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Armed robberies in Vermont doubled over past 5 years

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Authorities say armed robberies in Vermont have more than doubled over the past five years from a low of 50 in 2011 to a high of 110 crimes last year.

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The Latest: Cruz: Trump can't defend record

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Latest developments from Campaign 2016 as New Hampshire voters cast their ballots for president in the Republican primaries (all times local):

Today at 02:26PM
Trump aims for victory in NH after Iowa disappointment

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Donald Trump, under pressure to score his first electoral win, set his hopes on New Hampshire Tuesday as voters began flooding polling stations across the state in the nation's first primary. His rivals placed high hopes in a strong second-place finish, looking to break out from the pack and ensure the survival of their campaigns.

Today at 02:26PM
Clinton trying to prevent a big Sanders victory in NH

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Hillary Clinton braced for a potential loss in New Hampshire, the site of her 2008 comeback, seeking to deny rival Bernie Sanders a big victory in the nation's first presidential primary and a springboard into a competitive primary campaign.

Today at 02:08PM
The Latest: Rubio doesn't close the deal with 1 NH voter

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Latest developments from Campaign 2016 as New Hampshire voters cast their ballots for president in the Republican primaries (all times local):

Today at 01:50PM
Maine's gov: Trump owes me for showing how to be outspoken

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday that fellow Republican Donald Trump owes him for paving the way when it comes to being outspoken.

Today at 12:56PM
AP PHOTOS: New Hampshire votes in nation's first primary

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - From buses and billboards to boisterous rallies and intimate conservations, months of campaigning across New Hampshire culminated Tuesday as voters streamed into polling stations across the state to choose their favorite among a cast of White House hopefuls.

Today at 12:56PM
The Latest: NH the last stop for Christie? 'Next' question!

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Latest developments from Campaign 2016 as New Hampshire voters cast their ballots for president in the Republican primaries (all times local):

Today at 12:38PM
The Latest: Bush says he's better qualified than Trump

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Latest developments from Campaign 2016 as New Hampshire voters cast their ballots for president in the Republican primaries (all times local):

Today at 12:18PM
AP News Guide: Many choices, late decisions as NH votes

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire voters are putting their big imprint on the 2016 presidential race, a ritual that began 100 years ago with the state's first primary, and for some of them it was a confounding choice capped by a decision in the final minutes.

Today at 01:02AM
New England mops up as snow falls on East Coast

BOSTON (AP) - A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.

Today at 12:20AM
Sanders, Kasich win 1st votes in tiny NH community

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) - Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday.

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Gov't report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign.

Feb 8
Death Shines Light on Police Code of Silence

Chicago -- For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers…

Feb 8
Vt. AG Drops Probe

Montpelier -- The state Attorney General's Office has dropped its criminal investigation into whether an environmental activist operated as a lawyer without a law license in her advocacy for critics of…

Feb 8
A Lesson in Democracy: Students Cast Ballots in Mock Primary

Hanover -- Sitting behind a set of tables with a group of her friends, Isla Cotter spent part of her Monday as a polling volunteer. Just like the hundreds of volunteers who will take to New Hampshire's…

Feb 8
Dr. Robert M. Phelps

Grantham, N.H. -- Dr. Robert M. Phelps, 88, formerly a Cleveland Ohio Residence, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Pine Rock Manor in Warner, N.H. with his family by his side. He was born in Clifton…

Feb 8
Irving Griswold Foster

Sharon, Vt. -- Irving Griswold Foster, 81, died early Thursday morning, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Wheelock Terrace Assisted Living facility in Hanover, N.H. Irv was born Sept. 9, 1934, in Manchester, Conn.…

Feb 8
Day Care Must Have Sprinklers

Lebanon -- In a sometimes heated Monday night meeting, the Planning Board declined to reconsider a requirement that the River Valley Club's owner install a sprinkler system in his planned day care building.…

Feb 8
'Dark Money' Investigates Koch Brothers' Influence

Hanover -- In an election cycle forecast to be the most expensive in history, itself following two other costliest-ever contests, reporter Jane Mayer hopes to tell the public where the money is coming…

Feb 8
Beatrice A. Hull

White River Jct., Vt. -- Beatrice A. Hull, 72, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. She was born on June 30, 1943 in Buffalo, N.Y., to Marjorie Edmunds…

Feb 8
Salvatore C. Straniti

Windsor, Vt. -- A Celebration of Life for Salvatore C. Straniti, who died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, will be held on Feb. 14, 2016, at 12 noon at the American Legion in Windsor. Please stop by for pot luck…

Feb 8
Herbert E. Littlefield

Enfield, N.H. -- Herbert E. Littlefield, 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Lebanon Center Genesis surrounded by his family. Calling hours will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, from 6 p.m.…

Feb 8
Robyn A. Russo Cormier

Windsor, Vt. -- Robyn A. Russo Cormier, 40, died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Ascutney, Vt. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. A full obituary will follow in a…

Feb 8
Local Roundup: Woodsville's Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Wells River, Vt. -- Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers…