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Police chief on use-of-force video: 'I was disgusted' by officer's actions


Confronted with their hollering and profanity, a Manchester police officer took pepper spray to three people under arrest and handcuffed to a police department bench.

    In this scene from a video shot from a news helicopter, officers from several departments converge on Richard Simone in May after he was subdued outside his truck on a dead-end street in Nashua. Twenty-eight citizens have filed complaints with the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office about excessive force by police officers over the last decade.
    In NH, complaints about police rarely end up in court

    Superintendent of schools finalist Bolgen Vargas listens to a question at a forum at Manchester Central High School in Manchester on Friday.

    Manchester School Board offers Vargas superintendent's job

    Kim DeLong, curator and manager of Dartmouth's Life Sciences greenhouse, spends Saturday morning beside Morphy, the corpse flower, answering questions about the unusual and smelly plant.

    Oh, that smell. A corpse flower blooms at Dartmouth

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