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Murder suicide leaves 2 dead in Townshend.

Vermont State Police say 26-year-old Shane Brodeur shot 20-year-old Katelyn McFadden and then shot himself.

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Brattleboro tries again for town manager.

The third attempt to discover a Town Manager, officials in Brattleboro say they've received 49 applications of those interested in the job.

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Home state mourns slain New Hampshire journalist.

Following the confirmation that Journalist James Foley was in fact executed by Islamic militants in Syria, the state and numerous political officials are mourning his loss.

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2nd House District candidates set to debate.

2nd Congressional District Republican candidates Marilinda Garcia and Gary Lambert will take part in a debate Tuesday evening at Franklin Pierce University.

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Governors step into supermarket feud fray.

Both New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick are joining in the efforts to bring the supermarket standoff to an end.

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Republican 1st District hopefuls weigh in on Iraq.

Frank Guinta & Dan Innis shared their insights on what role they think the U.S should play since the recent rise of Islamist militants in Iraq.

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Store owner charged with selling “spice”.

Christopher Matte of Hudson, owner of Ace Discount Cigarettes, was arrested Friday on two counts of felony drug sales d for selling a synthetic marijuana linked to a spate of overdoses.

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Keene Woman Charged in Stabbing.

31 year-old Emina Hoit has been charged with stabbing a man and is facing Second Degree Assault Charges.

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Brattleboro Retreat faces possible loss in funding.

Following a patient suicide attempt in June, Officials found issues with not only patient safety but also issues with an elevator.

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Lawyers: Teen suffered ‘numerous’ acts of violence.

The Lawyers for Abigail Hernandez and her mother say she "suffered numerous acts of unspeakable violence." during the 9 months she was missing.

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Future sought for housing complex post-Irene.

Officials are asking the public to come up with a new use for the 50-year-old Melrose Terrace that was evacuated and damaged during Tropical Storm Irene.

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Defense, state spar over evidence in girl’s kidnap.

Lawyers for Nathaniel Kibby want to preserve his house, a storage unit and other evidence collected by the state.

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Hassan nominating info technology, tourism heads.

Gov. Hassan is asking the Executive Council to confirm Steve Kelleher as acting commissioner of information technology and Amy Bassett as acting director of tourism.

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NH getting $1M grant to help home visit services.

The state is getting a grant to expand a program that benefits both pregnant women parents with children up to age 5.

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Last day for gov to decide on bills.

Governor Hassan has until the end of business Monday to decide on the fate of 3 bills which are still sitting on her desk.

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FairPoint workers continue under expired contract.

Despite the fact their contracts expired Saturday night, FairPoint Communications workers say the will remain on the job and hope to resume negotiations in the coming days.

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Car crashes head-on into RV, killing 2 women, teen.

New Hampshire State police say 54 year-old Mary Newton, of Greenfield, Massachusetts, and her 16 year-old son, along with 68-year-old Dulce Marie Campo Perez, of West Melbourne, Florida, were killed in an accident on Saturday in Stoddard.

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FairPoint contract expires this weekend.

Unions representing workers in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont are up against a weekend deadline in their ongoing contract negotiations.

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Christie makes 2nd summer stop in New Hampshire .

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie returns to the Granite State Thursday to campaign gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein.

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Market Basket managers turn up heat on chain.

Store Mangers from across the company are standing behind their threat to quit if former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas is not reinstated.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.