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COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

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CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Late in the summer of 1939, crowds of strangers started showing up at Rhoda Wise's house next to a city dump in Ohio after she let it be known that miracles were occurring in her room.

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NEWPORT — A Claremont man was arraigned Friday on felony reckless conduct charges after police said he fired more than 100 rounds during a tense seven-hour standoff in a residential neighborhood in Claremont on Thursday.

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Springfield Town Manager Tom Yennerell has announced the appointment of Lt. Mark Fountain of the Springfield Police Department to the position of police chief . Fountain has served as the department’s interim chief since the town’s firing of the previous chief Douglas John…

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection.

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BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. — Twenty-five years later, Bellows Falls resident Paul Reis says he still wants closure with the Ben & Jerry’s company over alleged incidents that occurred when Reis worked as an employee in Ben & Jerry’s North Springfield factory.

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CLAREMONT — An incident in which a man barricaded himself in his apartment and fired numerous rounds into the air was resolved without injury around 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Former president and chief executive officer of Springfield Hospital and Springfield Medical Care Systems Tim Ford filed suit in United States District Court Wednesday, seeking punitive damages against the hospital board and Quorum Health, a hospital management company, fo…

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CLAREMONT — A discussion about the significant difference between a “forensic audit” and a “financial audit” consumed nearly the first hour of Wednesday’s Claremont City Council meeting, after a request for an audit discussion at a previous council meeting invoked the wrong terminology.

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — In a story Aug. 13 about the Burlington City Council’s debate about the upcoming delivery of F-35 fighter planes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the council voted to oppose the basing of the jets at Burlington International Airport. The council voted to…

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Teams of draft horses compete at the Cornish Fair in a test of horsepower and human-to-horse communication. The Cornish Fair starts today.

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MANCHSTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday threw his support behind his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, who is considering a run for Senate in his home state of New Hampshire.

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island’s attorney general and state police launched investigations Thursday after a truck drove at a group protesting federal immigration policies at a detention center, which has since placed an employee on leave.

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump returned Thursday to the state that gave him his first presidential primary victory, looking to once again demonstrate his popularity with New Hampshire’s Republican voters and likely take a few cracks at the many Democratic challengers striving…