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Paraplegia doesn’t dampen Concord man in spirit or in sport

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The shot rang out over the range at the Monadnock Rod and Gun Club, and Mark Race flashed a small but satisfied smile. “I found my sweet spot,” he said. As the smoke settled, Race patted himself on the back. That gesture is one of the few in his range of motion. The 58-year-old Concord man has been paralyzed below … 0

Facing ALS, Concord High Principal Gene Connolly stays upbeat

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Gene Connolly still greets visitors to Concord High School with a smile and a handshake, and his eyes still widen when he talks about the … 0

CHS community organizing homecoming ALS walk for Connolly

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The office staff at Concord High School has fielded one question more than any other this summer. “What can we do? What can we do … 0

Latest polls show tight races ahead for Kuster and Shea-Porter

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The enthusiasm gap between likely Republican and Democratic voters has narrowed as the Sept. 9 primary inches closer and polling shows tight races for the state’s incumbent politicians, according to the UNH Polling Center. Republicans are still more likely to be extremely or very interested in the election … 1

Havenstein, Hemingway spar over Medicaid expansion, economic growth, personal character

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Republican gubernatorial candidates Walt Havenstein and Andrew Hemingway sparred over their stances on Medicaid expansion and economic growth yesterday in a radio debate, which became tense when the topic strayed to personal character. Radio personality Jack Heath and … 1

Homeless man fights Hudson’s panhandling crackdown

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The town of Hudson’s officials and police officers are violating the free-speech rights of the poor and the homeless by harassing and arresting panhandlers who use signs to solicit handouts, the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union said yesterday in a lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed against the town in … 3

Lancaster woman wants grave ransacking charge dropped

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A woman accused of ransacking the grave of her father in search of his “real will” is asking a judge to dismiss the charge, arguing the body was never destroyed or removed. Eddie Nash, a businessman, died of a heart attack in 2004 at 68. His cement vault … 0

N.H. dog owners warned of deadly virus

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Dog owners in New Hampshire are being warned about a deadly virus that has killed more than a dozen dogs in Massachusetts. Parvovirus can cause intense defecation and vomiting. The disease is transmitted when healthy dogs come into contact with the feces or vomit of an infected dog. … 0

Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Hamas’s shadowy military chief escaped an apparent assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, the militant group said yesterday as Israel’s prime minister warned that the airstrikes in Gaza will continue until rocket fire out of … 0

Holder says he understands mistrust of police

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder sought yesterday to reassure the people of Ferguson, Mo., about the investigation into Michael Brown’s death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust the police, recalling how he was repeatedly … 1

Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

President Obama is considering key changes in the nation’s immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans’ election-year criticism of the president’s go-it-alone approach to immigration. Administration officials and … 4

Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Obama administration detailed yesterday the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes. In a new report, … 0

Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Riot police officers and soldiers acting on their president’s orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum yesterday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and … 0