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One sign that 2017 will be a bad year for Lyme disease

An explosion in the mice population across the northeastern United States is a worrying sign of a potentially similar-sized surge in cases of Lyme disease. But people obtain Lyme disease…

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Why does firewood cost so much? Fracking's part of it

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Northeasterners who are digging deeper into their pockets to pay for firewood this season can add a new scapegoat to the roster of usual market forces:…

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A victory against New England will clinch Montreal Impact a playoff spot

MONTREAL – With two games remaining in the season, the Montreal Impact are one favourable result away from clinching a Major League Soccer playoff berth. A win against the Revolution…

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New England man offers to ship autumn foliage for $19.99

BOSTON (Reuters) – People who want to see New England's colorful fall foliage no longer need to travel for the experience. A Boston-area man is offering to ship bundles of…

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Impact look to stretch unbeaten run to six despite injuries, suspensions

MONTREAL – The starting 11 changes drastically from game to game, yet the Montreal Impact continue to put up points. Injuries, an alarming run of red cards & suspensions &…

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New England prep school rape defendant had list of targets: friend

By Ted Siefer CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) – Friends of a former student at an elite New Hampshire prep school who is on trial for allegedly raping a younger student described…

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Jonah crabs booming in value as managers seek fishery plan

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England lobstermen are catching & selling more of a long-overlooked crab species in their traps, leading regulators to try to craft a management plan for…

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Fed's Rosengren: economy growing too slowly to justify rate hike

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) – With little evidence the U.S. economy is rebounding after a very weak first quarter, the Federal Reserve is in no position to start…

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Tiny Songbird Is a Champion Long-Distance Flier

The blackpoll warbler, a songbird that weighs no more than an AA battery, flies nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean during its southerly fall migration, covering more than 1,500 miles (2,400…

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Little bird's arduous migration reaches 'brink of impossibility'

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The blackpoll warbler accomplishes a mighty huge feat for a such a little bird. Scientists on Tuesday documented how this songbird that weighs half…

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