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Royalton, Sharon, Tunbridge Discuss Shared Ambulances

South Royalton -- Officials from Royalton, Sharon and Tunbridge met Wednesday night to discuss plans to consolidate ambulance service for the three White River Valley towns. During an hour-long discussion…

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Entertainment Highlights: Musician's Fundraiser Turns Personal After Cancer Diagnosis

Tod Moses already was planning to record a blues-tinged CD of Beatles covers to benefit the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Then it became personal. "A few weeks after I picked the…

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Column: Republicans Agitate for a Broader Ground War

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war!…

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Editorial: Underpowered Coalition

In launching two previous wars in Iraq, the United States assembled formidable coalitions of dozens of countries. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Syria and Oman were among the Arab states that deployed substantial…

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Column: Airline Execs Should Try Sitting in Those Knee-Banger Seats

There's an old Seinfeld episode where Jerry and Elaine are about to board a plane and the gate attendant tells them she can bump one of them into first class. Jerry immediately takes the offer, explaining…

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Column: Obama Goes on the Offensive

Here's the nightmare scenario that kept Obama administration officials awake at night this summer as they watched the black-masked guerrillas of Islamic State sweep across Iraq: First, the insurgents could…

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Bridge Remains Unkempt as Tourists Near

Quechee -- Hartford officials are in a race against time as one of the town's most popular tourist destinations remains an eyesore while hordes of leaf-peepers prepare to descend on the area. On Tuesday…

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Paul Nelson Schofield, Sr.

Springfield, Vt. -- Paul, 90, died at home in Springfield on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Born June 25, 1924, in Bethel, Conn. the son of Thomas and Annie (Weston) Schofield. He served in the Navy and a…

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Vt. Cartoonist Gets 'Genius Grant'

White River Junction -- The country's most famous lesbian cartoonist can add a new title to her resume -- genius -- after being awarded a $625,000 MacArthur grant, foundation officials announced Wednesday. …

Sep 17
Authorities: Mother shot many times, son a suicide

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) - Authorities say a 69-year-old Amherst woman died after she was shot several times and her 35-year-old son was killed by a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Sep 17
Bennington industrial site added to Superfund list

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A hazardous waste site in Bennington is being added the Environmental Protection Agency's national priorities lists of Superfund cleanup sites.

Sep 17
49 marijuana plants seized, valued at $25K

WILMOT, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire State Police have seized 49 marijuana plants growing in the town of Wilmot valued at about $25,000.

Sep 17
Ex-teacher gets 30 years in child porn case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A former math and science teacher at the Vermont Academy is going to prison for 30 years after pleading guilty to a variety of federal child pornography charges.

Sep 17
Family members indicted in amusement park fight

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - Members of a Vermont family have been indicted on charges they assaulted police at a New Hampshire amusement park when they were told to leave their knives in the car.

Sep 17
Biologists: Vermont loons, falcons had good year

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The once-endangered loons had a record year nesting on some of Vermont's lakes and ponds while nesting for bald eagles was down from the previous year , the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday.

Sep 17
Feds issue recommendation on cod shortage

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal regulators recommended a host of emergency restrictions to protect the Gulf of Maine's declining cod fishery on Wednesday, including expansions to existing inshore spawning closures.

Sep 17
Man charged with injuring 2-year-old boy

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man has been charged with grabbing a 2-year-old boy by the head and throwing him to the floor, several months after serving a sentence for injuring the child in 2012.

Sep 17
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the "Pick 3 Day" game were:

Sep 17
Pro-Hillary Clinton group helping Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) - A pro-Hillary Rodham Clinton super PAC is dispatching staffers to key states before the fall elections and helping Senate candidates with fundraising, laying the foundation for a potential Clinton presidential bid in 2016.

Sep 17
Lawmakers uphold veto of workplace bullying bill

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire House on Wednesday upheld Gov. Maggie Hassan's veto of a bill aimed at curbing workplace bullying among the state's employees, despite strong calls from several lawmakers to go against the governor.