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Dartmouth's Stadium Ready for a Facelift

Hanover -- When thousands of spectators crowd into Memorial Field for Saturday's football game between Dartmouth College and Harvard, they will be witness not only to a clash of the Ivy League's co-leaders,…

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Hanover Girls in Cruise Control in Playoff Opener

Hanover -- A member of the crowd said, "the goals have been superlative." He could only have been talking about Hanover's goals, as it blanked Kennett, 7-0, in the first round of the New Hampshire Division…

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Woodsville's Offense Breaks Out in First-Round Win

Woodsville -- After losing on penalty kicks to Sunapee in last season's NHIAA Division IV state championship game, the undefeated Woodsville High girls soccer team feels it has work to finish this postseason.…

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Sunapee Girls Blank Lin-Wood in Playoff Opener

Sunapee -- It's hard to lose when the opposition doesn't take a shot. Sunapee, in a less than spectacular effort, got through the first round of the New Hampshire Division IV girls soccer tournament with…

16 minutes ago
Brady and Manning Are Constants, Like Death and Taxes

The football-watching world will focus its attention on Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady yet again Sunday. They will meet for the 16th time as NFL quarterbacks and, as has been the case so many times before,…

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Sox Keep Closer For 2 Years

Boston -- The Boston Red Sox signed closer Koji Uehara for two more years. The All-Star reliever will earn $18 million through 2016. Uehara joined the Red Sox in 2013 and earned the closer's role midway…

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Local Roundup: Sunapee, Hanover Volleyball Teams Advance

Sunapee -- It's a sweep to open the postseason. The Sunapee High girls volleyball team rolled over visiting Belmont in the first round of the New Hampshire Division III playoffs on Thursday night. The…

16 minutes ago
New MLS Team Has High Hopes

Los Angeles -- Henry Nguyen and Peter Guber envision their new Major League Soccer team taking the field somewhere in the Los Angeles area in early 2017 in a sparkling new stadium filled with roaring…

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B's Nip Sabres in OT

Buffalo, n.y. -- Brad Marchand had two goals, including at 1:20 of overtime and the Boston Bruins won their third straight road game with a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Drew…

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LeBron Welcomed Back to Cleveland

Cleveland -- Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began. He's home. Introduced to a deafening roar from Cleveland fans, James was welcomed…

Oct 30
Rocket Engines Suspected in Blast

Chincoteague, Va. -- Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private…

Oct 30
Zambia's New President Is Sub-Saharan Africa's Only White Head of State

Guy Scott, famous in Zambia for his jocular, outspoken -- and sometimes undiplomatic -- tongue, became the nation's acting president Wednesday, sub-Saharan Africa's only current white head of state. Scott…

Oct 30
Fed Ends Bond-Buying Program

Washington -- The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market -- a key condition for an eventual interest rate…

Oct 30
Pope Francis Maps Out Personal, and Progressive, Policies

Vatican City -- Pope Francis has made some of the most important policy speeches of his pontificate in recent days, catching up for lost time following months of attention to bureaucratic reform and the…

Oct 30
Newport Now Expects Higher Taxes

Newport -- Sharply lower tuition revenue and a substantial decrease in the year-to-year surplus used to offset taxes have resulted in a significant increase in the projected school portion of the Newport…

Oct 30
Iraq Renames War Town 'Victory Bank'

Jurf Al-Sakhar, Iraq -- Iraq renamed this town on the banks of the Euphrates this week to reflect the triumph of its security forces here against Islamic State militants, who were driven out last week.…

Oct 30
Quarantine Ordered for Africa Troops

Washington -- Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day…

Oct 30
Hundreds Missing After Mudslide in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan men stand by their damaged house following a mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 140 miles east of Colombo on Wednesday. The mudslide, triggered by monsoon rains,…

Oct 30
Brown, Shaheen Seek Votes

Manchester -- U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen emphasized her efforts to help small businesses while visiting a Manchester company on Wednesday, as her Republican challenger Scott Brown headed to a nuclear plant…

Oct 30
Pulitzer-Winning Vt. Poet, 87, Dies

Montpelier -- Galway Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in the 1960s and beyond through his forceful, spiritual takes on the outsiders and underside of contemporary life,…

Oct 30
U.S. Not Prepared to Fight Ebola

The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated…

Oct 30
Study: Milk Might Not Fortify Bones

Got milk? If you're drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead. A new study in the…

Oct 30
Ebola Nurse Vows To Fight Quarantine

Fort Kent, Maine -- A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said she plans to end her voluntary quarantine and even stepped outside her home briefly on Wednesday. Kaci Hickox's words and actions…

Oct 30
License Plate Privacy Breached

Washington -- After the Department of Homeland Security canceled a plan for broad law enforcement access to a national license-plate tracking system in February, officials established a new policy that…

Oct 30
Lava Inches Closer to Hawaii Homes

Pahoa, Hawaii -- Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town. A breakout of the lava flow was about 100 feet…