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Former Headmaster Of Elite Prep School Sentenced To 50 Years For Child Porn

The former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school founded by members of the du Pont family was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for dealing in child pornography.

04/24/2015

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Governors Meet On Energy Issues

By STEPHEN SINGER,   Associated Press  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ New England’s governors agreed Thursday to a mix of regional and state actions to cut persistently high energy costs. Five of the region’s six governors said […]

04/23/2015

school children hold placards on their arrival to paticipate in a tree-hugging event in South Korea on June 5, 2014. (credit: PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

RI Group Seeks To Break Record For Number Of Tree Huggers

An environmental group in southeastern Rhode Island is trying to break the world record for the most people simultaneously hugging trees.

04/23/2015

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Vermont State Police: Fish Sculpture Missing From Town

Vermont State Police are looking for a fish sculpture made from horse shoes that is missing from the Windsor County town of Barnard.

04/22/2015

Hillary Clinton answers questions from reporters after participating in a round table discussion with Whitney Brothers management and employees April 20, 2015 in Keene, New Hampshire. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Clinton Defends Family Foundation From Charges Of Favoritism

Hillary Rodham Clinton dismissed swirling questions about her family foundation Monday as little more than political attacks from Republicans eager to gain an early advantage in the 2016 presidential contest.

04/20/2015

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2013 Marathon Winner Desisa Repeats

Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, two years after he donated the medal from his first title to the city in the memory of bombing victims.

04/20/2015

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30,000 Ready To Take Boston Marathon Course

By JIMMY GOLEN,  AP Sports Writer  BOSTON (AP) _ The Boston Marathon will never be just another race again. The twin bombs at the finish line of the 2013 race made sure of that. But […]

04/20/2015

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Vermont Lawmakers Want To Ban Sale Of Alcohol In State

Rep. Chris Pearson and Rep. Jean O’Sullivan, two lawmakers in the state, are attempting to make a point by proposing a ban on alcohol, calling it more dangerous than marijuana.

04/18/2015

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After Raptor Ordeal, Lawmakers Look At 4th Grade Bobcat Plan

After New Hampshire lawmakers mocked one fourth grade class’s effort to name an official state raptor last month, the wily bobcat was faring better Thursday when a state Senate committee backed a plan by another group of school kids to pick an official state wildcat.

04/16/2015