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Jan 27
Column: Feds May Tighten Standards for Brokers

What's in a name? In the world of financial advice, plenty. That world is divided into two categories: brokers who work on commission and advisers who work for fees. For decades, they've been at war over…

Jan 27
Jurors Hear Police Interview

Newport -- The voice of accused murderer James Robarge crackled over courtroom speakers Monday, as jurors listened to an hour-long interview two state police detectives conducted with him on the evening…

Jan 27
Recovering and Inspiring: Sunapee's Brandon Progressing in Fight To Beat Leukemia

Sunapee -- At 15, Renee Brandon was loving life. She was a high honors student as a sophomore at Sunapee High School, playing three sports and enjoying the lifestyle of the lakes and mountains that the…

Jan 27
Willem Lange: It's All Quiet, Then the Weather Forecasters Sound the Alarm

Montpelier I'm writing this by reflected sunlight through north-facing windows. The thermometer has climbed slowly up to 8 degrees above zero, and a high, thin haze has begun to dim the sun just a…

Jan 27
Editorial: Vermont's State Dog

While we don't practice pack journalism as a rule, we can't resist commenting on a bill to name the beagle the state dog of Vermont. Sen. John Rodgers, D-Essex/Orleans, has introduced S.25, which would…

Jan 27
Notes From the Garden: Flower Shows Offer a Respite From the Cold and Snow

This winter, I've been a bit spoiled: Spending 10 January days in Maui will do that. You would think that I'd be ready for all the icy roads and driveways, having been given some respite. But I'm not.…

Jan 27
Virginia L. O'Keefe

West Lebanon, N.H. -- Virginia L. O'Keefe, 90, a resident of West Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J. She was born Jan. 9, 1925,…

Jan 27
Mildred L. Eddy

South Royalton, Vt. -- Mildred L. Eddy, 88, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the Mayo Nursing Home in Northfield, Vt. She was born Jan. 4, 1927, in Royalton, Vt. the only daughter of Nelson L. and Lucy…

Jan 27
Brillat-Savarin's Gastronomic Gem Resonates 200 Years Later

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin was a French judge and politician who managed to survive revolution, the Napoleonic wars and the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy, all the while exercising a considerable…

Jan 27
Super Bowl Spuds

Baked, fried or mashed, the potato remains America's favorite vegetable. We inhale, on average, more than 50 pounds of spuds annually, no doubt much of it in darkened cars parked in back alleys, far away…

Jan 27
Colorado lawmakers introducing right-to-die legislation

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Democrats unveiled what's sure to be one of the most emotionally charged proposals of the year - legislation to give terminally ill patients the right to choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication.

Jan 27
'Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England

BOSTON (AP) - Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow.

Jan 27
Airlines begin digging out from storm in northeastern US

Lingering snow and subfreezing temperatures mean that travel delays in the Northeast will extend through Wednesday, even if the storm wasn't as bad as expected.

Jan 27
'Wicked storm': Blizzard slams New England with heavy snow

BOSTON (AP) - Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow.

Jan 27
High winds, snow bear down on New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A major winter storm blanketed New Hampshire Tuesday, but ample warning, a declared state of emergency and what Gov. Maggie Hassan called good old Granite State common sense kept problems to a minimum. Here's a look at how the storm affected the state:

Jan 27
Amtrak resuming limited service as storm conditions ease

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Amtrak says limited service will resume Wednesday between Boston and New York as storm conditions ease.

Jan 27
No mercy: Blizzard slams Boston area with 2 feet of snow

BOSTON (AP) - Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow.

Jan 27
APNewsBreak: Vermont takes 2nd look at aid-in-dying law

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The first Legislature in the country to pass an aid-in-dying law may revisit the issue, as a key backer says changes to take effect in mid-2016 would remove too many patient protections.

Jan 27
4 people displaced in 3-alarm house fire

GILMANTON, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say four people have been displaced in a three-alarm fire that damaged a house in Gilmanton, New Hampshire.

Jan 27
Lynch at Media Day: 'I'm here so I don't get fined'

PHOENIX (AP) - Marshawn Lynch smiled politely, waved at the crowd and answered every question the same.

Jan 27
Blizzard shows no mercy on Boston; New York gets off easy

BOSTON (AP) - A howling blizzard with gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on Boston along with other stretches of New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype in Philadelphia and New York City, where buses and subways started rolling again in the morning.

Jan 27
It's snowing in Vermont, but few problems reported

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - While the rest of New England was getting battered by one of the biggest snowstorms in years on Tuesday, Vermont shrugged off the forecast of up to 10 inches of snow in southern sections.

Jan 27
Crews battling 3-alarm house fire

GILMANTON, N.H. (AP) - Crews have been battling a three-alarm fire at a house in Gilmanton, New Hampshire.