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Police evacuate neighborhood around walk-in clinic

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say a gas leak is forcing the evacuation of a neighborhood and shopping plaza in Merrimack.

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Pittsfield Middle School wins video contest

Pittsfield Middle School placed third in the What's So Cool About Manufacturing? video contest sponsored by the Division of Economic Development and the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership.…

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Concord High School Honor Roll

The following students made the honor roll at Concord High School for the second quarter. Grade 9 High Honors: Brianna Bailey, Phoebe Baker, Cameron Beaupre, Orrin Bliss, Cecily Braley, Nicole Cacciola,…

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People for March 6, 2015

TILTON Isabel Bogacz was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. She is a sophomore. WARNER Klare Nevins was named to the dean's list for the fall…

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Announcements: Scouts celebrate

CONCORD Scouts' honor West Congregational Church and Scout Troop and Pack 81 will have a "Celebration of Accomplishments" on March 8 at 10 a.m. for those who have been involved with Troop or Pack 81.…

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Educational Eating

L akes Region Community College students Heidi Milbrand of Bristol and Hannah Rush of Gilford show off their meals and the Shaker Table Restaurant. Milbrand has smothered pork chops and Rush has pecan…

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Man sentenced to life in prison in death of ex-wife

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man who pleaded guilty to killing his ex-wife in 2013 was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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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…