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Column: What's Behind Polarization of Voters?

Washington So accustomed are we to highlighting the polarized nature of our politics that we often forget how many Americans decline to be painted in bright reds or bright blues. Among us, there are…

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Summer Journey: A Long Climb to the Summit of Mount Washington

Mount Washington is the tallest peak in the Northeast, at 6,288 feet. It holds the record for the highest sustained winds in our hemisphere, at 231 miles an hour, and is known for the quickly changing…

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Column: There Is Blame to Go Around in Bland Case

Washington One would hope that it is possible for a white policeman and a black citizen to come into contact in a routine traffic stop without it becoming a matter of race and ending badly. But maybe…

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Editorial: Seasons Never End for Young Athletes

When it came to this year's Baseball Hall of Fame inductions in Cooperstown, the attention of New England was understandably riveted on Pedro Martinez, the most dominant and entertaining pitcher to perform…

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Column: Police, Power and the People They Serve

I am struggling mightily with the death of Sandra Bland. Struggling to understand it, struggling with the tragedy of it, and struggling especially with how utterly unnecessary and unfair it feels. And…

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Co-op Staff Votes Down Labor Union

Lebanon -- Workers at the Lebanon Co-op Food Store on Monday voted, 70-31, against organizing under a Massachusetts-based union, a n election brought on by a year's worth of turmoil surrounding the firings…

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Ruth Evelyn Wills

Lebanon, N.H. -- Ruth Evelyn Wills, 98, passed away Jan. 2, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory…

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Helen W. Knudsen

South Royalton, Vt. -- Helen W. Knudsen, 82 died on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a period of failing health. She was born Nov. 29, 1932, in…

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Martha Shepard Vernlund

Sunapee, N.H. -- Martha Shepard Vernlund of Sunapee and formally of Middletown, Conn. died peacefully with loving family by her side on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at age 92. Beloved mother of Emily DelConte,…

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James Louis Hanlon

Canaan, N.H. -- James Louis Hanlon (Jim) passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, at the home of his brother Steve. Born July 16, 1958, in Exeter, N.H. Jim grew up in and attended school in Hanover. After school,…

Jul 27
Nashua, Milford to hold meetings on proposed gas pipeline

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is holding meetings in Nashua and Milford to obtain feedback from residents about a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through the state.

Jul 27
Governor signs bill modernizing securities regulations

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a bill that modernizes securities regulations in New Hampshire, with the goal of making it easier for businesses to start up and grow.

Jul 27
Police: Heroin hidden in fake soda can

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Police in Manchester say an officer who stopped a driver talking on his cellphone under New Hampshire's "hands-free" law ended up arresting him on drug charges after finding heroin in a fake soda can.

Jul 27
New hut proposed in New Hampshire for first time in 50 years

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - The Appalachian Mountain Club and the state of New Hampshire are proposing to build the first new north country hut in 50 years.

Jul 27
Reality TV fisherman indicted on federal fraud charges

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A star of TV's "Wicked Tuna" has been indicted on federal fraud charges. The indictment says Paul Hebert claimed to be disabled and unable to work while he was catching fish and appearing on the National Geographic Channel reality show.

Jul 27
17-year-old Massachusetts girl crowned Miss Hampton Beach

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - A 17-year-old Massachusetts girl was named Miss Hampton Beach 2015, the youngest of the nine contestants for the title.

Jul 27
Bennington Museum gifted works by Grandma Moses, Olitski

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont museum has been gifted a collection of artwork and artifacts more significant than any received in the last decade, including works by Grandma Moses and Jules Olitski.

Jul 27
Gas prices fall 3 cents in New Hampshire in last week

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen 3 cents per gallon in the past week, to an average of $2.65.

Jul 27
Woman accused of being accomplice in death reaches plea deal

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire woman who initially pleaded not guilty to being an accomplice to first-degree murder in the death of her husband's ex-wife in 2013 has reached a plea deal.

Jul 27
Partnership lets Major League Soccer players earn degrees

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Major League Soccer is striking a multiyear deal with Southern New Hampshire University that will provide full scholarships for players and internship opportunities for the school's current students.

Jul 27
Governor to sign bill modernizing securities regulations

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan is signing a bill that modernizes securities regulations in New Hampshire, with the goal of making it easier for businesses to start up and grow.

Jul 27
Car, businesses found with gunshots

BARNET, Vt. (AP) - Police are trying to figure out who shot a rifle at a car and at several businesses in two Vermont towns.

Jul 27
Officials to lobby for Addison-Rutland district merger

CASTLETON, Vermont (AP) - Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union board members plan to lobby their local school boards and communities for a single district by fall 2017.