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School Notes: Donor Provides Chelsea Elementary With Windfall of Books

Something in the way Chelsea Elementary School teacher Jessica Cosmo wrote her online request spoke across the miles and the years to Vermont native Susan Bugbee in her adopted Arizona. "We begin each…

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Column: Partisanship Grows Sharper in 'Tribal' America

Washington After a political rally last week in which Democrats criticized the Obama administration for siding with Republicans on trade, I had a talk about the future of the party with Rep. Alan…

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Column: California Demonstrates the GOP's Demographic Problem

Los Angeles Jim Brulte, California's Republican chairman, has sobering but useful words for his party's leaders and 2016 candidates: If they don't learn from what happened to the GOP here, they may…

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Editorial: Cut Or Boost Social Security?

Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., is being lauded for courage and gravitas in Washington policy circles for daring to advocate changes to Social Security. We suspect the view on Main Street is quite different.…

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Colleges Grapple With Cheating

Los Angeles -- Stanford University's honor code dates to 1921, written by students to help guide them through the minefield of plagiarism, forbidden collaboration, copying and other chicaneries that have…

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Hanover's Gateway Proposal To the Editor: On May 12, Hanover voters will vote on a zoning amendment to create a new Gateway District on West Wheelock Street between the Ledyard Bridge and School Street. …

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Reginald E. Bishop

Fairlee, Vt. -- Reginald E. Bishop, 75, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home in Fairlee. Born March 9, 1940, in Brattleboro, Vt., Reginald was the son…

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Eileen M. Kirk

Enfield, N.H. -- Eileen M. Kirk, 80, entered eternal life on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at home with two of her daughters by her side. Only six weeks after losing Gene, her husband of 56 years, they are…

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Sissy Spacek Is Adjusting to the Series Pace in 'Bloodline'

Sissy Spacek remembers the kaleidoscope of emotions she felt when she earned her first lead actress Oscar nomination as the tormented telekinetic teen in Brian De Palma's 1976 horror film, Carrie. …

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Luise Juliana Wadsworth

Cornish, N.H. -- Luise Juliana Wadsworth, 88, of Cornish passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015. She was born in Vienna, Austria on June 19, 1926, the daughter of Edwin and Elisabeth (Kirschbaum) Paukert. Luise…

Apr 20
Norwich selectman supports rebuilding destroyed dam

NORWICH, Vt. (AP) - Legislation to rebuild a dam is gaining support in Norwich four years after it was destroyed by Tropical Storm Irene.

Apr 20
Kasich sets up committee that could point toward 2016 bid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A day after saying he's closer to a decision whether to run for president, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has created a committee that lets him raise money to promote a potential campaign.

Apr 20
Series of snowstorms pushed up state costs by $9 million

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - This winter's series of heavy snowfalls put a $9.2 million hurt on the state's annual snow removal budget and led to a raid on the fund that pays for road and bridge repair and maintenance, according to figures compiled by the Department of Transportation.

Apr 20
Regulations to implement food labeling adopted

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Attorney General's Office in Vermont has formally adopted the regulations implementing a state law requiring the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering.

Apr 20
Rare falcon finds residency on Vermont nuclear smokestack

VERNON, Vt. (AP) - A rare falcon has found a permanent home on a nuclear power plant smokestack.

Apr 20
Champlain College offering online discounts to US workers

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's Champlain College is offering federal employees and their families a 70 percent discount for online courses that can be used to increase training for specific skills or accumulate credit toward online college undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Apr 20
Sorrell rejects call for independent counsel to probe him

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell is rejecting a request that he appoint an independent counsel to investigate allegations that he has violated Vermont's campaign finance laws.

Apr 20
OSHA proposes to fine manufacturer nearly $64K

ROLLINSFORD, N.H. (AP) - The U.S. Labor Department's OSHA division is proposing a fine of nearly $64,000 against a New Hampshire manufacturer of acrylic and wooden sign holders and displays, saying workers were overexposed to a toxic chemical.

Apr 20
Series of snow storms pushed up state costs by $9 million

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - This winter's series of heavy snowfalls put a $9.2 million hurt on the state's annual snow removal budget and led to a raid on the fund that pays for road and bridge repair and maintenance.

Apr 20
Police looking at a person of interest in fatal shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Police in Springfield, Vermont, are investigating a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a man over the weekend.

Apr 20
Gas prices go up nearly 11 cents in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gas prices in New Hampshire have risen nearly 11 cents per gallon in the past week, to an average of $2.40.

Apr 20
Minot School District fights lawsuit over flood cleanup work

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - The Minot Public School District is fighting a lawsuit filed by an East Coast company that did cleanup work in schools after the 2011 Souris River flood.

Apr 20
Rule changes to be discussed for fishing tournaments

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Rule hearings on two proposed changes affecting fishing tournaments are being held next month at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department in Concord.

Apr 20
Heavy rain on its way to New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Heavy rain is on its way to New Hampshire.

Apr 20
Police search for man who robbed convenience store

ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store in Royalton and took off on a mountain bike before crashing and running off.