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Donald Trumps poses for a photo at Webster Elementary School in Manchester, N.H. Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries

Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both parties on shaking up American politics.
By Julie Pace and Kathleen Ronayne

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Feb. 1-7.


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Boil water advisory prompts school system closure

Due to the boil water advisory issued for the area serviced by the Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant, Richmond County schools will be closed Wednesday, according to the system's Web site.

Boil water advisory prompts school system closure

Due to the boil water advisory issued for the area serviced by the Highland Avenue Water Treatment Plant, Richmond County schools will be closed Wednesday, according to the system's Web site.

Documents claim authorization but lack signature for unexplained department head pay hike

Augusta commissioners viewed forms Tuesday submitted by Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson that got Johnson a large pay increase last year without their knowledge.
By Susan McCord

SC takes step on limiting eminent domain

Concerns about eliminating Kinder Morgan's ability to use eminent domain are surfacing, even as South Carolina moves closer to preventing the company from forcibly purchasing land from property owners in order to build a $1 billion petroleum pipeline.
By Sarita Chourey

Prosecutors show money exchange in former fire marshal's trial

Jurors for Jason Beard's federal trial listened and watched recordings Tuesday of his exchanges with a nightclub manager on the first Saturday of every month from August 2014 to January 2015.
By Sandy Hodson

Weekly Crime Map

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Slalom champion Shiffrin returns to racing next week

Olympic and world slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin says she will return to World Cup skiing next week in Switzerland after a knee injury sidelined her for two months. 

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Choose a brighter future

For Black History Month, teacher Lori Myles asked her students a simple question: "If it was up to Martin Luther King Jr., would he want us to say 'Black Lives Matter' or 'All Lives Matter?' " ...
 
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