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A Grammar Gripe Centering On 'Centers Around,' As Illustrated by Zombies in Alabama

On Sunday, or maybe it was Saturday, I was listening to the weekend edition of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered with host Arun Rath. He’s one of my favorite NPR newscasters, someone I…

Today at 11:29AM
New Bennington treatment center open by early 2015

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Officials in Bennington say they expect to have a new opiate addiction treatment center open in the southwestern Vermont shire town by early in 2015.

Today at 09:03AM
Vermont Fish and Wildlife urging hunter orange

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is encouraging hunters to wear fluorescent orange.

Today at 09:02AM
Regional meeting on new food rules set for Vermont

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is going to be gathering opinions on proposed new federal food safety rules.

Today at 09:00AM
Ex-Secretary of State Powell to speak at Norwich

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is going to be speaking at Vermont's Norwich University on Veterans Day.

Today at 08:37AM
Report: Oral health has improved for NH children

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A new report is shows there's been statewide progress in children's oral health in New Hampshire.

Today at 08:24AM
Blood test thrown out in DWI-fatal case

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire judge has rejected key blood-test evidence in the case against a Hampton woman facing trial on charges of driving drunk and killing a pedestrian.

Today at 07:31AM
Market Basket back on its feet, opening new stores

BOSTON (AP) - A New England supermarket chain that was nearly brought to its knees by a feud among owners and a revolt by workers is quickly putting the turmoil behind it.

Today at 06:20AM
Vermont DMV chief: focusing on driving is best

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Nearly a month after the advent of Vermont's new law banning cellphones and other hand-held devices while driving, the state's motor vehicles chief says it's likely best to leave the electronics alone altogether and focus on driving.

Today at 05:45AM
Vermont economy challenges mirror US issues

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin says the Vermont economy has created thousands of jobs during his almost four years in office. GOP challenger Scott Milne and, more broadly, Republican interest groups say the state's economy has suffered under his leadership.

Today at 12:29AM
In Brief: Pats' Sacks Leader Jones Out

Foxborough, Mass. -- Defensive end Chandler Jones, who leads New England with 4 1/2 sacks, will not play this weekend against the Chicago Bears. The Patriots listed Jones as out for Sunday's game with…

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D-H Doctor To Liberia to Train Others

Concord -- New Hampshire's deputy epidemiologist is heading to Liberia to train medical workers on how to protect against the Ebola virus. Besides her state position, Dr. Elizabeth Talbot is an infectious-disease…

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Two Students Dead in Shooting at High School in Washington

Marysville, Wash. (ap) -- A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others…

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Airbag Defects Affect 30 Million Vehicles

Washington -- More than 30 million cars and trucks nationwide are equipped with dangerously defective airbags, congressional officials say, a number that raises questions about whether the U.S. auto industry…

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At Least 25 Dead in Attack On Egyptian Checkpoint

Cairo -- Suspected Islamist militants in the Sinai peninsula on Friday staged the deadliest attack of the year on a checkpoint in the volatile desert region, killing at least 25 people at a military checkpoint,…

Today at 12:29AM
N.H. Transportation Chief Takes Job With UNH System

Concord -- The state Department of Transportation commissioner will step down in December to take a job within the University System of New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan on Friday said Commissioner Chris…

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Report: ISIS Used Chlorine Gas in Iraq

Mursitpinar, Turkey -- New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets -- weapons that could help the militants in Iraq…

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Hillary Clinton Rallies Women

Boston -- Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into…

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N.Y., N.J. Order Quarantines

New York -- Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving…

Today at 12:29AM
Gunman in Canada Didn't Like Mosque

Vancouver, British Columbia -- The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive,…

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GOP Candidates Sidestep Climate Change

Washington -- Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting…

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Maine's King Endorses Alexander

Nashville, Tenn. -- Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine said Friday that he is endorsing his Republican colleague Lamar Alexander in Tennessee's Senate race, but is still awaiting the results of…

Today at 12:13AM
Remembering Cedar Creek

Fought on Oct. 19, 1864, the Battle of Cedar Creek was the culminating battle for Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. More Vermonters fought in this battle than in any other battle of the war and more than 500…

Today at 12:07AM
Local Roundup: Lebanon Field Hockey Reaches Semis

Lebanon -- Wet, slippery conditions during Friday's New Hampshire Division II field hockey quarterfinal between Lebanon High and Plymouth Regional weren't conducive with the normally speedy style of the…

Today at 12:07AM
Harwood Bumps Windsor Field Hockey

Windsor -- Harwood scored two late goals to knock Windsor out of the Vermont Division II field hockey tournament with a 3-1 Friday in the quarterfinals at MacLeay-Royce Field. It also brought an end to…