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Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Today at 03:39PM
Natural gas company seeks federal OK for pipeline

BOSTON (AP) - An energy company is seeking federal approval for a natural gas pipeline through northern Massachusetts that has already garnered significant local opposition.

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2 arrested in Vermont Gas protest

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) - Two men protesting the extension of a natural gas pipeline have been arrested at a Vermont Gas Systems site in Williston.

Today at 02:56PM
Woman and adult son found dead in Amherst

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) - Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Amherst, New Hampshire.

Today at 01:48PM
Bill Clinton to stump for New Hampshire Democrats

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton will headline the New Hampshire Democratic Party's annual Jefferson Jackson dinner next month.

Today at 12:34PM
Restraining order for troubled department's chief

WEARE, N.H. (AP) - The woman who obtained a restraining order against Weare police Chief John Velleca, her boss, said he came to her Hillsboro home uninvited, grabbed her cellphone and pushed her several times as she was talking to his wife about the affair she'd had with him.

Today at 11:10AM
Candidates react to shutdown of website

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The candidates for Vermont governor are reacting to the shutdown of the state's troubled health insurance website for repairs.

Today at 12:29AM
Are the Roosevelts Electable?

Last month, inspired by his visit to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's home at Hyde Park in New York, Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt pondered whether FDR could have been elected today. The…

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Jonathan "Jack" Maxham

Pomfret, Vt. -- Jonathan "Jack" Maxham, 65, died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. There will be a graveside service on Friday, Sept. 19…

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Miss America Faces Controversy

Atlantic City, n.j. -- The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup. That was the message Monday from Kira Kazantsev of New York as many…

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British Trading Bullets for Soccer Balls as Afghanistan War Role Ends

London -- The paths that took Wayne Rooney and Islamuddin Amiri into football couldn't have been more different. When a 9-year-old Rooney was catching the eye of talent spotters in Liverpool in 1995…

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Park-and-Ride's Reopening Delayed

Hartland -- Completion of the rebuilt park-and-ride at Exit 9 off Interstate 91 is being delayed because the new light poles have not arrived from the manufacturer, project supervisor Wayne Davis, of the…

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'I Am ... Not a Child Abuser'

Adrian Peterson was back in the building Monday, reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings less than 24 hours after a 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots without their star running back. But Peterson, who…

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Local Roundup: Sharon Academy Girls Get Statement Win

Williamstown, Vt. -- The Sharon Academy girls soccer team hadn't beaten Williamstown in coach Blake Fabrikant's recollection. Losing his goalkeeper to an injury wasn't supposed to make it any more likely. …

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Crompton, Woodstock Keep Strong Start Going

Springfield, Vt. -- When the weather gets colder, Alex Crompton simply gets hotter. The junior striker said he enjoyed playing in the chilly weather at Brown Field on Monday night, and his three quick…

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Slow Money Aims for Fast Start in Vermont

Montpelier -- The Slow Money Vermont network will launch in Montpelier today. The concept of Slow Money was pioneered by Woody Tasch, the author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as…

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Robert Emory Somerville

Littleton, N.H. -- Robert Emory Somerville, 70, longtime resident of Littleton passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, while doing something that he loved. He was born in Randolph, Vt. on Jan. 28, 1944, a…

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EB-5 Annual Cap Puts Some Vt. Projects at Risk

High numbers of Chinese applications may create a logjam in the federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The number of potential Chinese investors has exceeded the program's yearly cap on applicants from…

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NASA Offers Helpful Tips for Finding Alien Life in Space

NASA recently published some new tips for going about your search the right way and avoiding the trap of false positives. Researchers at NASA's Astrobiology Institute's Virtual Planetary Laboratory conducted…

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Windsor to Hold Traffic Forum

Windsor -- The public is encouraged to bring their ideas -- and concerns -- on improving bicycle and pedestrian traffic downtown and along Route 5 to a meeting on the topic, set for Thursday. The "scoping…

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Ex-Library In West Leb. Up for Sale

West Lebanon -- After failing to receive a building permit necessary to convert the former West Lebanon Library to an office and residence, developer David Clem has opted to sell the historic building…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Claremont Fire's Cause May Take Weeks To Identify Claremont -- It could be weeks before the state fire marshal is able to determine what caused the fire that destroyed a Main Street restaurant…