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A Life: Robert D. Nutting, 1945 -- 2014; 'He Did So Much for Everyone'

Sharon -- When the pews inside Sharon Congregational Church could hold no more, men in blue jeans and women in sleeveless dresses took to standing on the church steps. Others headed for folding chairs…

13 minutes ago
Climate Summit Begins Tuesday

New York City -- For 28-year-old Sharon resident Nicole Antal, the reasons for trekking to the People's Climate March in New York City were clear. "Why? Because I have a 3 1/2 year old son, and I think…

13 minutes ago
It's Just a Shot Away: Enfield Outing Club Gives Kids a Safe and Sporting Outlet

By Jared Pendak Valley News Staff Writer Now in their fourth year providing a marksmanship outlet for young shooting enthusiasts, the Granite State Sharp Shooters' sights remain right on target. The…

46 minutes ago
Immigration Reform

President Obama's zigs and zags in pursuit of immigration reform are a long-unfolding narrative now assuming epic dimensions. In the latest installment, Obama has postponed the unilateral reforms he promised…

46 minutes ago
Column: The Coming Era of Unlimited, Clean and Free Energy

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Company noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn't last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute…

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Column: Five Myths About the NFL, From concussions to Socialism

Over the past few weeks, Americans have been confronted by a slew of scandals besieging our most popular sport. Outrage over the off-the-field violence of star running backs Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson…

51 minutes ago
Two Weeks Without Diabetes

As 7-year-old Zara Cheek packed her bags for her first sleep-away camp this summer, she found herself looking forward to more than just swimming, going on hikes and eating S'mores for two glorious weeks. …

51 minutes ago
Study Finds Households With Kids Buy Less Junk Food

American families with kids bought 101 fewer calories per person per day in packaged foods in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to an analysis of a pledge by big food companies to reduce calories…

Sep 21
CDC Sees 500,000 At Risk For Ebola

Washington -- The Ebola epidemic sweeping West Africa could infect up to 500,000 people by the end of January, according to a new estimate under development by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. …

Sep 21
Yale Burns Out Scoreboard; UNH Slips Past Richmond

New Haven, Conn. -- Morgan Roberts threw three touchdowns and ran in the game winner to lift Yale to a 54-43 win in its season opener over Lehigh on Saturday. Trailing by as many as 21 points in the…

Sep 21
'You Knew It Was Going to Be a Good Day': Friends Run for Denning

Hanover -- Saturday's Lost A Lot trail race in Lebanon concluded another successful season of the Western New Hampshire Trail Running Series. When it was over, members of the endurance community paid homage…

Sep 21
Bullets Silence Windsor

Windsor -- Ever since BFA-Fairfax got into Vermont's Division III football league, it has produced teams that like to run the ball on offense and take away the run on defense. And the Bullets always put…

Sep 21
Economist Rashi Fein, Father of Medicare, Dies

Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable health care for nearly seven decades, stretching from the…

Sep 21
Johnson Not Happy Being Just Another Driver on the Track

Loudon, n.h. -- It's Jimmie Johnson's favorite time of the year. But with the second race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Chase to the Champoinship set to begin, Six-Time has the tone of the kid whose…

Sep 21
Big Green Gets in Gear: Dartmouth Rallies, Wins Football Opener

Hanover -- The Dartmouth College football team was supposed to enter Memorial Field to a snappy introduction video on the year-old scoreboard behind the south end zone Saturday. However, the season opener's…

Sep 21
Home Dominance Remains Patriots' Trump Card

Foxborough, Mass. -- Stevan Ridley's father switched his allegiance from the Oakland Raiders once his son was drafted by the New England Patriots. The running back's dad sure picked a winner. The Patriots…

Sep 21
White House Security Reviewed

Washington -- The Secret Service on Saturday launched a security review to learn how a man carrying a knife was able to get inside the front door of the White House Friday night after jumping a fence and…

Sep 21
Experts: Don't Use Smartphones While Walking

Washington -- A 14-year-old boy was injured when he walked off a six-foot-high bridge into a ditch while talking on his phone. A 23-year-old man was hit by a car while walking down the middle of a road…

Sep 21
Custer, 16, Wins NASCAR Trucks Race at NHMS

Loudon, n.h. -- Cole Custer's first stand as a NASCAR winner landed him in the stock car record book. Custer became the youngest winner in a NASCAR national series race at 16, taking the checkered flag…

Sep 21
OSHA Probes Death Of Elephant Caretaker

Portland, Maine -- Federal workplace safety officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Maine man who was crushed by one of the two elephants in his care. The Occupational Safety and…

Sep 21
Jones Hammers Red Sox

The Associated Press Baltimore -- Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers and the Baltimore Orioles received another steady performance from right-hander Chris Tillman in a 7-2 victory over the Boston…

Sep 21
Tigers Boost Central Edge

Kansas City, Mo. -- Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central…

Sep 21
Hamstring Injury May End Ellsbury's Year

New York -- Jacoby Ellsbury is out of the New York Yankees lineup a day after straining his right hamstring, and the team's most consistent player this year may be done for the season. "I am still going…