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Hillsborough County Attorney Patricia LaFrance has earned a second term as the top prosecutor for the state's most populous county.
EDITORIAL
More untruths about women from Ann Kuster.
AURORE EATON
In January 1862, Commodore George Washington Morrison Nutt of Manchester began his storied career under the famous promoter and entertainment manager Phineas T. Barnum.
MARK HAYWARD
It should be unnecessary to padlock Manchester schools — where kids are supposed to learn about government — on the day that the foundation of democracy is being poured.
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2 Scott Brown beats Jeanne Shaheen by six points in Matchbook Poll

0 Probe of cop's inheritance will follow evidence, says commission

0 Portsmouth school dept. denies liability for sex assault of teen

0 Haunted Overload named ‘scariest’ attraction in U.S.

0 Headless ranger? Mystery at colonial burial site of Roger's Rangers

0 NHPR: Kuster continues to distance herself from president

0 Sheriff's personal website unlinked from Cheshire County website

0 As GTAT stumbles, Nashau's ARC launches massive new sapphire furnaces

0 24 Hours of LeMons New England: The winners!

0 Fight with bicyclists in Amesbury lands Derry driver in road rage program

0 Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board mulls staff dress code

0 Dartmouth political study spurs controversy in Montana

0 Sturm, Ruger Q3 earnings badly miss the mark

0 Novo hiring 90 workers for its new plant in New Hampshire

0 Concord racist graffiti case delayed after psychologist’s exit; state hints at new postings

0 Comic book featuring hearing-impaired superheroes inspired by Salem boy

0 Kings use emergency-roster exemption before facing Penguins

0 NYT: Why polls tend to undercount Democrats

0 Technology provides improved access for disabled voters

0 Exclusive–Rand Paul: Stephanopoulos 'originated' War on Women attack, Scott Brown right to have concerns

0 Globe: No telling whether tears help or hurt politicians

0 NHPUC approves 9% rate hike for Concord Steam Corp. customers

0 NHPUC approves 15% rate cut for Keene customers

0 Obama administration rules target for-profit colleges

0 Peterborough: Select board signs 20-year solar lease

Three beloved performers come together for Folk Summit

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At 7:30pm on Saturday, November 15th The Flying Monkey Performance Center is excited to present their first Folk Summit. Three of the Northeast's most notable artists in folk/Americana will share the same stage. Don Campbell will warm up the crowd, then Lucy Kaplansky, followed by Jonathan Edwards et all. Concert Tickets start at $29.

Classic Rock Roll Of Honour: Live Performances Announced for 11/4 Ceremony From Kings Of Chaos, California Breed, Rival Sons & Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts

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Hosted by UK-based Classic Rock magazine, the 10th annual Classic Rock Awards--the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification--announced today a stellar line-up of live performances from some of the most exciting and respected artists in rock: Kings Of Chaos, California Breed, Rival Sons and Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts.

NH Club Briefs: Concord Grange readying for Christmas parade

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The Concord Grange, which has been one of the major sponsors and organizers of the Concord Christmas parade for more than 30 years, says this year's parade is planned for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, on the Concord Heights.

Ex-Nashua deputy police chief sues city and outgoing police chief

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Scott Howe, who previously retired from his position as deputy police chief in Nashua, is claiming that he was forced to leave the department.

Hundreds lined the entrance to the New Hampshire Institute of Politics prior to Thursday's debate between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Republican candidate Scott Brown.

Shaheen, Brown supporters gather at final debate

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About 400 screaming, enthusiastic supporters packed the sidewalk and edges of the driveway, waiting for incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her opponent, Republican Scott Brown, to arrive with their families.

U.S. Sen Jeanne Shaheen answers a question as her Republican opponent, former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, listens during a debate hosted by WMUR and the New Hampshire Union Leader at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Goffstown.

Senate candidates sharply divided on Islamic threat, Ebola, Obamacare

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U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown got in the last punches in what was the final round of their debates before Tuesday's election.

Stocks up on GDP, earnings

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Stocks rose on Thursday, boosted by a strong reading on quarterly economic growth and by another round of upbeat earnings reports including Visa, which accounted for nearly 140 points in the Dow industrials.

An unmanned Antares rocket is seen exploding seconds after lift off from a commercial launch pad in this still image from video shot by Matthew Travis of Zero-G News from the press area at Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday. The 14-story rocket, built and launched by Orbital Sciences Corp., bolted off its seaside launch pad at the Wallops Flight Facility. It burst into flames moments later, then plunged to the ground in a huge ball of fire and smoke, but authorities said no one was hurt. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

Rocket blast damps Orbital as commercial space rush lures rivals

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As Orbital Sciences halts rocket launches for potentially a year or more while it investigates a catastrophic explosion seconds after liftoff, rivals are poised to jockey for a new slate of private spaceflight contracts.

GT Advanced, Apple try to keep lid on COO's comments

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Attorneys for Apple Inc. and GT Advanced Technologies worked feverishly Thursday to keep sealed the written comments from a top GT Advanced executive that discussed what led to a fractured business relationship and GT Advanced's Oct. 6 bankruptcy filing.

Former Farmington Fire Chief Richard Fowler was indicted this month for a felony level theft charge and waived his arraignment Thursday. He was also fired from his post as chief in Skowhegan, Maine, recently.

Former Farmington fire chief waives arraignment on theft charges

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Richard Fowler, indicted on a felony charge of theft, waived his arraignment Thursday morning at Strafford County Superior Court.

Brandon Hamel, left, and Cole Will.

$50k bail for two charged with beating pizza delivery man

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Two of the three men accused of robbing and beating a Village Pizza employee in June were ordered held on $50,000 cash only bail Thursday.

Latest round of riot arrests includes 5 Keene State students

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A total of five Keene State College students were arrested this week for allegedly playing a part in the rioting that rocked the city over the Keene Pumpkin Festival weekend.

2 Manchester health service groups announce merger

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Two city organizations that provide health care to low-income people become a single organization as of Saturday, they announced.

Anonymous tip leads to arrest of moose poacher

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Barry Caswell of Wolfeboro is accused of shooting a moose out of season and then burying the carcass on his York Road property.

FinneRageTV uses Keene for promotion

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The images on FinnaRageTV are a bit shocking, particularly to people who don't regularly use the word “rage” to describe their entertainment.

Victim in Hampton pedestrian crash files lawsuit against driver, town and state

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A woman struck by a Portsmouth teenager while she was walking along Ocean Boulevard has filed a lawsuit against the town and state Department of Transportation for an alleged failure to maintain a safe walkway near a seawall repair project.

After Keene riot, PSU campus on alert as party plan is spread by social media

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With the images of the Keene riots fresh in their minds, Plymouth State University officials, state police and Gov. Maggie Hassan are closely monitoring the Plymouth campus after posts on social media indicated an outsider-driven party may be held on campus this weekend.

Boston Mayor Tom Menino, 70, pauses as he tells a crowd gathered inside Fanueil Hall that he will not seek re-election in Boston, Massachusetts, in this file photo taken March 28, 2013. Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died at age 71 from cancer, a former spokesman said October 30, 2014.

Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71

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BOSTON - Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, died on Thursday at age 71 from cancer, his family said in a statement.

Judge plans to release GT Advanced Technologies documents critical of Apple

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A bankruptcy judge Thursday wasn’t moved by concerns that releasing written comments from a top executive of GT Advanced Technologies regarding its fractured business relationship deal with Apple Inc., might cause Apple to pull out of a proposed settlement and jeopardize the company’s best chance to reorganize.

Dover police say man broke into same business three times

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Ryan Arsenault, 31, of Somersworth is accused of breaking into the same Dover business on three separate occasions.

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