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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican opponent, Scott Brown, after Thursday's debate at St. Anselm College.

Day after debate, Brown, Sen. Shaheen show up in Sullivan County

Sullivan County became the center of the universe for Jeanne Shaheen and Scott Brown on Friday after a TV debate questioner incorrectly told Brown he was wrong to refer to the county as one of those "north of Concord.''

Milford High School students Evan Rysdam, from left, Jason Magri and Kenneth Nero work on programing problems while competing in the High School Hack-A-Palooza at Dyn in Manchester on Friday.

Dyn hosts high school programmers for 'Hack-A-Palooza' competition


Some of New Hampshire's aspiring software wizards were racing to resolve nine programming problems while beating the competition as well as the clock on Friday.

Seth Mazzaglia leaves court Friday.

Mazzaglia pleads guilty to devising escape plan


Seth Mazzaglia pleaded guilty to criminal solicitation Friday morning for his 2012 plot to escape from Strafford County House of Corrections

After Keene riot, PSU campus on alert as party plan is spread by social media


With the images of the Keene riots fresh in their minds, Plymouth State University officials, state police and Gov. Maggie Hassan are closely monitoring the Plymouth campus after posts on social media indicated an outsider-driven party may be held on campus this weekend.

Brandon Hamel, left, and Cole Will.

$50k bail for two charged with beating pizza delivery man


Two of the three men accused of robbing and beating a Village Pizza employee in June were ordered held on $50,000 cash only bail Thursday.

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, and Republican opponent Scott Brown, are campaigning Friday in a county named after a Revolutionary War general. Here's why.

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Halloween 2014: Trick or Treat Times, Parades and other Spooky Fun

It's all about the spirit (boo!) of the holiday. Get in character, goblins, superheroes and princesses! It's time to TRICK or TREAT! Don't forget to say, “Thank you.” Be safe and enjoy, New Hampshire!

The 1920s silent-film classic “Phantom of the Opera” stars Lon Chaney as the mysterious, deformed presence who both looks over and haunts the inhabitants of a Paris opera house.

Screening of silent film classic in Keene

The 1920s silent-film classic 'Phantom of the Opera' stars Lon Chaney as the mysterious, deformed presence who both looks over and haunts the inhabitants of a Paris opera house.

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Visitors to Nightmare New England in Litchfield prepare to enter the “Freak Show in 3D” attraction. Rather than a traditional doorway, the jaws of a toothy, deranged host serve as entrance to this spirited haunted house.

Scares creep across New Hampshire this weekend

Decaying corpses, killer clowns, flesh-eating cannibals and headless zombies at Halloween-themed attractions across New Hampshire won't warm your heart; they'll turn it cold.

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Under the Streetlamp features former cast members of Broadway's hit “Jersey Boys.”

Crooners belt out rock 'n' roll, Motown, doo-wop classics

The charismatic former cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'Jersey Boys' spotlight favorite rock 'n' roll, doo-wop and Motown hits in 'Under the Streetlamp.'

Featuring Bri Kennedy as Roxie Hart, Allie Wing as Velma Kelly, Taylor Morrow as Billy Flynn.

Durham visits seedy side of 'Chicago'

Fog settles along the edges of the wet cobbled street. The dense air is cut with the loud bang of a gunshot, followed by the sound of a woman's heeled shoes fleeing the scene.

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Gallery: Keene police release 24 riot photos

Gallery: Keene police release 24 riot photos


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The reverse-angle parking in downtown Bristol has downtown businesses complaining.

New parking system troubles businesses in downtown Bristol


A year after the downtown transportation enhancement project was completed, businesses on the downtown square say their income is down because of the new pedestrian-friendly, reverse-angle parking, which requires his customers to back into spaces in front of stores.

Bob Chapman, who is finalizing the acquisition of the entire 107-acre parcel in Groveton Village that until 2008 had been home to two paper-making mills, shows off the expansive property and talks about its potential on Wednesday.

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Student's service project honors mom fighting MS

Rebecca Walker said she plans to devote much of her spare time this year to fundraising for multiple sclerosis research. Walker's mother, Laura, was diagnosed with the disease in June 1998.

The 12th annual Octoberfest at Pats Peak Ski Area in Henniker and ski swap will be held this Sunday, Nov. 2 starting at 11 a.m. The King Ludwig's Bavarian Band will entertain the crowd.

Pats Peak previews winter with fall fun

Fall in New England is special with beautiful colors and fall traditions for families to enjoy. This Sunday, Oct. 2, Pats Peak will host their 12th Annual Octoberfest Celebration and the 44th Annual Ski & Snowboard Sale, events people look forward to.

Mont Vernon residents Bob and Elizabeth Bell and their five children, Sydney, Sierra, Taylor, Nate and Ben, join Chick-fil-A's 24-hour “First 100” party at its first free-standing restaurant in New Hampshire, on Amherst Street in Nashua.

Chick-fil-A restaurant's opening draws from near and far for camp-out celebration

Before sunrise on Wednesday, the parking lot next to the new Chick-fil-A restaurant on Amherst Street in Nashua started filling up with tents pitched not just by local families, but fans from all along the Eastern Seaboard.

Drew Cline, the New Hampshire Union Leader's editorial page editor, received  the media ally award  from the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.

Union Leader editor receives media ally award

The New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence has presented its first media ally award to Drew Cline, editorial page editor for the New Hampshire Union Leader.

Grange honors members, public servants

NH State Grange honors public servants in annual awards The New Hampshire State Grange honored a number of individuals for service to the Grange and the public at the Grange's annual convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel last week.

Ellen Ryan of the Red Arrow Diner mugs with a Mug o' Bacon, a menu item at the Manchester diner consisting of 20 slices of bacon. The Red Arrow is participating in the Makin' Bacon tour tonight. DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER

Manchester restaurants put on their bacon-y best

Looking for an excuse to pig out? How about tonight's Manchester Bacon Tour?

Our Gourmet: Elegance of India at Elm and Amherst in Manchester

Taj India: Exotic flavors at the corner of Elm and Amherst

A Guinness story: a stout and a blonde

A blonde to go with Guiness Stout

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