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MANCHESTER, N.H. | Cory Booker visits New Hampshire in preview perhaps for 2020

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Sen. Cory Booker‘s back in New Hampshire this weekend for a jam-packed two-day trip that could turn out to be a tune up for the New Jersey Democrat’s potential presidential campaign. Booker’s headlining the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s post-midterm election “victory celebration,” in Manchester. But the possible presidential contender is also the … Continue reading MANCHESTER, N.H. | Cory Booker visits New Hampshire in preview perhaps for 2020

NEW YORK | Minnesota enters women’s AP Top 25, top 5 remain unchanged

NEW YORK — Getting ranked so quickly wasn’t on Lindsay Whalen’s mind when she took over the head coaching job at Minnesota this season. Whalen enjoyed tremendous success as a player at the school in the early 2000s, where being in the AP Top 25 was commonplace from the middle of her sophomore season on. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Minnesota enters women’s AP Top 25, top 5 remain unchanged

NEW YORK | MacDowell Colony to name library after James Baldwin

NEW YORK — One of the country’s top artist colonies is naming its library after James Baldwin. The MacDowell Colony announced Wednesday that the James Baldwin Library will be dedicated Nov. 4, in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Poet Kevin Young and educator-writer Florence Ladd are scheduled to speak at the ceremony. Baldwin, who died in 1987, … Continue reading NEW YORK | MacDowell Colony to name library after James Baldwin

Man nicknamed ‘Willy Wonka’ pleads guilty to multiple crimes

SALEM, Mass.  — The leader of a multistate ATM and vehicle burglary ring known as “Willy Wonka” or the “Chocolate Man” has pleaded guilty to 60 charges. The Salem News reports that 47-year-old William “Willy Wonka” Rodriguez pleaded guilty Thursday to his role in crimes in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut that netted … Continue reading Man nicknamed ‘Willy Wonka’ pleads guilty to multiple crimes

Hurricanes’ Foegele among surprises to make NHL rosters

Warren Foegele carried his Charlotte Checkers bag out of the visiting locker room and insisted he hadn’t yet earned an upgrade. Foegele needs a new bag now because he beat the odds and made the Carolina Hurricanes’ opening night roster with an impressive preseason. Only reigning Art Ross Trophy winner Connor McDavid and last year’s … Continue reading Hurricanes’ Foegele among surprises to make NHL rosters

CONCORD, N.H. | Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire woman who was hoping to land a sales job at Party City was turned down after a manager realized she has autism, according to a federal lawsuit. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Hampshire. The woman, Ashley Waxman, was allegedly … Continue reading CONCORD, N.H. | Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism

CONCORD, N.H. | Trump-backed ex-cop gets GOP nod for House in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. — A black former police chief backed by the Trump administration won the Republican nomination Tuesday in New Hampshire’s toss-up congressional district, while Democrats picked experienced, establishment-backed nominees for both that seat and for governor. Eddie Edwards, who was endorsed by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, defeated six Republican opponents in the 1st Congressional … Continue reading CONCORD, N.H. | Trump-backed ex-cop gets GOP nod for House in New Hampshire