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Teams prepare NASCAR racing trucks at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday.

Fans love their trucks: Pickup truck racing all the rage in Loudon


Groups of brightly colored pickup trucks raced around the oval track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in packs Friday, their jacked-up four-speed eight-cylinder engines roaring as they hit the straightaway sections.

Sandown school board member demands surveillance video in letter to superintendent


An embattled Timberlane Regional School District School Board member has retained legal counsel and is considering legal action against the district if certain information is not provided to them.

Graffiti marks a boarded-up Victorian house on 269 Hanover St. across the street from Bronstein Park in Manchester.

Manchester officials eye quick fixes to abandoned properties in city


Mayor Ted Gatsas has sought to take action on one specific property, 269 Hanover St., which is across from Bronstein Park — now subject to a no-trespassing order during school hours after a spate of medical calls in the vicinity linked to the use of “spice,” the synthetic marijuana product.

Leeann Berube of Manchester holds Simba, the sibling of her missing cat.

Missing kitten found, but wont be returned to owners.


The good news is someone found it and turned it over to the Manchester Animal Shelter. The bad news it won't be returned to the original owner.

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Jerry Gappens, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.

NHMS chief Gappens is on board with the Chase changes


With the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format creating a buzz around NASCAR, New Hampshire Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Jerry Gappens is expecting a near-capacity crowd for the Sylvania 300 on Sunday.

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New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie posed for photos with Walt Havenstein supporters outside Crosby Bakery in Nashua on Wednesday.

N.J. Gov. Christie stumps for Scott Brown in N.H. visit


N.J. Gov. Chris Christie sees Scott Brown as a bipartisan politician who could help a dysfunctional Washington get to work.

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Supporters eager for Hillary's return to NH


Is she the next "Comeback" Kid? Besides Bill Clinton, of course, who will be back on Oct. 16 for the 2014 Jefferson Jackson Celebration in Manchester.

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Guys battle back against insecurities in comic tale of unlikely strippers

Let's get the question over with. The answer is, 'Yes.' ... I think. Well, definitely maybe.

Master filmmaker Mike Leigh has long been fascinated by J.M.W. Turner, the visionary mid-19th century British painter. Leigh delves deeply into Turner's life of creativity and often off-putting intensity.

Cinematic standouts hit the big screen as Telluride tour stops in NH

Selections from the prestigious international cinema showcase held annually in Colorado hit the road as Telluride standouts screen at The Music Hall in Portsmouth and the Hopkins Center for the Arts in Hanover throughout September.

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Flags fly above the RVs at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Thursday,

Fellowship a big part of the Loudon experience for race fans

Thousands of fans poured down the sidewalks from the RV and camping areas at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Thursday, eager to join the track’s FanFest Day.

Fall color is just beginning to show at Kancamagus Pass, the highest point along the Kancamagus Highway between Lincoln and Conway. JOHN KOZIOL

Great North Woods, White Mountains foliage expected to hit peak next week

There's still a lot of green around, but the 2014 foliage season is here, and while the rest of the state will follow suit thereafter, the Great North Woods and White Mountains are now displaying flashes of color and expected to reach peak by the end of the month.

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Baltimore judge weighs $190 mln accord on secret gynecological photos


The hospital and former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy, who had worked there for 25 years, reached a preliminary settlement deal in July to resolve accusations that the doctor secretly filmed and took photos of up to 9,500 women, often using a spy pen.

Canadian museum opening stirs up controversary


This week, Canadians of Ukrainian and other backgrounds urged a boycott because of “the lack of a meaningful portrayal” of Canada's internment of so-called “enemy aliens” during the First World War.

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Local awards to be presented at Merrimack Fall Festival next weekend

The first annual Dave Yakuboff Helping Hand Award will also be distributed at the upcoming fall festival set for Sept. 27.

UNO Pizzeria in Hudson plans cancer fundraiser

Proceeds from a fundraiser in Nashua next week will assist the family of a young Hudson cancer patient as they cope with ongoing medical expenses.

Farmington firefighters to don pink for fundraiser

Firefighters will soon don pink rather than the traditional red or blue to help raise awareness of breast cancer.

5K honors city teen who died from cancer

Hillside Middle School will host the Luke Capistran Memorial 5-kilometer run on Oct. 4 at Derryfield Park.

Claremont 250th includes festival, brewfest

The city's 250th celebration heats up Saturday with a huge downtown celebration “Birthday in the Bricks,” which coincides with the Claremont Brewfest on the Visitors Center Green.

Bob and Karen Rutter of West Creek, N.J., stand in front of their RV as their dog, Buddy, looks on among cutouts of Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Speedway looks to attract more fans as NASCAR stars return to NH

Speedway officials have been using promotional tools like 16-driver "pools" to reach out to more race fans and potential race fans. The sport, and the speedway, saw race attendances drop during the worst years of the recession.

Bob and Sally Heuchling at the 2014 Run for the Fallen in Rye on Saturday. They are holding a poster of therir son, Cadet Peter Todd Heuchling, who died unexpectedly while training at West Point in 2003.

Service members honored, remembered at Run for the Fallen

The 2014 Run for the Fallen on Sunday paid tribute to New Hampshire heroes and their family members.

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