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Today at 11:27AM
Brady passes Patriots to 34-9 win over Lions

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance.

Today at 10:58AM
Police charge Vermont man with credit card fraud

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Police say they identified a credit card fraud suspect after he applied for a job at one of the stores where he used the card to make a purchase.

Today at 09:14AM
North Dakota State goes for FCS 4-peat as 2 seed

North Dakota State will begin its quest for its fourth straight FCS national championship as the No. 2 overall seed in the playoffs.

Today at 09:11AM
Shot fired into floor nearly hits 2-year-old below

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say a Manchester man arrested after a loud party complaint returned to his apartment and fired a shot into the floor above the complaining neighbor's apartment, narrowly missing the first-floor tenant's sleeping son.

Today at 07:04AM
New Rhodes scholars include 2 from New England

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Thirteen men and women with ties to New England are among the 32 new Rhodes scholars named Sunday, including two from Massachusetts and a player on the Yale University basketball team.

Today at 07:04AM
Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive - thus far the province of western states - to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here might be Maine.

Today at 06:33AM
New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals.

Today at 06:25AM
Coast Guard aids fishing vessel off Maine coast

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Coast Guard crews by air and sea and a good Samaritan came to the rescue of a flooded fishing vessel off the Maine coast.

Today at 06:21AM
New plan for remote Vermont land makes few changes

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - New management plans for a vast section of Vermont's remote Northeast Kingdom - an area that was the focus of a protracted and bitter dispute after a timber company put 132,000 acres of land up for sale in 1998 - includes management strategies for returning wildlife and makes adaptions for climate change.

Nov 22
Concord Mall Reflects National Trend

Concord -- On a crisp Friday evening in late October, Shannon Rich, 33, is standing in a dying American mall. Three customers wander the aisles in a Sears the size of two football fields. The RadioShack…

Nov 22
Top 400 U.S. Households Paid 18% Average Tax Rate In 2010

Washington -- The top 400 taxpayers in the United States paid an average tax rate of 18 percent in 2010, the lowest since 2007, according to Internal Revenue Service data released Friday. The wealthiest…

Nov 22
Dow, S&P 500 Hit More Record Highs

The stock market closed out its fifth straight week of gains with another record high on Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index carved out all-time highs, extending…

Nov 22
Manning, Broncos suddenly looking vulnerable

Miami (6-4) at Denver (7-3) The Broncos suddenly are looking fragile. They need to end their November swoon quickly or even could face the possibility of not playing in January. Peyton Manning and…

Nov 22
Business Notes: Nov. 23, 2014

West Lebanon -- The distinction, according to West Lebanon Feed & Supply, is 50 times more difficult to achieve than it is for a high school basketball player to make it to the NBA. The longtime Upper…

Nov 22
Injuries, Miscues Doom Newport Bid for State Crown

Durham, n.h. -- The Newport High football team did virtually everything it wanted against anyone not named Campbell this season. Unfortunately for the Tigers, it was another dose of heartache against the…

Nov 22
With Last-Minute TD, Crimson Crafts a Perfect Ending

Cambridge, Mass. -- The 131st edition of The Game will be remembered for The Finish. Conner Hempel threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Fischer with 55 seconds to play and Harvard beat Yale 31-24…

Nov 22
No. 1 UNH Does Barely Enough to Beat Maine, Take CAA Title

Orono, Maine -- New Hampshire overcame six turnovers to beat Maine 20-12 on Saturday, securing the Colonial Athletic Association title and a spot in the FCS Playoffs. New Hampshire (10-1, 8-0) has now…

Nov 22
Locavore Movement Tries Deer Hunting

Montpelier -- A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters -- people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing…

Nov 22
Case of Keene Parking Meter 'Robin Hoods' Before Top Court

Keene, N.H. -- The self-styled "Robin Hooders" race to the rescue of the parking peasantry, pumping quarters into their expired meters and leaving behind cards informing them they have been saved from…

Nov 22
U.S. OK'd To Remain At War

Washington -- The United States will remain in an armed conflict in Afghanistan -- essentially at war -- after the end of this year under rules for combat operations the Pentagon requested, and President…

Nov 22
Oklahoma RB Sets Single-Game Mark

Norman, Okla. -- Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.…

Nov 22
Saint Joseph's Bounces Back at UVM's Expense

Philadelphia -- DeAndre Bembry had 22 points and nine rebounds, Isaiah Miles added 15 points and Saint Joseph's beat Vermont 68-60 on Saturday night. Bembry scored 16 of his 22 in the second half, Miles…

Nov 22
Kerry: 'Serious Gaps' Hinder Talks With Iran

Vienna -- Negotiators working to slow Iran's nuclear program and ease sanctions pressed forward with talks Saturday amid indications that they are at an impasse with two days left before a deadline for…

Nov 22
No Ferguson Decision Yet

Ferguson, Mo. -- Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a…