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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 ...

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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 ...

Call could compound Trump’s troubles

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WASHINGTON — When Donald Trump was constructing the opulent Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan four decades ago, he was infuriated when he saw a thin layer of golden-hued marble lining the walls and column in the lobby, and ordered aides to make it appear twice as thick. Sure, he had ...

‘The Revolving Door’

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By ADAM URQUHART Staff Writer NASHUA – As fentanyl, heroin and opioids continue crippling New Hampshire, Gov. Chris Sununu stopped by GH Recovery Solutions to see firsthand what is happening on the frontlines in addressing the battle against addiction. “What happens in Nashua is so ...

Police arrest hit-and-run crash suspect

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NASHUA – When Hudson police identified Paul Johnson as the chief suspect in a hit-and-run crash that slightly injured a child on Oct. 17, he allegedly told them he’d meet them at police headquarters after they eventually reached him by phone. But Johnson, a 32-year-old Nashua man whose ...

Counselor placed on ‘removal status’ after arrest

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HUDSON – School district officials said Thursday they have placed middle school counselor Charles Donnelly on “removal status,” citing his arrest Monday on allegations he sexually assaulted his wife. District spokeswoman Teresa Wolf, on behalf of Superintendent of Schools Lawrence ...

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$800K to fight human trafficking in N.H. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thursday, U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan, along with U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas, all D-N.H., announced nearly $800,000 in federal funds to combat human trafficking in New Hampshire. “Human trafficking ...

Members of Congress want answers on Border Patrol activity

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, several members of Congress representing New England sent a letter to the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), calling on the agency to provide information on the use of temporary highway checkpoints in northern New England over the past year. U.S. Sens. Jeanne ...

Hassan aims to aid teens on route to college

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NASHUA – Getting an early start on college is becoming more popular among high school students in Nashua, and U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., is looking to expand opportunities for students to earn college credits ahead of time. Recently, she and U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., introduced a ...

Cards Count

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HOLLIS – “Dear Warrior, I can play outside with my friends because you are brave. I can eat dinner with my family because you are courageous. And I can sleep safely in my bed at night because you are my hero.” A child penned that powerful message in a holiday card that flowed in among ...

Felony sex assault alleged

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NASHUA – U.S. Marine Cpl. Charles Donnelly, a Hudson middle school counselor and veteran of the War in Afghanistan seriously wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) in 2011, stood before a Superior Court judge Tuesday in his first court appearance since his arrest Monday on felony sex ...