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A series of sharp exchanges at 2nd CD debate

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Democratic Rep. Annie Kuster and Republican opponent Marilinda Garcia clashed early and often during their 2nd Congressional District debate Monday night. They sparred over health care, education, immigration, abortion and national security during the hour-long NH1 debate on WBIN-TV.

State Police Col. Robert Quinn, sitting next to Keene Mayor Kendall Lane at a news conference on Monday, talks about seeing bottles and rocks being thrown at police during a riot in Keene Saturday.

Keene police working to identify rioters, notify other colleges of students' participation

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Police will use witness tips and social media to identify rioters who started fires, damaged property and injured others during a wild weekend near Keene State College that coincided with the city's annual pumpkin festival.

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Murder-suicide ruled in Fremont deaths

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Michael Porter, 51, of Fremont strangled his girlfriend Mary Lucas, 52, also of Fremont, and then shot himself to death, according to the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office.

Weare shakes its head at police department saga

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John Velleca, chief for just over a year, was brought in to right a damaged police department. It appeared his efforts were paying off, with talk of higher departmental morale and better relations with residents. That all blew up in mid-September, however, when Velleca was accused of assaulting his secretary, with whom he had a brief affair.

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Flash mob workshop will be a 'Thriller'

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With Halloween approaching, one Manchester dance studio is looking to give wannabes like me some real Michael Jackson dance skills by offering a free “Thriller” Flash Mob Workshop this Wednesday.

Government thinks it's your right not to know

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Don't look now, but the people we choose to represent us are spending way too much time trying to keep us in the dark.

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Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Crunch time and the dollars are flying in NH races

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THE FIRST midterm election campaign finance reports that were due last week are usually less telling than the ones due at the end of this month. No candidate wants to show an opponent all the cards...

Ted Siefer's City Hall: Levasseur back on MPD's case, but this time with numbers

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James Foley's parents accept award after documentary screening in Portsmouth

In a theater packed with emotion, the parents of slain journalist James Foley were presented a special award following a screening of the documentary “E-TEAM,” to which Foley had contibuted footage before his death.

Eric Church's latest release, “The Outsiders,” covers lots of ground, from rock tunes and ballads to a spoken-word piece.

Eric Church chats about take-no-prisoners stage persona

The last time Eric Church was in New England, he was surrounded by thousands of screaming fans on a cold October night. That night, the country music megastar wasn't the object of their adulation; he was part of the celebration.

Keene State College senior Taylor Jorgensen of Wilton plays a troubled teen in “Equus,” a psychological exploration into the possible reasons for his animal abuse.

'Equus' explores what could have led a troubled teen to blind horses

Equus,” an explosive play of passion and human behavior, takes over the Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond at Keene State College Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 21-25.


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Nick Woodward of Berlin concentrates on carving his pumpkin during Berlin's annual RiverFire Festival.

Thousands flock to Berlin's annual RiverFire Festival

The annual RiverFire Festival in Berlin went off smoothly Saturday with crowds estimated by the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce to be in the thousands.

Not only did the 24th annual Keene Pumpkin Festival fall dramatically short of breaking its 2013 record of 30,581 lit jack-o-lanterns — there were 21,912 — the festival was also marred by out-of-control party-goers in Keene State College neighborhoods outside the festival area on Main Street.

Keene Pumpkin Festival has uncertain future

The 24th annual Keene Pumpkin Festival Saturday was supposed to be a celebration of the city bringing the world record home as well as a new attempt at breaking the record for a tenth time.


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Not only did the 24th annual Keene Pumpkin Festival fall dramatically short of breaking its 2013 record of 30,581 lit jack-o-lanterns — there were 21,912 — the festival was also marred by out-of-control party-goers in Keene State College neighborhoods outside the festival area on Main Street.

Keene Pumpkin Festival has uncertain future

The 24th annual Keene Pumpkin Festival Saturday was supposed to be a celebration of the city bringing the world record home as well as a new attempt at breaking the record for a tenth time.

Keene State College students race to clean up Main Street in the post Keene Pumpkin Festival Pumpkin Dump Derby in Keene Saturday night.

Keene 'Dump Derby' participants pick up 20,000 pumpkins

A team of workers from the UPS facility in Keene won the Pumpkin Dump Derby following the Keene Pumpkin Festival Saturday night.

Sunday's inaugural “Mushtoberfest” at Jericho Mountain State Park in Berlin, drew teams from all over the Northeast for a weekend of camaraderie, how-to clinics and training runs on the extensive ATV trail system at the state park located off Route 110 in the southwestern corner of “The City That Trees Built.”

Inaugural 'Mushtoberfest' a howling success at Jericho Mountain State Park

More than a dozen sled-dog teams from all over the Northeast came to the inaugural Mushtoberfest at Jericho Mountain State Park this past weekend where veterans of the Iditarod and Yukon Quest races offered advice and encouragement to mushers of all ages and abilities.

Jackie Chaves, owner of Jackie’s Clean Sweep of Hudson, is offering free cleaning services to women undergoing cancer treatments.

Woman donates cleaning services to cancer patients

A Hudson cleaning business is offering free cleaning services to women undergoing cancer treatments.

Chloe Kroner, 11, of Hudson, made a friend in the petting zoo at the Kiwanis PumpkinFest Saturday afternoon.

Not-so-scary fun at Hudson's Kiwanis PumpkinFest

The three-day event is a top fundraiser for Kiwanis college scholarships.

Branches around the Sugar Hill Meeting House are losing their leaves as the foliage season wanes. Although the state's finally tally won't be available immediately, anecdotal reports from businesses, industry groups, and chambers of commerce point to the possibility that 2014 will go down in history, at least recent history, for number of visitors and the amount of money they spent while here.

Foliage season was a big hit for North Country businesses

Although the final numbers are still being tabulated, it appears that the bright yellows, oranges and reds of the just-peaked 2014 foliage season had many businesses in the northern part of New Hampshire seeing green which helped put or kept them in the black.

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