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Enlarged natural gas pipeline proposed for N.E.

A Houston company has begun exploring the expansion of a regional pipeline to bring abundant supplies of natural gas to the region.

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Concord proposal could result in cats on leashes

Bird lover Lydia Lodynsky, the woman behind the proposal, has offered a plan to create a cat bylaw that could result in unruly cats being forced onto a leash.

On a night when he swept primaries in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Delaware, Mitt Romney pointed toward November, telling a crowd in Manchester, N.H., ‘‘A better America begins tonight.’’

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Mitt Romney launches his national campaign

Brown, Warren commit to release their tax returns

Republican Senator Scott Brown and his leading Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, culminated a week of one-upmanship Tuesday over how and when they would disclose their tax returns, with Brown announcing he would furnish six years worth of filings and Warren agreeing to reveal four years. The public negotiations have at times resembled an Middle Eastern peace process, with each side seeking the moral high ground of transparency with bold pronouncements, while leaving key details on the table.

// Remains found on Cape are pregnant woman’s

The discovery of Trudie Hall’s remains has provided authorities with new evidence in their two-year quest to find her killer.