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Some may say that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but in New Hampshire, don’t neglect foliage season as a serious contender to that crown. Outsiders flock to the Granite State to get a glimpse of the colorful array of leaves on our trees, which is certainly a nice boost to the […] The post Get ready to be amazed by our colorful trees appeared first on The Concord I…
10.06 / 10:25
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Every fall, we drive around, go for hikes and take pictures to capture all the wonderful foliage. The reds, oranges and yellows contrasted by the conifers is really a sight to behold. No wonder people come from all over the country (and world) to catch a glimpse. And while most, if not all, of you […] The post There’s an actual reason why leaves change appeared first on The Concord I…
10.06 / 10:25
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If you have a good memory, you’ll recall that we did a Trails Issue right around this time in 2015. In that issue, we devoted a lot of space to describing the more than two dozen trails the city has to offer and what makes each one different. One thing we failed to focus on […] The post A Concord trails buff gives some recommendations for nice foliage hikes appeared first on The Concord I…
10.06 / 10:25
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In honor of the Foliage Issue, we wanted to do something for the Go Try It that had something to do with fall leaves. And since our last few installments featured something you could eat, we wanted to try something else for this week’s edition. Dave Anderson at the Society for the Protection of New […] The post Go Try It: Get crafty with fallen leaves appeared first on The Concord I…
10.06 / 10:25
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Insurers, hospitals and health advocates are waiting for Gov. Jerry Brown to deal the drug lobby a rare defeat, by signing legislation that would force pharmaceutical companies to justify big price hikes on drugs in California. "If it gets signed by this governor, it's going to send shock waves throughout the country," said state Sen. Ed Hernandez , a Democrat from West Covina, the bill's author and an optometrist. "A lot of other states have the same concerns we have, and you're going to…
10.04 / 23:20
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One of the dozen Manchester VA whistleblowers has announced his candidacy for Congress. Stewart Levenson says he will challenge Democrat Annie Kuster in New Hampshire's second district as a Republican. He and other doctors came forward last summer with allegations of leadership failures at the Manchester VA that resulted in patient harm. Levenson says his expertise in healthcare administration makes him the best qualified candidate to legislate changes to the US healthcare system. "And I…
10.04 / 22:16
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BELMONT - The attorney general's office and state police have identified Corporal Evan Boulanger as the officer involved in a shooting incident Saturday at a Belmont gas station that ended with a man committing suicide.Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and State Police Colonel…
10.04 / 22:16
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BELMONT - The attorney general's office and state police have identified Corporal Evan Boulanger as the officer involved in a shooting incident Saturday at a Belmont gas station that ended with a man committing suicide.Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and State Police Colonel…
10.04 / 21:35
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During a wide-ranging speech in Bedford Wednesday morning, Governor Chris Sununu touched on Washington politics, President Trump, health care, millennials, and, almost as an afterthought, confirmed he’s running for re-election in 2…
10.04 / 21:24
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Prosecutors presented new evidence in the case against Danish inventor Peter Madsen on Tuesday, saying the body of the Swedish journalist who died on Madsen's personal submarine was riddled with more than a dozen stab wounds. At the pre-trial hearing, prosecutors said police had also found images of women tortured and murdered on a hard drive in Madsen's laboratory. The revelations marked another unsettling turn in an already gruesome case, which has captivated Denmark and attracted…
10.04 / 20:53
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In the days to come, the victims whose lives were taken in the Las Vegas shooting massacre will be honored and remembered. But many who survived the tragedy with serious injuries are just coming to terms with difficult days ahead. The physical damage from a gunshot wound can do severe damage to blood vessels, bones and organs . The mental and emotional trauma often long outlast the wounds. And the costs for immediate or long-term medical treatment of a gunshot can add greatly to a victims…
10.04 / 19:59
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Samuel Alicea is a wide receiver on the Tilton School football team. He's seventeen years old. He's black. And he's a protester. About a year ago, when he was a student at Merrimack Valley High School, he knelt in protest during the national anthem, following the lead of Colin Kaepernick, who knelt in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The response was swift and ugly. Alicea left Merrimack Valley for Tilton School, where his family says he's safer. He spoke with NHPR's Peter…
10.04 / 19:59
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Kerri De Nies received the news this spring from her son's pediatrician: Her chubby-cheeked toddler has a rare brain disorder. She'd never heard of the disease — adrenoleukodystrophy , or ALD — but soon felt devastated and overwhelmed. "I probably read everything you could possibly read online — every single website," De Nies says as she cradles her son, Gregory Mac Phee. "It's definitely hard to think about what could potentially happen. You think about the worst-case scenario." ALD is a g…
10.04 / 19:59
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The New Hampshire Department of Education says it has received an overwhelming number of applications for a new robotics grant program. The department says nearly 100 schools have applied for the newly created New Hampshire Robotics Fund, which gives schools a financial boost to launch robotics teams. Shannon McCracken teaches science, technology, and art at Farmington High School. She says the grant would offer new opportunities for her students. “We’ll be using physics and math and sci…
10.04 / 19:23
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RIT student from Londonderry charged with multiple felonies for sexual…
10.04 / 19:02
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A new tropical depression has formed in the southwestern Caribbean Sea — and it's expected to develop into a hurricane before possibly hitting the U.S. Gulf Coast late this weekend, the National Hurricane Center says. The NHC issued its first public advisory about the storm, which has been dubbed Tropical Depression 16, on Wednesday. If the system develops as expected, it would be dubbed Nate — first as a tropical storm and later, if warranted, as a hurricane — according to the list of 2017…
10.04 / 18:52
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Dr. Christopher Fisher was working at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center just off the Las Vegas strip on Sunday evening when the patients starting arriving. "It did look a bit like a war zone, can't say that it didn't," he remembers. "Frantic families, blood in the hallways." People came in so grievously injured and so many at a time that Fisher, who is the medical head of trauma services for the hospital, and his colleagues used markers, writing directly on patients, to do triage. When…
10.04 / 18:52
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This past weekend, basketball players from island nations across the Indian Ocean converged in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, to face off in the regional championships. But no one was to cheer on the teams. The bleachers were empty — because of the plague. The modern-day plague is caused by the same bacterium, Yersinia pestis , that caused the Black Death in Europe. It lives in fleas and rodents all over the world and is typically spread to humans by the bite of an infected flea. …
10.04 / 18:52
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If you're into counterculture kitsch, you might want to check out the nostalgia-themed resort hotel at Walt Disney World in Florida. It features a "Hippy Dippy" swimming pool, surrounded by flower-shaped water jets, peace signs and giant letters that spell out "Peace, Man," "Out of Sight" and "Can You Dig It?" Fifty years after the Summer of Love, that's been the fate of a lot of the language we associate with that era — faded psychedelia, sort of like acid rock and tie-dye, except that n…
10.04 / 18:52
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Decades before NFL player Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police treatment of African-Americans, boxer Muhammad Ali roiled white America with his 1967 resistance to the Vietnam War draft. The boxer had converted to the Nation of Islam a few years earlier, and he explained his resistance to the war by saying, "I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Cong." Ali's resistance to the draft resulted in his being stripped of his heavyweight title, banned from…
10.04 / 18:52
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