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Presidential candidates to march in July Fourth parades

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire residents planning to celebrate July Fourth at local parades could catch a glimpse of America's next president. At the very least, they'll see some of the people vying for the job.

Today at 03:28AM
Chafee's campaign leaves some NH Democrats a bit puzzled

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire's Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells them he was the only Republican senator to vote against authorizing the war in Iraq.

Today at 12:45AM
My Turn: We need to 'shine a light on dark money'

For the dreamers among us, every four years come new reasons for hope: Maybe This Time, Maybe This Guy, Maybe at Last. Then comes the election, and (sometimes) the honeymoon: the new guy rolls out his…

Today at 12:43AM
My Turn: Boycott, divestment are our tools to combat the corrupt and unjust system of Palestinian occupation

'A Call for the United Church of Christ to Take Actions Toward a Just Peace in the Israeli - Palestine Conflict," resolution passed by a 76 percent majority at the UCC General Synod on June 30. It includes…

Today at 12:43AM
Bills' fates hang on Hassan

While most state lawmakers have already fled Concord for the summer recess, several big-time bills they passed this year on subjects ranging from medical marijuana to concealed guns are awaiting action…

Today at 12:43AM
Founding documents have a home in Concord, and all are welcome

When the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, its president, John Hancock, was the first one to sign it. His large, grandiose signature has lived on through the…

Today at 12:43AM
Ray Duckler: Are you driving and talking hands free yet?

With apologies to the Concord Police Department, I broke the law three days ago and got away with it. No one pulled me over for talking on my cell phone, held to my ear, which is no longer allowed under…

Today at 12:43AM
17-year-old killed in car crash

One teenager is dead and two others are seriously injured after a crash on Route 114 in Weare early Friday morning. The victim who was fatally injured in the accident was identified as a 17-year-old male…

Jul 3
July 4th visits, spending could set record in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Visits and spending are expected to set records for the July 4 holiday period this year in New Hampshire.

Jul 3
Preservation group warns: Loon chicks hatching this weekend

MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) - A preservation group is cautioning July 4 revelers that loon chicks will be hatching this weekend on New Hampshire's lakes.

Jul 3
Dominican government is accused of forcible deportations

The Dominican Republic's government is facing new accusations that it has arbitrarily detained and deported people in recent months as part of a crackdown on undocumented Haitian migrants. Human Rights…

Jul 3
Governor signs foreclosure notice extension law

Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed legislation that forces banks to mail foreclosure notices 45 days before scheduled auctions - nearly twice the number of days than is currently required in the state. Loan…

Jul 3
For fourth year in row, Rafael Nadal loses early at Wimbledon

LONDON - On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand - and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket. It…

Jul 3
NASCAR tracks jointly ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina…

Jul 3
Gates, Richardson, McClain each get four-game NFL suspensions

Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando…

Jul 3
Some of the saddest own goals in soccer

Laura Bassett bent over, pulled her soccer jersey over her face and sobbed. Her teammates gathered around her, but nothing they said could make it better. Minutes earlier, the England defender had stretched…

Jul 3
Red Sox use eight-run first to beat Blue Jays, 12-6

TORONTO - Wade Miley warmed up in the bullpen, then he waited nearly half an hour to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning. In between, Boston staked their starter to an eight-run lead. David…

Jul 3
High school Player of the season for boys' tennis

JUSTIN TOLER School: Concord Honors/stats: The junior was the No. 1 player from a Crimson Tide team that went 15-2 and reached the Division I final. He won the state doubles tournament with Thomas Bengtson…

Jul 3
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals U19 baseball team improved to 5-2 by defeating the Nashua Chiefs, 3-1. Andrew Clay went the distance on the mound for the win, giving up one run on five hits while striking…

Jul 3
Headlines from around the world in sports

NBA Wade chooses to stay with Heat MIAMI - After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him. Once he found out, any chance of him leaving vanished. Wade…

Jul 3
Wimbledon at a glance

LONDON - A look at Wimbledon on Thursday: Weather: Rain; first delay of the tournament. High of 75 degrees (24 Celsius) Men's seeded winners: No. 2 Roger Federer, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 6 Tomas Berdych,…

Jul 3
Two additional Fisher Cats named Eastern League all-stars

One day after placing three players on the Eastern Division's squad for the Eastern League All-Star Game, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Thursday announced that first baseman K.C. Hobson and catcher…