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March 14. 2013 12:15PM

Navy women survive lacrosse scare from UNH

Junior midfielder Jill Coughlin scored the winning goal with 5.7 seconds remaining in overtime to send 15th-ranked Navy past winless New Hampshire, 11-10, on Wednesday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

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‘Progressive jail’ in NH is a 21st-Century hell, inmates complain

No outdoor exercise and no family visits, but when video visitation cost $1 per minute, Cheshire County jail is an expensive form of progress.

Anti-Islamic ads depicting slain NH journalist Foley pulled in NYC

The ads are bankrolled by a group led by blogger Pamela Geller. They are being yanked after criticism from the American journalist’s family.

N.H. concealed carry gun application changes again but still 'weak, at best' says head of chiefs association

The statet’s latest move isn’t appeasing all critics, and one state legislator said he plans to propose a bill this session that would roll back gun restrictions in the state.

Anthony Bourdain to explore explosion of heroin use in New England in new season of 'Parts Unknown'

'In [preparing] for this show I noticed there's been this incredible explosion of heroin use in rural Massachusetts and New Hampshire and Vermont -- small, white, rural, small-town, Norman Rockwell America.'

NH author John Irving puts his dream house up for sale for $3M

The 8,300 square-foot mansion in Dorset, Vermont, has five bedrooms and a full-sized wrestling court.

None of the richest Americans that comprise the Forbes 400 live in the tri-state area

Media pioneer Patrick McGovern, founder and CEO of International Data Group and the only member from New Hampshire, died at the age of 76 on March 19.

Cher tickets down 6% for second leg of Dressed To Kill Tour; no new date yet for Manchester show

There are also seven other shows with dates yet to be rescheduled. Those include Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, PA, Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, SD, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN, The Times Union Center in Albany, NY and the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH.

BBC Video: Mariam Ibrahim: 'Jail in Sudan was a test'

Speaking to the BBC's Tom Esslemont, she said there were currently people in jail in Sudan ''in worse conditions'' than she had been held in.

Two anglers, 48 species: Fishermen hook and eat every type of NH freshwater fish

EXETER – Dave Kellam, 46, of Exeter, and his fishing buddy, Groves, 41, of Conway, have completed their quest to catch and eat every freshwater fish in New Hampshire.

Dartmouth researcher: Higgs-gravity connection may leave traces in white dwarfs

Scientists have shown that dying stars called white dwarfs can be used to investigate and place limits on the coupling between the Higgs field and spacetime curvature

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. driving fan experience initiatives, partners with Sporting Innovations

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) (TRK) has selected Sporting Innovations, a Kansas City-based sports technology company, to redefine and enhance the fan experience across its enterprise, including eight motorsports venues around the United States, which host some of the world’s largest events including NASCAR, INDYCAR, and NHRA race weekends.

Shaheen kicks off I-am-woman-hear-me tour

PEMBROKE, N.H. — Senator Jeanne Shaheen is today beginning a statewide tour painting Scott Brown as untrustworthy on women’s issues, ramping up a potent line of attack against her Republican rival and reprising some knocks used against him by Elizabeth Warren in 2012.

Obama believes loyal Democrats like Shaheen can hold the senate

It could be a difficult case for Obama to make in the final weeks before Election Day. Despite months of jobs and stock market growth, the president’s approval ratings on the economy remain stubbornly low.

Next Level Church named fifth fastest growing church in America

Next Level Church meets every weekend across four locations — Somersworth, N.H.; Epping, N.H.; Portsmouth, N.H.; and Portland.

Dairy Queen asks Sandwich to change its name

Ironically, Sandwich wasn’t even named after a sandwich.

Dartmouth undergrads group crowdfunds to reopen condemned hangout

Hanover — Panarchy, an alternative undergraduate society at Dartmouth College, has launched an Internet crowdfunding campaign to renovate and reopen its house on School Street, which the fire department closed in June, citing code violations.

Nashua woman who allegedly drank, used drugs gets 9 months for fatal accident on MassPike

Prosecutors say Julie Hellinger of Nashua had consumed alcohol, cocaine and prescription medications before the crash.

Boston publisher says he rarely used gutted $1M home, but still votes in NH by absentee ballot

Voting records indicate Miller regularly voted in N.H. general elections by absentee ballot, according to Plainfield’s town clerk.

Somersworth police concerned powerful batch of heroin behind uptick in ODs

'The spike in the last two weeks coincides with our intel of an unusually potent batch of heroin around,' Somersworth Police Capt. David Kretschmar said Monday.

Police identify person killed in last week's train suicide as former UNH student

DURHAM — The New Hampshire Medical Examiner's Office has identified the woman struck by the Amtrak Downeaster train last Wednesday night as Brandi L. MacDonald, 22, of Wells, Maine.

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