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Police: Man tried to strangle Shih Tzu

Portsmouth police say a 50-year-old tried to silence his neighbor's barking dog but ended up getting bitten and arrested. The brawl erupted shortly before 10 yesterday morning when Roger Pelletier forced…

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Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump,…

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Fans go wild over 88-second 'Star Wars VII' trailer

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at Star Wars: The…

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At Allenstown Elementary, families welcomed in from the cold

Approaching the 24-hour mark since they opened the shelter's doors, the volunteers camped out at Allenstown Elementary School had only seen a fraction of the people they were equipped to host. But they…

Today at 12:06AM
Downed trees, wires, power outages focus of local officials

The snow had long stopped, but local officials needed yesterday to get a handle on the damage caused by the Thanksgiving eve snowstorm. "We got hammered with the snow. Like other places, trees came down…

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After more than 14 years, Remi's Place closes

Remi's Place on Pleasant Street has closed. Owner Remi Hinxhia did not comment on the reasons for shuttering the restaurant, citing legal concerns. But he thanked customers who have eaten at his restaurant…

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PHOTOS: Astronaut character visits McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Visitors to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center last Saturday got to see an usual sight - a walking, talking astronaut. While the astronaut was really volunteer Jerrid Kenney of Manchester wearing a…

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Police: Gunman tried to burn consulate

AUSTIN, Texas -- A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said. Investigators were trying…

Today at 12:04AM
Unitil incident command center sends crews where and when

Thousands of Concord residents were still without power when a Unitil line crew was called to Dunbarton Road. A few minutes later, an out-of-town road crew that had worked all morning needed lunch. Utility…

Nov 28
Shopping centers flicker to life as power is restored in many parts of New Hampshire for Black Friday

Black Friday got its name for purportedly being the day of the year retailers start making a profit - or head "in the black" in their account books. This morning, it was simply dim Friday at the Steeplegate…

Nov 28
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