• 10 Things to Know for Today [07.22.14] - 07/22/2014 06:34 AM EDT
    Couple sees 'opportunity' in closing Newfane store

    07/22/2014 06:46 AM EDT
    NEWFANE -- Since the 1970s, Newfane Country Store has operated on Route 30 in this historic village. 
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    Police report in Santiago shooting released
    07/22/2014 06:26 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- Before Michael Santiago was shot and killed by Brattleboro Police Department Sgt. Mark Carignan, he was described as having a "'thousand yard stare' in his eyes and his face was completely emotionless," according BPD Sgt. Chad Emery. Full Story

    Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

    WASHINGTON -- A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether it can just do the basics. Full Story
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    Rebels let train with dead from Malaysian jet leave Ukrainian town after international outcry HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and agreed to hand over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine. Full Story
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    Tom Nunziata elected president of Youth Services board BRATTLEBORO -- On July 1, Tom Nunziata assumed the role of president of the Youth Services board of directors, taking the reins from Barbara Gentry whose two-year term has just ended. Full Story
    New Hampshire drops to 4th in child well-being

    07/22/2014 06:45 AM EDT
    CONCORD, N.H. -- New Hampshire has dropped from its traditional top spot in a national survey of children's well-being in part because of its rapidly rising child poverty rate. 
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    Missing New Hampshire teen home after 9 months
    07/21/2014 10:00 PM EDT - CONWAY, N.H. (AP) -- A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family, the state attorney general said Monday. Full Story

    Obama bestows Medal of Honor on New Hampshire veteran
    07/21/2014 10:00 PM EDT - WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor on Monday on a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war. Full Story

    New England in Brief
    07/21/2014 10:04 PM EDT - TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) -- The Market Basket supermarket chain has made good on promises to fire employees who skipped work to attend a rally in support of the former chief executive. Full Story

    Bennington art project nets $60K
    07/21/2014 12:04 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce put on its "Midsummer Night's Catamount Prowl and Auction" on Saturday night to sell off the products of a two-year community art project. Full Story

    Administration review of DCF delayed
    07/21/2014 06:42 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- An administration report on ways to improve and reorganize the Department for Children and Families has been pushed back.  Full Story

    New exec. dir. reframes mission of Campaign for Vermont
    07/21/2014 06:36 AM EDT - BURLINGTON -- Now that Bruce Lisman has dropped his interest in a run for governor, his organization, Campaign for Vermont, is looking to go mainstream. Full Story

    T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this. Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president's honor wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typographical error in the word "freedom. Full Story
    Movie, TV legend James Garner dies at 86

    Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said.