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Girls on the run

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NASHUA – Southern New Hampshire Health is teaming up with Girls on the Run at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School in Nashua as part of a nationwide campaign to promote physical-activity-based positive youth development for girls in grades three through eight. In a statement, Robert Dorf, DO, ...

BOE starts discussion on weapons policy

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NASHUA – The Board of Education policy committee met Tuesday evening to start discussion around any changes to the district’s existing weapons policy. According to policy chair Heather Raymond, the state recently asked that all district’s re-evaluate their current policies, which are set ...

Judge OK’s continuance

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NASHUA – A Superior Court judge has OK’d the continuance of a plea and sentencing hearing for 21-year-old Kiana Moudarri, whose current detention in Massachusetts has left her unavailable for the time being. Moudarri, whose most recent address is listed as 8 Donovan Drive in Nashua, was ...

Probation violation charges filed against Nashuan

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NASHUA – Charles Daye, the former Nashua man with a lengthy history of burglary and theft charges whose most recent arrest involves allegations he exposed a child to a near-fatal dose of fentanyl, has had a new violation added to his case file in Hillsborough County Superior Court ...

U.S. stocks add to gains

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U.S. stocks moved solidly higher in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, placing the market on course to finish with a gain for the second straight day. Technology stocks, retailers and other consumer-focused companies accounted for much of the broad rally. Some banks declined as bond yields fell. ...

Kinsley Street fire under investigation

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NASHUA – A fire at 13 Kinsley St. late Monday afternoon has left six people temporarily without a home, according to Nashua Fire Rescue. Two two and ½ story, multi family home had “smoke showing from the second story and eaves of the home,” NFR reported, and responding crews found ...

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

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NEW YORK (AP) – Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers. The ...

Amid trade rift, China to allow full foreign auto ownership

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BEIJING (AP) – Facing the risk of a trade fight with the United States, China announced plans Tuesday to allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years. The change would scrap rules that require global automakers to work through state-owned partners – an arrangement that forces ...

Former first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92

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HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush has died. She was 92. A family spokesman says she died Tuesday. The snowy-haired Mrs. Bush was one of only two first ladies who was also the mother of a president. The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy ...

Judge orders release of voter database

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NASHUA – The state is now compelled to hand over the electronic voter database to the plaintiffs in the ongoing SB 3 lawsuit, as well as make available communications about the law as it was being legislated. Hillsborough Superior Court Judge Charles Temple ruled Monday that the New Hampshire ...

Kinsley Street fire

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A fire broke out Monday in a two-and-half story multi-family home on Kinsley Street, despite rain throughout most of the day. Crews knocked down the blaze, which appears to have been in the attic. There are no apparent injuries at this time. Merrimack crews covered the Amherst station while ...

Plea deal in French Hill kidnapping, assaults

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NASHUA – One of four men charged with various offenses accusing them of holding a 34-year-old man hostage in a French Hill apartment and assaulting him repeatedly last fall has pleaded guilty to two felony charges in exchange for a 2-6 year prison stint. Shane MacKenzie, 38, last known ...

Suspended prison sentence for Nashua cobbler

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NASHUA – When Gary Hendricks pushed her up against a counter with one hand and grabbed a sharp cobbler’s tool with the other back in July 2016, Hendricks’s now ex-wife said Monday she thought sure he was going to “cut my throat” and probably kill her. “I thought I was going to lose ...

Hazardous waste season kicks off

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NASHUA – Looking to dispose of all the hazardous waste taking up space in the garage? Not sure what to do with all the corrosive, flammable, toxic or reactive materials collecting dust in the basement? Hazardous waste season kicks off this month, with the first collection from 8 a.m. to noon ...

Pizza al fresco: Domino’s will deliver to beaches, parks

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NEW YORK (AP) – Domino’s, which has been bringing pizzas to doorsteps for more than half a century, will now deliver to the great outdoors. The pizza chain said Monday that its drivers can meet customers at U.S. beaches, parks and landmarks to hand over pizza, cheesy bread and other food on ...

Starbucks to train workers on ‘unconscious bias,’ CEO says

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on “unconscious bias,” CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested when employees said they were trespassing. Johnson, who has called the ...

U.S. bars China’s telecom giant ZTE from buying U.S. components

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Commerce Department is blocking Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. from importing American components for seven years, accusing the company of misleading U.S. regulators after it settled charges of violating sanctions against North Korea and ...

Annual Rivier 5k

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NASHUA – Rivier University’s Biology Club held its 14 annual Earth Day Charitable Road Race/Walk Sunday morning. This 5k was primarily organized and put on by students, and was open to anyone looking to participate and beat down the winter blues. More than 20 runners navigated a course ...