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Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement

WASHINGTON (AP) - They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff.

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New Hampshire officials probing tent collapse that killed 2

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) - Safety officials in New Hampshire worked through the night investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed two spectators and injured at least 22 other people.

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2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) - A man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire, officials said.

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A Meandering Ride

Biking is a sweet way to catch a breeze, and on a muggy summer day the Sugar River Rail Trail holds a special appeal -- mostly shaded, it offers welcome respite from the sun. The 9-mile trail stretches…

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'He Demanded Integrity': Longtime Oxbow, Hanover Soccer Coach, Mentor Mike Callanan Dies

The Upper Valley soccer community is mourning the death of longtime coach and mentor Mike Callanan, who was found dead in his Hanover apartment on Saturday, the victim of an apparent heart attack. He was…

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Column: Do You Know Where Your Solar Energy Is Going?

Vermonters are signing up for solar energy in record numbers. With current federal and state incentives, going solar has never been cheaper and is a great way to have a lesser impact on our warming planet.…

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Ex-Prodigy Adu Running Low on Chances

If there was ever any small part of Freddy Adu's imagination that envisioned playing at WakeMed Soccer Park, surely it was for the U.S. national team, perhaps during one of its pre-tournament training…

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Opera North's 'West Side Story' Has Relevance, Albeit Soft-Spoken

On your way to the Lebanon Opera House for West Side Story tonight, or for one of the four subsequent stagings, cross your fingers -- before snapping them in time with the Jets and the Sharks -- that Opera…

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Column: Big-Game Hunting Isn't a Test of Manhood

The unseemly saga of Cecil the lion versus Walter Palmer, Minnesota dentist, reminds me of Ernest Hemingway's masterpiece on big-game trophy hunting, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber. Published…

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Editorial: Keeping Faith With Sanders

In the age of gridlock, politics is less the art of the possible than the art of the improbable. Nowhere is that more in evidence than in the rise of Bernie Sanders from an obscure small-state senator…

Aug 3
Environmental agency's clean power plan praised in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont can breathe easy - it won't be required by new federal rules to lower power plant emissions. And it can breathe more easily still - state officials say the rules will mean less pollution blowing into the state from coal-fired generators in the Midwest.

Aug 3
New Hampshire officials applaud amended EPA emissions plan

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Officials in New Hampshire are cheering President Barack Obama's more stringent rules aimed at trimming carbon dioxide emissions by almost one-third over the next 15 years.

Aug 3
Invasive plant's sap can harm skin in sunlight

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont's Health Department on Monday urged people to watch out for the wild parsnip, a common roadside plant that can cause serious skin reactions to people who go into sunlight after being exposed to its sap.

Aug 3
EPA clean power plan wins praise in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont can breathe easy - it won't be affected by new federal rules to lower carbon emissions from power plants. And it can breathe easier - state officials say the rules will mean less pollution blowing into the state from Midwestern power plants.

Aug 3
Hassan, Shaheen blame GOP for underfunding drug programs

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen called Monday for a bipartisan effort to combat the growing problem of heroin and opiate abuse, then criticized Republicans in Concord and Washington for what the two Democrats said was a failure to adequately fund drug treatment programs.

Aug 3
Police: Vermont man chokes college security guard

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - A 20-year-old Vermont man has been taken into custody on charges that he choked a college security guard until he was unconscious.

Aug 3
Hunting regulations relax rules on crossbow in Vermont

EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - More hunters in Vermont have access to crossbows under new state regulations.

Aug 3
Police: Vermont man strangles college security guard

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - A 20-year-old Vermont man has been taken into custody on charges that he choked a college security guard until he was unconscious.

Aug 3
Wool Dye

Krista Wright, of Tunbridge, collects the heads of Queen Anne's Lace at the side of Route 107 on Wednesday in Royalton to use as dye for wool. Wright uses a variety of flowers and plants, including tiger…

Aug 3
GOP face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.

Aug 3
Fewer than expected hospital infections in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - State officials say patients in New Hampshire hospitals acquired fewer infections than predicted compared to national data last year.

Aug 3
Setting the Stage

Mikaela Saccoccio, of Raleigh, N.C., moves a flat of scenery into the Plainfield Town Hall before a performance of The Emperor's New Clothes with IMPACT (Imagination and Music -- Professional Artistry…