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David Wheeler for Executive Council in the District 5 Republican primary.
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Why is Ayotte the one New Hampshire member of Congress publicly pressuring Obama to attack IS?
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Why does New Hampshire continue letting the state deny citizens the right to carry concealed?
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Delana Harrington of Manchester led a privileged existence. She had charm and good looks, and her family's financial resources were available to enable her to maintain a comfortable lifestyle.
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0 Raymond man working on yard crushed to death by boulder

0 Bedford's Seth Meyers takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after hosting Emmys 2014 then nominates Vladimir Putin

0 Market Basket worker, 94, returns as deal awaited

0 Nearly 1,500 Market Basket employees filed for unemployment

0 British rapper identified as James Foley murderer?

0 Journalist freed in Syria spent time living in Upper Valley

0 CNN: Medical marijuana laws appear to reduce painkiller overdoses

0 Feds keep half of the people receiving SSDI benefits on painkillers

0 NH continues fight against dangerous legal drug popularized by pot prohibition

0 Vt. police claim drugs, alcohol not factors in clear weather, daylight, single-vehicle crash of former FBI director

0 Rollcall: Shaheen fear of town hall meetings a growing trend in politics

0 RealClearPolitics.com: In defense of the Brown-Shaheen poll

0 Mass. police incursion into NH fails to locate pursued man

0 State Police stop 175 motorists at government roadblock to make 2 DWI arrests

0 Slots sought for students displaced by sudden closure of Lebanon College

0 Maine fighters Lamour, Berry on New Hampshire boxing card

0 Ashley Pratte: Liberals exploiting Ferguson and the death of Michael Brown

0 Poll: Two-thirds of Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages held captive by terrorists

0 Martin OMalley sends staffers to support campaigns In Iowa, NH

0 Berlin prison official accredited to jail Americans

0 Wheelabrator appeal headed to NH Supreme Court

0 Enterasys Networks buyer loses $16.2M on acquisition costs

0 Portsmouth Gas Light fires bands due to noise gripes

0 Bedford native Sarah Silverman wins Emmy

0 Girl Scout survey finds NH is best place in nation to raise girls

More than 250 people attended a hearing Tuesday night on Mount Sunapee's new five-year master plan.

Most who speak at public hearing favor Mount Sunapee plans

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Of the more than 250 people attending a hearing on Mount Sunapee's five-year Master Development Plan Tuesday night, the majority of speakers favored the plan.

Former city restaurateur gets jail sentence for sex assault

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Manchester restauranteur Neville Pereira was sentenced to six months in jail for sexual assault of a young woman who was an employee at the time.

Former high school art teacher gets suspended sentence in drug case

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Former Central High School art teacher Lisa Tagalakis, convicted of letting drugs be sold out of her house, gets a suspended jail sentence and community service.

New Manchester school district standards to give teachers more leeway

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Teachers considered ineffective would have more time to improve under a revised evaluation system the school district is moving forward with.

Conway adult tests positive for EEE

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State health officials said an adult from Conway has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis, also known as EEE, in the first confirmed human case of the disease in five years.

Manchester man seriously injured after driving into oncoming traffic

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A Manchester man suffered life-threatening injuries Monday when he drove into oncoming traffic, according to a police press release.

Former Pinkerton Academy Headmaster Mary Anderson, left, and longtime English teacher Ann west share some memories of the school recenlty in the Alumni Building.

Pinkerton community ready to party like its 1814: 200th Gala Anniversary set for Sept. 27

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Plans are underway to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Pinkerton Academy next month, in what is being billed as possibly the biggest event ever at the high school.

Derry police continue to look for missing gun left in courthouse bathroom

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Police say they continue to investigate after a security staff member forgot and left a loaded handgun Monday in the men’s room of the 10th Circuit Court building.

Construction to begin on Hollis playground

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Following a successful fundraising campaign, the Hollis Parks Project will soon begin work on playgrounds at Little Nichols Park and Nichols Field. Both sites are expected to open in late fall.

One of the first Francestown Labor Day Celebration parades in the early 1900s.

Peterborough children's author to be featured at Francestown Labor Day Celebration

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Francestown is getting ready for its 97th annual Labor Day Celebration, originally held as a Red Cross fundraiser during World War I the weekend of activities includes the traditional Labor Day parade and a juried art show.

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Fugitive in Manchester shooting, stabbing cases caught by Marshals, police

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Dominick Stanin, sought in two violent incidents, was arrested and arraigned in Circuit Court-Manchester District Division Tuesday.

White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Michael Boots, former President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) winner and current EPA intern Apoorva Rangan, Administrator Gina McCarthy, new PEYA winner May Wang, new PEYA award winner Deepika Kurup, and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren before the PEYA awards ceremony.

White House honors Nashua teen for environmental stewardship

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Deepika Kurup of Nashua is one of 60 students honored for her contributions to environmental stewardship.

DAREN GRAGG

Hampton Falls standoff suspect linked to burglaries, fake-cop ploy

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During an eight-hour standoff with police, Daren Gragg shredded stolen mail while holed up in an apartment full of evidence that linked him to unsolved burglaries, identity fraud and a ploy to obtain prescription drugs at a Londonderry health care facility by impersonating a police officer, prosecutors said.

Paul Comeau Jr. died Monday while digging out a boulder in the backyard of his home at 6 Roy St. in Raymond.

Backyard boulder kills Raymond homeowner

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Police confirmed Tuesday that a 47-year-old Raymond man died Monday evening after he was pinned to the ground by a large boulder he was trying to remove from his backyard.

Fran Raudonis of Francestown checks expiration dates on egg cartons marked half-off at the Market Basket in Bedford on Tuesday.

Market Basket: Waiting for a deal to be finalized for Arthur T to buy controlling stake

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Workers threw out 350 dozen eggs Tuesday at the year-old Market Basket store in Bedford, where overall sales are down 94 percent.

Congressional candidate Frank Guinta speaks to the New Hampshire Union Leader editorial staff on Wednesday in Manchester.

Guinta targets Shea-Porter, Obamacare in primary run

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Frank Guinta says U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, the Democrat who defeated him for the 1st District seat two years ago, does not deserve another term based in part on her support for Obamacare.

NH Red Cross branch given emergency response vehicle

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The New Hampshire branch of the American Red Cross has received an emergency response vehicle to help meet the needs of people caught in disasters.

Waterville Valley nearing completion of water system upgrade and first public works garage

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The town is nearing substantial completion of a multi-year, multi-million dollar upgrade and expansion of its municipal water system.

Building joint Salem public safety facility to be studied

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This March, voters could get the chance to vote on funding a new joint public safety facility for the police and fire departments.

The N.H. Department of Transportation has ordered the closing of the Christian Hill Road Bridge in West Swanzey because of critical bridge deficiency.

DOT orders bridge closure in West Swanzey

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The N.H. Department of Transportation has order the closing of the Christian Hill Road Bridge due to critical bridge deficiency.

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