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March 15. 2013 3:27PM

Cloud angel photographed heralding pope's selection

A "cloud angel" rose over South Florida on the day that a new pope was named at the Vatican — resulting in snapshots and comments that multiplied like the biblical loaves and fishes. But experts say Wednesday evening's apparition is no supernatural miracle.



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NH man killed in Killington ski accident worked at BAE

Killington Police Chief Whit Montgomery told MyCentralJersey.com that witnesses to Saturday's accident said Scott swerved to avoid another skier who had cut him off along an intermediate-level trail while trying to turn onto a connector trail.

Thief swipes cash from New Hampshire Girl Scouts selling cookies

ROCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) — Police in New Hampshire are looking for someone who stole money from Girl Scouts selling cookies.

Lakeport couple wants pet rooster to be excepted from poultry ban in residential areas

LACONIA — Two years ago the Planning Board scuttled a zoning proposal to allow residents to keep small flocks of laying hens, but now the chickens have come home to roost at the Zoning Board of Adjustment, which next month will weigh a family's request for a variance from the city ordinance in order to keep their pet rooster — 'Pecker' – in their Lakeport home.

Motorist said to have spotted Laconia woman 'shooting' heroin on I-93

MANCHESTER — Three Lakes Region residents found themselves under arrest on drug charges Thursday afternoon after a motorist traveling on I-93 between Londonderry and Manchester called 9-1-1 to report a woman 'shooting up' heroin while a passenger in a moving car.

Belknap officials looking to Sullivan County for model that drastically reduces recidivism

LACONIA — A key reasons why Belknap County Commissioners have decided to seek bids from architectural firms for a schematic design for a so-called community corrections facility is the success a similar program has had in Sullivan County (Claremont), which saw the recidivism rate drop…

Lucky Conway dog saved from Saco River

CONWAY — Baron is one lucky dog.After falling through ice on the Saco River Friday morning he was saved by emergency responders from Center Conway and Conway Village fire departments.

Dangerous armed fugitive may be hiding in Laconia

A manhunt is under way to capture an armed and dangerous fugitive who may be hiding out in Laconia. Deputy U.S. Marshal Jeffrey White said members ...

Sandy Boss regulates the UK's banks fell for a murdering conman who posed as a Rockefeller

The PRA is the financial services industry’s main watchdog, its 1,000-plus staff policing 1,700 banks, building societies, insurers and investment firms.

Sarah Silverman rape prevention tips backlash on Twitter is absurd

But here’s the catch: these tips to prevent rape are targeted at the would-be RAPIST, not the victim, who, if you asked the media, usually bears the brunt of the responsibility of prevention.

Justin Kirk joins Sarah Silverman's HBO pilot

We still don't know much about the comedy pilot that Sarah Silverman is developing for HBO, other than that it will star Silverman as a 'pathologically ...

Sarah Silverman is on a mission to bring back the skort

I’m wearing what Janeane Garofalo wore in 1995. I like the shorts and tights. I feel super comfortable in them; I feel sexual in them.

Phantom Gourmet: bluAqua in Amherst

Executive Chef Chris Noble isn’t from around these parts. Born and raised in Louisiana, this transplant has taken his southern charm and sensibilities and brought them to bluAqua in Amherst, New Hampshire.

Micro-apartments getting big attention

PORTSMOUTH - There's no bigger advocate for micro-apartments than Boston architect Tamara Roy.

Father and sons keep small-time sawmill buzzing on their New Hampshire farm

GILMANTON, N.H. — On Bob Potter's farm, the whine of a saw is heard over the grumbling of a diesel-powered engine as he and his boys carry on a family practice begun nearly half a century ago.

Profits tumbled, but Ruger gives CEO a 10% bump

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. said in a regulatory filing Friday that Michael Fifer, its chief executive, received a 10 percent raise in salary to $550,000 for ...

Fracking scheme gives NH nation-leading export increase stat

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2013 New Hampshire had the highest year-on-year increase in foreign exports of any other state in the nation. Exports went up 22 percent.

Claremont incinerator could reopen; permits still valid

CLAREMONT — With the impending sale of the Wheelabrator facility on Grissom Lane comes the question of the incinerator re-opening. The short answer is: yes, it could.

New Hampshire sets the pace for personal income growth in New England

Granite Staters’ income grew by 4.5 percent last year, placing New Hampshire 12th highest in the nation.

Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

CONCORD, N.H. — There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer.

Road improvements needed to pave way for growing army of commuters to new Shipyard jobs

Several ongoing construction projects have contributed to traffic issues and with the shipyard’s plans to hire roughly 700 new employees in each of the next two years they could worsen


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