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July 08. 2013 2:26PM

Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors bringing annual show to Manchester

The show will be held on July 20-21 at the Radisson Expo Center in downtown Manchester NH. With over 250 sales tables, 25 displays, educational lectures, a live auction, and a banquet

the festivities have attracted dealers and collectors from across the country.



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Nativity horror scene in Haverhill: Baby Jesus taken, replaced with head of dead pig

HAVERHILL — It's about the worst thing police said they've seen happen on a Christmas Day. Someone stole the Baby Jesus statue from a nativity scene outside Sacred Hearts Church and left in its place the head of a dead pig, police said.

Kurt Sutter picks Sarah Silverman to play Tara in 'Sons of Anarchy' movie

He twitted Carrot Top (Scott Thompson) as Jax Teller, Don Rickles as Clay Morrow and the icing of the cake, Sarah Silverman as Tara Knowles.

Snowy owl photographed last winter in Epping.

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New Hampshire falcon's post-surgery vision limited

A falcon in New Hampshire that had eye surgery to remove cataracts is doing well with her new synthetic lenses but has limited vision and isn't flying.

Time: Explaining the drop in circumcision rates

In 1979, close to two-thirds of boys in the West underwent a hospital circumcision after birth, but by 2010 that percentage dropped to around 58%.

NH Medicaid bill would end taxpayer subsidies for circumcisions

A bill proposed in the state legislature would end Medicaid payments for circumcisions.

New OT rule in AHL generating buzz

The minor-league organization has long been the place to experiment with new directives, just to see how well they work — or don't work — before the NHL takes a look.

Photographer Becky Field documentslives of refugees in NH

A photographer takes aim to capture the joys and sorrows of some nearby neighbors arriving from distant lands.

Slam thunk! Sarah Silverman nearly hit by basketball at Knicks game... but luckily John McEnroe is there to shield her

The 44-year-old comedienne, who is also an avid basketball player herself, was with a friend for the occasion and was dressed in skinny jeans and a black puffer jacket.

It is illegal to inhale bus fumes with the intent of inducing euphoria in NH

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Gilford selectmen going to bat for shopping center owner

GILFORD — An effort by the owners of the Airport Plaza to rehabilitate the the 40-year-old shopping center on Lake Shore Road (Rte. 11) have been stymied by the state Department of Transportation.

Where to find poutine in NH

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CR’s The Restaurant fills hole left by CR Sparks

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Portsmouth Herald: Expanding shipyard significant on many levels

After struggling through years of the Great Recession, the prospect of so many skilled jobs becoming available seems almost hard to believe, and is a testament to the 'gold standard' work being done by Shipyard workers and by the congressional delegation that continues to effectively champion their work in Washington, D.C.

Sanders: I'll decide on presidential run by March

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Conway protester raises free speech issue

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