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Bakery outlets close across New England and New York

Apr. 12, 2024 12:42 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The company that produces baked goods for brands including Arnold bread, Entenmann’s and others has closed 28 outlet stores in the Northeast. Bimbo Bakeries USA said in a press release that its products still will be found on grocery store shelves. The...

Town creates public art ordinance after free speech debate over doughnut mural

Apr. 10, 2024 13:47 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire town's new ordinance that was pitched as “a path forward” for public artwork hasn't resolved a bakery owner's First Amendment dispute over a large pastry painting, and his lawyer predicts it will only lead to more litigation as town officials become...

New Hampshire youth detention center treated teen like sex slave, punching bag, lawyer alleges

Apr. 09, 2024 19:16 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — Workers at New Hampshire's youth detention center treated a teenage boy like a “sex slave and a punching bag,” and the state itself laid the groundwork for the abuse, an attorney argued Tuesday as the first of more than 1,000 lawsuits alleging similar horrors went to...

Many eclipse visitors to northern New England pulled an all-nighter trying to leave

Apr. 09, 2024 16:35 PM EDT

FRANCONIA, N.H. (AP) — Thousands of visitors to northern New England communities in the path of the total solar eclipse were told to pack their patience for the trip. In some areas, they needed it for up to 12 hours after the event started, inching their way back home on packed interstates and...

East Coast earthquakes aren't common, but they are felt by millions. Here's what to know

Apr. 06, 2024 11:34 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — East Coast residents were jolted Friday by a 4.8-magnitude earthquake centered near Lebanon, New Jersey, with weak rumblings felt as far away as Baltimore and the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border. No life-threatening injuries or major damage have been reported. ...

Cleanup begins as spring nor'easter moves on. But hundreds of thousands still lack power

Apr. 05, 2024 15:27 PM EDT

GILFORD, N.H. (AP) — Snow showers lingered Friday as the cleanup began following a major spring storm that brought heavy snow, rain and high winds to the Northeast, left hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power, and contributed to at least two deaths. Well over a...

House explosion in New Hampshire leaves 1 dead and 1 injured

Apr. 04, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

DERRY, N.H. (AP) — A house explosion in New Hampshire on Thursday amid a spring storm left one woman dead and a second person injured, authorities said. Derry Fire Chief Shawn Haggart said his department received reports of an explosion and responded to find a house fully engulfed...

Bringing dental care to kids in schools is helping take care of teeth neglected in the pandemic

Apr. 04, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Tucked away inside the teachers lounge at a New Hampshire elementary school, Amber Warner was having her teeth checked out for the first time. The 5-year-old sat back on what looked like a beach chair and wore a pair of dark sunglasses as certified public...

OpenAI reveals Voice Engine, but won't yet publicly release the risky AI voice-cloning technology

Mar. 29, 2024 17:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — ChatGPT-maker OpenAI is getting into the voice assistant business and showing off new technology that can clone a person's voice, but says it won't yet release it publicly due to safety concerns. The artificial intelligence company unveiled its new Voice Engine...

Joe Lieberman's death leaves a hole at No Labels as it tries to recruit a 2024 third-party candidate

Mar. 28, 2024 20:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When No Labels' critics got the loudest, it was Joe Lieberman who came to the group's defense. The former Connecticut senator was a founding chairman of the centrist organization that focused, above all, on promoting bipartisanship in national politics. Despite its...