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Nathaniel Kibby sits in Ossipee District Court during a hearing on Aug. 6. Kibby is facing more than 200 charges related to the disappearance of a 14-year-old North Conway girl in October 2013.

Family of abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart offers hope in wake of Conway teen's ordeal


"One of the most important things to me at this point is the survivor - giving them space and room," Elizabeth Smart's father told the New Hampshire Sunday News. "Certainly, with the information that has come out, what she went through was very horrific and difficult."

Dozens displaced by Manchester apartment building fire

More than 50 people were displaced after an early morning fire ripped through a Log Street apartment building early Sunday morning.

Tugboats, a salt pile and scrap metal shape the working waterfront in Portsmouth - for now.

Port of New Hampshire's future uncertain as industry, scenery clash


While tugboats provide a postcard backdrop for tourists, a working waterfront where heavy industry prevails despite the gentrification that surrounds it.

Rescue crews at the scene of a fatal single-car accident late Saturday night.

Update: Ossipee woman killed in late-night Moultonborough crash


MOULTONBOROUGH – Police say the victim, Alice Dow, 37, of Ossipee, was killed in a one-vehicle accident after her car rolled over into a small water bog late Saturday night.

Sony just a beginning? Cyber security a fear in NH too


We check with staff at NH Dept. of IT to see how well state systems are protected against hackers, and try to reach security experts to address retail and banking security issues, if any, in N.H.

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State House Dome: Just past Concord session a mixed bag


THE BOOK on the 2013-14 Legislature is closed while the slate is clean - well almost - for the 2015-16 General Court.

Elementary school repairs can't wait any longer, board says

Censure over how House speaker was chosen most unusual

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A New Year's resolution for others


Instead of making a self-improvement resolution, what's one thing you resolve to do for others in 2015?

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How can mom explain why Santa didn't stop?


Sally had no idea how she was going to explain to her two small children why Santa didn't bring them anything this year. "They wouldn't understand why Santa didn't come," she said. "They would assume, 'Am I bad?'"

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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.

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.

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Todd Oliver will take the stage as part of a Hanukkah show

Todd Oliver — with a little help from canine co-stars Irving and Lucy — will take the stage as part of a Hanukkah show at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover St., Manchester.

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An employee of Utah-based Ice Castles LLC worked Monday afternoon on the ice castle under construction on the grounds of the Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads in Lincoln. The ice castle is about a week behind schedule due to warm temperatures during both the day and night, and most recently, rain, which fell in abundance in Lincoln and throughout the North Country this week.

Warm temps and rain delaying construction and opening of Lincoln ice castle

Warm temperatures and rain are delaying the construction and opening of the ice castle that is being built on the grounds of the Hobo & Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads.

'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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Molly Martel, left, and Angie Patrone display two of the six blankets they made together for local African refugee families. Martel and Patrone are inmates at the State Prison for Women in Goffstown.

Inmates give back, making Christmas gifts

A group of inmates at the State Prison for Women are making Christmas a little brighter for local families - and for themselves - by donating gifts they've made by hand.

Human intervention hobbling ice fishermen

WE'VE LIVED ON and utilized Great Bay for our outdoor recreation and source of great food for about half a century and have never thought that some of these things we cherished could come to a screeching halt. But we are not happy to pass the word: that was then and this is now and things have changed for the worse.

50 years later, burgers and french fries still making McMemories

In 1964, Arthur Deleault was one of the burger makers at the South Willow Street McDonald's. Back in the day, when the then-Manchester High School West student wasn't manning the grill flipping patties, he was enjoying the fruits (or meat, as it were) of his labors, which went for 15 cents a burger.

In winter, birds like this white-throated sparrow spend parts of the daytime and all of the nighttime perched in trees to conserve energy.

In the longest nights of the year, our birds are living on the edge

Happy shortest day of the year!
That sounds a lot better than moping about the longest winter night, doesn't it?

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2 from NH complete Air Force training

U.S. Air National Guard Airmen 1st Class Jake M. Bumbaca and Benjamin T. Loll graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

From left, Nashua Police Chief John Seusing and Deputy Police Chief Andrew Lavoie prepare for a change in leadership at the Nashua Police Department in 2015. Seusing will retire and Lavoie will become chief.

A new era for Nashua's police force

With the start of a new year comes different leadership at the Nashua Police Department when a new police chief begins Jan. 1.

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