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Police department issues first car-smoking ticket

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont police department says it has issued its first ticket to a driver who was smoking with a child in his car.

Today at 05:27AM
Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

NEW YORK (AP) - It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.

Today at 05:19AM
DNA analysis may help New England cottontail

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - DNA analysis of the endangered New England cottontail shows that power line rights of way, railroad edges and roadsides may help support their diminishing habitat.

Today at 04:19AM
Town looking for invasive plant-puller volunteers

HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont town is looking for volunteers to help pull up an invasive plant that's made its way into waterways.

Today at 04:04AM
Bookkeeper accused of taking $60K from dentist

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A former bookkeeper at a Vermont dental office has pleaded not guilty to embezzling more than $60,000 from the business over several years.

Today at 03:41AM
Boater pleads not guilty after swimmer struck

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A boater has pleaded not guilty to simple assault and operating a vessel carelessly after he was accused of striking a swimmer on Vermont's Lake Iroquois.

Today at 03:23AM
Town postmaster accused of school theft

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) - The head of the postal office in Claremont, New Hampshire, has been accused of taking more than $2,000 from a school Parent/Teacher Organization savings account.

Today at 12:19AM
U.S. Police Deaths Jump by One-Third

Los Angeles -- The number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty nationwide jumped 31 percent in the first half of 2014 with California leading the nation with eight deaths, data shows. …

Today at 12:19AM
Bubonic Plague Surfaces in China

Hong Kong -- Police have sealed off the town of Yumen in China's northwestern Gansu province after one resident died of bubonic plague, according to reports. At least 151 people who came into contact with…

Today at 12:19AM
Airlines Scrub Flights to Israel

When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing…

Today at 12:19AM
Details Scarce After N.H. Teen's Return

Conway, n.h. -- After a 15-year-old girl returned safely to her family nine months after vanishing on the way home from school, townspeople who searched and prayed that she would return are relieved --…

Today at 12:19AM
N.H. Says Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Is Legal

Concord -- A law allowing abortion clinics to create buffer zones of up to 25 feet is different from a Massachusetts law that was struck down last month by the U.S. Supreme Court and will survive a court…

Today at 12:19AM
Getting Their Message Across

Michael Benoit, of Claremont, right, and other Market Basket employees encouraged shoppers to boycott the store as they protested outside the grocery store in Claremont on Tuesday. About 20 employees joined…

Today at 12:19AM
At 101, Weather Observer Shines On

Bridgehampton , n.y. -- It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every…

Today at 12:19AM
Courts Issue Conflicting ACA Rulings

Washington -- Two appeals courts on Tuesday reached radically different conclusions about whether millions of consumers in 36 states can use tax credits to help buy health coverage on the federal health…

Today at 12:19AM
Link Seen in DNA, Schizophrenia

The secret to schizophrenia, psychiatry's most abiding mystery, may lie in the DNA associated with the body's immune system, according to a genome-wide study published online Tuesday. The analysis of variations…

Today at 12:12AM
Windsor Amends Hunting Policy

Windsor -- A controversy over hunting, trapping and the use of firearms in Paradise Park was squelched Tuesday night when the Selectboard approved an amendment to a recent ordinance to further clarify…

Today at 12:10AM
Still Shooting Its Age: Claremont Country Club Turning 100 Years Old

Claremont -- One hundred years ago, golfers employed wood-shafted clubs with wooden heads, carrying their own clubs or hiring a caddie. The fairways were littered with stubble, and the ball would bounce…

Today at 12:03AM
New Hampshire to celebrate 100 years of primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire has established a committee to mark the centennial of its presidential primary.

Today at 12:02AM
Vermont panel takes testimony on protecting kids

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A special legislative committee seeking solutions to a child protection crisis in Vermont is hearing from a number of key players, including the heads of the child welfare department, the state police, key police chiefs and prosecutors.