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How to help cats, livestock and birds cope with the cold

LOS ANGELES (AP) - All kinds of animal can face problems from a wicked winter that's unleashing frigid temperatures and heaps of snow from the Rocky Mountains to the Northeast.

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Vermont police search Otter Creek for missing woman

SUBURY, Vt. (AP) - Authorities are searching the icy Otter Creek in Cornwall for the body of a missing Connecticut woman.

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Fewer school budget rejections show officials are listening

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Voters across Vermont weren't as hard on local school budgets this year as they were in 2014, an indication that local school officials were listening to voters who were unhappy with increasing costs last year, two officials said Wednesday.

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House votes to ban tanning for minors

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire House has passed a bill banning anyone under 18 from using tanning beds.

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

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

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New Hampshire residents worry about tax subsidies

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Physically and financially, yoga instructor Michael Morris already is stretched thin and his health insurance premiums would quadruple if the U.S. Supreme Court eliminates the tax subsidy he gets through President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.

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FairPoint blames losses on strike, bad weather

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Representatives for FairPoint Communications say a lengthy strike and bad weather caused the company's $43.6 million in losses in the final three months of 2014.

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Aussie Rugby Star Will Try to Earn 49ers Roster Spot

San Francisco -- Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL. Hayne passed a physical and signed a three-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday. The team…

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Labor of Love

Richard Tautic uses his day off to work on his 1977 Chevrolet Malibu in his driveway in Thetford on Tuesday. Tautic purchased the car from his father and was fixing the brakes. "They don't make cars like…

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Hands On at Town Meeting

Photos from Vermont Town Meeting 2015.

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House GOP Gives Up Fight Over Funding

Washington -- Congress ended the latest crisis over funding the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday after Speaker John A. Boehner switched course, abandoning the GOP's strategy of trying to tack…

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Sox Sweep College Opponents

Fort Myers, Fla. -- Clay Buchholz started with one perfect inning and Boston Red Sox pitchers dominated the rest of the day in sweeping a pair of college teams, beating Northeastern 2-1 and edging Boston…

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Peterson Ruling Leaves Ripples

Boston -- There is a defensive end heading for free agency who had 15 sacks in his last full season. The kind of player a team can build a pass rush around, if he were spending more time on the football…

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Clinton Email Questioned

Washington -- Former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton appears to have operated in violation of what the White House said Tuesday was "very specific guidance" that members of the Obama administration…

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Diamond Debut For Speed Rules

Goodyear, Ariz. -- With large, glowing red numbers, the timer on the center-field wall at Goodyear Ballpark ticked down Tuesday, counting off seconds and ushering in change. Baseball, the timeless game…

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All Smiles in Strafford

Above: Toni Pippy, right, shows Ingrid Webb, far left, Mary Victor Giersch, bottom left, and Joanna Hawkins photographs of her grandchildren during a break in Strafford Town Meeting on Tuesday. Pippy was…

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Stevens Steps Over InterLakes

Claremont -- Sophomore Parker Smith had 25 points and 12 rebounds as the Stevens High boys basketball team made its way through the NHIAA Division III play-in round with a 65-54 win over InterLakes on…

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Ryder Cup Task Force Damaging PGA Tour

Doral, Fla. -- Now that players on the task force have solved their Ryder Cup problems, the next job is to repair damage to their own tour. One week ago, Davis Love III was introduced as the next U.S.…

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Desk Duty in Vershire

Above: Alice Craft, 7, mimics her father, Town Clerk Gene Craft, as she plays under his table during Vershire Town Meeting on Tuesday. Below: John Roy and Bonnie Strout staff the lobby of the Vershire…

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Police: Man Killed Had Stolen Identity

Los Angeles Times Los Angeles -- The homeless man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers Sunday on skid row was a convicted bank robber who assumed the identity of a French man to enter…

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Lowly Rutgers Makes Terps Perspire

Piscataway, n.j. -- Dez Wells scored six straight points after Rutgers tied the game late in the second half and No. 10 Maryland won its sixth straight game, a much-harder than expected 60-50 victory over…

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James, Cavs Cap Celtics

Cleveland -- LeBron James doesn't usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception Tuesday night. James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA's…