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2 retired US Supreme Court justice share stage

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said Wednesday it's critical to the future of democracy to prepare school students for citizenship.

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Hartford May Rework or Drop Charter

Hartford -- Six years after adopting a town charter to bolster public participation in town votes, Hartford public officials say the charter is in need of a major overhaul -- or perhaps it needs to be…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Police Urge Residents To Avoid Capped Bottles Claremont -- Police are advising people to stay away from any capped soda bottles they may encounter following an incident Tuesday morning. Police said…

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3,000 U.S. Troops To Fight Ebola

Geneva -- The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the agency now expects tens of thousands of people will be infected with the Ebola virus before the current epidemic is contained, and it called…

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Dempsey: Ground Troops Might Face Islamic State

Washington -- The nation's top military officer raised the possibility Tuesday that U.S. troops could become involved in ground attacks against the Islamic State, despite repeated pledges to the contrary…

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Lawmaker Wants Offenders at Sentencings

Concord -- A New Hampshire lawmaker wants to require violent offenders to attend their sentencing hearings, in the wake of a dispute that arose in the case of a man convicted of raping and killing a 19-year-old…

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Thai Police Search for Clues After 2 Brits Slain

Bangkok -- Police on a scenic Thai resort island searched hotels and workers' residences Tuesday looking for clues into the slayings of two British tourists whose nearly naked, battered bodies were found…

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Georgia Man Gets 20 Years for Gun Battle at School

Decatur, Ga. -- A gunman who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday and was sentenced to 20…

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Ayotte, Shaheen Weigh in on Islamic State

Both of New Hampshire's U.S. senators questioned the secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at an Armed Services Committee hearing yesterday on the country's strategy to confront…

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New Jersey's Christie stumps for NH candidates

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - In his third trip to New Hampshire in as many months, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the Republican Governors Association will sink significant cash into Republican Walt Havenstein's (HAV'-ehn-styn's) gubernatorial campaign.

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New Hampshire House takes up bullying bill veto

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire House is set to vote on whether to overturn Governor Maggie Hassan's veto of a bill aimed at curbing workplace bullying.

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24 to become US citizens on historic steamship

SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) - Twenty-four people will become U.S. citizens during a ceremony on an historic steamship in Vermont.

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Feds to issue recommendation on cod shortage

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal regulators are set to issue a recommendation about the future of the Gulf of Maine's declining cod fishery.

Sep 16
Coe-Brown Stops Lebanon Soccer in Battle of Unbeatens

Lebanon -- Lebanon and Coe-Brown entered their NHIAA Division II boys soccer showdown on Tuesday as the last undefeated squads in the league. Six minutes more, and they would have left that way, too. …

Sep 16
Stevens Soccer Suffers First Defeat

Claremont -- There was no fairy godmother on this day. Recently, the Stevens High boys soccer team has shown a little magic, coming from two goals down to beat Conant and from three goals back to tie…