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 2020-06-01 13:20 

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George Floyd protests continue nationwide, 4,400 arrests reported; St. John's Church in DC set on fire: live updates...

Relative calm descended on Minneapolis and other U.S. cities Monday after protesters and police across the nation clashed for a sixth straight night in the wake of George Floyd's death.More than 4,400 arrests have been made at protests nationwide sinc...

 2020-06-01 12:02 

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Trump briefly taken to underground bunker as protests grew outside White House...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump was briefly moved to the White House's underground bunker Friday night to shelter in place for a brief period of time as the protest grew outside the Executive Mansion. The protests over George Floyd's death hit t...

 2020-06-01 11:35 

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Lockdowns ease across Europe, Asia with new tourism rules...

ROME — The first day of June saw coronavirus restrictions ease from Asia to Europe on Monday, even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked fears of new outbreaks. The Colosseum opened its ancient doors in Rome, ferries restarted in Banglad...

 2020-06-01 06:35 

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Rochester Library News: Check out the library's YouTube channel...

ROCHESTER The library now has its own YouTube Channel thanks to Emerging Technologies Specialist, Jessica. The other big news is that the reopening of the book drops and curbside pick-up will be coming soon. Keep watching this column and our social media ...

 2020-05-31 22:50 

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DC mayor: We have to be concerned about virus rebound...

MIAMI — In hindsight, Rosa Jimenez Cano realizes that attending a protest against police brutality was risky — and not just for the usual reasons."This can be kind of a tinderbox for COVID," the 39-year-old venture capitalist said afte...

 2020-05-31 22:11 

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LIVE VIDEO: Protesters across the U.S. call for justice for George Floyd...

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 2020-05-31 21:48 

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US cities clean up, prepare for another night of unrest...

MINNEAPOLIS — America's cities boarded up windows, swept up glass and covered graffiti Sunday as the country's most significant night of protests in a half-century spilled into another day of unrest fueled by killings of black people at the ...

 2020-05-31 21:37 

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Rally against racism outside of Exeter Town Hall...

EXETER Madeline Blais of Exeter was outraged by the death of George Floyd, so she said she went, alone to stand in front of Exeter Town Hall, to make a statement about not being silent.Floyd died on May 25 after a Minnesota police officer kneeled on his n...

 2020-05-31 20:04 

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Pastor not ready to reopen North Church...

PORTSMOUTH The pastor of North Church said he will not reopen the church, even though the state says he can, on June 5.Rev. Frank Newsome said he and the church leadership feel it would be irresponsible at this time. He said right now they set September a...

 2020-05-31 19:14 

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Business owners join suit over delayed Maine reopening...

A look at coronavirus-related developments around New England on Sunday.MAINEMore than 30 Maine business owners have joined a federal class action lawsuit over the governor's decision to delay the reopening of restaurants in Cumberland, York and Andro...

 2020-05-31 18:44 

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2020 hindsight: High school grads will always remember this time...

This column appears every other week in Foster's Daily Democrat and the Tuskegee News. Guy Trammell, an African American man from Tuskegee, Ala., and Amy Miller, a white woman from South Berwick, Maine, talk about graduation ceremonies.By Guy Trammell...

 2020-05-31 18:42 

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Dover Doin's: Think of something good to do for someone else today...

With as much strife, challenges and stress as we all feel occasionally these days here's some news I just received a message from 1945 which will help us along. It is from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein."A bunch of doubtin' Thomas's...

 2020-05-31 18:31 

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Fran Hopkins, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, lost to COVID-19...

DOVER — A compassionate and comforting figure to everyone. A spunky, straight-shooting ball of energy.Dover's original WebMD. An ardent youth sports supporter. A lover of impromptu adventures and the long way home, sometimes to the worry or mild...

 2020-05-31 18:18 

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3 former presidential candidates to address Maine Democrats...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Three former Democratic presidential candidates are delivering remarks to rally Maine Democrats on Sunday against the backdrop of a nation roiled by rage over police mistreatment of people of color.The "virtual rally" ...

 2020-05-31 18:08 

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Marshwood's 'Remote Feeding Program' has served 32K meals and counting...

ELIOT, Maine — In the kitchen of Marshwood Middle School Tuesday, SAD 35 Dining Services Director Stephen Baldoumas takes off his plastic gloves after a morning of preparing meals for the school district's "Remote Feeding Program."Since ...

 2020-05-31 18:00 

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Going stir crazy? Get your bike out and ride...

The weather is getting better, days are longer and we are slowly coming out of our confinement... what better way to enjoy the Seacoast than on a bike?Local bike riders and members of the Seacoast Area Bicycle Riders (SABR) share their tips and tricks to ...

 2020-05-31 17:07 

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Fire does damage at Greenland' Kellie Brook farm...

Greenland Seacoast area fire crews were kept busy Sunday morning as a fire on Portsmouth Avenue quickly went to three alarms.Fire Chief Ralph Cresta said the fire, at Kellie Brook Farm, 1024 Portsmouth Ave. posed unique challenges because it was not in a ...

 2020-05-31 17:07 

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Fire does damage at Greenland's Kellie Brook farm...

GREENLAND Seacoast area fire crews were kept busy Sunday morning as a fire on Portsmouth Avenue quickly went to three alarms.Fire Chief Ralph Cresta said the fire, at Kellie Brook Farm, 1024 Portsmouth Ave. posed unique challenges because it was not in a ...

 2020-05-31 16:34 

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Missing child recovered in Salmon Falls River dies...

ROLLINSFORD -- Officials confirmed that the six-year-old boy pulled from the Salmon Falls River Saturday afternoon has died.Fire Chief Mark Rutherford said the as yet unidentified boy was pronounced dead at 7:22 p.m. on Saturday, at Massachusetts General ...

 2020-05-30 22:39 

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1,000 rally in Manchester for Black Lives Matter march...

MANCHESTER — More than 1,000 people took to the streets Saturday morning as part of a peaceful protest against the killings of unarmed black men around the country."We plan to stand in solidarity with the people who are assassinated in our count...

 2020-05-30 22:33 

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Manchester police: Man with Trump flag on truck drives by protesters, pulls gun, gets arrested...

MANCHESTER, NH A peaceful sit-in by Black Lives Matters protesters outside the Manchester Police Department Saturday was interrupted when a truck displaying a large Trump flag drove by the group at about 1:30 p.m. A confrontation between the truck's d...

 2020-05-30 20:21 

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Rollinsford first responders search for missing 6-year-old boy...

ROLLINSFORD — Emergency personnel confirmed on Saturday afternoon they are conducting a search for a missing 6-year-old boy.A representative of the Fire Department said crews were still out searching at about 4:30 p.m. May 30. He said the search is ...

 2020-05-30 20:21 

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Missing child recovered in Salmon Falls River, transported to Mass General...

ROLLINSFORD -- An unidentified 6-year-old, missing since Saturday afternoon was recovered in the Salmon Falls River and transported to Mass General Hospital.According to police, they received a report of a missing child, last seen in the area of the Bicen...

 2020-05-30 20:13 

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NH Food Bank, National Guard distribute 55K pounds of food in Dover...

Caravans of cars from across the Seacoast and Tri-City region snaked through the parking lot of Dover High School on Saturday as members of the New Hampshire Army National Guard and the New Hampshire Food Bank distributed thousands of pounds of food."...

 2020-05-30 19:03 

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Remote learning highlights need for tech investments in Seacoast schools...

A school official acknowledged Dover was "extremely behind" other districts when it came to remote learning because of its lack of devices.School Business Manager Michael Limanni told the City Council during a budget debate that the district has &...

 2020-05-30 18:18 

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Drive-by songs: Marshwood theater students entertain seniors...

SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Marshwood High school theater kids and their siblings performed a unique drive-by event Saturday in front of three senior living complexes in town to the delight of the residents.The kids were driven by their parents to the Gr...

 2020-05-30 17:36 

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Police: Man stole car in York with owner's dog still in it...

YORK, Maine — Police arrested a Kentucky man Saturday morning after he allegedly stole the car of a patron at Mr. Mike's Market on Route 1.The York Police Department said it took a report around 9:44 a.m. May 30 from a caller who said a male dro...

 2020-05-30 17:07 

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Pandemic phenomena: Bicycles 'the new toilet paper'...

Bicycles are the new toilet paper, said Josh Pierce, manager of the Portsmouth Papa Wheelies bicycle shop, where every bike under $900 has been sold.A record number of 500 bicycles were sold in Papa Wheelies during the past three months, while the global ...

 2020-05-30 17:07 

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Pandemic phenomena: Bicycles 'the new toilet paper'...

Bicycles are the new toilet paper, said Josh Pierce, manager of the Portsmouth Papa Wheelies bicycle shop, where every bike under $900 has been sold.A record number of 500 bicycles were sold in Papa Wheelies during the past three months, while the global ...

 2020-05-30 17:06 

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From cleaners to electricians, COVID-19 alters services...

Editor's note: This article is part of the Rebuilding America series, which explores the reopening of the nation and the Seacoast following the shutdown caused by the novel coronavirus.PORTSMOUTH The emergence of COVID-19 has had far reaching and ofte...

 2020-05-30 17:04 

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Judge allows Maine's quarantine on out-of-staters to stand...

PORTLAND, Maine — A federal judge denied a motion in a lawsuit by some Maine campground operators who believe a state quarantine order for out-of-state visitors is unconstitutional.The move came Friday, hours after the U.S. Department of Justice sai...

 2020-05-30 17:04 

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Judge allows Maine's quarantine on out-of-staters to stand...

PORTLAND, Maine — A federal judge denied a motion in a lawsuit by some Maine campground operators who believe a state quarantine order for out-of-state visitors is unconstitutional.The move came Friday, hours after the U.S. Department of Justice sai...

 2020-05-30 16:35 

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LIVE VIDEO: NASA astronauts lift off on SpaceX's first crewed launch...

NASA astronauts will lift off on SpaceX's first crewed launch at 3:22 p.m. ET. Anchored pre-launch coverage begins at 1:30 p.m. ET....

 2020-05-30 16:35 

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VIDEO: NASA astronauts lift off on SpaceX's first crewed launch...

NASA astronauts will lift off on SpaceX's first crewed launch at 3:22 p.m. ET. Anchored pre-launch coverage begins at 1:30 p.m. ET....

 2020-05-30 16:05 

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LIVE VIDEO: Minnesota governor and faith leaders presser amid George Floyd protests...

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 2020-05-30 15:51 

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EPA reaches deal with Sprague to reduce VOC emissions...

BOSTON Under a proposed settlement with the federal government and Massachusetts, Sprague Resources LP will take steps to limit emissions of volatile organic compounds from oil storage tanks at seven facilities in New England.The settlement was announced ...

 2020-05-29 21:06 

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Pair of suspects elude police after high-speed chase in Rochester...

ROCHESTER — A pair of suspects in a stolen car eluded state police Friday following a high-speed chase despite the subsequent use of a state police helicopter and two K9 units.N.H. State Police Troop A reported Trooper Daniel Peete observed a vehicl...

 2020-05-29 20:11 

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Restaurant owners give Maine governor 2-week ultimatum to reopen dine-in...

WELLS, Maine — A group of more than 150 people gathered Friday afternoon outside Mike's Clam Shack to express their "alarm" over the way Gov. Janet Mills has handled the gradual reopening of Maine's economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic...

 2020-05-29 19:57 

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NH hotels, houses of worship, can resume operations June 5...

CONCORD Houses of worship can resume in-person services and hotels and lodging can open Thursday, June 5 as Gov. Chris Sununu further relaxed stay-at-home restrictions in the state.Sununu also extended the Stay-At-Home 2.0 order for another two weeks thro...

 2020-05-29 19:25 

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Take 2 for SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch with more storms...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX pressed ahead with its second attempt to launch astronauts for NASA — a historic first for a private company — but more stormy weather threatened more delays.Elon Musk's company came within 17 minutes We...

 2020-05-29 17:40 

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LIVE VIDEO: Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman gives update in George Floyd case...

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman gives an update in the George Floyd case,...

 2020-05-29 17:23 

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Cordaro takes the helm of One Sky Community Services...

In the throes of this pandemic crisis, it's easy to lose track of days as they tumble one into the next. But March 23rd stands out very distinctly to Matthew Cordaro. Sandwiched between N.H. Gov. Sununu's declaration of emergency and his stay-at-h...

 2020-05-29 17:20 

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump discusses protests over the killing of George Floyd...

President Donald Trump holds a news conference as protests unfold across the nation after the killing of George Floyd...

 2020-05-29 17:19 

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Guest View: Caregiving in the era of COVID-19...

Even in ordinary times, the 177,000 unpaid family caregivers across the Granite State face a daunting set of daily tasks. Oftentimes with little or no training, they may be responsible for wound care, tube feedings, dressing, managing the finances and med...

 2020-05-29 16:20 

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Brighter days seen for Seacoast tourism and travel...

Editor's note: This article is part of the Rebuilding America series, which explores the reopening of the nation and the Seacoast following the shutdown caused by the novel coronavirus.From boutique hotels to campgrounds, arts festivals to secluded hi...

 2020-05-29 16:16 

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Governor acknowledges 'abject failure' in protest response...

MINNEAPOLIS — With smoke drifting over Minneapolis, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Friday acknowledged the "abject failure" of the response to this week's violent protests and called for swift justice for police involved in the death of Geor...

 2020-05-29 16:07 

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Fact check: Democrat's bill would increase taxes on firearms and ammunition...

The claim: H.R. 5717 would implement a 30% tax on all gun sales and 50% tax on all ammunition salesRep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., introduced in January H.R. 5717, a bill that would strengthen measures to prevent gun violence. It has evoked mixed reactions from...

 2020-05-29 14:54 

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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to begin phased return of workforce Monday...

KITTERY, Maine Portsmouth Naval Shipyard will begin the first phase of returning its on-base workforce to full strength Monday, June 1, as announced by Cmdr. Capt. Daniel Ettlich this week.PNSY and its workforce of nearly 8,000 were deemed essential to th...

 2020-05-29 14:52 

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Dover's Greek Fest, Rochester Pride latest events canceled due to COVID-19...

Dover's Greek Heritage Festival and Rochester Pride are the latest events to be canceled due to COVID-19.Meanwhile, Portsmouth Pride and Rochester's Independence Day fireworks festival will be shifted to a later date, according to their organizers...

 2020-05-29 14:37 

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Goodwin case part of larger right-to-know victory...

CONCORD — In a case hailed as a victory for government transparency, the New Hampshire Supreme Court Tuesday ruled an arbitration award in the dispute between the city of Portsmouth and fired Police Sgt. Aaron Goodwin definitively is not protected b...

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