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

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

0 Snowy owls spotted at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport pose threat to aircraft

0 New Hampshire falcon's post-surgery vision limited

0 Time: Explaining the drop in circumcision rates

0 NH Medicaid bill would end taxpayer subsidies for circumcisions

0 New OT rule in AHL generating buzz

0 Photographer Becky Field documentslives of refugees in NH

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

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

0 Gilford selectmen going to bat for shopping center owner

0 Where to find poutine in NH

0 Zacks upgrades PC Connection to outperform

0 Jon Cassidy: They didn’t call it dark money when the other side was burning crosses

0 CR’s The Restaurant fills hole left by CR Sparks

0 Allen B. West: Left-leaning AP says police killings of blacks is year’s top story; I vote for Meriam Ibrahim

0 Concord Monitor finds big government make every day a little like Christmas

0 Portsmouth Herald: Expanding shipyard significant on many levels

0 Sanders: I'll decide on presidential run by March

0 FBI agent who helped coverup ex-NH lawmaker's $54M fraud pleads guilty again

0 Conway protester raises free speech issue

0 Loon rescued from ice on Martin Meadow Pond

0 BearCat isn't appropriate for policing Berlin says former officer

1 Berlin police want BearCat if feds are just giving them away

0 Berlin duo indicted for operating a meth lab

Man arrested after chase that led from Pelham to Lowell, Mass.

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A Massachusetts man was arrested Friday after allegedly driving a stolen car while drunk, then leading police on a high-speed chase, Pelham police said.

No shortage of post-holiday shoppers at local stores

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Granite Staters filled local stores on Friday, seeking to redeem gift cards, make exchanges or looking for a day-after Christmas sale, joining a national trend this season.

“Late Night” host  Seth Meyers (right) and his brother, Josh,  both former employees of Pizza Bella in Bedford,  pose for a photo with current employees Lauren Grocott and Emily Sabean on Christmas Eve in the recently remodeled restaurant.

Bedford pizza shop gets a visit from a famous former employee

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Pizza Bella owner Deedee Zgonis has gotten a lot of surprises lately: a free remodel of her restaurant in November, and on Christmas Eve, a visit from her most famous former employee.

MARIEL MOREL

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West junior advising College Board on its entrance exams

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Anyone who has to wrestle with the SAT college entrance exams in the coming few years will have West High School junior Mariel Morel to thank.
This fall, Morel was named to the College Board's

Matthew Stella 

...in court Wednesday

Merrimack teen allegedly held girl captive

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The 18-year-old is accused of spraying the girl with pepper spray, handcuffing her to a shower rod and threatening to use a stun-gun on her, according to police.

Longtime Londonderry High School assistant principal Katie Sullivan is one of two finalists for the state’s Assistant Principal of the Year award. The winner will be announced at the New Hampshire Association of School Principal’s winter luncheon on Jan. 8.

Sullivan in the top running for state's Assistant Principal of the Year

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Longtime Londonderry High School assistant principal Katie Sullivan is one of two finalists for the state's Assistant Principal of the Year. The winner will be announced at the New Hampshire Association of School Principal's winter luncheon on Jan. 8.

Derry making progress with efforts to honor POWS, MIAs

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After years of trying to bring recognition to POWs and MIAs, local VFW and American Legion members will now have their chance, a local veteran said.

Tiffani Cotting of the American Red Cross prepares to draw blood from Lisa Bergeron of Nashua on Friday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Lions Club blood drive draws on spirit of giving

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The Nashua Lions Club was hoping to collect at least 85 pints of blood during its annual holiday blood drive on Friday.

A red-bellied woodpecker visits Cheryl Kimball's bird feeder with a cardinal looking on.

Nature Talks: Taking a closer look at the red-bellied woodpecker

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A FACEBOOK FRIEND posted a message a couple weeks ago excited about seeing a red-bellied woodpecker for the first time at her home in Effingham, a small town at the foothills of the White Mountains near the Maine border. Other friends commented on her post about their own sightings, including one person from Concord who began seeing them a few years back.

Last Week's Rare Bird Alert

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This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Monday, Dec. 22.

Pinkerton Academy students look on as instructor Scott Hayward operates the console recently during the Introduction to Audio Production class. The class was held in the Stockbridge Theatre.

Pinkerton Academy students learn audio production from a pro

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Through a new course called “Introduction to Audio Production,” a group of Pinkerton Academy students are getting hands-on experience setting up drum kits and performing sound checks.

Matthew Stella of Merrimack has been arrested on numerous criminal charges involving a female juvenile.

Merrimack teen allegedly held girl captive, assaulted her

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The 18-year-old is accused of spraying the girl with pepper spray, handcuffing her to a shower rod and threatening to use a stun-gun on her, according to police.

'Interview' buzz spreads to NH

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Christmas Day movie-goers in Keene filled the seats to see the controversial comedy “The Interview.”

SHAWN CARTER

Murder suspect fit for trial?

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As the 18 month-anniversary of the gruesome murders of Timothy Carter and his mother, Priscilla Carter, passed this week, the attorneys for the alleged killer, Shawn Carter, are questioning whether he is fit to stand trial.

Pinkerton community excited about relationship with Google

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Pinkerton Academy began using Google Tools earlier this month to the excitement of students, faculty and staff, said Jennifer Lowton, the school's technology integration specialist.

Mount Sunapee plan opponents want more hearings

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As Newbury residents for and against Mount Sunapee Ski Area's proposed West Bowl build-out wait for state officials to decide its future, one local group is asking for more public hearings on the proposal and the resort's entire Master Plan update.

Former Colonial Theatre finance director indicted

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The former finance director of the Colonial Theatre was scheduled to have a Christmas Eve probable cause hearing in the Keene district court Wednesday on a forgery charge, but instead was indicted by a Cheshire County Grand Jury on Tuesday.

Circut Court Judge refuses to recuse himself from hearings

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Circuit Court-Manchester District Division Judge Gregory Michael denied recusal motions filed after he directed defense attorneys to contact their clients' victims regarding bail conditions.

Pipeline push gets a second wind

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When the governors of the six New England states announced a plan in January to get a new natural gas pipeline built at ratepayer expense, it looked like the deadlock between pipeline builders and the owners of power plants might finally be broken.

Lyndeborough resident and selectman Fred Douglas decorated a donated cut spruce tree to replace the tree that was run over in late October.  A new spruce tree will be planted in the spring.  This is the first year a lit Christmas tree shines with the holiday spirit in the center.

Lyndeborough official would not give up on tree

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The Grinch who ran over the Christmas tree couldn't destroy the holiday spirit of Lyndeborough residents.

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