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 2018-09-19 17:40 

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In Farmington: FHS Class of 1958 is getting together...

FARMINGTON Grace Community Church's Tiger Caf, a drop-in place for teens, has reopened for the school year. Granite State Choral Society is looking for singers and the Farmington/Nute Football team is collecting canned goods. Plus, there will be a ham...

 2018-09-19 17:30 

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North Korea's Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday....

 2018-09-19 17:28 

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Hampton couple charged with double voting in 2016...

HAMPTON — Two people in Hampton were indicted on charges for allegedly voting twice in the November 2016 election, once in their hometown, the other in Massachusetts.A Rockingham County grand jury on Sept. 6 indicted Grace Fleming, 70, and John S. F...

 2018-09-19 16:46 

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Hampton couple indicted on voter fraud charges...

HAMPTON — Two people in Hampton were indicted on charges for allegedly voting twice in the November 2016 election, once in their hometown, the other in Massachusetts.A Rockingham County grand jury on Sept. 6 indicted Grace Fleming, 70, and John S. F...

 2018-09-19 16:29 

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'Sesame Street' wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren't gay...

Sesame Workshop tweeted Tuesday that the characters are best friends and have many human traits but "remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation."...

 2018-09-19 15:30 

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Trump rips Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'...

Trump says in a Hill.TV interview released Wednesday he's "so sad over Jeff Sessions," whom he has repeatedly denounced for recusing himself from the Russia investigation....

 2018-09-19 04:30 

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US again slashing number of refugees it will accept...

Up to 30,000 refugees will be allowed into the country next year, down from a cap of 45,000 this year. It will be the lowest ceiling on admissions since the program began in 1980....

 2018-09-19 03:30 

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Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in kidnapping remains a danger...

In an interview on "CBS This Morning," Smart said she believes Wanda Barzee remains a danger. Barzee is expected to be freed Wednesday after 15 years in custody because Utah authorities had miscalculated the amount of time the 72-year-old woman sh...

 2018-09-19 02:30 

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Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'...

The order is likely to further divide the president from the intelligence agencies he oversees and raises new concerns that Trump is disclosing government secrets for his own political gain. Critics of the move say the president has a clear conflict by tr...

 2018-09-19 01:30 

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Bob Woodward's book on Trump administration, 'Fear', already a million-seller...

The hardcover had the fastest opening in history for Simon & Schuster, which also publishes Stephen King, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Mary Higgins Clark....

 2018-09-19 00:30 

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Chicago cops reluctantly testify against 1 of their own in Laquan McDonald case...

Those testifying in Jason Van Dyke's murder trial have included his partner that night, Joseph Walsh, one of three officers indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up what happened to protect Van Dyke....

 2018-09-19 00:19 

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Portsmouth elementary school gets $10K surprise...

PORTSMOUTH — Give elementary school students any reason to scream, and they will.But show them a $10,000 check at an impromptu school-wide assembly 10 minutes before dismissal, and they'll scream at the top of their lungs.That was the scene at N...

 2018-09-18 23:30 

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Rating system used for Florence, other hurricanes fails to account for deadly rain...

When meteorologists downgraded Hurricane Florence from a powerful Category 4 storm to a Category 2 and then a Category 1, Wayne Mills figured he could stick it out. He regrets it....

 2018-09-18 22:32 

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Vaping an epidemic among teens...

PORTSMOUTH — The federal Food and Drug Administration last week warned that teen use of electronic cigarettes "reached an epidemic proportion," while local police leaders say the "vaping" devices may go undetected by parents and can ...

 2018-09-18 22:30 

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ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform...

In a complaint filed Tuesday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the ACLU lists 10 employers that it claims have placed ads on Facebook that violate federal and state discrimination laws....

 2018-09-18 21:52 

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Cornhole tournament raises $9K for veterans...

NORTH HAMPTON — Veterans Martial Arts Training's inaugural cornhole tournament and fundraiser at Throwback Brewery raised $9,000 to support its free martial arts programs for veterans.The Sept. 16 event drew 32 teams and a dozen sponsors. TJ Sne...

 2018-09-18 21:30 

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Showdown hearing for Kavanaugh accuser not yet set: Dems, GOP arguing on witnesses...

The Supreme Court nominee was at the White House for a second straight day, but again did not meet with President Donald Trump. The president said he was "totally supporting" Kavanaugh and rejected calls for the FBI to investigate the accusation....

 2018-09-18 20:30 

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Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending...

The measure includes $675 billion for the Defense Department and boosts military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest pay raise in nine years....

 2018-09-18 20:23 

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Elusive Kittery boundary has York officials quite curious...

YORK, or maybe KITTERY — What's in a (town's) name? Potentially quite a bit, as selectmen begin to unravel an elusive boundary line between the towns of York and Kittery that has been a gray area since the 17th century.Selectman Mike Estes s...

 2018-09-18 20:23 

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Town officials take Village walk to talk about several proposals...

YORK — Three different York Village proposals — the village revitalization project; Williams Avenue/York Street intersection; and a possible town hall on land behind the iconic Coventry Hall — were on the minds of town officials during a...

 2018-09-18 20:21 

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Double jolt for most York taxpayers...

YORK — When taxpayers received their bills last month, almost everyone in town got a double jolt. Not only did the tax rate go up 20 cents per $1,000 of valuation, but three quarters of the properties in town went up in value as well."I don'...

 2018-09-18 20:21 

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Village to celebrate Marketfest Saturday...

YORK — Nothing says the first day of autumn like a New England town fair. Local food, arts and crafts, historical performances and live music are some of the things taking place at this year's York Village Marketfest.Marketfest will be held from...

 2018-09-18 20:20 

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York Meetings...

Today, Sept. 19Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee, 1 p.m., York Public LibrarySchool Committee, 7 p.m., York Public LibraryThursday, Sept. 20Capital Planning Committee, 8 a.m., York Public LibraryBudget Committee, 7 p.m., York Public LibraryEnergy Steering ...

 2018-09-18 20:20 

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Hospital rehabilitation facility on hold...

YORK — Construction of a planned 20-bed acute rehabilitation facility at York Hospital remains uncertain, due to a delay at the Maine Department of Health and Human Services in releasing a staff recommendation of the project.DHHS staff was expected ...

 2018-09-18 20:20 

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Oct. 29 is deadline to appeal FEMA maps...

YORK — Residents who live in flood-prone areas of town will have until the end of October to decide whether or not they wish to file an appeal of the proposed new Flood Insurance Rate Map put out by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.FEMA uses ...

 2018-09-18 20:20 

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About Town...

Cider Hill Road closureYORK — Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 25, the section of Cider Hill Road from Bog Road to 43 Cider Hill Road will be closed to through traffic for culvert replacement. The road will be closed for approximately one month. A detour wi...

 2018-09-18 20:20 

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York firefighters fed crews battling Mass. fires...

YORK — A crew from the York Village Fire Department may have been the most welcome people in Lawrence and North Andover, Massachusetts, last Thursday night, as they worked to feed upward of 500 firefighters, police officers, ambulance workers and ot...

 2018-09-18 20:20 

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Harbor Board endorses river stewardship plan...

YORK — The Harbor Board has unanimously endorsed the York River stewardship plan, which will be put before voters in November for their approval.Chair David Webber said the board members read the plan, created by a four-town York River Study Committ...

 2018-09-18 20:20 

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YHS students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists...

YORK — Three York High School students have been selected as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Marie N. Hamel, Ben H. Northrop and Ethan J. Sheive will now complete an application to be considered for a National Merit Scholars...

 2018-09-18 20:20 

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Walk to End Alzheimer's raises over $80K in York Beach...

YORK BEACH — More than 350 residents from the York County area joined the Maine Beaches Area Walk to End Alzheimer's in the fight to end Alzheimer's disease on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the York Beach Ball Field in the heart of York Beach. Parti...

 2018-09-18 20:19 

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York County Habitat offers weatherization for low-income homeowners...

For individuals and families with lower incomes, fall and winter is a stressful time as monthly bills rise with added heating costs and their heat often escapes through inadequately sealed and insulated walls, windows or doors.According to the Department ...

 2018-09-18 20:19 

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Presentation of 18th century women's clothing at Old York...

YORK — Old York Historical Society presents a special talk, "From Petticoats to Pockets: Getting Dressed in the 18th Century," with Kristel Henry and Hannah Peterson, historical reenactors, and experts in reproducing period clothing.If you t...

 2018-09-18 20:19 

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Scouts involved in Wreaths Across America...

YORK — Local volunteers are working hard to ensure that all veterans laid to rest at First Parish Cemetery are honored this December on National Wreaths Across America Day. This year, the ceremony, held simultaneously across the country at more than...

 2018-09-18 20:19 

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York Hospital offers free skin care screening...

KITTERY — Summer is overNow is the time to check your skin for unusual moles, freckles or skin discoloration.York Hospital's Oncology Center in Kittery will be hosting a free skin cancer screening from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. Dermatologi...

 2018-09-18 20:19 

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Old York Fall Lecture and Dessert Series...

YORK — Old York Historical Society presents a series of scholarly lectures this fall, exploring the complex topics of crime, punishment, superstition, and death in old New England. The lectures are held in the Old York Museum Center, 3 Lindsay Road,...

 2018-09-18 20:19 

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Hand-hooked rugs at Sarah Orne Jewett...

SOUTH BERWICK -- Experience quintessential New England craft at "Hand-Hooked Rugs: New Works by Members of Seacoast Ruggers," currently on view through Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center. The exhibition...

 2018-09-18 19:28 

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Housing at Pease? Portsmouth supports studying it...

PORTSMOUTH — The City Council passed a resolution giving unanimous support to creating a task force to "further explore the feasibility of residential housing at Pease."The vote Monday night comes before the Pease Development Authority is sc...

 2018-09-18 18:42 

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City Council backs bid to create Pease housing task force...

PORTSMOUTH — The City Council passed a resolution giving unanimous support to creating a task force to "further explore the feasibility of residential housing at Pease."The vote Monday night comes before the Pease Development Authority is sc...

 2018-09-18 18:22 

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Shea-Porter calls for release of Indonesian woman...

(AP) — A Democratic congresswoman from New Hampshire is calling for the release of an Indonesian woman detained since May after she was picked up at an immigration checkpoint.Rep. Carol Shea-Porter on Tuesday called the continued detention of Etty T...

 2018-09-18 18:21 

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Emmy ratings shrink almost 10 percent, expected to be all-time low...

Is the SNL makeover to blame, or the fact most of the Emmy winners are on streaming channels?...

 2018-09-18 18:04 

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Russia blames Israel for recon plane shot down by Syrian missile...

All 15 people aboard were killed, The Russian Defense Ministry said....

 2018-09-18 17:50 

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Drifter charged in stabbing death of champ golfer in Iowa...

Collin Daniel Richards, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Celia Barquin Arozamena, a student at Iowa State University....

 2018-09-18 17:49 

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Entries sought for 38th annual Holiday Art and Writing Contest...

For nearly four decades, the Holiday Art and Writing Contest, has honored thousands of elementary and high school artists and writers. Some have used their awards to build college resumes and earn scholarships. In addition, parents and teachers have used ...

 2018-09-18 17:47 

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'Run To School' promotes this year's Seaside 4-Miler...

KITTERY, Maine — To promote the seventh annual Seaside 4-Miler put on by the Kittery Parent-Teacher Association at Fort Foster, school district employees and parents ran to all three schools Tuesday morning.The family-friendly race will take place S...

 2018-09-18 17:39 

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Police: Ex-Rye firefighter fired gun in domestic incident...

RYE — A Rye man is charged with three crimes alleging he fired a round from a handgun during a Thursday night domestic dispute.Police Chief Kevin Walsh said officers were dispatched to the domestic incident Sept. 13 at 9:38 p.m. at a Birchwood Drive...

 2018-09-18 17:35 

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Who is the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault?...

Christine Blasey Ford, 51, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, is a psychology professor at Palo Alto University....

 2018-09-18 17:19 

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Nature News: Squirrel population 'explosion' is nature in action...

We've all heard about this year's astounding number of gray squirrels running across our roads, excessive roadkill, squirrels stealing fruit from gardens and farms. One of my students counted 39 dead squirrels along the road she takes to school. A...

 2018-09-18 16:55 

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Trial against Exeter massage parlor owner postponed...

CONCORD — The federal trial against an Exeter massage parlor owner was postponed until December after his new lawyers requested additional time to review the government's case against him.Ken Ma, is charged with violating the federal Travel Act ...

 2018-09-18 16:39 

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City Council takes step to increase parking rates...

PORTSMOUTH — The City Council voted to pass first reading of an ordinance amendment to add eight more streets to the downtown high-occupancy zone for parking meters.If the council ultimately passes the third reading, people will have to pay 50 cents...

 2018-09-18 16:14 

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China raises tariffs on $60B of US goods in technology fight...

The Trump administration announced tariffs on some 5,000 Chinese-made goods will start at 10 percent, beginning Monday. They are to rise to 25 percent on Jan. 1....

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