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Nov 23
Amherst women's hoops wins 100th straight at home

The Amherst College women's basketball team won its 100th straight home game yesterday, breaking UConn's record with a 73-63 victory over Baruch. The Division III school's streak started with a one-point…

Nov 23
Shaq, Hill join six others in college hoops Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - By now, the story of how longtime LSU Coach Dale Brown discovered Shaquille O'Neal has been told many times: Brown happened upon a massive 13-year-old at an army base in Germany, stayed…

Nov 23
Assessing threats for contenders in college football's rivalry week

This is the point in the season when things get weird. Rivalry week is here, with championship weekend on deck. The AP rankings didn't change yesterday at the top after a blah Saturday in college football.…

Nov 23
It's official: UNH secures top seed for FCS playoffs

DURHAM - Because of yesterday morning's NCAA selection show, University of New Hampshire football Coach Sean McDonnell had yet to watch film of Saturday's 20-12 victory over Maine. He didn't have to; he…

Nov 23
Commission examining New Hampshire's high workers' compensation costs splits over plan to limit what medical providers can charge

Say two men show up at the same hospital on the same day with identical broken bones in their arms. But one fell out of a tree doing yard work at home, while the other fell off a ladder at work. Under…

Nov 23
Survey: N.H. retailers expect boost in holiday sales

A survey shows New Hampshire retailers are expecting holiday sales to be up 4.3 percent, slightly higher than the national expectation. The survey by the New Hampshire Retail Association says 77 percent…

Nov 23
Quirky brewers set to open 'eclectic' nanobrewery in Concord

To get a feel for what the Area 23 nanobrewery coming to Concord will be like, you needn't look further than its name. If you ask Kevin Bloom, one of the co-owners, why it's Area 23, he gives you his…

Nov 23
A national holiday that isn't all about the kids

'Over the river, and through the wood, to Grandfather's house we go," goes the 1844 Thanksgiving poem. These days, it's more often sung as "Grandmother's house," and we're more likely to travel by jet…

Nov 23
PHOTOS: NEC College Rugby Lions win again

The New England College Rugby Lions beat Eastern Connecticut State University 38-12 in Henniker Sunday to win a three-peat as North East Champions in the National Small College Rugby Organization going…

Nov 23
N.H. to fight glut of heroin overdoses by availing reversal drug

A coalition of the state's top safety and medical leaders has devised a plan to combat an unprecedented trend in opioid abuse. Data in a recently released report reveals that 911 calls for drug overdoses…

Nov 23
Shot fired into floor nearly hits 2-year-old below

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say a Manchester man arrested after a loud party complaint returned to his apartment and fired a shot into the floor above the complaining neighbor's apartment, narrowly missing the first-floor tenant's sleeping son.

Nov 23
Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive - thus far the province of western states - to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here might be Maine.

Nov 23
New Rhodes scholars include 2 from New England

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Thirteen men and women with ties to New England are among the 32 new Rhodes scholars named Sunday, including two from Massachusetts and a player on the Yale University basketball team.

Nov 23
New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals.

Nov 23
Coast Guard aids fishing vessel off Maine coast

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Coast Guard crews by air and sea and a good Samaritan came to the rescue of a flooded fishing vessel off the Maine coast.

Nov 23
Colleges hope to engage students on wealth gap

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Many students at Keene State College and Mount Wachusett Community College already know something about the widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else. Now, the schools are working together to get them to do something about it.

Nov 23
Judge refuses to reconsider Northern Pass lawsuit

HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) - Two business owners opposed to the Northern Pass project won't get to pursue their lawsuit against Public Service Company of New Hampshire.

Nov 23
UNH promoting healthier choices at meals

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - The University of New Hampshire is going to start offering more fruits and vegetables and lower-calorie desserts at its dining areas.

Nov 23
Thanksgiving travel up to highest level since 2007

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - More than 2 million New Englanders plan to travel this Thanksgiving - up 4 percent from last year - and they'll be greeted at the pump by the lowest Thanksgiving holiday gas prices since 2007.

Nov 22
Lions' stingy defense faces high-scoring Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - It's no surprise that the New England Patriots lead the NFL in scoring. In the past four seasons, they've done that twice and finished third twice. But the Detroit Lions allowing…

Nov 22
New Chase a smashing success - but questions for the future linger

Start with the fact - this year, the Chase for the Sprint Cup got it right. Whether you were a supporter of the Sprint Cup's first experiment with an elimination-based playoff system, or someone building…

Nov 22
My Turn: Why I voted against Keystone XL legislation

A thorough regulatory review process is critical for any major infrastructure project, particularly one that will cross our country's borders. That's why I voted against legislation to allow the Keystone…