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Oct 20
High schools: Belmont volleyball rallies from two-set hole to beat Inter-Lakes

The Belmont girls' volleyball trailed Inter-Lakes, two sets to none and two points away from losing the third. What could have ended as a loss in straight sets instead became a come-from-behind 3-2 victory…

Oct 20
Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success'

Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff. Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria credited heavy doses of fluids with saving their lives as the World Health Organization declared…

Oct 20
Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria

Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces…

Oct 20
Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged yesterday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005. The indictment against Jesse Matthew…

Oct 20
Storm expected to bring cold rain, wind - but no snow - to central N.H.

The snow boots can stay in the closet for at least a few more weeks. A nor'easter making its way southeast from the Great Lakes region is expected to bring some high winds and up to 5 inches of rain in…

Oct 20
N.H. students asked to write 'Letters About Literature'

New Hampshire students in grades 4 through 12 are being encouraged to write a personal letter to an author explaining how his or her work changed their view of the world or of themselves. The "Letters…

Oct 20
Autopsies: Fremont man strangled girlfriend, shot himself

New Hampshire authorities say a man strangled his girlfriend and then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. Attorney General Joe Foster said Monday the woman, identified as 52-year-old Mary…

Oct 20
Alicea, Forsythe vie for Boscawen House seat

Boscawen voters in Merrimack County District 8 are being asked to choose between a familiar face and a new one. Democratic incumbent Caroletta Alicea, who has lived in Boscawen for 45 years and is the…

Oct 20
Planners take on Chichester's speedy village center

Is Main Street in Chichester a shortcut for commuters or a link for residents between the town's historic fixtures? This past weekend, planners helped begin the process of preserving the village and deterring…

Oct 20
Letter: Waiting for a retraction

I'm choosing to believe that Scott Brown is not racist. I assume that he's not unintelligent. That leaves naivete - not a good quality for a senator. He suggested that "the Ebola crisis underscores…

Oct 20
Letter: A worthy trio

On Nov. 4, the voters of Canterbury and Loudon have the chance to place an impressive trio in the next state Legislature: Rep. Howard Moffett (District 9), Rep. Lorrie Carey (District 26) and George…

Oct 20
Letter: Dawson knows education

One of Laconia's candidates for state representative has seen how vital education is to making our state strong and has a record of walking the walk, not just talking the talk. Tom Dawson's mother…

Oct 20
Letter: Lengthy service

I am really impressed by how long these candidates have served New Hampshire. Dianne Schuett, who is serving as the Pembroke-Chichester representative, was also clerk of a committee that eliminated…

Oct 20
Letter: Moffett the moderate

I urge all thoughtful voters to mark your ballot for Howard Moffett, candidate for re-election as a state representative. Howard is a moderate Democrat with the unique ability to hear all sides of…

Oct 20
City probe in New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Police in Keene, New Hampshire, are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near the city's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage, dozens of arrests and many injuries over the weekend.