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PORTLAND, Maine — States across the U.S. are looking to adopt new recycling regimes that require producers of packaging to pay for its inevitable disposal — but industry is digging in to try to halt the movement.

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LOS ANGELES — California could witness a stunning turnabout in a nation of deeply polarized politics if the liberal state dumps Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and elects a Republican to fill his job in a September recall election.

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People inspect significant damage to a stretch of Route 123A just south of Vilas Pool in Alstead on Friday, July 30, 2021. Residents throughout the region were asked to remain indoors unless it was an emergency as nearly 5 inches of rain fell near southern Sullivan County, according to the N…

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CLAREMONT — The Claremont City Council will reconsider a grant application to study the feasibility of affordable apartments at the Topstone Mill building, following an appeal by the Topstone property owner on Wednesday.

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NASHUA — Christina Darling finally replaced her 2006 Chevrolet Equinox after it broke down several times while picking her children up from day care. But the 31-year-old mother of two was struggling to keep up with the car payments.

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CHESTER, Vt. — The Chester Selectboard’s meeting held on July 21 began with a lengthy public forum on the Community Greenhouse project before expanding to speeding concerns on Andover Road and Town Garage expected cost overages.

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CLAREMONT — The New Hampshire State Fire Marshal’s Office along with the Claremont Police and Fire Departments are investigating an “intentionally set” fire that damaged Daddypops Tumble Inn Diner late Thursday evening.

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CHARLESTOWN (AP) — A small plane that crashed in New Hampshire, killing one man and injuring another, was flying low and descended into a power line after one of the men seized control of the aircraft from the other, according to a preliminary report released Wednesday by the National Transp…

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Because of quality concerns caused by the pandemic, data from an annual Census Bureau survey that provides a wide-ranging picture of the U.S. on everything from commute times to education levels won’t be released in its usual format this year, officials said Thursday.

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WASHINGTON — Stinging from the disappointment of Bernie Sanders’ loss in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, supporters pumped millions into the powerful advocacy group Our Revolution to keep the progressive fight alive and prepare for another swing at the White House.

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New guidance from the federal government set off a cascade of mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back against the guidelines at a time when Americans are exhausted and confused over constantly shifting …

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HOOKSETT (AP) — A crash involving four vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, shut down several lanes of southbound traffic on Interstate 93 near the Hooksett tolls, New Hampshire State Police said Thursday.

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JERUSALEM — Three-quarters of the members of the Israeli parliament on Wednesday called on Ben & Jerry’s to reverse its decision to stop selling ice cream in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and contested east Jerusalem.

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