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Battling Dragons in Newport: Gamers Gather to Play, Slay ... And Stay All Day

Newport, N.H. -- Business owners usually have a pretty good idea of what time they'll lock up shop on a given night. But not Paul DuBois and Reggie DuBois, brothers who own a gaming center on North Main…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Orford Woman Leads Tight-Knit Group of Quilters

Orfordville -- To the best of her recollection, Sally Arcolio has been bringing together a small group of women for an hour and a half every other Saturday at the Orford Free Library for the last 12…

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Birth Announcements: April 20, 2014

WRIGHT -- A daughter, Ava Jean Wright, born April 5, 2014, to Carrie and Nathan Wright, of Randolph.

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More Heat, Then Light: Randolph Firm Charged Up About Woodstove Lamp

Randolph -- A cadre of engineers has come up with a way to recycle heat from woodstoves and bring light to dark winter nights. The engineers at TEGpro, a new division of Randolph-based LED Dynamics, have…

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Lebanon Cop Fakes Fitness Test Results for Two Other Officers

Lebanon -- In mid-December, Lebanon police officers gathered at a local indoor track to be timed as they ran 12 laps. They needed to finish the 1.5-mile run in 13 minutes and 24 seconds or better to keep…

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Bethel Drive-In Launches Projector Campaign

Bethel -- For more than a decade, Regina Franz and Adam Gerhard held onto the dream of owning a drive-in theater. Last year, it came true when they took over the operation of the Randall Drive-in Theatre…

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4-H Fashion Revue Attracts 50

Claremont -- A recent 4-H fashion revue at Claremont Middle School attracted more than 50 4-H members, some of whom will go on to represent Sullivan County at a statewide 4-H event next month. About 190…

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Auction Will Benefit Orford Town Hall Heritage Center

Orford -- Bidding on two oil paintings of Jacobs Brook in Orford will wrap up during the town historical society's annual meeting Thursday. The free meeting, set for 7 p.m. at Rivendell Academy, will also…

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At the Hospitals: April 20, 2014

Gifford Mammography, Nuclear Medicine Earn National Accreditation Randolph -- Gifford Medical Center's mammography and nuclear medicine departments have both been awarded three-year reaccreditations by…

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Woodstock 'Resale' to Benefit Williams Public Library

Woodstock -- Those looking to weed out their stuff may be interested in an upcoming "resale" to benefit the Norman Williams Public Library. Homeowners, businesses, artisans, antique dealers and food…

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Upper Valley Marathon Runners Defiant, Determined in Return to Boston

Rain or shine, cold or heat, wind or calm, Tim Downes expects to spend a little more time than usual on Monday morning looking around the Hopkinton, Mass., green at tens of thousands of fellow runners,…

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Jim Kenyon: Welcome to (W.) Lebanon

They call themselves the West Lebanon Kids. Although, truth be told, a fair number of them moved away years ago, and they're not really kids any longer. Many are pushing 60 and beyond. Still, their Facebook…

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Five-Colleges Book Sale Sets Attendance Mark

Lebanon -- About halfway through Day One of the annual Five-Colleges Book Sale Saturday, book dealers Frank and Sue O'Brien were whittling through large stacks of books that they had plucked from tables…

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A Timeless Passion: Age Means Nothing to These Hanover Marathoners

Hanover -- Mike Gonnerman blames The Washington Post. His wife, Betsy, blames herself. Living and working in the nation's capital at the time, Mike Gonnerman read an author's account in the Post of running…

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Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Windsor -- Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by…

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Dartmouth Raises Pay 1.5%

Hanover -- Non-temporary Dartmouth College staff hired on or before March 1 will receive a 1.5 percent pay raise to their base pay for the coming fiscal year, according to an announcement distributed…

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Social Security Q&A: Children Could Be Eligible for Survivors Benefits

Question: My neighbor said my kids, 8 and 15, might be eligible for survivors' benefits since their mother died. Are they? Answer: Maybe. Their mother must have worked and earned the required number…

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In Proper Japan, Adultery Site Is Big

Tokyo -- Ashley Madison, the world's biggest online hookup site for married people, works only when monogamy is the rule on the surface but, deep inside, couples want to cheat. That's why it is scoring…

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Lowdown on Death Valley Heat

Furnace Creek, Calif. -- The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate. The hot part is right, at least in the summer, when Death Valley is one of the hottest places on Earth. Even in…

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Milwaukee Group Wants to Buy Pabst

Milwaukee -- Long before it was known for fine cheddar cheese or the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin was famous for beer, especially the national brands brewed in Milwaukee: Schlitz, Blatz and Pabst Blue…

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Pricey Wagyu Steaks Are Abe's Answer to Imports

Tokyo -- Hirotaka Sekiguchi dresses his Wagyu calves in T-shirts and jackets to protect them against Japan's spring chill and an expected avalanche of cheap foreign beef. Sekiguchi, 59, pampers the 320…

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Money Talk: Bills in Collection Linger on Credit Reports

Dear Liz: I went with my brother to his credit union to refinance his house and found out his wife has about eight medical bills that went to collections, and he owes a phone company more than $2,000.…

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New Coaches, Same Goals For Raiders, Marauders

The Lebanon and Hanover outdoor track and field teams have for many years been steadfast contenders in New Hampshire Class I/Division II. This season, both the Raiders and Marauders will have to do it…

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Most Wild Kittens Taken To Shelters Will Be Killed

Los Angeles -- Wild kittens that will number in the tens of millions this year are starting to be born, but half of them won't survive, an especially acute problem at overtaxed shelters forced to euthanize…