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 2020-07-02 08:33 

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NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski for Executive Council...

Renee Plummer is a Republican, but she's a Republican who goes her own way and isn't afraid to break the proverbial mold....

 2020-07-02 08:26 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Sen. Birdsell leads women's coalition for congressional candidate Blankenbeker...

State Sen. Regina Birdsell of Hampstead is leading a new Women's Coalition for 2nd District U.S. House candidate Lynne Blankenbeker....

 2020-07-02 08:25 

The Sun Journal

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Norway retailers thank community with Day of Appreciation...

Shop owners make Jul. 3 "Customer Appreciation Day" to thank the community for shopping local during the closed economy. The post Norway retailers thank community with Day of Appreciation appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 08:22 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Former NHGOP Chair MacDonald endorses Crochetiere for Executive Council...

Former state Republican Party Chair Wayne MacDonald of Derry is endorsing Hampton Falls business executive Bruce Crochetiere in the District 3 Executive Council race....

 2020-07-02 08:17 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: State reps from Salem, Derry back Republican Stevens' Executive Council bid...

Four state representatives two from Derry and two from Salem have endorsed Rye Republican Janet Stevens' candidacy for the District 3 Executive Council seat....

 2020-07-02 08:12 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Pappas praises passage of ACA Enhancement Act...

A few days after the Trump administration filed papers at the U.S. Supreme Court seeking repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Democrats in the U.S. House passed a largely symbolic bill to expand coverage under the "Obamacare" law....

 2020-07-02 08:08 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Feltes proposed campaign finance reform pledge for gubernatorial hopefuls...

Senate Majority Leader and Democratic candidate for govennor Dan Feltes on Thursday is releasing a proposed pledge related to campaign finance reform....

 2020-07-02 08:01 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Former Executive Councilor Kenney leads 50 new endorsements for Mowers...

Former Executive Councilor Joe Kenney of Wakefield is heading a list of 50 new grassroots supporters for Republican 1st District U.S. House candidate Matt Mowers. Also this week, the Tea Party Express is backing Mowers' congressional bid....

 2020-07-02 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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On this date in Maine history: July 2...

July 2, 1855: Portland Mayor Neal Dow calls out the militia to use lethal force against rock-throwing participants in the Portland Rum Riot. On Dow's order, militiamen fire into the crowd of more than 1,000 people, killing one person and wounding seve...

 2020-07-02 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Fire claims Otisfield home...

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 2020-07-02 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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In response to 'Where do we go from here...'...

To the Editor: The big question is whether LeMu Eats is a food truck or is it an established restaurant? LeMu Eats is a food truck by all definitions of the word. It is a camper on wheels. LeMu Eats was asked to set up in the parking lot of Steam Mill Bre...

 2020-07-02 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Mahoosuc Bird Notes: Brown Thrasher...

My young friend Ruthie (age 8 ) sent me pictures of a robin-sized bird with a fairly long bill, slightly curved downward. It also has a fairly long tail. It is a striking, rufus-brown on his upper parts and tail and creamy underneath with long splotchy st...

 2020-07-02 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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BAAM youth create art...

BETHEL — Bethel Area Arts & Music funded this project to create painted activities for youth and the young-at-heart to enjoy while walking on the Bethel Recreational Path. BAAM Task Force member, Sarah Southam, has been the coordinator, but many han...

 2020-07-02 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Healthy eating on a budget...

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 2020-07-02 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Thanks from Albany Improvement Association...

To the Editor: Dear Friends and Neighbors, The Albany Improvement Association would like to thank all of you who contributed to our organization over the years. We have decided to forgo this year's fundraising appeal because of the economic impact of ...

 2020-07-02 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Backyard Reflections: A tribute to Rupert Sheldrake...

I first discovered Rupert Sheldrake's work by reading his first two books: "A New Science of Life" written in 1981 followed by "The Presence of the Past." These two books and his Rebirth of Nature changed my life because they validated...

 2020-07-02 07:55 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Sen. Birdsell among 10 new endorsements for US Senate candidate Messner...

State Sen. Regina Birdsell of Hampstead leads a new group of supporters of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corky Messner, calling him "the true conservative" in the race....

 2020-07-02 07:36 

WMUR

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A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture...

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged....

 2020-07-02 06:29 

The Sun Journal

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For athletes, decision to opt out is fraught with health concerns and pull of social activism...

Professional athletes across the country, and across leagues, are debating whether to return to play amid the spread of the novel coronavirus and the social justice movement in the wake of George Floyd's killing by police in Minneapolis. The post For ...

 2020-07-02 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: Elaine T. Davis...

LEWISTON - Elaine T. Davis, 92, passed away on June 25, 2020. Elaine was born July 15, 1927, in ... The post Obituary: Elaine T. Davis appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: Shirley Ann Petrie...

RUMFORD - Shirley Ann Petrie, 84, of Holman Road in Rumford, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at home, with ... The post Obituary: Shirley Ann Petrie appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: Marcel E. Moore...

LEWISTON Marcel E. Moore, 95, of Lewiston, ME, passed away peacefully at home on June 28, with his daughter Theresa ... The post Obituary: Marcel E. Moore appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: Theodore "Ted" L. Violette...

TUCSON, Ariz. Theodore "Ted" L. Violette, 57, died unexpectedly on June 10, 2020, at Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital after suffering ... The post Obituary: Theodore "Ted" L. Violette appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: David Alan Rowell...

ARIZONA - David Alan Rowell died June 27, 2020, at his home unexpectedly.Born May 26 1952, in Portland, Maine, to Dorothy ... The post Obituary: David Alan Rowell appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 04:01 

The Sun Journal

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Scorpio: Gaining knowledge, experience will help you get ahead...

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Margot Robbie, 30; Alex Morgan, 31; Ashley Tisdale, 35; Larry David, 73. Happy Birthday: You may be smart and talented, but you do need to take better care of your health and well-being this year. A fitness routine may not be...

 2020-07-02 04:01 

The Sun Journal

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Looking Back on July 2...

100 Years Ago: 1920 A Boston delegate of the conference was at the Advent church in Auburn "Who can tell me anything about Ruth?" a Sunday School teacher asked the class, "I can," was the prompt answer of a little lad, anxious to impart th...

 2020-07-02 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Turner Public Library book sale is a fundraiser and 'friend-raiser'...

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for being such a big supporter of public libraries. A book sale like no other is going on at the Turner Public Library. In March, as implications of COVID-19 became clear, we realized we wouldn't be able to hold our Annual Bo...

 2020-07-02 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Cal Thomas: DC is already a 'state'...

The Founders specifically prohibited the District from becoming a state, but who listens to them anymore as rioters deface and pull down some of their statues and liberal judges rewrite the Constitution to conform to the spirit of the age? The post Cal Th...

 2020-07-02 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Heart failure after viral infection provokes sudden life changes...

DEAR DR. ROACH: My son-in-law had Guillain-Barre as a child, and is now 39 and a new father. He has an executive job with nothing strenuous. He cannot get the flu shot and consequently got the flu. He has been diagnosed with an infection around the heart ...

 2020-07-02 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Girl's tantrums stymie man's relationship with her mom...

DEAR ABBY: I have met the most remarkable woman, but after eight months of serious dating, I have realized that she has the worst and most manipulating 10-year-old daughter ever. She constantly claims sickness, and now even mental health issues like anxie...

 2020-07-02 04:00 

The Sun Journal

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Froma Harrop: Some monumentally hard decisions...

There's developed a mindless war against public monuments, and it needs taming. The post Froma Harrop: Some monumentally hard decisions appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 03:31 

WMUR

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Hospitals prepare for potential rise in fireworks injuries as consumer sales surge...

With the Fourth of July days away, in some New Hampshire towns with restrictions on fireworks police said reports of violators have skyrocketed....

 2020-07-02 03:27 

WMUR

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UNH plans campus return with COVID-19 testing, classroom plan, mask requirement...

On Wednesday night, University of New Hampshire students and staff learned what campus life will be like when they return in August....

 2020-07-02 03:20 

WMUR

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Mystery Jeffrey Epstein 'statue' found in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

Many viewers reported seeing a statue of convicted sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein in downtown Albuquerque Wednesday morning....

 2020-07-02 03:10 

WMUR

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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces...

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official....

 2020-07-02 01:59 

WMUR

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Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico...

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved....

 2020-07-02 01:57 

Valley News

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Hanover uses pink flamingos to celebrate Fourth of July...

HANOVER — Hanover may have had to cancel its annual Fourth of July parade but the town is still channeling residents' creativity with another project.The medium? Pink plastic flamingos.The town's Parks and Recreation Department has given out...

 2020-07-02 01:48 

Valley News

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Vermont's plastic bag ban, food scraps mandate now in effect...

Laws that ban plastic bags and prohibit Vermonters from throwing food scraps in the garbage took effect on Wednesday.As a result, all residents are banned from trashing leftovers while grocers, retailers and restaurants are prohibited from......

 2020-07-02 01:47 

Valley News

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Vermont lays out criteria for small business grants; portals open July 6...

Vermont businesses that have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic will be able to apply for up to $50,000 in emergency support on July 6, the Scott administration announced Wednesday.The Agency of Commerce and Community Development and the......

 2020-07-02 01:45 

The Sun Journal

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Sources: NFL plans to shorten preseason to two games per team...

The expected reduction by half of the typical preseason comes in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the lack of on-field practices during the offseason. The post Sources: NFL plans to shorten preseason to two games per team appeared first on Lewisto...

 2020-07-02 01:45 

Valley News

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Court ruling on religious school funding raises questions in Vt., Maine...

PORTLAND, Maine — A U.S. Supreme Court decision that says states can't cut religious schools out of programs that send public money to private education could breathe new life into efforts to force Maine and Vermont to help fund religious educat...

 2020-07-02 01:44 

Valley News

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Oxbow budget defeated, Rivendell passes amid worries about virus, economy, Act 46...

BRADFORD, Vt. — Officials say frustration with Vermont's school consolidation effort and economic worries stemming from the coronavirus pandemic combined to bring down another school district budget this week.The Oxbow Unified Union School Distr...

 2020-07-02 01:43 

Valley News

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Hartford Selectboard fills open spot...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hartford Selectboard has chosen a new member to fill a vacant spot: 26-year-old local sales and catering manager Emma Behrens.The board made the decision at a meeting Tuesday after interviewing the candidates and holding a...

 2020-07-02 01:43 

Valley News

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Church-affiliated group wants to make former Elks Lodge building into community center...

HARTFORD VILLAGE — A local church-affiliated community group hopes a $60,000 federal grant will help them turn the former Elks Lodge in Hartford into a community center."It will be a place where people can finally be together, a place where peop...

 2020-07-02 01:41 

Valley News

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NH nursing homes say feds sent useless protective equipment...

CONCORD — Isolation gowns with no arm openings. Child-sized gloves. Surgical masks with ear loops that break when stretched.Such items make up the bulk of the personal protective equipment recently sent by the federal government to New Hampshire......

 2020-07-02 01:35 

The Sun Journal

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PHOTO: Balancing lunch and play...

Lewiston sisters play after picking up lunches. The post PHOTO: Balancing lunch and play appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 01:28 

The Sun Journal

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Read the full report on the Farmington explosion...

The Office of the State Fire Marshal released a 110-page report on the Sept. 16, 2019, explosion at the LEAP building in Farmington. The post Read the full report on the Farmington explosion appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 01:26 

The Sun Journal

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Restaurants still facing challenges despite indoor dining...

Owners deal with reduced seating and face covering enforcement. The post Restaurants still facing challenges despite indoor dining appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-07-02 00:59 

WMUR

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This Mississippi flag idea is gaining popularity on social media...

A proposed design, dubbed the...

 2020-07-02 00:55 

Keene Sentinel

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Fireworks retailers report booming sales amid the pandemic...

Just when it seems like the world is exploding between protests and the pandemic, so are fireworks sales in the Granite State....

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