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Connecticut Man Dies After Fall On Cannon Mountain

A Connecticut man died after falling down a waterfall on Cannon Mountain on Saturday night. New Hampshire Fish and Game say 23-year-old Zachariah Peterson of Jewett City, Conn., died after slipping and falling the entire length of the waterfall, which drops about 250 feet.

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Rosenstein Expecting To Be Fired, Source Tells AP

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expecting to be fired Monday at the White House, after critical comments about Trump.

That's according to a source familiar with his thinking who wasn't authorized to speak on the record and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity.

It follows reports Friday that Rosenstein floated the idea of secretly recording President Donald Trump last year and that he raised the idea of using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump as unfit for office. Rosenstein has denied the reports.

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Days before the Senate is set to hear from a woman who alleges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attempted to sexually assault her while in high school, Kavanaugh is denying fresh accusations from a college classmate who also alleges he acted inappropriately toward her.

Driver Killed in Four-Car Crash on I-95 in Hampton Falls

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A Maine motorist is dead after a four-vehicle crash that spanned both north and southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire State Police say the crash happened just before 8 p.m. Sunday in Hampton Falls, when 56-year-old Siow Chang of Falmouth, Maine, stopped in the northbound travel lane for an unknown reason. Chang's vehicle was then struck from behind by a pickup truck, pushing Chang's vehicle into the southbound lane, where it collided with a van. Then van then crashed into another car.

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A Connecticut man died after falling down a waterfall on Cannon Mountain on Saturday night.

New Hampshire Fish and Game say 23-year-old Zachariah Peterson of Jewett City, Conn., died after slipping and falling the entire length of the waterfall, which drops about 250 feet.

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Researchers say an outbreak of distemper is to blame for a rash of seal deaths in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday that the main pathogen found in the seals is phocine distemper virus. The agency said avian flu also was suspected based on early results but new test results do not point to it as a major cause.

In late August, NOAA declared the seal deaths to be an "unusual mortality event."

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The Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua renamed its chapel in honor of two Black church leaders on Saturday.

The re-named Campbell Chapel will honor the lives of Marguerite Campbell Davis and her brother Rev. Jeffrey Campbell. Rev. Campbell became a minister in 1935 and Davis served on church staff until the 1980s.

In 2017, a church study group found out that the two siblings were buried in unmarked graves in Edgewood Cemetery. The current minister, Rev. Allison Palm, said this reflected discrimination the two faced from the church.

In N.H. Collins OK With Most of Ford's Testimony Requests

Sep 22, 2018
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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, says she agrees with many, but not all of the requests, made by attorneys for the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a long-ago sexual assault.

Collins, a swing vote on the nomination, spoke to reporters in New Hampshire on Friday night after a lecture at St. Anselm College, after the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said his panel will vote Monday on the nomination if there's no agreement with attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford by 10 p.m.

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It was a room full of applause at the Wright Museum of WWII as Sen. Jeanne Shaheen praised Roger Campbell as one of the greatest of the Greatest Generation. The Technician Fourth Grade (Ret.) was presented with a Congressional Gold Medal.

 

"When I get up I'll salute this every morning," Campbell said after the ceremony.

 

Courtesy of Carla Gomez

Not far from downtown Nashua, Carla Gomez is hosting a 77th birthday party for her uncle.

 

Three generations of the family mill around the house with new friends, eating and chatting in a kitchen bedecked with balloons and ribbons.

 

There’s a lot of laughter here today, but there’s also some reflection; the last time they celebrated this birthday, the family was living in Puerto Rico.

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