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Ex-Wakefield code enforcement officer accused of selling forged permits to plead guilty

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:10
A former Wakefield code enforcement officer indicted for selling forged state shoreline and septic system installation permits plans to plead guilty.
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Fitzwilliam man, 70, killed in Mass. head-on crash

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:52
WINCHENDON, Mass. -- Police still investigating the crash the took the life of Fitzwilliam's Howard E. Chase.
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Six states may escape controversial Trump plan to spur offshore oil exploration, NH may be one

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:43
LOS ANGELESWASHINGTON Reuters - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has hinted to at least six coastal states that he will keep their waters out of a looming plan to expand U.S. offshore drilling, telling some they lack enough oil to be included anyway, according to state officials and transcripts from public hearings.
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Belmont firm quietly contributes to top secret military programs

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:18
Tucked away in a cul de sac next to the town's post office is a company that is quietly producing the bulk of the power sources used in the most sophisticated and, at times, the most secretive defense programs in the world.
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Active shooter on Navy berthings barge at General Dynamics facility in Portsmouth, Va.

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:01
Police in Portsmouth, Virginia, were investigating a report of an active shooter, the department said in a post on Twitter on Thursday.Dispatchers received an emergency 911 call at 11:46 a.m. ET, police said, adding that no further information was available.The incident involved Navy personnel near a berthing barge by General...
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Foley Freedom Run Saturday in memory of Rochester journalist slain by terrorists

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:07
The James W. Foley Freedom Run is taking place Saturday morning in Rochester, and the slain journalist's mother says a free press is key to having an informed citizenry here and in other countries.
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NH school district to spend 38K on life coach for students at risk of dropping out

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:04
The local school district is planning to hire a life coach who will work with students at risk of dropping out of school.
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Police charge city man after Saturday gun discharge

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:53
Police have arrested a city man in connection to one of four reports of gunfire last weekend in Manchester.
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U.S. gives Saudis 'few more days' on Khashoggi probe consulate searched again

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:48
WASHINGTONISTANBUL Reuters - The United States on Thursday gave Saudi Arabia more time to investigate the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Turkish investigators searched Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul for a second time in a hunt for clues.
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin withdraws from Saudi conference

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:43
WASHINGTON Reuters - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said he would no longer attend next week's investment conference in Saudi Arabia, as the Trump administration awaited the outcome of investigations into missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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All charges dropped against Concord psychologist sent to prison on word of 12-year-old patient

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:19
The decision announced on Wednesday comes a week after the state Supreme Court upheld a Superior Court ruling ordering a new trial for Foad Afshar.
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Keene police: Man stole from dead sex offender found in woods

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:38
KEENE -- Police say Jurgen Rau stole money and a cell from from the homeless man who died in the woods off Route 101.
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Man arrested after walking out his door with a rifle and telling police to leave

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:52
A city man is facing charges of resisting arrest and criminal threatening after police say he exited his Clay Street residence carrying a rifle while officers performed a welfare check.
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Frolik's pair, Valimaki's first lift Flames over Bruins

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:20
Michael Frolik scored twice, and rookie defenseman Juuso Valimaki scored his first NHL goal as the Calgary Flames beat the visiting Boston Bruins 5-2 on Wednesday night.
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Bradley Jr. comes up big again, Sox now one win from World Series

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:11
Jackie Bradley Jr. struck the decisive blow for a third consecutive game, and the Boston Red Sox inched one win closer to claiming the American League pennant with an 8-6 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series on Wednesday.
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NH Veterans' News: NH VFW raffling off UNH football tickets

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:29
District 7 of the New Hampshire VFW is raffling off UNH football tickets to help fund VFW programs. There are two chances to win tickets to the UNH Salutes home football game against Albany on Saturday, Nov. 10. The game starts at 1 p.m.
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Lighthouse and music programs coming to NHVH

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:29
The New Hampshire Veterans Home is presenting two history programs, thanks to grants from New Hampshire Humanities.
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Annual 'Gathering of Marines' will fall on Marine Corps' 243rd birthday

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:29
The Lakes Region Detachment of the Marine Corps League will celebrate its 20th Annual 'Gathering of Marines' on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Laconia Country Club, 607 Elm St., Laconia.
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NH Veterans' Views with Al Heidenreich: Researching 'Exercise Tiger'

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:29
Wow! Such reaction on my recent piece on the 1942 World War II failed bombing attempt by the Japanese on the United States mainland was a pleasant and welcome surprise, and many thanks to those of you who took the time to offer your comments and opinions ' all positive so far, but you may have created a monster in the process.
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Man accused of threatening with WD-40 goes on trial

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:29
A Dover man accused of dousing a woman in WD-40 and threatening to set her on fire is on trial at Strafford County Superior Court this week.
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