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Vermont House passes budget, tax bills; rejects pay cut

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont House on Friday passed a nearly $1.5 billion general fund budget that would put part of any extra money at the end of the fiscal year into low-income heating aid. It also raised $33.2 million in new revenue and rejected a legislative pay cut.

Today at 02:58PM
Vermont police cite daycare worker on cruelty claims

ST. ALBANS, Vermont (AP) - Vermont state police say they have cited a St. Albans daycare worker for cruelty to children under the age of 10.

Today at 02:05PM
Vermont House declines legislative pay cut

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont House has passed a budget that would put part of any extra money at the end of the fiscal year into low-income heating aid. It also voted against taking a legislative pay cut.

Today at 01:59PM
Boston U. beats Yale 3-2 in OT in NCAA opener

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Danny O'Regan was starting to wonder about his aim when every shot he took seemed to hit the post, miss or was smothered by Yale goalie Alex Lyon.

Today at 12:27PM
Calm Grace In The Busy Streets of Freetown

'Valley News' reporter Matt Hongoltz-Hetling is currently in Sierra Leone working on a journalism project supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. During his time there, he will also be…

Today at 12:13PM
Court upholds conviction of woman in Rwanda genocide case

BOSTON (AP) - A federal appeals court panel has upheld the conviction of a New Hampshire woman found guilty of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide so she could obtain U.S. citizenship.

Today at 12:06PM
Review of campus sexual misconduct policies in NH finds gaps

Lawyers who reviewed how New Hampshire's public universities and colleges handle sexual harassment and other misconduct said Friday the schools must address specific gaps in policies and practices while also making broader efforts to create a safe campus culture.

Today at 11:46AM
Court upholds conviction of NH woman who lied about genocide

BOSTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a New Hampshire woman found guilty of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide so she could obtain U.S. citizenship.

Today at 12:47AM
Clean Paper More Likely to Be Recycled

Washington -- We have a problem, people: Even though we're supposed to put the right stuff in the blue bin, a lot of recyclable material nevertheless winds up crammed into landfills. One of the most noteworthy…

Today at 12:47AM
Hoffman Beats Wind, Leads at Texas Open

San Antonio -- Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday. After wind gusts threatening…

Today at 12:47AM
Psychologists: The Internet Is Giving Everyone Symptoms of ADHD

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar to you: You get into work. You're feeling productive. You've powered through approximately three emails/order forms/whatever qualifies as progress in your particular…

Today at 12:47AM
This 1's Not Done

Los Angeles -- The motto Bo Ryan's players chose before the first game of the season was brief but telling: "Make 'em believe." The top-seeded Badgers likely picked up a few believers Thursday after…

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Ilyasova Career-Best Sends Bucks Past Indy

Milwaukee -- Ersan Ilyasova had a career-high 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Indiana Pacers 111-107 on Thursday night. Khris Middleton added 17 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 16…

Today at 12:47AM
Irish Fly Past Shockers

Cleveland -- Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder. There was no screaming. No frantic scribbling of Xs-and-Os. That's not…

Today at 12:47AM
NYC Building Collapses

New York (ap) -- An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village…

Today at 12:46AM
Norwich Sets Safety Services Meeting

Norwich -- The Selectboard will hold a special meeting next week to iron out a program for the capital facilities project, preserving the possibility for a bond in spring or summer. After a $3 million…

Today at 12:46AM
N.H. House Passes Bill Prompted by Enfield 4-Year-Old's Death

Enfield -- Legislation named for the 4-year-old Enfield girl who died at an unlicensed day care one year ago is on its way to the New Hampshire Senate following unanimous approval in the House this week. …

Today at 12:46AM
It's Time to Get Started: As Kearney Moves On, Leigh Moves Up

When on a mountain, Brook Leigh prefers to ski a reasonably straight line. He'll go as fast as he can. If he encounters a bump or mogul, he'll try to launch himself into the air as high as he can. In other…

Today at 12:25AM
Incinerator Set for Sale Or Auction

Claremont -- On Thursday, Wheelabrator Technologies of Hampton, N.H., announced it plans to sell its shuttered incinerator on Grissom Lane by April 13. If a sale is not finalized by then, the waste-to-energy…

Today at 12:01AM
Forest service fielding applications for conservation corps

CAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - The White Mountain National Forest Service is seeking applications from teens who want to jobs on its Youth Conservation Corps.

Today at 12:01AM
Crews haul away remaining snow before busy beach weekend

HAMPTON BEACH, N.H. (AP) - Kids won't need to bring their snow shovels for this weekend's Easter egg hunt on Hampton Beach after state and local crews hauled off most of the remaining snow.

Today at 12:01AM
Bennington College gets $5m donation for visual arts

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's Bennington College is getting a $5 million donation to support all aspects of the school's visual arts program.

Today at 12:01AM
Chief of staff for Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin leaving

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The chief of staff for Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is going to be leaving her post at the end of the legislative session.