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Column: Sleep for a Better You, and a Better America

The other day President Barack Obama ruefully told The Huffington Post that he probably doesn't get enough sleep. Our response to that was, duh! We want him to fret and worry about the country at night…

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Editorial: A Community of Broadcasters in Royalton

Facebook, Twitter and the social networks du jour have soaked up the creative juices of the populace, to the point where some fear there's nothing new to say about cute kittens. But there's energy of another…

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Forum, March 28: An Effective Diversion Program; Free Help With Taxes; Free Snowden

Our Diversion Program Works To the Editor: We are replying to Dr. Michael Schorsch's letter of March 25 discussing the failure of public policy in the current opioid epidemic. Although we agree with…

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Dale A. Cummings

Thetford, Vt. -- Dale A. Cummings, 63 died on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. The…

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Column: Handicapping the Presidential Contenders

Washington With Ted Cruz announcing and Rand Paul and Marco Rubio soon to follow, it's time to start handicapping the horses and making enemies. No point in wasting time on the Democratic field.…

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Juliette S. Bonfiglio

Sarasota, Fla. -- Juliette S. Bonfiglio, 88, formerly of Hartland, Vt., died early Friday morning, March 27, 2015, at the Tidewater Hospice House in Sarasota. Arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral…

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Stuart Arthur Smith

Orange, N.H. -- Stuart Arthur Smith, 82, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at his home. He was born on Nov. 16, 1932, in Brooklyn, N.Y. the son of Arthur & Gladys (Stuart) Smith. He lived in Brooklyn before…

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Movie Review: Uneven 'Get Hard' Scores Some Zingers, but Also Blunders

Get Hard opens with a tight close-up of Will Ferrell weeping -- openly, copiously, theatrically -- in what has become his signature gesture of doing something banal to an absurd extreme. In this scattershot,…

Mar 27
Calm Grace In The Busy Streets of Freetown

'Valley News' reporter Matt Hongoltz-Hetling is currently in Sierra Leone working on a journalism project supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. During his time there, he will also be…

Mar 27
Court upholds conviction of woman in Rwanda genocide case

BOSTON (AP) - A federal appeals court panel has upheld the conviction of a New Hampshire woman found guilty of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide so she could obtain U.S. citizenship.

Mar 27
Review of campus sexual misconduct policies in NH finds gaps

Lawyers who reviewed how New Hampshire's public universities and colleges handle sexual harassment and other misconduct said Friday the schools must address specific gaps in policies and practices while also making broader efforts to create a safe campus culture.

Mar 27
Court upholds conviction of NH woman who lied about genocide

BOSTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a New Hampshire woman found guilty of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide so she could obtain U.S. citizenship.

Mar 27
Amendments defeated, Vermont House passes tax bill

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont House has rejected a series of Republican-backed amendments and has passed a tax bill that makes up the lion's share of $35 million in new revenue the majority wants to raise this year.

Mar 27
Senate bill would add 30-day residency requirement to vote

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire voters would be required to live in the state for 30 days prior to voting if a bill passed by the Senate on Thursday goes into effect.

Mar 27
Senate approves long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate approved a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency Friday that includes incentives to cut energy use in commercial buildings, manufacturing plants and homes.

Mar 27
Correction: Vermont State Budget story

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - In a story March 26 about Vermont's House approving a budget, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount of the budget. The budget is $1.475 billion, not $4.75 billion.

Mar 27
Are the early primary states a big deal anymore?

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Few states have shaped presidential politics like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.

Mar 27
Man facing deportation in war crimes case seeks new trial

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A man convicted on charges he lied on a U.S. immigration form about his role in Bosnian war crimes is asking for a new trial, claiming jurors based the conviction on allegations prosecutors made during the trial rather than charges in his indictment.