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Festival to benefit Concord Coalition to End Homelessness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The Concord Coalition to End Homelessness will host an expanded SouperFest this year to raise money and awareness for its cause. The event will begin at 1 p.m. today at Rundlett Middle School in Concord. From 1 to 4 p.m., parents and children can enjoy inflatables, cup-stacking demonstrations, games and food during “FunFest.” From 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., David Shore’s …

Rudman Center advisers looking to future, building on momentum

Saturday, March 28, 2015

When he learned the state’s flagship university wanted to dedicate a public policy center in his name, former U.S. senator Warren Rudman said there was …

Germany: Prosecutors: Co-pilot on crashed flight hid psychological troubles

Saturday, March 28, 2015

On the day he appeared to fly a commercial airliner into a chilly mountainside in France, Andreas Lubitz was hiding a potentially deadly secret: a …

Appeals court unanimously upholds Munyenyezi conviction with stinging opinion

Saturday, March 28, 2015

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of Beatrice Munyenyezi, the Manchester woman found guilty of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. In a broadly derisive opinion released Wednesday, the three-judge panel of the …

Legislators sip on bill to allow alcohol samples at NH farmers markets

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The India Pale Ale from Canterbury Ale Works has dominant floral and citrus notes from cascade hops, a classic hop-driven East Coast IPA. But you wouldn’t know that if you wanted to try a little at a farmers …

NASA’s liftoff a success

Saturday, March 28, 2015

NASA’s launch yesterday went off without a hitch. At 3:42 p.m., U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly left the ground at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and headed to the International Space Station in a Soyuz rocket. With no delays and all systems working perfectly, NASA’s mission control seemed calm …

Rome: High court overturns murder conviction

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Italy’s highest court yesterday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox’s roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides of the Atlantic. …

Arizona: Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure

Saturday, March 28, 2015

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards and even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the …

detroit: Autopsies reveal that children found in freezer had been beaten to death

Saturday, March 28, 2015

A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined yesterday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for …

new york city: Mayor: Someone may have ‘inappropriately’ tapped gas line

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen people, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said yesterday as firefighters soaked the still-smoldering buildings and …

Review of campus sexual misconduct policies in NH finds gaps

Friday, March 27, 2015

Lawyers who reviewed how New Hampshire’s public universities and colleges handle sexual harassment and other misconduct said yesterday the schools must address specific gaps in policies and practices while also making broader efforts to create a safe campus culture. University System of New Hampshire officials asked attorneys at …

Senate bill would add 30-day residency requirement to vote

Friday, March 27, 2015

New Hampshire voters would be required to live in the state for 30 days prior to voting if a bill passed by the Senate on Thursday goes into effect. The bill’s supporters called it a reasonable effort to avoid “drive-by” voting and other voter fraud, but its opponents …

4-year-old’s death outside day care leads to bill

Friday, March 27, 2015

A year after a 4-year-old girl died outside her day care after her coat got stuck on a branch and choked her, the New Hampshire House has approved a bill that would increase penalties for providers accused of negligence. The bill was created in memory of Willa Shine …