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Man pleads guilty to role in home invasion

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A man accused of being an accomplice in a 2012 violent home invasion in Bedford, New Hampshire, has pleaded guilty to multiple charges and has agreed to spend at least five years in prison.

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Teachers union, school board ratify contract

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The South Burlington School Board and the teachers union have ratified a three-year contract for teachers following a four-day strike last week.

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Storm Set to Slam Twin States

Concord -- The snow boots can stay in the closet for at least a few more weeks. A nor'easter making its way southeast from the Great Lakes region is expected to bring some high winds and up to 5 inches…

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Flaws Found at Brattleboro Retreat

Brattleboro, Vt. -- The most recent federal survey of the Brattleboro Retreat psychiatric hospital found staff failed to follow protocols in three instances in September; in one of them, a patient nearly…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Emerge Family Advocates Board Agrees to Resign White River Junction -- The board of Emerge Family Advocates, a nonprofit that provides parental visitation services, has agreed to resign in the wake of…

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U.S. Tied to Fate of Kurds

Istanbul -- The U.S. air campaign against the Islamic State, launched in August to stop the takeover of Iraqi Kurdistan and to rescue a trapped religious minority, has now become focused on a Syrian Kurdish…

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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Gear Guidelines

Atlanta -- Health officials released new guidelines Monday for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the long-anticipated…

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Police Probe Pumpkin Festival Riots

Keene, n.h. -- Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests…

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Nigeria Declared To Be Ebola-Free

Abuja, Nigeria -- Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff. Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria credited heavy doses of fluids with saving their lives as the World Health…

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A Mammoth, But Careful, Restoration for Smithsonian

Washington -- There are no instructions for taking apart a 20,000-year-old mammoth skeleton. So workers moved carefully Monday as they beheaded the massive one that has loomed for decades over the Ice…

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Police: Indiana Serial-Killing Suspect Hints at More Victims

Gary, Ind. -- Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect…

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Garcia, Kuster Tangle in TV Debate

Concord -- Candidates competing in New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District accused each other Monday of being missing in action and ignoring constituents in favor of following party leaders. In their…

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AP News in Brief at 8:58 p.m. EDT

White House Opposes Social Security Payments to Former Nazis Washington (ap) -- Former Nazis should not be getting the Social Security benefits they are receiving as they age overseas, the White House…

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Free Online AP Courses Debut on edX Website

Rice University launched a free Advanced Placement biology course Monday on a website overseen by two other elite schools, a potentially significant milestone for a movement that aims to bring college-level…

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Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies

Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who reshaped the public image of first ladies, society muses and red-carpet regulars with grand evening wear that celebrated Latin sensuality, European…

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Friendly's Closes Its Doors

After nearly 30 years of operation in West Lebanon's Route 12A corridor, Friendly's West Lebanon has closed its doors. Finding Friendly's closed, Carrie Ballou, of South Royalton, Vt., walks back to her…

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Woodstock Complex Breaks Ground

Woodstock -- After almost a decade of legal wrangling, ground will officially be broken today on a 28-unit mixed-income housing development on eight acres of land across from Woodstock Union High School. …