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American Idol’s Alex Preston Appears on WKBK.

The American Idol finalist and Mont Vernon resident paid Keene a visit Wednesday morning, to talk about his upcoming concert in Concord.


Viruses prompt state coordination with providers.

The State's public health system says its working with emergency management officials, health care providers and local communities to make sure the state is prepared for Ebola and enterovirus.


FairPoint freezes pensions for workers.

On Tuesday Fairpoint says it will freeze older pension plans which it offered workers and begin rolling contributions into a new plan as part of the contract it's imposed upon workers.


Toddlers hurt when wind throws bounce house.

A pair of toddlers were hurt Sunday when an inflatable bounce house they were in was lifted by a gust of wind and blown about 40 feet through the air.


New Jersey brothers nabbed after 2-state chase.

Christopher and Christian Torruellas were arrested Friday afternoon following a chase that began in Vermont and ended in New Hampshire.

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Board of Education votes to close Jonathan Daniels by 2016.

The Keene Board of Education voted Thursday evening to proceed with the plan that would end up closing the Jonathan Daniels School by July 2016.


Christie to join Havenstein in North Country.

On Friday New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will join gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein for a campaign stop in Berlin.


Kuster, Garcia participate in Nashua forum.

Meeting for the first time, Second congressional district candidates Marilinda Garcia and Annie Kuster will face off in a forum Thursday night in Nashua.


Shaheen to visit Cheshire County Wednesday.

With less than a month until the election Sen. Shaheen will meet with voters in Keene and Peterborough as part of her “A Senator New Hampshire Women Can Trust Tour”.


Florida US Sen. Rubio to endorse Scott Brown.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will join Scott Brown Tuesday in Derry as the pair are scheduled to meet with Gulf War veterans to discuss foreign policy.


Vermont man headed to trial in teacher killing.

Jury selection has begun in the trial of Allen Prue, who along with his wife Patrica, stands accused of killing St. Johnsbury teacher Melissa Jenkins.


Gas prices fall some more in New Hampshire.

Gas prices in the Granite State are averaging $3.33 a gallon after falling 2.6 cents in the past week.


Vermont psychiatric hospital fails inspection.

Retreat spokesman Konstantin von Krusenstiern says the facility failed an inspection by state and federal regulators looking into a series of recurring problems.


Hassan asks agencies to reduce budgets by $30M.

Gov. Hassan is asking every state agency expect the Department of Health and Human Services to reduce their budgets for the current year, after the surplus for the first year of the budget came in $7 million below the projection.


Battery factory shooter’s request to move approved.

A Judge has approved a request to move Elizabeth Teague from the Brattleboro Retreat to the Middlesex Therapeutic Community Residence.


More than 200 may’ve been exposed to scabies.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center says about 200 employees, patients and visitors of the hospital's hematology/oncology unit may have been exposed to the skin condition scabies after a patient was discovered to have it.


Brattleboro Retreat undergoing inspection.

After problems such as patient safety issues were discovered in May, the psychiatric hospital is undergoing an inspection by the Vermont Division of Licensing and Protection on behalf of the federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare.


Police find nothing at schools after bomb threat.

Following Tuesday morning's bomb threat, Bedford Police say nothing was found after a search of the high school and middle school complex

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