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Portsmouth restaurant closes owner cites lack of available employees

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 23:20
The owner of a popular pizzeria says she had to close because of the difficulty of finding workers on the Seacoast.
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Interim dean of student services selected in Bedford Blaney still on leave

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 23:20
Zanna Blaney, the former Dean of Student Services at Bedford High School, remains on paid administrative leave.
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Lincoln man grows, dyes facial hair to bring attention to causes

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 23:20
LINCOLN -- To raise awareness and funds for New Hampshire child-advocacy centers and an organization that works with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer survivors like his wife, a local man let his facial hair grow in and then dyed it pink and teal.
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Proposed Nashua charter change would cut special election costs

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 23:20
To avoid the hefty cost of special elections, a proposed change to the city charter is being recommended that would allow certain boards to appoint members for vacancies.
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Nashua school community grieves over death of teacher

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 23:20
The local school district is mourning the loss of a longtime teacher who was dedicated to providing youth with the skills necessary to improve their reading abilities.
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Wolfeboro murder victim was under house arrest

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 23:20
The man who was shot to death and woman who was critically wounded at a 10 Lakeview Drive home on Sunday both were known to police.
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College Hockey: Wildcats expect work will pay off

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 23:19
Four games into the season, the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team feels both encouraged and frustrated.
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Marines to mark 243rd birthday

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 22:43
Each year on Nov. 10, Marines pause to observe the U.S. Marine Corps birthday, often sharing a meal followed by birthday cake with their fellow warriors.
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NH Club News: Elks' national president to visit NH next week

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 22:43
Michael T. Luhr, the national leader of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, will visit the New Hampshire State Elks and their lodges on Sunday, Nov. 4, and Monday, Nov. 5.
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NH Veterans News: Army Band vet to talk on America's bands

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 22:43
Veteran and music educator Tom Fisk is presenting 'The History of Bands in America' today at 7 p.m. at the Pierce Manse, 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane.
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Vets can get free haircuts in Bedford

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 22:43
Gary W. Pelletier, a financial planner with offices in Nashua and Bedford, will sponsor free haircuts for veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. military in honor of Veterans Day.
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How can the VA help vets with breast cancer?

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 22:43
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among female veterans.
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Jon Morgan stands on his own

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 21:48
To the Editor: A politician should be able to stand on hisher own merits and have a streak of independent thinking.
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George Will: Federal hate crime law a reach too far

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 21:48
The HCPA creates criminal penalties for, among other things, crimes committed 'because of the actual or perceived race ... of any person.' Actual hatred is not required. It is enough that the defendant acted 'because of' somebody's race.
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Phony outrage

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 21:48
To the Editor: Some New Hampshire Democrats are calling the voter residency requirement bill 'voter suppression.' That phrase conjures up poll taxes and literacy tests.
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NH Voices -- Judith Reed: Public education, not vouchers

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 21:48
LAST YEAR'S SCHOOL voucher bill SB193 was soundly defeated but rose from the dead and had to be beaten back down, repeatedly. There is every reason to expect that it may rear its head again in the coming legislative session.
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Florida hiker rescued near Mt. Madison after 'brutal,' heavy snowfall

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 21:10
Conservation officers say a Florida man was rescued near Mt. Madison Wednesday after activating an emergency beacon when 'brutal,' heavy snowfall and high winds moved through the region.
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2018 sees record number of bald eagle fledglings

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 21:10
In a happy sign of bald eagles' resurgence in the Granite State, 70 of the birds reached fledgling age this summer.
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Edwards, Pappas trade punches in CD 1 debate

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 21:10
With the election less than two weeks away, the gloves have come off in the race for the 1st Congressional District seat.
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Manchester man finds bag of bullets on his daily walk now he can't get rid of them

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 21:10
A Manchester man who discovered a cache of bullets during an early morning walk this week has had a hard time getting rid of them. They turned out to be a rare caliber used in Russian-made handguns.
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