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US plans wide seismic testing of sea floor

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.

Today at 12:46PM
US plans wide seismic testing of Atlantic seabed

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.

Today at 12:44PM
Renewable power company drops Vermont project bid

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A company that had hoped to install 20 wind turbines on a mountaintop in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom says it is ending all work on the project.

Today at 11:54AM
Gronk's back: Star tight end practices with Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Rob Gronkowski ran short routes, caught passes and jogged back to the line of scrimmage.

Today at 11:14AM
Vermont court: Demolition not a 'change in use'

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled for the Burlington International Airport and its plan to demolish 54 nearby homes so it doesn't fall out of compliance with federal noise mitigation rules.

Today at 12:07AM
Obama: Close Corporate Loopholes

Los Angeles -- After zipping through the backyards and wallets of rich Democratic donors, President Obama concluded a West Coast fundraising swing on Thursday by trying to shift his focus back to the middle…

Today at 12:07AM
Blast Rocks UN Shelter In Gaza Strip

Jerusalem -- At least 15 Palestinians were killed and scores were wounded Thursday when explosions ripped through the courtyard of a United Nations school where hundreds of people who had fled fighting…

Today at 12:07AM
Senator Accused of Plagiarism

Helena, Mont. -- Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats…

Today at 12:07AM
Ukrainian Government Collapses

Kiev, Ukraine -- The Ukrainian government collapsed and the popular prime minister resigned Thursday, highlighting the political gridlock gripping the country struggling with a pro-Russia insurgency, a…

Today at 12:07AM
GOPers Push 'Compassion'

Washington -- The last time Republicans began running for president, there was a race to be the most confrontational, the most unbending. Mitt Romney said he was "severely conservative" and got caught…

Today at 12:07AM
Naked Thieves Take Burgers

Bonita Springs, Fla. -- A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest." Waitress Nancy Sansevieri was still laughing after…

Today at 12:07AM
Three Airline Disasters in One Week Kill 460

Washington -- Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crash during storms. Aviation…

Today at 12:07AM
Yankees Acquire LHP Capuano from Rockies

New York (ap) -- The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West. The Yankees announced after Thursday's 4-2…

Today at 12:06AM
Hartford Reviews Police Chief Applicants

Hartford -- The town received fewer than 30 applications to fill the vacant police chief position, and the majority of the candidates are from outside New England. Town Manager Hunter Rieseberg told the…

Today at 12:06AM
N.H. Cites Natural Gas Depot Developer for Wetlands Issue

Lebanon -- State officials have determined that a developer filled wetlands without permission on the Etna Road property where he plans to construct a natural gas depot. Compliance Inspector Jeffrey…

Today at 12:01AM
Group likes plan to leave education fund alone

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Gov. Peter Shumlin's plan to spare the state's education fund from a new round of budget cuts is winning praise from the Vermont League of Cities and Towns.

Jul 24
Post 22 Gets Walk Off Win

By Rob Johnstone Valley News Correspondent Nashua -- Two wrongs might not make a right, but sometimes two wrongs can lead to a right. Just ask Lebanon Post 22's Ben Robinson. After fouling off not…

Jul 24
Concord Post 21 drops first game in Legion tourney

The Concord Post 21 baseball team fell in its American Legion senior state tournament opener to Dover, 7-2, at Holman Stadium in Nashua yesterday. Connor Ferns drove in Chapin Bassi with a single in the…

Jul 24
James Garner Was The Perfect Fit in 'Rockford Files'

If all famous lives come down in the end to the lead sentence in an obituary, James Garner was put on Earth to play Jim Rockford, the life-sized private eye hero of The Rockford Files. There was more…

Jul 24
Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) - It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.