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State police pulled over two Massachusetts men on Interstate 93 traveling over 100 mph and both were arrested for driving while intoxicated.

DEAR HELOISE: After adopting my rescue dog last year, I noticed when buying her cushioned beds, the washing instructions said to throw the whole bed into the washing machine! I don’t know about your house, but my washer cannot handle a whole dog bed, and it’s inconvenient and expensive to ta…

DEAR ABBY: Fifteen years ago, I “ran away from home” to get away from my adult children, and I finally made a life for myself. They were able to stay in the house because I continued to pay the mortgage. Their dad — my ex — and his family all lived nearby.

Readers often ask for recommendations within a price range, for example, “55-inch TV under $700.” This leads us to this week’s gift recommendation, the Cambridge Audio Alva ST — my favorite turntable under $1,000.


A fundraiser organized to support the family of a university student killed in a car crash this week has received more than $30,000 in donations.

”Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six” by Lisa Unger; Park Row Books (400 pages, $27.99)

For 61 years, the Union Leader Santa Fund has supported The Salvation Army. Santa Fund dollars provide warm clothing, meals and toys for local families.