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No re-election bid for state rep who hit ducks

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire state representative who apologized for driving into some ducks outside a Nashua hotel last year and paid a fine is not seeking re-election after serving 14 years in the Legislature.

Today at 02:53AM
150 doctors targeted for tax fraud in NH, Vt.

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has asked the Secret Service and Internal Revenue Service to investigate reports of tax fraud affecting more than 150 doctors and health care providers in the state and in Vermont.

Today at 12:19AM
Georgia's New Gun Law Allows Guns in Bars, Churches

In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal's signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters…

Today at 12:19AM
FCC Expected to Back Away From Net Neutrality

Washington -- The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday will circulate proposed rules that could give high-speed Internet providers more power over what content moves the fastest on the Web based…

Today at 12:19AM
Clemency Program Offered to Thousands

Washington -- The Justice Department on Wednesday unveiled the most ambitious federal clemency program in 40 years, inviting thousands of jailed drug offenders and other convicts to seek early release…

Today at 12:19AM
Vt. House Passes GMO Labeling

Montpelier -- Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor. The…

Today at 12:12AM
African Weaponry and White Churches: Diversity in Art, Indeed

I t would be awfully pat to compare the two major exhibitions opening Friday and Saturday, given their content and that I haven't yet seen them. But the coincidence is too great not to note the great…

Today at 12:07AM
Lebanon's Reed Makes U.S. Squash Jr. National Team

Philadelphia -- Lebanon High junior Max Reed has been named a member of the U.S. Squash junior national team as a result of his play at last weekend's national team playoffs at Episcopal Academy. Reed…

Today at 12:07AM
Good Shots Impossible if You Don't Get a Grip

Trying to grip the golf club the same way every time is tough to do. It reminds me of my hair. I'm losing some, and I don't use a brush, so for me it's impossible to look the same every day. Establishing…

Today at 12:00AM
Bill in Vermont House would study legalizing pot

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont House is slated to take a final vote on passage of a measure calling for a study of potential tax revenues and other impacts from legalizing marijuana.

Apr 23
Fraudsters Targeting Physicians

Lebanon -- State and federal officials are investigating a growing fraud problem in which more than 150 physicians and other medical personnel in the Twin States have had their Social Security numbers…

Apr 23
BarnArts Brings Brahms To Area

While he couldn't say the music of German composer-pianist Johannes Brahms ever lit his fire before this past winter, Jarvis Green could take a hint. "One day I heard these vocal works on VPR Classical,"…

Apr 23
New Oxbow Coach Gets Assist From Spouse

Bradford, Vt. -- Donna Hatch never saw herself as a high school sports coach, but there she was Wednesday, not only leading the Oxbow Union High girls lacrosse team, but coming in contact with her boisterous…

Apr 23
Diamondbacks Spoil Cubs' Birthday Bash

Chicago -- Fittingly, the Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a loss -- a dramatic, error-filled one, at that. One out from victory, the Cubs allowed the Arizona Diamondbacks to rally…

Apr 23
In Brief: Seahawks-Packers Will Kick Off NFL Season

New York -- As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4. That Thursday game is the first of four prime-time games…

Apr 23
B's Go Heavy On 'D'

Detroit -- The Boston Bruins have held the Detroit Red Wings to historically poor offensive production. With two goals through three games, the Red Wings are off to their worst three-game start in any…

Apr 23
Local Roundup: Raiders Match '13 Win Total

Lebanon -- Freshmen Nate Perkins, Nate Gariepy and Caleb Broughton might not have known what they were getting themselves into when they landed spots on the Lebanon High baseball roster this spring. But…