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 2018-09-22 23:47 

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Revved up over motorcycles...

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 2018-09-22 22:31 

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Tribal members settle sex abuse cases against Mormon church...

Four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct Mormon church foster program decades ago filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements....

 2018-09-22 21:39 

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Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid...

Comcast has emerged as the top bidder for European broadcaster Sky after a rare auction held by British regulators....

 2018-09-22 21:02 

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Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to testify...

Senate terms are still up in the air...

 2018-09-22 20:29 

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Grassley adviser on Kavanaugh confirmation resigns after sexual harassment accusation...

WASHINGTON - A communications adviser to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, during the Supreme Court confirmation fight has abruptly resigned after an accusation of sexual harassment - an allegation he denies.Garrett Ventry subm...

 2018-09-22 19:50 

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Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser 'accept' Senate panel request to tell her story...

The Latest: White House skeptical of Ford's offer to speakWASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local):3:20 p.m.The White House is casting doub...

 2018-09-22 17:56 

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Senate panel issues ultimatum on Kavanaugh accuser's testimony...

Meanwhile, Trump questions her credibility...

 2018-09-22 17:24 

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Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism...

CONCORD (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who was hoping to land a sales job at Party City was turned down after a manager realized she has autism, according to a federal lawsuit.The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit Thursday in U...

 2018-09-22 17:18 

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Party power on the line in many state legislative elections...

A total of 6,066 state legislative seats will be on general election ballots around the country this year, and nearly two dozen more will be decided in November special elections to fill vacancies.Here's a look at the current partisan composition of s...

 2018-09-22 17:18 

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Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last presidential election. It didn't work out that way.A...

 2018-09-22 16:54 

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Judge to sentence Bill Cosby next week...

Judge Steven T. O'Neill's decision, expected to unfold in a Norristown, Pa., courtroom Monday or Tuesday, represents the first time since the #MeToo movement began that a celebrity faces prison in a sex-assault case....

 2018-09-22 15:32 

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Why most survivors don't report sexual assaults...

Shame. Guilt. Embarrassment. Denial. Disgust. And fear — of losing a job, friends, colleagues, privacy, safety, even one's life....

 2018-09-22 15:30 

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Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25...

TEHRAN, Iran — Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding 53 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.[gh:if...

 2018-09-22 01:58 

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Masons bless new Dover High School...

DOVER — The new Dover High School was blessed by the Freemasons in a cornerstone laying ceremony Friday night.The ceremony at the school's courtyard was led by Grandmaster John E. Lobdell of the New Hampshire Grand Lodge. He is a 1977 Dover High...

 2018-09-22 00:30 

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Race central to Chicago's Laquan McDonald case, even if jury doesn't hear it...

Just once, during opening statements, have prosecutors even brought up the fact that 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was black, drawing a sharp rebuke from a defense attorney for Officer Jason Van Dyke. Yet the trial is being watched closely in Chicago and ar...

 2018-09-21 23:30 

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UK's Theresa May hits back after EU trashes her Brexit plan; pound falls...

With British newspapers declaring that May had been "humiliated" by EU leaders, the prime minister used a televised statement from 10 Downing St. to insist she was prepared to take Britain out of the bloc without a deal if it did not treat the cou...

 2018-09-21 23:07 

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NH Film Festival announces film lineup...

PORTSMOUTH — The New Hampshire Film Festival has announced the lineup of more than 100 independent films that were accepted to the festival this year.The year's lineup includes films from national and international filmmakers as well as 37 creat...

 2018-09-21 22:57 

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Warning, noise ahead: Dover woman calls for signs...

DOVER — A Garrison City woman, who worked with a general contractor to create a sign warning about noise levels at a downtown construction site, is now pushing to make the signs a requirement.Megan Miller, who is diagnosed with autism spectrum disor...

 2018-09-21 22:30 

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After Trump asks why Kavanaugh's accuser didn't report her allegation sooner, survivors answer with #WhyIDidntReport...

On Friday, the hashtag went viral, with Twitter users explaining why they didn't report an assault they experienced....

 2018-09-21 22:24 

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More than 100 films and documentaries to be screened Oct. 11 to 14...

PORTSMOUTH The New Hampshire Film Festival has announced the lineup of more than 100 independent films that were accepted to the festival this year.The year's lineup includes films from national and international filmmakers as well as 37 created by Ne...

 2018-09-21 21:48 

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NOAA: Distemper is causing seal deaths in New England...

Researchers say an outbreak of distemper is to blame for a rash of seal deaths in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday that the main pathogen found in the seals is phocine distemper virus....

 2018-09-21 21:30 

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Sheriff: Maryland shooter had mental illness but legally owned gun...

Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told news reporters Friday that the suspect, 26-year-old Snochia Moseley of Baltimore County, had been diagnosed with a mental illness in 2016....

 2018-09-21 21:20 

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Collins: Delay vote to let Kavanaugh accuser testify...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday she's "appalled" by President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee's accuser.Collins also said at an event in Portland that it's ...

 2018-09-21 21:17 

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Somersworth school aides, clerical staff get new contract...

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth Association of Clericals and Aides, which represents about 100 paraprofessionals and school secretaries employed by SAU 56, recently reached a new contract with the city.The three-year deal includes a 3-percent increase...

 2018-09-21 21:06 

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Pumpkin fest returns to Hilltop City Oct. 13...

SOMERSWORTH — The city's popular Pumpkin Festival returns for its 16th year at the Somersworth Plaza on Main Street on Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.By purchasing a $12 bracelet, kids can participate in all the activities. Returning as a special thi...

 2018-09-21 20:36 

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'It Takes a Village' community talks series coming to Rochester...

ROCHESTER — On Monday, Sept. 24, performing artist Shaun Derek will be at the Rochester Opera House from 6:30-7:45 p.m.delivering his dynamic message about helping our youth find their personal road maps, implement positive habits, and become good r...

 2018-09-21 20:30 

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping Trump...

The New York Times cited several people, who were not named, who described the episodes that came in the spring of 2017 after FBI Director James Comey was fired....

 2018-09-21 19:30 

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Woman stabs 5 — including newborns — at New York nursery...

All of those wounded in the attack, which happened before 4 a.m., were hospitalized but expected to survive. The 52-year-old suspect was taken into police custody....

 2018-09-21 18:58 

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New fire station among reasons for Rochester land deal...

ROCHESTER — City officials revealed new details Thursday night about a proposed public works complex and that the addition of a third fire station is among the reasons why the city paid $400,000 to City Councilor Ralph Torr for the land on which the...

 2018-09-21 18:30 

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Florence's remnants could reform, double back on Carolinas...

The storm's fragments are now in the Atlantic, and they have a chance of becoming another tropical storm....

 2018-09-21 17:30 

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Rochester Fairgrounds face code inspection...

ROCHESTER — The city Fire Department will conduct its full post-fair code inspection of the Rochester Fairgrounds at 9 a.m. this upcoming Tuesday, Sept. 25.During the permitting process and lead-up to the Sept. 6-9 and Sept. 13-16 fair, the city ask...

 2018-09-21 17:30 

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation...

Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance and other charges last month, said Thursday he is providing the information to prosecutors without a cooperation agreement....

 2018-09-21 17:26 

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Dover shifting traffic for Sunday's Seacoast Cancer 5K...

DOVER — On Sunday, Sept. 23, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital will hold the fourth annual Seacoast Cancer 5K to benefit the Seacoast Cancer Center. Up to 3,000 participants are expected. The event begins at 9 a.m. with a start and finish at WDH. Motorist...

 2018-09-21 16:57 

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Crews to begin citywide hydrant flushing Sept. 30...

DOVER — The Community Services Utilities Division will begin flushing fire hydrants throughout the city on Sunday, Sept. 30. This phase of hydrant flushing will occur on dead-end streets and is expected to take one week, said a city spokesman.Crews ...

 2018-09-21 16:29 

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127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria...

While bodies were pulled from the water and many people were feared still missing, President John Magufuli urged calm in the East African country with a history of deadly maritime disasters....

 2018-09-21 16:29 

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Tanzania leader orders arrests as ferry death toll over 130...

In a televised address, President John Magufuli said the ferry captain already had been detained after leaving the steering to someone who wasn't properly trained, The Citizen newspaper reported....

 2018-09-21 15:30 

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Trump abandons restraint, calls out Kavanaugh's accuser...

Abandoning his previous restraint, Trump tweeted: "I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr. Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents. I ask that...

 2018-09-21 13:42 

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The Garrison City: A look back at life in the 1940-50s...

Starting with the premise that nostalgia isn't what it used to be, let me offer a reminder of what life in Dover was like in the late 1940s and 1950s.The population was just short of 16,000, less than half of what it is today. The form of government w...

 2018-09-21 13:34 

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Surviving the squirrel apocalypse of 2018...

Editor's Note: Lara Bricker is a columnist for the Exeter Newsletter, a companion publication of Foster's Daily Democrat. The Newsletter serves the greater Exeter region of New Hampshire.In case you're living in a bubble, the squirrel apocalyp...

 2018-09-21 01:37 

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Children's Home celebrates 125 years with gala...

DOVER — It's not necessarily the happy memories Kayleen McDermott cherishes the most when she recalls her time living at the Dover Children's Home. It's the normal ones."I have normal memories because I was there," McDermott said...

 2018-09-21 00:35 

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Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining...

Pesky mosquitoes, disease-carrying ticks, crop-munching aphids and cockroaches are doing just fine. But the more beneficial flying insects of summer — native bees, moths, butterflies, ladybugs, lovebugs, mayflies and fireflies — appear to be l...

 2018-09-21 00:10 

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Somersworth liquor store opening delayed...

SOMERSWORTH — The new state liquor store under construction on High Street will not open in December, as previously announced.E.J. Power, State Liquor Commission spokesperson, said that the new store is now slated for a summer 2019 opening, but did ...

 2018-09-20 23:57 

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Masons to bless Dover's new high school in cornerstone ceremony...

DOVER — Members of the fraternal organization the Freemasons will conduct a cornerstone laying ceremony at the new Dover High School Friday evening before the homecoming football game.The ceremony will be conducted by the Grandmaster John E. Lobdell...

 2018-09-20 23:41 

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Attorney: Rochester fentanyl bust may be county's biggest ever...

ROCHESTER — Federal authorities have arrested a Rochester man for allegedly running a multimillion-dollar fentanyl trafficking operation that local officials say could be the largest in Strafford County's history.Local drug task force members an...

 2018-09-20 23:39 

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Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding...

Roads were still clogged with people trying to make it back to where the floods had creeped back, leaving silty mud on walls and floors....

 2018-09-20 23:02 

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New Brentwood rec director on the job...

BRENTWOOD — Andrew Gray is a "sports guy" who loves to play, coach and watch games. He's also a self-described "people person," and the combination pulled him toward the field of recreation.Gray, 28, is Brentwood's new recrea...

 2018-09-20 23:01 

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Newmarket natives opening their own brewery...

HAMPTON — Two Newmarket natives are opening up a new brewery in the former space of Four Pines Brewing Company in Hampton, which closed earlier this year due to federal restrictions on alcohol manufacturing.Ben and Dave Tilton, along with their part...

 2018-09-20 22:30 

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Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation...

Cosby is due in court Monday for a two-day sentencing hearing that follows his conviction in the spring on three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault....

 2018-09-20 21:56 

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Family: Fatal shooting report 'unbelievable'...

DOVER — The family of the late Mike Burns says law enforcement's official ruling about the local scoutmaster's 2017 shooting death is "simply unbelievable" and that they are considering a civil suit against the individuals involved i...

 2018-09-20 21:29 

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Anti-abuse activists pan US Catholic bishops' new proposals...

Critics called on the bishops to go further by allowing outside investigators full access to church sex-abuse records and by supporting changes to statute-of-limitation laws so that more cases of long-ago sex abuse could be addressed in court....

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