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Proposed racing museum in Loudon plans for ground-breaking

Sunday, August 30, 2015

As plans for a motorsports museum in New Hampshire formed in recent years, the collection of vehicles and memorabilia for the not-yet-built facility accumulated. “People are literally coming to us saying, ‘Can I get my car in your museum?’ ” Dick Berggren, Racing History Preservation Group president and a longtime NASCAR pit reporter, said by phone from New England Dragway …

‘Compton’ tops box office for 3rd week; ‘War Room’ surprises

Sunday, August 30, 2015

The Christian drama War Room made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron’s music drama We Are Your Friends fell completely flat and …

Make colorful, splashy keepsakes with mosaic

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Anne Marie Price taught herself mosaic art, creating intricate designs and portraits with cut pieces of stained glass. Recently, she began balancing her usual large …

Prosecutor: Man sent nudes to O’Donnell’s child

Monday, August 24, 2015

The owner of a home where comedian Rosie O’Donnell’s teenage daughter was found last week sent the girl a nude photo, according to a criminal complaint released Monday. Steven Sheerer, 25, is accused of having inappropriate online communications …

saudi arabia: Women register to vote for the first time

Monday, August 24, 2015

Two women in Saudi Arabia made history last week when they became the country’s first registered female voters, according to local media. “The participation of the Saudi women in the municipal elections as voters and candidates was a dream for us,” Jamal al-Saadi, one of the women who …

Millennials say they’re less than 100 percent straight

Monday, August 24, 2015

When asked to define their sexuality on a scale ranging from “completely heterosexual” to “completely homosexual,” roughly one-third of younger Americans chose something other than completely straight. That’s according to a new YouGov survey on sexual identity released last week. The survey posed the following question: “Please try …

Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

Monday, August 24, 2015

The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday. The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a $500,000 Canadian (US $378,000) reward for …

boston: Men held for threats to Pokemon event

Monday, August 24, 2015

Police say two men from Iowa who made online threats against Pokemon competitors – referring to the Boston Marathon bombings and the Columbine High School massacre – were stopped as they tried to register for the World Pokemon Championships in Boston. Eighteen-year-old Kevin Norton, of Ames, and 27-year-old …

georgia: Business as usual

Monday, August 24, 2015

Plains, Ga., plans on giving back to its resident globe-trotting former president by keeping him upbeat and entertained. Jimmy Carter and his hometown have always been intertwined, from the day he announced he would run for president and …

In Boscawen, a farm-to-ears initiative gains traction

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Down a quiet lane in Boscawen once stood an apple orchard. But where fruit once grew, music now emanates from a farm unlike any others in the area. Internationally, the property in the rural, central New Hampshire town …

Downtown: Concord plays host to new Greek tragedy

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Two guys, sitting side by side at the bar in True Brew Barista. The scene would be completely normal on a Saturday in Concord – except for the camera and the lights and the microphones. A couple walks …

’Blunt Talk’: Patrick Stewart gets dirty, with mixed results

Sunday, August 23, 2015

‘ B lunt Talk,” which premiered Saturday on Starz, is a muddled but sometimes endearingly dirty comedy with Patrick Stewart as Walter Blunt, an unhinged, functionally alcoholic, journalistically inept host of a nightly news/talk show that bears his name. We meet Walter as he leaves a bar thoroughly …

Mei Xiang, National Zoo’s adult female panda, has twins

Sunday, August 23, 2015

It’s double trouble for the National Zoo after its adult female panda gave birth to twins. The cubs arrived about five hours apart Saturday. Panda mom Mei Xiang gave birth to the first cub at 5:35 p.m. and …