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Illinois student shoots classmate in high school cafeteria

The main entrance to Mattoon High School Wednesday afternoon after a shooting that left one student injured took place that morning. The suspected gunman was taken into custody by Mattoon Police.Keith Stewart An Illinois high school teacher subdued a school shooter who wounded a fellow student Wedne

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 00:37:00

COLUMN: How the latest effort to repeal Obamacare would affect millions

At the end of July, the nation held its collective breath as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) looked poised to achieve his most formidable parliamentary accomplishment: the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. But Republican hopes were dashed by one of their own, Sen. Joh

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 21:45:00

Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

A tow driver pulls a car out of flood waters on a feeder road on State Highway 249, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area. Kyle Phillips / The Transcript AUSTIN - Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but th

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

Former players in NFL concussion settlement may be victimized by predatory practices

PHILADELPHIA - With six- and seven-figure payouts from the NFL concussion settlement starting to circulate, former football players have been approached by several entities trying to get a piece of the court-mandated rewards. They include lenders, lawyers and even fellow players. In an exploratory h

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:30:00

University of Oklahoma President David Boren announces retirement

NORMAN, Okla. - University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the current academic year. Amid rumors he would be stepping down that began Tuesday night, Boren, 76, confirmed he will leave his post June 30, 2018, pending the selection of a perma

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:33:00

Equifax may be happy to spend $1 per customer for their trouble

Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because ne

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

Busy Event Season Continues at American Independence Museum

EXETER -History can be fun and relevant, which is an idea that underscores several upcoming events at the American Independence Museum. On Thurs., September 21, a full house is expected for the museum's Lunch and Learn: "When Shipping Was King: The Piscataqua Region in Colonial America" with UNH Pr

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:27:00

America's opioid problem is so bad it's cutting into U.S. life expectancy

Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4. Those numbers underscore the dizzying size of the current opioid crisis, and the report of the New York bust

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 11:32:00

Raytheon workers picket, demand better benefits from billion-dollar corporation

ANDOVER, Mass. - Employees at one of the country's largest defense technology and innovation companies are making their voices heard in hopes of securing the benefits they believe they deserve ahead of an important deadline this weekend. Raytheon production employees, whose contract is due to expire

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:25:00

Dogs available for adoption at Friends of the Plymouth Pound

Meet Faith. Faith is an 8 month old lab/shepherd mix. Faith is a sweet girl and is doing well with the two dogs in her foster home. She should not go in to a home with cats as she is young and tends to chase them. Faith will be spayed this week and ready to go to her new home. Meet Diamond. Diamond

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Hurricane Maria lashes Puerto Rico with force not seen in 'modern history'

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria roared ashore on Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to strike the island in more than 80 years while panicked residents fled to high ground and huddled in shelters hoping to withstand powerhouse winds that have already left death and devastation a

CARRIAGETOWNENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 11:40:00

Newfields man arrested in Hooksett on DUI charge

Updated: 11:37 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 A Newfields man was arrested Wednesday on a drunken driving charge after his car was found off the road. At 9:03 p.m., officers went to the area of 306 Whitehall Road for a reported one-car motor vehicle accident into the woods. The vehicle was found approximatel

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-21 03:37:00

Special election on tap for Tuesday

SANDOWN - Residents from Sandown, Auburn and Chester will vote next Tuesday in a special election replace the late state Rep. William Polewarczyk. The three candidates are: Republican James Headd of Auburn, Democrat Kari Lerner of Chester and Libertarian James Jarvis of Sandown. Headd beat out Antho

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:55:45

Exeter officials seek public parking at Lincoln Street School

EXETER A recent plan put forth by town officials would establish 44 public parking spots for the Lincoln Street corridor, alleviating traffic concerns as part of long-anticipated development. The expansion of Lincoln Street has been a hot button item for Exeter in recent years, with the town hosting

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-20 16:45:22

Huot resignation agreement includes $327,225 in severance pay

Anne E. Huot, the former president of Keene State College, was granted $327,225 in severance pay after her resignation in June, according to a resignation agreement with the University System of New Hampshire. Huot's resignation was announced in a June 26 news release from the university system, whi

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:05:00

Phillips Exeter Academy, police update sexual assault reporting guidelines

EXETER -- Phillips Exeter Academy must report any act of sexual assault to local police under an updated memorandum of understanding announced Wednesday between police and the school. Officials signed the updated memorandum last week. Since last year, Phillips Exeter has wrestled with a past that in

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-20 17:30:00

Editorial: Fair can do better than pig scrambles

The idea of elementary school kids in clumsy pursuit of squealing pigs sounds like fun – right up until you put yourself in the pig’s position. Imagine yourself reading the Monitor over a cup of coffee when someone much larger than you grabs you by the legs and drops you into a pen with a bunch of

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

MAC Summer Concert Series concludes

The Maudslay Arts Center celebrated its Silver Jubilee 25th anniversary season with a lineup of concerts, culminating in "A Salute to Veterans" with singer-songwriter Don Campbell on Aug. 27. Approximately 250 people were in attendance as veterans and their guests were treated to a performance by Ca

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 19:14:42

Another View: Lessons we can learn from revisiting history

Deep in the woods of Wagon Hill Farm on the rim of a former quarry, stands an information plaque describing the Oyster River massacre that happened in July of 1694. Oyster River fifth graders, exploring more deeply the event they had only seen presented in the post office painting depicting an evil-

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 18:08:48

To the Editor: The clarion bell of social justice

Sept. 20 - To the Editor: The clarion bell of social justice rings loudly and clearly throughout the community of Durham, New Hampshire. Kudos to the town council for jettisoning Columbus Day and establishing Indigenous People's Day. This was wisely accomplished without referencing the age of explor

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 18:13:22