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March 26. 2013 2:05PM

Out for the season, but Carpenter keeping busy with Cards

After a week-long stay in Jupiter, right-hander Chris Carpenter left Cardinals camp Monday to continue his family vacation. The Carpenters' next stop is New Hampshire for the Easter holiday.



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Off-duty captain calls in fire, gets woman out of burning building

DOVER — Firefighters from across the region responded to a two-alarm blaze Tuesday afternoon that damaged a Dover Point home.

Nashua board sends panhandling ordinance to committee

NASHUA -- Residents spoke out on both sides of a proposed ordinance that would thwart panhandling by barring pedestrians from accepting or exchanging items with motorists in a public way.

In New Hampshire poll Christie tied for 4th behind 'Unsure'

A new poll of New Hampshire voters has Gov. Christie tied for fourth place in the Republican field, behind "unsure."

NH employers face legal uncertainty over seasonal worker visas

New Hampshire employers that employ seasonal workers from other countries could be finding themselves with job openings this summer.

Portsmouth firefighters concerned about toxin exposure

City firefighter and union president Russ Osgood pushed for the Commission to "develop a clear plan to notify and test employees, both past and present," who have been exposed to contaminated water at the Pease International Tradeport.

Man charged with stealing union money

A Grafton County grand jury has indicted a Wolfeboro man for stealing money from a bank account belonging to a union that represents county workers.

Wild sign New Hampshire leading scorer Downing

Minnesota has inked collegiate free agent Grayson Downing to a two-year, entry-level deal, the club announced Tuesday night.

Woman indicted for providing heroin in man's fatal overdose

ROCHESTER — A Gonic woman is facing life in prison for allegedly giving heroin to a person who overdosed and died last summer.

$2,200,000 Homes in Chicago, Colorado and New Hampshire

This house is on 326 acres of gardens and meadow at the top of Bald Sunapee Mountain, with long views of a valley.

Iowa and New Hampshire Dems to Clinton: Be more like Warren

Former Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin and almost 200 other Democratic leaders in Iowa and New Hampshire are calling on Hillary Clinton to adopt “big, bold, economic ­populist ideas” as she heads into a presidential campaign.

In New Hampshire, Rand Paul reimagines government off the top of his head

Eight questions into his meet-and-greet at the Pink Cadillac Diner Kentucky, Senator Rand Paul made his first accidental policy. One of the Stafford County Republicans who’d shown up for breakfast asked Paul about the heart-rending crises in the Veterans Affairs administration. Was it time, she asked, to “overhaul the VA and let it go to the private sector?”

Exclusive: Christie loses New Hampshire speaking slot to Rubio ... because he doesn't RSVP!

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lost his prime speaking role at a New Hampshire Republican Party dinner because he didn’t RSVP in time, and the party gave his slot to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

Scott Walker leads GOP field in New Hampshire poll

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is maintaining a razor-thin lead over former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush among Republican voters in New Hampshire, which holds the first presidential primary in the nation next year.

Eversource, wildlife agencies, to announce major conservation partnership in New Hampshire

Eversource Energy and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation are set to announce a partnership that will help manage and preserve three separate areas of New Hampshire.

San Antonio's Matt Bonner, of Concord, and Boston's Marcus Smart argue during the second half of the Spurs' 101-89 win Friday at AT&T Center. Smart punched Bonner, and was ejected.

WKXL's NH Now: Matt Bonner on being punched in the groin by Marcus Smart

NH native Matt Bonner took to his weekly radio show to address a bizarre incident in the Spurs game against the Celtics in which rookie guard Marcus Smart punched Bonner in the groin for no apparent reason.

Chadwick-BaRoss brings SDLG to Maine, New Hampshire

The newest edition to SDLG’s ever-growing dealer network is Maine and New Hampshire’s Chadwick-BaRoss. The company, which is a division of Strongco, will sell SDLG’s complete lineup of wheel loaders. It also will fully back the machines, providing extensive product support and service.

Reality TV chef stirs pot, saves NH eatery

Newlyweds Kerry Benton and Jennifer Leonzi opened the Country Cow Restaurant a dozen years ago, just days after they married. Set in an idyllic spot at the base of the White Mountains, beside a covered bridge at the Pemigewasset River, the restaurant was an instant success. But the marriage was not.

Server attack briefly disrupts New Hampshire tourism website

CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire's tourism website was inaccessible for less than an hour Monday due to a cyberattack against an outside server.


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