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Editorial: What the Pentagon Knows About Climate Change

Americans love to be scared to death, as evidenced by the enduring popularity of horror movies and Halloween. The terror of the moment is the Ebola virus, which succeeded in the national consciousness…

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Column: Monica Lewinsky Rejects the 'Shame Game'

Monica Lewinsky is trying to make lemonade out of 16-year-old lemons. Good for her, and good, ultimately, for us. Not so good, of course, for Hillary Clinton's nascent presidential campaign, but not fatal…

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Andrew M. Carter

Boston, Mass. -- Andrew M. Carter, a part-time resident of Strafford, Vt., who was one of the best bondsmen of his time, died at his home in Boston on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was 74 years old. With his…

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Column: Safe Sext: Getting the Message to Teens

Teens sext. Does that mean they need sext ed? The logic is compelling. Sex is an activity in which some teens (and adults!) participate. It can be enticing. It can be dangerous. It can have life-changing…

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A Film and Concert to Honor Ruby Dee

The actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis were married for 57 years, and in that time they forged an extraordinary union that fused both art and activism. From the 1950s through the 1970s they made their mark…

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Mimi Cary

White River Junction, Vt. -- Mimi Cary passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, with her family by her side at Valley Terrace Communities in White River Junction. Born May 12, 1920, in Springfield,…

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Forum, Oct. 23: A Good Cause; Fair, or Partisan Coverage?; Windsor Needs a Tree Ordinance

Article Highlighted a Good Cause To the Editor: On behalf of the community of people with any kind of special need, and their families, thank you for the wonderful and exquisitely written article…

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Evalyn Zufelt

Argyle, N.Y. -- Evalyn Zufelt, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Washington Center, Argyle, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Feb. 15, 1927 in Phoenix, N.Y., to the late…

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Elsie H. Johnson

Wells River, Vt. -- Elsie H. Johnson, 90, a former long-time Woodsville, N.H., resident, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Cottage Hospital, Woodsville. She was born in Haverhill, N.H., July 3, 1924, a…

Oct 22
Medicaid expansion top issue in governor's debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican businessman Walt Havenstein hold different views on the state's Medicaid expansion plan and how to manage the state budget.

Oct 22
Governor candidates debate, agree on Keene melee

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican businessman Walt Havenstein found something to agree on Wednesday in their first televised debate in the governor's race - those responsible for the weekend riot near the Keene Pumpkin Festival should be held accountable.

Oct 22
Winning numbers drawn in 'Gimme 5' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Gimme 5" game were:

Oct 22
Governor debate Keene riots, health care

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - In a gubernatorial debate, Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican businessman Walt Havenstein say those responsible for riots in Keene this past weekend need to be held accountable.

Oct 22
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Pick 4 Evening" game were:

Oct 22
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Pick 3 Evening" game were:

Oct 22
More on Monarchs, Including the Importance of Milkweed

Laurie-Helise Heijn is feeling better about the status of butterflies in the Upper Valley lately. As reported in the Valley News last month, Heijn had been concerned about a lack of sightings of monarchs…

Oct 22
Governor candidates in 1st televised debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican businessman Walt Havenstein are heading into their first televised debate in their race to win voters Nov. 4.

Oct 22
Fire officials say 60-old man dead at fire scene

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire fire officials say the body of a 60-year-old man was found after a fire in a Manchester apartment.

Oct 22
'7 to Save' list includes town halls, school house

KENSINGTON, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance on Wednesday added town halls, an old school house and other properties to its annual list of historic places worthy of saving.

Oct 22
Court: GOP governors group violated campaign law

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A court has determined that the Republican Governors Association violated campaign finance law in 2010 by taking in contributions larger than the state limit of $2,000 and that its attempt to set up a new independent expenditure political action committee didn't get it around the law.

Oct 22
Governor candidates Havenstein, Hassan to debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Democratic incumbent Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican businessman Walt Havenstein are gearing up to face off in a debate.