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Plans for organic egg farm in Boscawen progresses

If plans continue as anticipated, organic eggs produced in Boscawen will be on the shelves of stores along the East Coast in the near future. Tom Giovagnoli, who plans to build an organic egg farm in Boscawen,…

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'American Warlord' follows Chucky Taylor from US to Liberia

Chucky Taylor's 2008 trial in Miami federal court was a sort of homecoming for a young man whose adolescence in Florida had been like so many others bored with the suburbs and longing for absent fathers.…

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Coal and its future are fueling conflicts around the globe

Fierce conflicts over coal are taking place around the globe, but author Richard Martin says the decline and ultimate demise of the fuel that powered the Industrial Revolution is inevitable and cannot…

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Rowling's graduation speech gains little as illustrated

In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered the Harvard graduation speech, which quickly became the most-viewed commencement address on the university's Web site. On Tuesday, just as strains of Pomp and Circumstance…

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Ghosts from the past

Many years ago, my cousin and his wife rented a house outside Philadelphia that they swore was haunted. Footsteps echoed in an empty bedroom, a cold spot could be detected at the top of the stairs and…

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Writer in pursuit of civil rights

"If not for the triumph of the civil rights movement, I don't know where I would be, but there is no way on God's Earth I would be writing a column for the Washington Post," Eugene Robinson wrote recently…

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High schools: Kearsarge boys, Coe-Brown girls win Pelham Invitational

The Kearsarge boys and Coe-Brown girls both took positive steps toward defending their respective state titles with comfortable victories at yesterday's Pelham Invitational, which featured more than over…

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High school Player of the Season for girls' Alpine skiing

Jill Durkin SCHOOL: Bishop Brady High HONORS/STATS: Finished second in the giant slalom and sixth in the slalom at the Division III championships to lead Brady to the team championship. THREE FAVORITE…

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Hunter's Corner: Above-average trout fishing this spring

It is a weather anomaly - we are actually enjoying a real New Hampshire spring. Shocking. There are numerous beneficiaries to this situation. The first is the gradual melting of the accumulated snow cap…

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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (3-0) scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Bow, 6-5. Zach Berliner (2-for-2, two RBI) hit a line drive to center with two outs in the seventh…

22 minutes ago
NBA playoffs: Celtics standing in LeBron's way

CLEVELAND - Five years ago, LeBron James left the floor after Game 5 against Boston in disgrace. There were boos from the home fans, even some whispers he'd quit on the Cavaliers. Today, in his first…

22 minutes ago
Headlines from around the world in sports

BASEBALL Rose hired as Fox as special guest studio analyst NEW YORK - Pete Rose is getting back in baseball while he awaits a ruling on his reinstatement request - as a television analyst. The career…

22 minutes ago
Lightning ties series with dominating victory over Red Wings

Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop stopped 24 shots for his first NHL playoff victory yesterday, a 5-1 win over Detroit that evened their opening-round Eastern Conference series at one game apiece. Tyler Johnson…

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Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans, 106-99, in Game 1

Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans, 106-99, in their playoff opener yesterday. Klay Thompson…

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Cubs' Bryant reaches base five times in extra-inning victory

Kris Bryant drew a standing ovation after blooping an RBI single for his first major league hit, and reached base five times yesterday as the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres, 7-6, in 11 innings.…

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Oilers win NHL draft lottery and chance to select McDavid

The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with the top pick. The Oilers bucked the odds last night after finishing 28th in the NHL standings.…

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Fisher Cats drop fourth straight, losing to Rock Cats, 5-1

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats got off to a quick start, taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but eventually suffered their fourth straight loss, 5-1, yesterday to the New Britain Rock Cats. …

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Buchholz and Red Sox lose to Orioles, 4-1

BOSTON - Forget opening day. Clay Buchholz can't seem to find his groove again. Buchholz gave up 11 hits in six innings yesterday but limited the Orioles to just two runs in Boston's 4-1 loss to Baltimore.…

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Head-to-head results of Celtics-Cavaliers

Nov. 14 - Cavs 122, Celts 121 March 3 - Cavs 110, Celts 79 April 10 - Celts 99, Cavs 90 April 12 - Celts 117, Cavs 78 Home team in bold

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Monarchs win fifth straight in regular-season home finale

The Manchester Monarchs extended their winning streak to five games with yesterday's 4-2 victory over Worcester in the regular-season home finale. Manchester (50-16-6-3) finished the season with a 7-3-0-1…

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Alton Central School Honor Roll

The following students earned honors for the second trimester at Alton Central School. Grade 8 High Honors: Mackenzie Burke, Gabriella Guzman, Caleb Piwnicki, Isabelle Tinkham Grade 8 Honors: Kristopher…

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Epsom Central School Honor Roll

The following students earned honors for the second term at Epsom Central School. Grade 8 High Honors: Madison Bennett, Abigail Downey, Emily Duffy, Alyssa Hubbard, Katherine Muise, Katelyn Young Grade…

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Announcements: Chair of honor dedicated

HOOKSETT Chair of Honor Rolling Thunder and Hooksett representatives will be dedicating a POW/MIA Chair of Honor on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Veterans Park in Hooksett, rain or shine. The Chair of Honor program…

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Announcements: Fun at the YMCA

CONCORD Fun at the YMCA Don't know what to do with the kids during April vacation? Send them to the Y's camp! They can spend a day or the entire week of April 27 through May 1. Open to all school-age…