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Your App, Yourself

When the developer of a new smartphone application says it has aspects that are "a bit creepy,'' we sit up and take notice. And so we are impressed, but naturally wary, about StudentLife, a smartphone…

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On Mountain Day, Students Bond With a Peak Experience

It happens once a year, and with only a couple of minor breaks, has been happening for over 150 years. It's Mountain Day at Colby-Sawyer College. Its date is always a well-kept secret among a few administrators…

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Traveling Gardeners Discover New Plants

I'm not much of a country music fan, but do love Willie Nelson's On the Road Again -- probably because I love to travel. Recently I've been on the road again, visiting friends and family in Pennsylvania…

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The Foundations of Flavor

You don't need to know how to pronounce mirepoix or suppengruen. You just need to know that a mouthwatering dish, no matter what the cuisine, no matter what the regional influence, is built upon a great…

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Cookbook Examines the Allure of All Things Bitter

Take a bow, Jennifer McLagan. With your newest book, Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, With Recipes (Ten Speed Press; $29.99), you've given foodists the chance to chew on a topic…

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In Brief: Raiders Make Another Coaching Change

Alameda, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach on Tuesday, a day after firing head coach Dennis Allen. General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the…

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Nats Ace Gets His Chance

Washington -- About a half-hour before game time on the days Stephen Strasburg starts at home for the Washington Nationals, he emerges from the dugout and walks along the right-field line with pitching…

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Burr & Burton Growls Over Hartford Soccer

White River Junction -- After its latest loss to Burr & Burton Academy on Tuesday, the Hartford High girls soccer team may be tempted to begin conceding the first goal of the game to the Bulldogs.…

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Olympic Legend Phelps Arrested on DUI Charges

Baltimore -- Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday on DUI charges after he was stopped for speeding just outside the Fort McHenry Tunnel, the Maryland Transportation Authority police said. Police…

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Windsor Soccer Outlasts MSJ in OT

Windsor -- There's only one stat that means anything. On Tuesday, Mount St. Joseph's girls soccer team had a decisive 16-9 advantage in shots on goal. But the only statistic that mattered was goals scored,…

Sep 30
Man wanted in robbery outside hotel turns self in

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - One of two men accused of robbing a woman and her two children outside a Manchester, New Hampshire, hotel has turned himself into police.

Sep 30
Boil-water order continues in Fair Haven

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. (AP) AAA" A boil-water order continues in the Vermont town of Fair Haven after tests showed the drinking water was contaminated with bacteria.

Sep 30
Man wounded by police could get life in prison

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man wounded by state police troopers following a high-speed chase could spend the rest of his life in prison if he's found to be a habitual offender.

Sep 30
Divorce law out of synch with same-sex marriage

NEW YORK (AP) - Cori Jo Long, 31, and Brooke Powell, 30, did everything right before they married. They fell in love slowly, based on years of friendship stretching back to high school. They planned their nuptials carefully for about a year, choosing to travel from Texas to New Hampshire in 2010 as same-sex marriage spread.

Sep 30
Vermont reminds archers of deer hunt restrictions

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding archers that no antlerless deer may be taken in three wildlife management units in the Northeast Kingdom this fall.

Sep 30
Maine insurance cooperative to reach all of NH

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine Community Health Options is offering health insurance plans throughout New Hampshire in 2015, expanding ahead of schedule after being approved for a $67 million loan from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Sep 30
Woman gets 15 months in embezzlement case

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont woman accused of embezzling $400,000 from an auto dealership where she worked as an auction manager has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

Sep 30
Father raising awareness of water danger

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man is trying to raise awareness about the danger of Shallow Water Blackout, after he lost his son, an experienced diver.

Sep 30
Charges dropped for man who sold rhino head

MILTON, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man who tried to sell a 70-pound rhinoceros head online is happy that charges against him have been dropped.