

Feb 12
Bulldogs Have Final Bark at Dartmouth

Hanover -- The season is slipping away from the Dartmouth College men's basketball team, which lost its fifth consecutive Ivy League game Friday, falling, 75-65, to visiting Yale. The Big Green is 7-14…

Feb 12
Hoops Becomes Part Of Canadian Fabric

Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri stood in the bowels of the Bell Centre in Montreal as roars from a capacity crowd a few hundred feet away drowned out his voice. The boisterous fans were not…

Feb 12
College Roundup: Union's Late Rally Stops Big Green

Hanover -- The Dartmouth College men's hockey team dropped a 4-1 decision Friday night at Thompson Arena to visiting Union in an ECAC Hockey contest. The loss gave the Dutchmen (11-10-8, 4-8-5) a season…