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Dec 21
Enfield Gives Dog Park Final OK

Enfield -- After more than a year of organizing and planning, supporters say they have cleared all of the red tape required of them to build a dog park on Route 4A in Enfield. The next step is to hire…

Dec 21
A Life: Marianne Peterson, 1924 -- 2014; 'She Loved to Entertain, Whether It Was in Her Home or On Stage'

Charlestown -- For Marianne Peterson, life was to be lived full speed ahead. Whether belting out a show tune in a local variety show, entertaining, cooking one of her signature dishes, selling advertising…

Dec 21
Norwich Man Integral in Cuba Release

Norwich -- An influential U.S. Senate aide who helped to free an American imprisoned in Cuba and restore diplomatic relations with the communist country tracks his foreign policy and humanitarian work…

Dec 21
VA System Has Been Unfairly Maligned by the Nation's Media

One of the biggest -- and most misunderstood -- stories of 2014 was about the nation's largest health care system, the Veterans Health Administration. Revelations that managers at the VA were concealing…

Dec 21
My Rape Story: The Price of Staying Silent

As the Washington Post Cairo bureau chief, I live and work with the risk of sexual violence all around me. I've covered war and political turmoil in the Middle East for the past seven years, spending…

Dec 21
Editorial: A Cyberattack Against Free Speech

The cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken an even more disturbing turn. First it demonstrated how cyberthieves can raid a company's most valuable trade secrets. Now it has escalated into…

Dec 21
Nature Has a Tornado Detector

Los Angeles -- Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that a song bird weighing less than two nickels managed to carry a tiny electronic sensor from Tennessee to Colombia and back. Then he looked…

Dec 21
A Supporter of Right-to-Work Laws Cites Myths

Many states and local governments are considering right-to-work laws. These laws make union dues voluntary. Without them, union contracts make paying dues a condition of employment. While most Americans…

Dec 21
Half of Dr. Oz's Medical Advice Is Baseless or Wrong, Study Says

It's not hard to understand what makes Dr. Oz so popular. Called "America's doctor," syndicated talk-show host Mehmet Oz speaks in a way anyone can understand. Medicine may be complex. But with Dr. Oz,…

Dec 21
Focus Renewed on Statehouse Security

Washington -- Security at statehouses is as varied as the legislatures housed within them. Some capitols have metal detectors and screen visitors. Others offer open access, and some allow people with permits…

Dec 20
To Your Good Health: Give Doctor All Your Info for the Best Advice

Dear Dr. Roach: About three years ago, I was walking from the parking lot to church (not a long distance) and was overcome with a feeling of warmth and weakness throughout my body. I almost dropped my…

Dec 20
Fish-Tagging Program Saving Sport data, engage anglers

By Sue Cocking Miami Herald With more and more fisheries being closed or restricted worldwide in the name of conservation, Bill Dobbelaer, general manager of Gray Taxidermy in Pompano Beach, Fla., saw…

Dec 20
Get the Younger Generation Outdoors, Along With Parents

By Dennis Anderson Star Tribune Challenges facing outdoors enthusiasts in many cases are the same challenges, on a grander scale, the world faces. Example: North American hunters and anglers have led…

Dec 20
Winter Sports & Winter Gifts

By Marty Basch Special to the Valley News Whether you're still in the shopping mood or waiting to spend some holiday cash, there are all sorts of gifts for skiers and riders. Last month's visit to the…

Dec 20
Birth Announcements: Dec. 21, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center CORNELL -- A son, Quinton David Cornell, born on Nov. 26, 2014, to Judy Knapp and Shawn Cornell, of Claremont. Gifford Medical Center MURRAY -- A son, Samuel Archer…

Dec 20
Editorial: The O'Brien Rebellion

Don't bother buying New Hampshire Democrats a Christmas present this year. The one they received in 2010 in the form of Bill O'Brien is the gift that keeps on giving. That year, O'Brien, a Republican…

Dec 20
Shelby Lyman on Chess: Always Bobby

Hint and Explanation: Force Checkmate A chess tournament is a physical trial. Even a single game -- particularly a hard-fought one that can last five or six hours -- can extend competitors to their limit…

Dec 20
Around the Remote: Television Picks for Dec. 21-27

Don't Miss: Homeland -- We were so ready to give up on this spy thriller after a clunky Season 3 in which Brody met his maker. But Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin and company have revived our interest…

Dec 20
Stanford Aiming to Bring Player Pianos Back to Life

Stanford, Calif. (ap) -- Stanford University wants to unlock the secrets of the player piano, which brought recorded music into living rooms long before there were cassettes, compact discs or iPods. …

Dec 20
David's House Names Director, Board Members

Lebanon -- David's House has chosen a longtime staff member as its executive director. Also, several new members were appointed to the board of the recently expanded nonprofit. David's House provides…

Dec 20
Jim Kenyon: Plainfield Library Board Chairwoman Says Shhhhhh!

What in the name of Ed Brown is going on in Plainfield? A recent meeting of the trustees for the town's two public libraries had been under way for only 10 minutes before Chairwoman Suzanne Spencer was…

Dec 20
KUA Appoints Marketing Director

Meriden -- Kimball Union Academy has appointed Sarah Evans Moore, a KUA official, as director of marketing communications. Before being named to her new post, Moore was associate director of admissions…

Dec 20
He's Making a List: Tuck Professor Highlights Best, Worst CEOs of the Year

Hanover -- What do Dick Costolo of Twitter, Eddie Lampert of Sears Holdings, Philip Clarke of Tesco, Dov Charney of American Apparel and Ricardo Salgado of Banco Espirito Santo, have in common? They're…

Dec 20
Column: Merry Christmas, Really, From an Atheist

On one of my infrequent visits to Facebook, where I silently observe the interests and opinions of extended family members, I've noticed a small but growing anti-secular campaign. Many folks, including…

Dec 20
O.J. Drinkers On the Decline

Orange juice remains the nation's most popular fruit beverage. The problem is many Americans just don't drink it anymore. Annual consumption for a juice that became a U.S. breakfast staple after World…