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Unabashed, uphill run for Hemingway campaign

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Andrew Hemingway's campaign headquarters is plastered with campaign signs for Republicans including Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.

Today at 06:06AM
UNH freshmen moving in this weekend

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - More than 3,000 University of New Hampshire freshmen are moving into their dorms this weekend, the school's largest incoming class ever.

Today at 05:35AM
UNH starts community care coordination program

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - The University of New Hampshire has created a program to fill a need expressed by medical and social service professionals to bridge services provided by hospitals and those in the community.

Today at 05:30AM
Letter: Letter writer wrong about Marketplace Fairness Act

It's disappointing that the Monitor is again giving Scott Metzger a platform to peddle distortions of the Marketplace Fairness Act (Monitor letters, Aug. 18). He continues to describe the misnamed…

Today at 05:30AM
Letter: It's no fun for the pigs

I am writing concerning the picture appearing in the Aug. 12 issue of the Monitor depicting the "pig rassle" event in Stephensville, Wisc. This form of entertainment may have been fun for the human spectators,…

Today at 05:29AM
Letter: Equality is an ongoing battle

This week we celebrated Women's Equality Day, which commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment that secured women's right to vote. What better time to talk about the stakes for New Hampshire…

Today at 05:29AM
Letter: Behind the destruction

Will Green of Sutton wrote (Monitor letters, Aug. 23), "Now I understand that young man's death was tragic down in Missouri, but how in the world does that give people the right to destroy where they…

Today at 05:29AM
Letter: A lack of knowledge

Dennis Hamel's letter (Monitor letters, Aug. 18) continued the recent Republican attack on geographic literacy by ridiculing Rep. Annie Kuster for being unaware that Benghazi is in the Middle East. …

Today at 05:23AM
Solid apple crop expected in Northern New England

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A cold winter and trees still weary from last season's massive apple crop have Northern New England growers eyeing a decent but not spectacular harvest this year.

Today at 04:24AM
Groups hope to restore World War I memorial

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Residents in Laconia, New Hampshire, are hoping to spruce up the town's World War I memorial, which is in disrepair because of exposure to the elements.

Today at 12:48AM
Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

A federal judge yesterday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics statewide in a victory for opponents of tough anti-abortion laws sweeping…

Today at 12:45AM
PHOTOS: All is fair at the Hopkinton State Fair

The 99th annual Hopkinton State Fair got under way yesterday. The fair, which features food and different types of fun, runs through Monday.

Today at 12:39AM
High schools: Whitehead's two goals carry Hopkinton past Bishop Brady, 2-0, in girls' soccer opener

Bishop Brady cornered Hopkinton in its own end for much of the first 12 minutes of yesterday's season-opening girls' soccer game. The Giants delivered corner kick after corner kick, blasting six in the…

Today at 12:31AM
Hemingway defends business record

Republican gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway proudly calls himself a serial entrepreneur, and he has a record of starting and selling several companies to back it up. But a lawyer and former congressional…

Today at 12:24AM
Headlines from around the world in sports

NFL Bengals release RB Green-Ellis CINCINNATI - The Bengals released running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis yesterday, a move that was anticipated after they drafted LSU's Jeremy Hill in the second round. Green-Ellis…

Today at 12:24AM
49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues. A statement yesterday from the league said Smith had…

Today at 12:24AM
Harvick wins Atlanta pole; Stewart is 12th

HAMPTON, Ga. - Kevin Harvick won the pole for the NASCARs Sprint Cup Series race tomorrow night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Harvick turned a fast lap of 190.398 mph last night, as drivers sought track…

Today at 12:24AM
U.S. opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans

BILBAO, Spain - They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans - not to mention some Angry Birds - whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation…

Today at 12:24AM
Errani's 'cottage cheese' serve tops Venus at Open

NEW YORK - A day before facing Venus Williams - and a partisan crowd - at the U.S. Open, Italy's Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra motivation. It showed a…

Today at 12:24AM
High school Stars of the Day

Lillias Whitehead, Hopkinton girls' soccer, 2 goals in 2-0 win CassiE Contigiani, Belmont girls' soccer, 5 goals, assist in 9-1 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown girls' soccer, game-winner in 1-0 win …

Today at 12:24AM
Pierre's dramatic ninth-inning homer lifts Fisher Cats to 4-3 victory

Gustavo Pierre hit a two-out, two-run homer - his first long ball at the Double-A level - in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the New Hampshire Fisher Cats to a 4-3 victory over the New Britain Rock…

Today at 12:23AM
Cook terrific as Michigan State beats Jacksonville State, 45-7

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in the first quarter - and withstood a hit to his leg that left him momentarily hobbled - to help No. 8 Michigan State to an easy 45-7 victory…

Today at 12:23AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV results The Concord boys' JV soccer team defeated Winnacunnet, 6-1. Justin Toler recorded a hat trick. Noah Wachter and Matt Perralt anchored the defense. ? The Hopkinton girls' JV soccer team defeated…