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 2020-08-13 12:29 

Fosters.com

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UNH receives nearly $1 million to help fight opioid epidemic...

DURHAM — The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension was awarded a grant for close to a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to help fight opioid ep...

 2020-08-13 12:29 

Seacoastonline.com

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UNH receives nearly $1 million to help fight opioid epidemic...

DURHAM — The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension was awarded a grant for close to a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to provide free online ...

 2020-08-13 12:00 

Keene Sentinel

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Richmond zoning board postpones decision on proposed cell tower...

RICHMOND — A decision on a proposed cell tower off Route 119 will be delayed for at least another month, after the town's Zoning Board of Adjustment voted to continue a public hearing on the project at its next meeting,......

 2020-08-13 11:43 

The Sun Journal

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The Latest: Outbreaks hit newly reopened school districts across the South...

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic around the U.S. and the world. Southern states such as Louisiana, Georgia, Arkansas and Texas have some of the earliest back-to-school start dates in the country. Parents, educators and elected officials in other reg...

 2020-08-13 11:22 

WMUR

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It's International Left-Handers Day! Here are some facts about lefties...

About 10% of the world's population is believed to be left-handed, although the number changes with time and place, researchers say....

 2020-08-13 10:29 

WMUR

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More than 2,000 students, teachers and staff quarantined in several states as new school year begins...

For some U.S. schools welcoming students back, a return to in-person learning was abruptly halted after new COVID-19 cases....

 2020-08-13 10:28 

The Sun Journal

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Linda Flagg: CMP corridor is bad for Maine...

Hydro-Quebec is a Crown Corporation owned exclusively by the Province of Quebec. Hydro-Quebec stands to make $12.4 billion in profits off of the proposed CMP corridor project by rerouting power they already sell to the Northeast on existing power lines, a...

 2020-08-13 10:28 

The Sun Journal

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Linda-Lee Desmarais: Many questions for our schools...

When we heard the term "social distancing" as one of the solutions to COVID-19, my daughter, a Florida kindergarten teacher, asked "How will I be able to lead my class to lunch or PE and keep them six feet apart?" My reply to her went some...

 2020-08-13 10:27 

The Sun Journal

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Rudolph Ziehm: GOP can't win with present platform...

I wonder if President Trump cheats at golf? I think our historic president would only cheat if he got the chance. Florida has election tampering issues. Trump says he wants to count their mail-in ballots. Them only. Reality Winner is in jail for revealing...

 2020-08-13 09:46 

WMUR

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What you need to know about COVID-19: CDC issues warning for the fall if safety measures not followed...

A top federal health official is issuing a dire warning: Follow recommended coronavirus measures or risk having the worst fall in U.S. public health history....

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Bryant Pond 4-H Camp tackles food insecurity...

WOODSTOCK — Bryant Pond 4-H Camp and Learning Center was unable to open its doors for regular youth programming this summer. That meant that the dining hall were many kids would eat their mid-day meals would remain empty. "Our dining hall was si...

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Parents zoom in for direction from SAD 17...

PARIS — Last week SAD 17 administrators hosted two Zoom conferences for parents to have specific questions and concerns addressed. At that time more than 20% of students had not been registered for in-class or distance learning. Many decisions and p...

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Harrison family turns quarantine into adventure...

HARRISON — The Baker family parents Robert and Emily, sixth-grader Aiden and fourth-grader Mariah generally lead an active outdoor life, hiking, skiing, running and biking. But remote learning and sheltering in place inspired them to kick up their a...

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Bids approved for work on Oxford's Meeting House...

A new roof and paint for the 1830 landmark are planned. The post Bids approved for work on Oxford's Meeting House appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Harrington gets Boston Cane...

The post Harrington gets Boston Cane appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Selectmen talk marijuana, set mil rate...

WOODSTOCK — At an August 4 meeting, selectmen discussed how the town should move forward on the subject of marijuana opt-in and the medical marijuana retail store. Selectmen discussed having a moratorium and forming a committee to draft an ordinance...

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Well deserved recognition...

BETHEL — The Spirit of America Award has been given annually to a citizen or citizens who have displayed devotion to their community and Cheryl and Don Bennett have done exactly that for Bethel, a place they've called home since 1966. Selectman ...

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Bandits season recap...

REGION — The Western Maine Bandits baseball season came to end Friday after they lost their second game of the playoff tournament, this time falling to Minot-Hebron. The team played a total of four games in the playoffs, beating Minot-Hebron and Buc...

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Public hearing, special town meeting scheduled for September...

BETHEL — Monday, selectmen voted unanimously to send an article on amending a part of town code to a special town meeting scheduled for Monday, Sep. 21. A public hearing on the amendment will be on Tuesday Sep. 8. The amendment falls under chapter 1...

 2020-08-13 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Geology walk slated for August 22...

GREENWOOD — Saturday, Aug. 22 The Greenwood Conservation Commission and Mahoosuc Land Trust will be offering a free geology walk at Maggie's Nature Park off the Greenwood Road. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and will be limited to 2...

 2020-08-13 08:47 

WMUR

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Watch: Heat, humidity lower before cooler stretch...

The higher heat and humidity will continue to ease over the next couple of days, then a cooler stretch follows heading into the weekend....

 2020-08-13 08:36 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Republican Senate candidate Messner divests from drug companies, campaign says...

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bryant "Corky" Messner has divested his stock in six pharmaceutical companies, following through on a promise he made in July, his campaign says....

 2020-08-13 08:32 

WMUR

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'Keep people safe': Church uses scripture to help with social distancing...

A Louisiana church has come up with a creative way to help its congregation socially distance from one another....

 2020-08-13 08:18 

The Sun Journal

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OHTS looks towards reopening...

PARIS — Maine Vocational Region 11 is finalizing its plans to reopen Oxford Hills Technical School on Aug. 31. "We intend to provide in-person instruction for students enrolled in full technical programs at OHTS," said Program Director Paul ...

 2020-08-13 08:17 

The Sun Journal

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Oxford upgrades transfer station equipment...

The post Oxford upgrades transfer station equipment appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-08-13 08:15 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Teachers union member calls process leading to Feltes endorsement disingenuous...

Gary Hoffman, a Nashua teacher and avowed supporter of Andru Volinsky for governor, says the process used by leaders of the American Federation of Teacher-New Hampshire union to endorse Senate Majority Leader Dan Feltes was "disingenuous."...

 2020-08-13 08:12 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Bolduc blasts 'liberal, socialist pansies' in new 15-second TV ad...

If you thought retired Brig. Gen. Don Bolduc's message in his first television ad was blunt, check out his second....

 2020-08-13 08:07 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: NHDP lawyer not buying 'printing mistake' explanation for flawed GOP mailer...

The state Republican Party told WMUR on Sunday that a "printing mistake" on a statewide mailer encouraging voters to send in absentee ballot registration request forms to their cities or town clerks resulted in "Durham, N.H." being listed ...

 2020-08-13 08:04 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Buckley prepping NH delegates for a different kind of Democratic convention....

From Nashua to Columbia, New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley beginning today will visit the homes of each of the 33 delegates to next week's national convention to deliver a bag of fun items and memorabilia....

 2020-08-13 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Remotely affected: Empty offices are hurting businesses that serve them...

Companies that cater to offices and office workers are finding a challenging business environment with large numbers of people working from home. The post Remotely affected: Empty offices are hurting businesses that serve them appeared first on Lewiston S...

 2020-08-13 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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On this date in Maine history: Aug. 13...

Aug. 13, 1607: Colonists led by George Popham and traveling on the ship Gift of God arrive at the mouth of the Kennebec River after an 11-week voyage from Plymouth, England. An accompanying ship, the Mary and John, arrives a few days later. The colonists,...

 2020-08-13 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Back to school sale set...

RUMFORD — Stock up on clothes for the new school year for only $5 per bag at the Hope Association garage sale. Sale includes all clothing in the garage. All proceeds help to support adults with developmental disabilities. Located at 85 Lincoln Avenu...

 2020-08-13 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Why?...

To the Editor: Here we are, once again, weeks away from the election and swamped with advertisements, mostly nasty, from both parties. The amount of money spent on this is almost sinful when there are so many more things that could use those funds such as...

 2020-08-13 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Mahoosuc Bird Notes — Bank Swallows...

The past few weeks I've focused on insect eating birds. Here's another the Bank Swallow. (Photo by Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren.) Bank swallows are a grayish brown on their head, back, wings and tail. They have a dark band across their breast wi...

 2020-08-13 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Education — Before you go...

You've been accepted, and you're off to college in the Fall. Congratulations! Before you go, try some preparatory reading. There are big issues that everyone will encounter in college, whatever their major. And there are short, classic books that ...

 2020-08-13 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Backyard Reflections — In praise of snakes, part 2...

Scientists and psychologists are currently working together to help us understand that emotional intelligence is actually more keenly developed in animals than in humans. Emotional intelligence is predicated on an individual's ability to be self aware...

 2020-08-13 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Pray for guidance...

To the Editor: C.S. Lewis once said that God whispers to us in our joys and pleasures, speaks to us in our consciences and shouts at us in our sufferings. We as a nation are suffering now and I believe God is shouting at us to trust in Him on this nationa...

 2020-08-13 07:57 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Sununu endorses Wheeler as District 5 GOP Executive Council primary heats up...

The District 5 Republican primary race between former Councilor David Wheeler and former state Sen. Bob Clegg is getting heated, and last night Wheeler secured a major endorsement....

 2020-08-13 07:53 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District U.S. House seat...

Republican Matt Mayberry has received the endorsements of influential GOP leaders Doug and Stella Scamman in his bid for the 1st District U.S. House seat....

 2020-08-13 07:48 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: American Conservative Union endorses Mowers in NH01...

Former state Department official Matt Mowers has been endorsed by the American Conservative Union in his campaign for the 1st District U.S. House seat....

 2020-08-13 07:45 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: State Sen. Carson endorses Negron for 2nd District US House seat...

State Sen. Sharon Carson of Hudson has endorsed former state Rep. Steve Negron's bid for the 2nd District U.S. House seat....

 2020-08-13 07:40 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: State Sen. Bob Giuda endorses Blankenbeker for 2nd District U.S. House seat...

State Sen. Bob Giuda is the latest endorsement for U.S. Navy Reserve Capt. and former state Rep. Lynne Blankenbeker in her bid for the 2nd District U.S. House seat....

 2020-08-13 07:34 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Sununu endorses Syversen for District 16 state Senate seat...

Gov. Chris Sununu continues to give his political blessing to candidates for the state Senate in a concerted effort to flip it back to Republican control....

 2020-08-13 07:33 

WMUR

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US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz...

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a U.S. military official said Thursday....

 2020-08-13 07:28 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: AFT-NH endorses Messmer, Warmington for Executive Council seats...

Democratic Executive Council candidates Mindi Messmer and Cinde Warmington have been endorsed by the American Federation of Teachers of New Hampshire....

 2020-08-13 07:23 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Messner campaign adds three staffers; fundraiser scheduled...

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bryant "Corky" Messner has added three paid staffers to his campaign organization....

 2020-08-13 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: Jean Beverly (Averill) Walker...

HARTFORD - Jean Beverly (Averill) Walker, 89, of Hartford, died peacefully on August 7, 2020 at her beloved camp on Bear ... The post Obituary: Jean Beverly (Averill) Walker appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-08-13 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: James S. Burgess...

LEWISTON - On August 8, 2020, James S. Burgess, 78, continued on in his journey of life to be reunited with ... The post Obituary: James S. Burgess appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-08-13 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: Elmore R. Ouellette...

GEORGETOWN, S.C. - Elmore was born May 23, 1937 to Fred and Annie Ouellette and was the youngest of eight children. ... The post Obituary: Elmore R. Ouellette appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-08-13 05:01 

The Sun Journal

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Obituary: George A. White...

TURNER - George A. White of Turner died Sunday August 9, 2020, at home resting peacefully with his family by his ... The post Obituary: George A. White appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

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