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Thanksgiving edition shaping up; savings will be aplenty

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NASHUA – Hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings are on the way for area residents – courtesy of Saint Nichols, local retailers and The Telegraph – in the newspaper’s special Thanksgiving Day edition. The Telegraph’s holiday edition – set to go on sale a full day early on Nov. ...

33 Dems File for #FITN

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CONCORD – The field is set for New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation (#FITN) presidential primary, as 33 Democrats and 17 Republicans filed to run by the 5 p.m. Friday deadline. In addition to big-name candidates such as President Donald Trump – whose 2020 filing information lists his ...

Warren may be cornered on Medicare for all

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NASHUA – Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday promised to “eventually” ensure that every American has free health care, as the U.S. senator from Massachusetts backed away from her plan to immediately pursue $20 trillion worth of new federal taxes to enact Medicare ...

Anheuser-Busch hosts annual lighting ceremony

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MERRIMACK – With toasty igloos, flickering fire pits and plenty of cold brew and hot cocoa to go around, the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten and Tour Center kicked off the holiday season with its fourth annual “Brewery Lights” on Friday evening. Brewery General Manager Tom Jokerst and Boston ...

Ousted ambassador ‘shocked’ at Trump; he assails her anew

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In chilling detail, ousted U.S. Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch described to Trump impeachment investigators Friday how she felt threatened upon learning that President Donald Trump had promised Ukraine’s leader she was “going to go through some ...

New initiative to fight food waste, hunger in schools

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NASHUA – Officials at the United Way of Greater Nashua are continuing their battle against food waste and food insecurity with a new initiative that will soon kick off throughout the Nashua School District. Share Carts, the first program of its kind in the Granite State, will be unveiled at ...

Operation Care

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NASHUA – U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., turned her attention toward the nation’s troops Friday afternoon by assisting Operation Care For Troops by packing stockings. “I just wanted to come by to show my support for our troops, first and foremost, but also for the volunteers and all ...

Amendments made to tax exemptions

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NASHUA – Elderly and disabled property tax exemptions will now be made uniform after the Board of Aldermen’s passage of an ordinance increasing the amount of the elderly exemptions for those ages 65 to 74. Alderman Ernest Jette’s said a constituent pointed out to him how confusing the ...

Currier Museum of Art acquires Frank Lloyd Wright house

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MANCHESTER – The Currier Museum of Art has acquired a second home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The structure is one of only seven Usonian Automatic houses to survive. The museum now has two houses by one of America’s most influential and well-known architects. An anonymous donor has ...

Woman pleads guilty to demanding money for fake illnesses

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CONCORD (AP) – A New Hampshire woman has pleaded guilty to sending 12 letters demanding nearly $400,000 in compensation from restaurants and food companies after producing fake medical records saying she became seriously ill after eating their food. Forty-nine-year-old Jacqueline Masse, of ...

NEWS DIGEST

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‘Once Upon a Mattress’ set NASHUA – Nashua High School North’s annual musical is set to hit the stage next week. “Once Upon a Mattress” will open at 7 p.m. on Nov. 22. Other performances are set for 7 p.m. on Nov. 23 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 24. Tickets may be purchased online at ...

New poll shows Mass. senator leading nationally

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NASHUA – That “billionaires” such as Tom Steyer and potentially Michael Bloomberg are going to compete with economic progressives Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren for the same party’s presidential nomination shows how much the American political landscape has changed in the last ...

Senators looking to curb greenhouse gases

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NASHUA – Hoping to curb rising global temperatures by limiting emissions of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, U.S. Senate members representing states in the Northeast are working on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act. “This bipartisan legislation would support states like ...

Late Entry

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CONCORD (AP) — Deval Patrick launched what he acknowledged to be a “Hail Mary” bid on Thursday for the Democratic presidential nomination, testing whether voters sifting through an already crowded field are open to hearing from new candidates less than three months before the primary ...

Deval Patrick tells allies he plans 2020 presidential bid

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is telling allies that he will join the 2020 presidential race, according to two people familiar with his plans. An official announcement is expected before Friday, the filing deadline for the New Hampshire primary. His move injects a ...

Warren feuds with billionaires

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NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren’s fight with Wall Street escalated when billionaire investor Leon Cooperman called the presidential candidate’s proposal to put a new tax on the nation’s wealthiest people a plan to “penalize success” and said her ...

Pelosi says Trump’s Ukraine actions are bribery

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are refining part of their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: Bribery. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday brushed aside the Latin phrase “quid pro quo” that Democrats have been using to describe President Donald Trump’s ...