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Transportation crews remove snow off I-95 bridge

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The lull in big snowstorms in New Hampshire has allowed the Department of Transportation to do some bridge cleanup work.

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Maryland's O'Malley returns to New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is returning to the early voting state of New Hampshire as he continues to weigh a 2016 presidential bid.

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High schools: Hopkinton boys upended by Gilford in second round

GILFORD - Hopkinton had three goals before last night's playoff game - hold No. 8 Gilford to 40 points, shoot 25 free throws and outrebound the Golden Eagles. The ninth-seeded Hawks reached one of those…

Mar 5
Active Outdoors: Great skiing! More ahead!

The main reason I ski in December, January and even early February is so my legs will be in shape for March and April. The best of New England skiing starts after Presidents' Week and lasts until the last…

Mar 5
Motor mishap: Indians manager Francona's scooter wrecked

GOODYEAR, Ariz. - The Indians have their first major injury of the spring - Manager Terry Francona's red scooter is on the disabled list. Francona said yesterday that the scooter he rides around during…

Mar 5
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Unified result Bow lost to Hollis-Brookline, 38-30, in the first round of the Unified Division I basketball tournament. Jack Rich had 16 points to lead the way for the Falcons, while Zach Jukoski played…

Mar 5
Headlines from around the world in sports

NFL RB Jones-Drew retires; Woodley released by Raiders ALAMEDA, Calif. - Two of the Oakland Raiders' big free agent acquisitions from last season are no longer with the team. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew…

Mar 5
Flyers score three goals in third to top Blues

PHILADELPHIA - Michael Del Zotto and Wayne Simmonds scored third-period goals to rally the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues last night. Del Zotto and Simmonds helped the Flyers…

Mar 5
Prosecutors: No criminal charge for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

DOVER, Del. - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said yesterday.…

Mar 5
Flames beat Bruins, 4-3, in shootout

BOSTON - Sean Monahan scored Calgary's first goal at Boston in more than eight years, and the Flames earned their first road win against the Bruins since 2003 with a 4-3 shootout victory last night. David…

Mar 5
Hunter makes Twins return in 9-8 win over Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Torii Hunter drove in a run in his first plate appearance with the Minnesota Twins in eight years, helping defeat the Boston Red Sox, 9-8, last night. Hunter, who played for the Twins…

Mar 5
Wilfork: Patriots aren't picking up my option

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork said yesterday he will not be back with New England next season, ending an 11-year stay in which he won two Super Bowls and established himself as the cornerstone of the…

Mar 5
Pound-for-pound high school rankings

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week's rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS' TRACK (1) wasn't bothered by the two-week delay for the D-II championships, crusing to the title. 2. BRADY BOYS' ALPINE…

Mar 5
UNH hockey: Line combinations clicking as Wildcats enter Hockey East playoffs

DURHAM - The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team wasn't scoring, and Coach Dick Umile kept thinking about a player who hadn't suited up for him in six years. The player was Greg Collins, a captain…

Mar 5
Preview capsule outlook of today's high school tournament action

High school tournaments today Girls' hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Concord (10-8-0) at No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (12-6-0), 7:30 p.m. H ead to head: Brady-Trinity swept the regular-season…

Mar 5
UNH hockey first-round schedule

No. 9 UConn (10-17-7, 7-11-4) vs. No. 8 UNH (15-17-2, 10-11-1) All games at UNH's Whittemore Center Game 1 - Today, 7 p.m. Game 2 - Tomorrow, 7 p.m. Game 3 - Sunday, 4:30 p.m. (if nec.)

Mar 5
Chichester: Two write-in campaigns added to contentious selectmen race

A contentious race for a selectman's seat is heating up further as two more candidates are expecting voters to write them in. Steve MacCleery, a former selectman of six years, has dug out his old campaign…

Mar 5
Off Main: A walloping for the ages

What a winter, huh? There are all sorts of fancy ways I could talk about New Hampshire's awful weather of the last couple of months, all sorts of elegant turns of phrase I could employ. But it's been…

Mar 5
Can Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes?

Hillary Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around. But revelations that she sidestepped the government email system as secretary of state suggest she…

Mar 5
Ringling Bros. to retire its elephants, ending a tradition

Elephants have always been part of The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, ever since showman P.T. Barnum brought Jumbo, "a massive 12-foot African elephant," to America in 1882 to star in the…

Mar 5
Iranian role in fighting ISIS in Iraq: Where will it lead?

Iran's growing influence in Iraq is setting off alarm bells, and nowhere is the problem starker than in the high-stakes battle for Tikrit. It marks a crucial fight in the bigger war to expel the Islamic…

Mar 5
Last Ebola patient is released in Liberia

Liberia released its last Ebola patient, a 58-year-old teacher, from a treatment center yesterday, beginning its countdown to being declared Ebola-free. "I am one of the happiest human beings today on…