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Ray Duckler: Katherine Drouin's battle moves in front of the camera

Katherine Drouin's fight against an eating disorder, featured in a two-part Monitor series last August, will be one of three segments chronicled in a TV documentary Monday night. The hourlong show, called…

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My Turn: It's time to invest in state's future with passenger rail

According to a preliminary report recently released by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation and New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority, expanded passenger rail in New Hampshire could be the game…

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My Turn: Earthly beings or soulless slaves

Artificial intelligence describes computer systems that perform tasks that used to require human intelligence and perception but are now accomplished by software and robots. This has led to more unemployed…

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My Turn: Why I voted against the 'cromnibus' funding bill

Last week, Congress passed a 1,600-page funding bill, known as the "cromnibus," which was packed with provisions that favored moneyed special interests over middle-class Americans. Although there were…

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Effort to strip funding from Planned Parenthood, similar agencies on the horizon again

Women's health agencies and their supporters, including Gov. Maggie Hassan, are bracing for yet another attempt to strip state funding for Planned Parenthood and other groups that perform abortions. Rep.…

Today at 12:41AM
Massacre hung over 'Interview' decision

When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing The Interview earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but…

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New Hampshire opens applications for medical marijuana treatment centers

If you want to apply for one of four spots to dispense on New Hampshire's medical marijuana market, now's your chance: The Department of Health and Human Services released its long-awaited request for…

Dec 19
High schools: Fast times for Concord boys, Bow girls in the pool

The Concord High boys and Bow High girls made a splash last night in the first home swimming meet of the season, both going 7-0 at the Concord YMCA. Stephen Moran went home with first-place finishes in…

Dec 19
Headlines from around the world in sports

ALPINE SKIING Nyman wins Val Gardena downhill for third time VAL GARDENA, Italy - American Steven Nyman won the World Cup downhill on the classic Saslong course for the third time yesterday. Kjetil Jansrud…

Dec 19
Red Sox deal Middlebrooks to Padres

SAN DIEGO - The Red Sox traded third baseman Will Middlebrooks to the San Diego Padres for catcher Ryan Hanigan yesterday. Hanigan was obtained by San Diego from Tampa Bay in an 11-player, three-team deal…

Dec 19
Former Red Sox pitcher Bob Stanley named Fisher Cats pitching coach

Bob Stanley, who spent his entire 13-year pitching career with the Boston Red Sox, was named pitching coach of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats yesterday. The Fisher Cats also announced that Bobby Meacham…

Dec 19
UNH faces 'complete team' in FCS semifinals against Illinois State

DURHAM - The Wildcats want to take the next step. Today they'll get that chance. New Hampshire reached it's first FCS semifinal last year, only to suffer a 52-14 loss to North Dakota State, a team that…

Dec 19
Celtics start post-Rondo era with win over Wolves

BOSTON - Kelly Olynyk scored 21 points and the Boston Celtics showed crisp ball movement as they began the post-Rajon Rondo era with a 114-98 win over the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves last night. One…

Dec 19
Hutchinson makes 30 saves as Jets beat Bruins, 2-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Michael Hutchinson made 30 saves and Dustin Byfuglien broke a tie with 23 seconds left in the second period in the Winnipeg Jets' 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins last night. Evander…

Dec 19
Jets' Ryan on sense of humor: 'I'm not dead yet'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Rex Ryan's sense of humor is still going strong. Despite a 3-11 record and facing an uncertain future, the New York Jets coach has kept the one-liners and self-deprecating jokes coming.…

Dec 19
Presidential fumble: It's Franco, not Flacco

BALTIMORE - Call it a Presidential fumble: Barack Obama mistakenly used the last name of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco when referring to actor James Franco in a speech yesterday. Lashing out…

Dec 19
O-line comes together for Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England offensive line, maligned through the early weeks of the season, has rebounded to do a terrific job protecting the team's 37-year-old prime asset. Quarterback Tom Brady…

Dec 19
Porcello's memorable moment: getting tossed at Fenway Park

BOSTON - Rick Porcello didn't hesitate when asked to recall memories of pitching in Fenway Park. In his rookie season, he hit Boston's Kevin Youkilis in the back with the first pitch of the second inning.…

Dec 19
Ainge says impending free agency led to Rondo deal

BOSTON - Rajon Rondo wanted to avoid rush-hour city traffic so he met at the Boston Celtics suburban practice facility with the man who traded him. "I shared with him how much I appreciated all he had…

Dec 19
High school Stars of the Day

Stephen Moran, Concord swimming, won 200 IM, 100 fly, part of winning 200 free and 200 medley relays Madison Langan, Winnisquam basketball, 22 points, 18 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 blocks in 45-34 win …

Dec 19
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV results ? The Concord JV girls' basketball team fell to Bishop Guertin, 50-31. Pam Usanase and Lyra Canabano recorded five and eight rebounds, respectively, while Emily Otto scored eight points. Freshmen…

Dec 19
Monarchs score early, often in 4-1 win over Worcester

The Manchester Monarchs scored three goals on eight shots in the first period and cruised to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Worcester Sharks last night. Vincent LoVerde started the scoring with the first…