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March 25. 2013 1:48PM

Fake Rockefeller: How much dirty laundry wil be aired? Accused killer's ex-wife to testify

LOS ANGELES -- The Harvard-educated ex-wife of accused killer Christian Gerhartsreiter is expected to take the witness stand this week as the phony Rockefeller's murder trial continues.

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About face: Mug shows Old Man facing wrong way

Someone in the general store at the Welcome Center in Hooksett told Barbara Francis to look a little closer at the mug she was thinking of buying. It didn’t take long for Francis, of Bow, to figure it out.

NYT helps Derry woman get diamond ring back from Manchester jeweler

I called the chain’s main customer number and learned only that the phone reps there know how to apologize. What they don’t know is when my ring will be returned. - Cathy Bernard

Study blames Craigslist for 15% spike in HIV infections

MINNEAPOLIS — Cruising for sex on Craigslist personal ads resulted in a 15.9 percent increase in HIV infections after the website entered various U.S. markets, according to a study by the University of Minnesota published in MIS Quarterly.

Graffiti marks a boarded-up Victorian house on Hanover St.

Democrat floats bill to give local government power to fine property owners over aesthetic issues

PORTSMOUTH – People shouldn't have to live in or near 'unsightly or unsafe properties,' said state Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, sponsor of a bill that would give municipalities the authority to fine owners of "blighted" properties up to $250 a day.

Rand Paul slams Bush 'hypocrisy' on pot

Bush opposed a Florida medical marijuana ballot initiative last year even though he partook liberally of the herb while in high school.

US Forest Service snowmobile rules would make riders stick to trails

The new rules, announced by the U.S. Forest Service Jan. 27, require that roads, trails and areas where over-snow vehicle use can occur be specifically designated by local forest service mangers.

Conway selectman's chair demanded public access TV to cut video during dust up with library trustees

CONWAY — A loud argument between a library trustee and a selectman caused the selectmen's chair to call a recess and to demand Valley Vision to stop filming.

Seacoast mayors relieved by news of no refugee resettlement

DOVER — Local mayors are feeling 'reassured' after state and federal officials confirmed this week that the Tri-Cities are not being considered for refugee resettlement.

Sarah Silverman becoming go-to tech pitchwoman

Now we learn that Silverman is hawking for T-Mobile during Super Bowl XLIX alongside Chelsea Handler and on behalf of the salty-tongued T-Mobile CEO John Legere.

Death of arms salesman in Saudi Arabia casts suspicions on Israeli company Elbit

Whether the sale has already happened or is prospective, the TOW missile sale would not be the first military encounter between the two countries.

Theories of sabotage surface in mysterious death of US contractor at Saudi hotel

'The missile system was already sold to the Saudi company and they were complaining that it wasn’t working. He was basically sent to see if he could prove that they were firing it incorrectly.'

Five more arrests in cockfighting crackdown

The five men join four other Lawrence men also charged with animal cruelty last month after Massachusetts State Police pulled over the minivan they were driving through Worcester and found cockfighting paraphernalia, including razor blades, nail clippers and imitation spurs in the vehicle.

The RPM Challenge: Can you create an album in Twenty-Eight Days?

Create an album in twenty-eight days - that's the idea behind the RPM Challenge.

NH Democratic Party expands staff to 13 as 2016 cycle ramps up quickly

With the 2016 election cycle already ramping up, the state Democratic Party has moved quickly to expanded its staff to 13 members.

Federal citizenship test threatening homeschoolers' freedom

The New Hampshire Legislature is reviewing a bill requiring all homeschoolers to take the same citizenship test that conventional public and private school students must take in order to graduate high school.

A brokered GOP convention is even more likely than you think — thanks to Mitt Romney

Someone wins Iowa, someone else wins New Hampshire, a third guy wins South Carolina and so forth. None of them, however, wins 51 percent (or even comes close to 51 percent) in these proportional-delegate states, meaning that none of them is any …

Union honcho pushes big spending hike through Hampton deliberative session

Retired Hampton Fire Capt. Dave Lang was the one who made the motion to increase the Budget Committee's recommended budget by roughly $772,260. The motion was approved by a vote of 78 to 20.

Tale told of NH woman, founder of Christian Science

Mary Baker Eddy was born in 1821 in Bow and died in 1910 at the Chestnut Hill area of Newton, Mass. Peter Wallner focuses on Eddy’s 1907 trial year — when she was 86 years old — as a sample of the controversial life the intrepid founder of First Church of Christ, Scientist, faced.

National Marine Life Center releases rehabilitated harbor seal

The seal had been convalescing at the center in Buzzards Bay since she was found injured and stranded on Oct. 14 in Rye, New Hampshire.

NH lawmakers want to expand Narcan laws to save lives of more junkies

Lawmakers are looking to stem the tide of the increasing amount of opiate overdose deaths in the Granite State.

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