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BY TIM BUCKLAND NEW HAMPSHIRE UNION LEADER
Keene was the scene of a riot during its annual Pumpkin Festival and Manchester public safety officials found a new drug causing dozens of overdoses. A girl from Conway missing since last year...
EDITORIAL
Free speech in a free country -- for now.
EDITORIAL
The Port of New Hampshire in Portsmouth is not just a pretty tourist site. It is and always has been a commercially important working port, and it needs to stay one.
JONAH GOLDBERG
Assigning blame for murders.
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0 Nativity horror scene in Haverhill: Baby Jesus taken, replaced with head of dead pig

0 Kurt Sutter picks Sarah Silverman to play Tara in 'Sons of Anarchy' movie

0 Snowy owls spotted at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport pose threat to aircraft

0 New Hampshire falcon's post-surgery vision limited

0 Time: Explaining the drop in circumcision rates

0 NH Medicaid bill would end taxpayer subsidies for circumcisions

0 New OT rule in AHL generating buzz

0 Photographer Becky Field documentslives of refugees in NH

0 Slam thunk! Sarah Silverman nearly hit by basketball at Knicks game... but luckily John McEnroe is there to shield her

0 It is illegal to inhale bus fumes with the intent of inducing euphoria in NH

0 Gilford selectmen going to bat for shopping center owner

0 Where to find poutine in NH

0 Zacks upgrades PC Connection to outperform

0 Jon Cassidy: They didn’t call it dark money when the other side was burning crosses

0 CR’s The Restaurant fills hole left by CR Sparks

0 Allen B. West: Left-leaning AP says police killings of blacks is year’s top story; I vote for Meriam Ibrahim

0 Concord Monitor finds big government make every day a little like Christmas

0 Portsmouth Herald: Expanding shipyard significant on many levels

0 Sanders: I'll decide on presidential run by March

0 FBI agent who helped coverup ex-NH lawmaker's $54M fraud pleads guilty again

0 Conway protester raises free speech issue

0 Loon rescued from ice on Martin Meadow Pond

0 BearCat isn't appropriate for policing Berlin says former officer

1 Berlin police want BearCat if feds are just giving them away

0 Berlin duo indicted for operating a meth lab

2014 top 10 list of wage and hour

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THE STAKES for noncompliance under state and federal wage and hour laws are higher than ever before. In FY 2014, inspectors from the NH Department of Labor conducted 566 workplace inspections. Those inspections resulted in proposed civil penalties and wage adjustments in the amount of $1,275,134. While this is a decrease from FY 2013 the dollar total is still significant.

JANELLE WESTFALL

Indecent proposition from New London chief was 'chilling' says victim

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Janelle Westfall has now told the story many times, of how the former New London police chief made her a sexual proposition: If she posed nude for him, the charges against her would be dropped.

Rockingham County Attorney James Reams, a six-term Republican incumbent, will face off against Democrat David Mirsky, an Exeter lawyer whose practice focuses on appellate work on homicide cases in Massachusetts.

Details of Reams inquiry released

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Story on Union Leader's Right to Know request in Jim Reams case.

New Hampshire police part of funeral for slain NYC officer

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Chief David Mara and more than a dozen Manchester police officers joined thousands of colleagues from around the country in New York City for the funeral Saturday of one of two NYPD officers fatally shot in a patrol car a week before.

Wendy Bonovich, arm raised, of the Somersworth store, and her daughter, Brittany, of the Rochester store rally in August in Tewksbury, Mass.

Workers' rally to bring back Artie T. captured public's heart

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Thousands of Market Basket supermarket workers stood up for their deposed boss, Arthur T. Demoulas, this past summer, protesting outside stores and convincing nearly all their customers to stay away until workers got their way.

School district to receive millions withheld by state

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City officials have prevailed upon the state Department of Education to release millions of dollars in federal funds that they say the agency withheld over the school district's efforts to opt out of the Smarter Balanced assessment test.

Thoughts as we move from one year to another

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IN THIS, the final column of the year, I decided, as I often do, to take a brief look back and a brief look ahead.

Bedford pizza shop gets a visit from a famous former employee

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On Christmas Eve, comedian and "Late Night" host Seth Meyers, who grew up in Bedford and worked at Pizza Bella restaurant as a young man, made a visit with his family to the pizza parlor to say hello and pick up their favorite salami pie.

This is the proposed rendering for a new outdoor pool at the University of New Hampshire.

UNH pool on track for summer 2016

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Development of a new outdoor pool remains on track for a summer 2016 opening and, although there was a decrease in size due to budget constraints in July, there has not been a second decrease. Recently, information released by the University of New Hampshire inaccurately indicated a shrinkage in size to the pool.

PSNH seeks agreement on scrubber cost

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Public Service of New Hampshire and state Sen. Jeb Bradley have asked the state Public Utilities Commission to stay two proceedings before state regulators.

NH had 17 homicides in 2014, down from last year

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New Hampshire has recorded 17 homicides so far in 2014 - less than the number seen in 2013 - but there's something different about the cases this year.

It's time for a serious talk about cyber security

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Everyone wants to talk to Gary Miliefsky lately.
The founder and CEO of Snoopwall, a Nashua-based cybersecurity company who is a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security, a consultant to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council and a board member for the National Information Security Group, has been working on privacy and security issues and technology for more than a decade.

Fairpoint  workers march in front of the Fairpoint network operation center in Manchester in October.

The year in business

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The state's unemployment rate dropped in 2014; So did gas prices; New Hampshire's business world welcomed new members. And saw others endure turmoil.

Videographer Jay Childs captures a conversation between Gov. Maggie Hassan, Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas and Londonderry store manager Mark Lemieux in September. Childs is working on a documentary about the Market Basket battle.

'Food Fight' to chronicle Market Basket saga

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JAY CHILDS was just another guy with a video camera in September when Arthur T. Demoulas arrived at the Market Basket in Londonderry.

We are too dependent on technology

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There's no doubt technology has completely taken over our lives, business and the world. There aren't many things we do today that don't depend on technology in one form or another. And that's kind of scary to me.

It's ice fishing time, and here are some tips to make it great

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ICE FISHING will soon start up in most of the state and continue to progress in the northern areas that have had good ice for some time.

People swirl around Nelson Town Hall during a recent contra dance. The dance style, which traces its roots to the 17th century, draws young and old to the town hall every Monday.

Contra dance capital in Nelson

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Before you even walk into Nelson Town Hall on any given Monday night, you feel what's happening inside. Stomp, stomp, clap. A fiddler picks out a tune in the background, but it's almost incidental.

Two people hospitalized following report of stabbing, police say

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Two people were taken to hospitals Saturday night in Nashua following the report of a stabbing, according to police.

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Merrimack teen charged in threats, assaults on girl

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A Merrimack teenager has been arrested on numerous charges alleging that he held a female child captive and assaulted her on several occasions over the past year.

Bomb squad activated after fireworks explosion

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The device was activated on a parked vehicle along Vesta Lane, requiring an activation of nearby homes.

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