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U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington.

Obama to illegals: Come out of shadows

With 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States, Obama's plan would let some 4.4 million who are parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents remain in the United States temporarily, without the threat of deportation. He said the plan would not apply to future illegal immigrants or those who recently crossed the border illegally.

Big potential, big subsidies projected in new rail study


The rail stops in Manchester, Bedford and Nashua would handle 2,568 commuters each weekday riding to or from Boston, according to the New Hampshire Capitol Corridor Study.

John Rymes of Rymes Propane & Oil  talks to reporters at the Fred Fuller Oil & Propane headquarters Thursday in Hudson.

Rymes works to finalize Fuller sale


Company officials gathered outside the Fred Fuller Oil & Propane headquarters Thursday afternoon with an update on the tentative bankruptcy sale of the struggling fuel company.

Weare resident Barbara Lanette spoke at the Weare open forum on Nov. 19 in support of the police department.  Her home was robbed by an intruder earlier in the week and she was grateful for the quick response of the police and their support.  She also recommended bringing back the school resources officer and 24 hour police coverage.

Weare residents turn out to express police department concerns


A couple hundred residents packed Town Hall on Wednesday night for a two and a half-hour open forum.

13 New Hampshire residents sue PainCare over tainted injections


CONCORD — Thirteen New Hampshire residents are suing a chain of pain clinics where they say they received injections two years ago of a tainted steroid medication later linked to a meningitis outbreak in 23 states that resulted in 64 deaths.


Plaistow town planner arrested


Long-time Town Planner Leigh Komornick was arrested on Tuesday and faces charges in two separate cases.

NH asks feds for waiver on Medicaid


The state asked the federal government to allow private insurance cover newly eligible Medicaid recipients under the Affordable Care Act.

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Cher cancels rest of tour, including Manchester date

In a statement, the musician said an infection that affects her kidney function requires more rest for a full recovery.

Josh Logan (seen here in a Facebook posting at Josh Logan Music) is a veteran of TV singing competitions including 'The Voice' and 'Rockstar: Supernova.'

Manchester native, 'Voice' alum Josh Logan returns for hometown concert

Josh Logan can't wait to get back to Manchester and perform.

'Flesh and Blood' marks the latest offering from the John Butler Trio.

Roots-rock jam band hits the road to showcase tunes off its latest disc

The John Butler Trio, out on the road in support of its “Flesh and Blood” release, helps wraps up the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom's 2014 season this fall with an 8 p.m. show Friday.

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Paula Demers portrays the naive and bewildered ­Judy, who joins the workforce for the first time after her husband leaves her for a younger woman.

Trio of actresses take on comic tale of getting even

Three very different female characters are at the heart of a much-loved tale about getting even with asexist, lying, egotistical, hypocritical male boss.

Get 'Driven to Abstraction' at children's museum

Driven to Abstraction,” an exhibit set to open Saturday at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire, 6 Washington St., Dover, invites visitors to solve visual puzzles and decode messages.

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Melissa Levesque, staff member at Granite State Indoor Range and Gun Shop in Hudson, engaged in some target practice Thursday morning. The new facility, located at 2 Hampshire Drive, opened in late October.

Shooting range aims to hit mark in southern NH


Located in a former manufacturing facility at 2 Hampshire Drive in the Sagamore Industrial Park, the privately owned shooting range is open to the general public and welcomes both newcomers and experienced hobbyists.

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Thanksgiving travel to hit highest level since ‘07

The number of people taking trips of more than 49 miles will total 46.3 million, the most for the Nov. 27 holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase from a year ago,

Longtime Concord Christmas Parade chairman Dick Patten poses with his heir-apparent, parade co-chairman James Cusano.

Concord Christmas Parade organizer training his successor

Dick Patten has been organizing Concord's Christmas Parade for 43 years and he's carefully training a successor to keep up the quality and magic.

Connor Mullaly, 6, of Windham, shared a dance and a handmade birthday card with his favorite performer, DJ Steve Aoki, last weekend. Connor, who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, will need a new bedroom as his condition progresses and he grows increasingly immobile.

Family wants a place for Connor to call home

The family of six-year-old Connor Mullaly, who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, is calling on the community to help them build a downstairs bedroom for their son as his condition progresses.

Participants in this year's second annual To Give Good Spinathon raised close to $10,000, according to orgnanizers. The event was held on Saturday at the Zoo Health Club in Derry.

Derry Spinathon raises money 'To Give Good' to local organizations

Twenty riders raised close to $10,000 for hunger relief in the 2nd Annual “To Give Good” Spinathon on Saturday at the Zoo Health Club, according to organizers.

Surrounded by her children (from left),  Douglas, Justine and Michelle Beaudoin, Patty Nixon speaks at a memorial service for her late husband, David Nixon, on Sunday,

David Nixon remembered at New Boston memorial service

A memorial service filled with love and admiration for N.H. Senate president, attorney and civic leader David L. Nixon was held at the New Boston Central School on Sunday.

Six-year-old cancer patient inspiration for other; family receives donation from police organization

Six-year-old Allison Schablein has inspired her parents and those around here since being diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer almost two years ago.

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