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Today at 06:20AM
Vermont DMV chief: focusing on driving is best

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Nearly a month after the advent of Vermont's new law banning cellphones and other hand-held devices while driving, the state's motor vehicles chief says it's likely best to leave the electronics alone altogether and focus on driving.

Today at 05:45AM
Vermont economy challenges mirror US issues

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin says the Vermont economy has created thousands of jobs during his almost four years in office. GOP challenger Scott Milne and, more broadly, Republican interest groups say the state's economy has suffered under his leadership.

Today at 05:23AM
New Hampshire girl, 6, lauded for heroism

ALTON, N.H. (AP) - A 6-year-old New Hampshire girl who had the presence of mind to run home and call 911 after a tree fell on her grandfather is being lauded for heroism.

Today at 04:42AM
Bears sighted in suburban Burlington

ESSEX, Vt. (AP) - Police in the town of Essex are advising residents to take in bird feeders and bring pets indoors after bears were spotted in a suburban neighborhood.

Today at 04:42AM
Heroin overdose deaths already near 2013 total

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Through the first nine months of this year, New Hampshire has already counted almost as many heroin overdose deaths as all of 2013 and officials say they need to beef up enforcement efforts and treatment and consider expanding the use of a drug that can counter overdoses.

Today at 04:31AM
Youth hunting weekend underway in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Youth deer hunting weekend is underway in New Hampshire.

Today at 04:27AM
Salman Rushdie to visit Vermont in January

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The writer Salman Rushdie, who gained international fame with the publication of his book The Satanic Verses in 1988 and then was threatened with death for allegedly blaspheming Islam, is set to pay a visit to Vermont in January.

Today at 04:19AM
Transportation chief leaves for UNH post

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Granite State's transportation chief is leaving for a senior post at the University of New Hampshire.

Today at 04:12AM
Mass. Sen. Warren to campaign with Shaheen

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat who beat Scott Brown in 2012, is coming to New Hampshire to campaign with U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.

Oct 24
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:

Oct 24
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

Oct 24
Friday's Scores

Bedford 44, Dover 6

Oct 24
New Hampshire doctor heading to Liberia to help

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's deputy epidemiologist is heading to Liberia to train medical workers on how to protect against the Ebola virus.

Oct 24
Man convicted in 2004 killing of physicist

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - A man has been found guilty of taking part in the fatal beating of a well-known physicist from New Hampshire a decade ago.

Oct 24
Groups have concerns with 3 Entergy nukes

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Nuclear watchdog groups said Friday that Entergy Corp. is trying to cut costs at reactors it owns in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York, and may be placing safety in jeopardy as a result.

Oct 24
Manufacturer halts sales of highway guardrails

DALLAS (AP) - A Texas company is stopping shipments of a common highway-guardrail system and conducting more crash tests after it lost a $175 million jury verdict.

Oct 24
Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England

BOSTON (AP) - Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into next month's elections.

Oct 24
New Hampshire doctor heading to Liberia

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's deputy state epidemiologist is heading to Liberia to train clinical teams on how to protect against the Ebola virus.