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January 28. 2014 12:16PM

Ken Burns wants you to learn the Gettysburg Address

Memorizing the speech can be a daunting challenge for the students, who struggle with learning differences such as dyslexia, ADHD and dysgraphia. But the boys persevere. “I was so moved, I mean tears just ran down my cheeks, and I said, ‘Somebody should make a film of this,’ ” Burns told Scott Shafer in an interview for “KQED Newsroom.”

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Hanover food co-op members seek meeting in wake of firing of union organizers

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Ayotte to officiate at wedding of Scott Browns’ daughter, Arianna

CONCORD — Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown’s younger daughter, Arianna, is getting married on Sunday, and, in an interesting twist, the wedding will be officiated by a current U.S. Senator.

Did probation, parole officers follow own procedures in fatal Rochester shooting?

The N.H. Department of Corrections, which oversees probation and parole officers, would not release information on whether an internal investigation was conducted by the department after the incident, or whether the officers followed the internal policies relating to use of deadly force.

Brother of man slain by authorities in Rochester arrested for alleged threats against police, neighbor

ROCHESTER — Wayne Shannon, Jr., the brother of a man killed by law enforcement officers after reportedly threatening officers in March, was taken into police custody last week after a report he made against a neighbor and police.

Gilford Tea Party activists goes after Havenstein

BELMONT — When Walt Havenstein of Alton, one of two Republican candidates for governor, addressed the Belknap County GOP Committee this week, Skip Murphy of Gilford, co-founder of the New Hampshire Tea Party Coalition, made clear he intended to draw blood, not dump tea.

Humphreys are the major donors to pro-Jim Rubens super PAC

CONCORD – Former U.S. Sen. Gordon Humphrey and his wife, Patty, are the major donors behind the New Hampshire PAC to Save America, a super PAC aimed at helping former state Sen. Jim Rubens win the U.S. Senate seat now held by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.

Havenstein, as a CEO, spoke on Democratic Governors Association jobs panel

The video emerged a week after some conservatives circulated a brief video of Havenstein, in his role as a CEO of Science Applications International Corporation, deriding the Tea Party as 'teabaggers.'

Building a Libertarian paradise in New Hampshire

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DOE surveying Concord roadways along Northern Pass route

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12-year-old Moultonborough chef to attend White House dinner

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Carroll County treasurer clarifies status of financial statements and audits after millions evaporate

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As NH initiative begins, Census Bureau finds only 1 in 4 such grads work in STEM occupations

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Seacoast chambers cancel annual Business Expo for lack of venue

The Seacoast Business Expo, an annual September event featuring over 750 area businesses and organizations, has been canceled.

Concord’s Hindu community hosts Puran

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Century-old mikveh unearthed in New Hampshire

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Surveillance video captures car hitting video game store

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Wilton: Lack of communication in restoration of historic traffic signal

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New Hampshire 2016 poll: Hillary Clinton lead shrinks

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