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Attorney General Joseph Foster speaks about the Nathaniel Kibby case with Associate Attorney General Jane Young, left, at the Legislative Office Building in Concord on Wednesday.

Kibby indictments detail months of depraved sexual violence and torture

The Conway teenager kidnapped last year suffered months of torture, confinement and sexual assaults, according to indictments released Wednesday in the case.

'Resilient' teen has a long road to recovery

The Conway teenage girl who was allegedly kidnapped, restrained, and sexually assaulted by a Gorham man was the victim of multiple traumas but the outlook for her emotional well-being is positive, according to a mental health care provider.

Majority leader sees GOP rift healing after Jan. 7


Official GOP caucus meets to discuss priorities for the upcoming session.

A police officer exits his vehicle during a search for an active shooter in the area of Front Street in Manchester Wednesday afternoon.

Police arrest pair after bullets fly


Manchester police say two men are facing felony reckless conduct charges, after allegedly shooting cars and a building in Hooksett on Wednesday.

Medical compounding officials charged with murder in meningitis outbreak


BOSTON -- A co-owner and a pharmacist of a now closed Framingham, Mass., compounding drug company are facing federal murder charges in connection with the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that caused about 700 patients to contract the lethal illness, resulting in 64 deaths.

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Only time will tell if wounds from GOP dogfight heal


Two weeks' time has now passed since House Speaker Shawn Jasper challenged Bill O'Brien and defeated his fellow Republican with support from Democrats.


Lookng Back with Aurore Eaton: The NH Marine Memorial — Getting the project done


AFTER SLOWING DOWN for a few months, the New Hampshire Marine Memorial Commission sprung back to life in 1954.

Standing up for Salvation: Ringing the bell in the cold is a tough job


If you walked by Jill Wade outside the Northside Plaza liquor store earlier this month, you would have your nip of good cheer, the alcohol-free kind.

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Grace Episcopal Church supports the Santa Fund


Grace Episcopal Church is holding a special service Sunday afternoon and will take a free will offering to support the Union Leader Santa Fund for the Salvation Army.

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Pianist Sergei Novikov's releases include 2006's “For Your Glass of Wine,” 2007's “Ambiance,” 2008's “Broadway Movies and More,” 2009's “Chill Pill,” 2012 “Simply Intoxicating” and this year's “Day and Night.” In addition, he recorded a children's album, “Jump for Joy,” in 2002, and has released seven Christmas projects since 2007.

Pianist Sergei Novikov talks about heart of performance

Using the metaphor of a human heart, pianist Sergei Novikov describes what's at the core of his performance.

Revels North brings light, levity to year's shortest, darkest day

The Christmas Revels show plays the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College in Hanover today through Sunday.

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'The Night of Las Posadas' operetta is based on a book by Granite State illustrator Tomie dePaola.

Operetta draws on 'Las Posadas' festival, NH illustrator Tomie dePaola's works

An operetta based on celebrated Granite State illustrator Tomie dePaola's book 'The Night of Las Posadas' continues its trek across New England.

'Amahl and the Night Visitors' plan a stop in Lebanon

Opera North and Lebanon Opera House team up to present 'Amahl and the Night Visitors,' featuring a chamber orchestra and professional guest artists, at 5 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the opera house, 51 N. Park St.

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Uber driver Ryan Fallon told the Portsmouth Taxi Commission on Wednesday that the service he provides through Uber is a safe one.

Taxi owners demanding Uber cease and desist


A local cab driver has a simple message for Uber: cease and desist. Market Square Taxi owner Doug Cormier suggested the city issue that order to stop the ride share service from operating in the city.

Bill Stone, left, and Bill Greiner are among those launching a new bank in Bedford.

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Family fun tops Claremont's New Year's party

The 250th Committee is ending its yearlong celebration of the city's anniversary with a family-friendly New Year's Eve party at the Arrowhead Recreation Area and the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center.

Candlelight memorial in Keene for the homeless

Hundred Nights will host a vigil in Central Square on Sunday, Dec. 21, as part of the Candlelight Memorial, which is being held in more than 150 cities and counties to recognize homeless people who have died the past year and make a call to end homelessness.

Keene shelter joins in homeless vigil on Sunday

Hundred Nights cold weather shelter plans to join a nationwide Candlelight Memorial vigil Sunday to recognize the homeless who have died over the past year.

Joe Huntress of Danville picks out some bagels at the Rockingham Community Action outreach center in Raymond Wednesday morning.

Rockingham Community Action brightening holidays for needy

Gifts for local kids and more than 200 holiday baskets with a turkey and all the fixings will be handed out Friday and next Monday to brighten the holidays for families in Rockingham County.

Sandown Garden Club members, from left, Jane Cain, Mary Beth Quattrochi, Asteria Dauphinais, Kathy Dennis, Dale Dumphy, Barbara Finch, Sue Gleason and Fran Rosenau hold some of the wreaths members created during the club's annual holiday workshop. The wreaths were bound for civic locations in town.

Windham club brings Christmas cheer to vets

Members of the Woman's Service Club of Windham were busy recently filling 42 colorful bags of goodies, adding Christmas cards from the club, ornaments and candy covered with handmade snowmen hats with snowmen faces. They delivered the bags, along with Christmas greetings, on Dec. 10 to veterans at the VA Medical Center in Manchester.

Jim Demas of Fidelity Investments helps organize about 50 bicycles donated by his company to the Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Program in Nashua.

Salvation Army takes over for Santa in Nashua

The holiday season will be a little brighter for hundreds of needy families this year in Nashua as the Salvation Army and local businesses step in to provide gifts.

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