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Planned Parenthood: No tissue donations in NNE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Planned Parenthood clinics in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire say they don't donate fetal tissue for research, even though they say it's legal to do so.

Today at 03:19AM
Christie, others turn to McCain's town hall playbook in 2016

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away ice cream to drum up a decent-size crowd.

Today at 01:25AM
My Turn: Main Street project exceeding expectations

While I supported the Main Street project from the beginning, as it becomes a reality I am even more of a fan. I knew that most Main Street businesses would now be more accessible to people with walking…

Today at 01:25AM
My Turn: Postal Service red ink was created by politicians

A recent "My Turn" (Monitor Opinion, July 13) cast U.S. Postal Service problems somewhat oddly, seeking to blame the slowing of the mail in states with large rural populations, such as New Hampshire,…

Today at 01:25AM
My Turn: It's time to end the ego 'sport' of trophy hunting

This past week, much of the world has been outraged at the tragic death of a renowned lion named Cecil. I first learned of Cecil's death shortly after it happened, being connected on social media to…

Today at 01:17AM
Backing breast-feeding

Nursing mothers joined advocates at the State House on Friday to emphasize that women who breast-feed in the workplace should not face discrimination or retaliation, kicking off World Breastfeeding Week.…

Today at 01:17AM
Breest's request for new trial denied; judge says evidence still convincing in 1971 killing

A judge in Concord has denied Robert Breest's request for a new trial, saying the convicted murderer has failed to show that new DNA evidence would sway a jury to exonerate him. In an order this week,…

Today at 01:04AM
Dunbarton's Meattey competing in Special Olympics World Games

Hayden Meattey, a 20-year-old from Dunbarton, is one of two New Hampshire athletes competing in the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, which began last Friday and will conclude Sunday. Meattey,…

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John Stark Regional wins sportsmanship award

John Stark Regional High was awarded the NHIAA/National Federation of State High School Associations Award of Excellence on Friday. The award was given to John Stark for exhibiting outstanding sportsmanship…

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Concord High's Scharlotte practices making new friends in preparation for Shrine Game

High school rivalries die hard. Just ask Will Scharlotte, a linebacker for the New Hampshire team in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, who took a while to get into the Shrine spirit. "I hated some of those…

Today at 01:01AM
Debate in his sights, Kasich zeroes in on New Hampshire

Days before Fox News announces who will participate in the first GOP primary debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is projecting a laid-back attitude toward his chances of being on stage and saying he's pleased…

Today at 12:58AM
Patriots circle wagons in camp and focus on football

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots say they have more to worry about during training camp than the status of their star quarterback's lawsuit against the NFL and the team's image around the…

Today at 12:58AM
Red Sox make only one minor move at trade deadline

BOSTON - The Boston Red Sox will have to wait a little longer to start rebuilding their team. Mired in last place for the second straight season, the Red Sox headed into the trade deadline hoping to…

Today at 12:58AM
Napoli home run helps Red Sox beat Rays, 7-5

BOSTON - No wonder Mike Napoli wanted to stay with the Red Sox: That home run he hit off the top of the Green Monster would not have been out of any ballpark but Boston's. "It was a nice Fenway homer,"…

Today at 12:46AM
Top Eversource official: Burying Northern Pass lines 'unnecessary'

A top Eversource Energy official said Friday that a complete burial of the Northern Pass electric transmission line through New Hampshire is "unnecessary" and "prohibitively expensive." The Department…

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Headlines from around the world in sports

GOLF Trump lies low at Women's British Open, Pettersen leads TURNBERRY, Scotland - If the first day of the Women's British Open was all about Donald Trump, the second day belonged to Suzann Pettersen. The…

Today at 12:35AM
Kyle Busch starts quest for fourth straight win from pole

Busch stays hot K yle Busch will start his drive for his fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup victory from the pole. Busch turned a lap of 178.416 mph Friday at Pocono Raceway to take the top spot for…

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Judge orders Goodell, Brady appear in court Aug. 12, 19

NEW YORK - The federal judge handling Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension ordered the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to appear in court twice in mid-August.…

Today at 12:35AM
Mets get Cespedes at trade deadline

NEW YORK - The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt…

Today at 12:35AM
WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61. The WWE confirmed the death. The wrestling organization provided…

Today at 12:35AM
What's new in NFL? Plenty

NEW YORK - Bob Dylan sang about them. So did David Bowie. For 2015, the NFL is embracing the message from those musical giants. Yes, the most successful of American sports leagues is into changes. Extra-point…

Today at 12:35AM
Fisher Cats come up short against Fightin Phils

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats battled back with single runs in the seventh and eighth innings but couldn't complete the comeback Friday night, losing to the Reading Fightin Phils, 5-3. Shane Opitz (2-for-4,…

Today at 12:34AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Golf result Colin Plumb won the Junior Club Championship at the Concord Country Club, shooting a 10-over round of 80 to win the title by four strokes over Caitlyn Lutinski, who finished second with an…