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Royalton, Sharon, Tunbridge Discuss Shared Ambulances

South Royalton -- Officials from Royalton, Sharon and Tunbridge met Wednesday night to discuss plans to consolidate ambulance service for the three White River Valley towns. During an hour-long discussion…

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Entertainment Highlights: Musician's Fundraiser Turns Personal After Cancer Diagnosis

Tod Moses already was planning to record a blues-tinged CD of Beatles covers to benefit the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Then it became personal. "A few weeks after I picked the…

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Column: Republicans Agitate for a Broader Ground War

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war!…

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Editorial: Underpowered Coalition

In launching two previous wars in Iraq, the United States assembled formidable coalitions of dozens of countries. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Syria and Oman were among the Arab states that deployed substantial…

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Column: Airline Execs Should Try Sitting in Those Knee-Banger Seats

There's an old Seinfeld episode where Jerry and Elaine are about to board a plane and the gate attendant tells them she can bump one of them into first class. Jerry immediately takes the offer, explaining…

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Column: Obama Goes on the Offensive

Here's the nightmare scenario that kept Obama administration officials awake at night this summer as they watched the black-masked guerrillas of Islamic State sweep across Iraq: First, the insurgents could…

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Bridge Remains Unkempt as Tourists Near

Quechee -- Hartford officials are in a race against time as one of the town's most popular tourist destinations remains an eyesore while hordes of leaf-peepers prepare to descend on the area. On Tuesday…

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Paul Nelson Schofield, Sr.

Springfield, Vt. -- Paul, 90, died at home in Springfield on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Born June 25, 1924, in Bethel, Conn. the son of Thomas and Annie (Weston) Schofield. He served in the Navy and a…

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Vt. Cartoonist Gets 'Genius Grant'

White River Junction -- The country's most famous lesbian cartoonist can add a new title to her resume -- genius -- after being awarded a $625,000 MacArthur grant, foundation officials announced Wednesday. …

Sep 17
2 retired US Supreme Court justice share stage

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said Wednesday it's critical to the future of democracy to prepare school students for citizenship.

Sep 17
Christie stumps for New Hampshire candidates

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - In his third trip to New Hampshire in as many months, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday the Republican Governors Association will sink significant cash into Walt Havenstein's gubernatorial campaign.

Sep 17
Welch votes against arming Syrian rebels

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Peter Welch has voted against a proposal to give President Barack Obama the authority for the U.S. military to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels.

Sep 17
Vermont governor airs 1st TV ad in November race

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday began airing his first television advertisement in the general election race, a 30-second ad that uses a number of people noting his role in the state's recovery from Tropical Storm Irene, the fight against heroin and opiate addiction and other accomplishments.

Sep 17
Family indicted in fun park fight over knives

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - Members of a Vermont family have been indicted on charges they assaulted police at a New Hampshire amusement park when they were told to leave their knives in the car.

Sep 17
Authorities: Mother shot many times, son a suicide

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a 69-year-old Amherst woman died after she was shot several times and her 35-year-old son was killed by a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Sep 17
Bennington industrial site added to Superfund list

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A hazardous waste site in Bennington is being added the Environmental Protection Agency's national priorities lists of Superfund cleanup sites.

Sep 17
49 marijuana plants seized, valued at $25K

WILMOT, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire State Police have seized 49 marijuana plants growing in the town of Wilmot valued at about $25,000.

Sep 17
Ex-teacher gets 30 years in child porn case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A former math and science teacher at the Vermont Academy is going to prison for 30 years after pleading guilty to a variety of federal child pornography charges.