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November 28, 2013

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Police looking for man in NH road rage incident

NORTH HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Police in North Hampton, N.H., are searching for a man involved in a road rage incident.

Police responded to the New Hampshire Liquor Store on Lafayette Road on Wednesday, where they spoke to a man who said he had been followed by a man driving a white sedan.

Police said the man said he was confronted, then struck by the irate driver, who then left.

After reviewing surveillance video, police are asking the public to help them locate a white male, medium height and build with white or gray hair.

New mayors to meet at Harvard to discuss issues

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — More than 25 newly elected mayors from across the country will meet at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics for a conference on leadership and the issues they face.

The 20th biennial seminar runs from Wednesday through Friday at the Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy School of Government.

The mayors will participate in a variety of sessions led by academics, practitioners and current and former mayors. The seminar includes sessions on transitioning from the campaign to city hall, finance and administration, jobs and the economy, public safety, education and technology.

Boston Mayor-elect Martin Walsh will participate. Other mayors expected to be on hand are: Kathy Sheehan of Albany, N.Y.; Esther Manheimer of Asheville, N.C.; John Ducey of Brick Township, N.J.; Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio; and Ed Murray of Seattle.

5 NH companies receive job training grants

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Five more companies have received job training grants totaling over $72,000 to help 125 workers acquire new skills.

The five companies contributed matching funds, bringing the total to over $145,000.

The companies are Relyco Sales Inc. of Dover; Medical Manufacturing of Rochester; D.D. Bean & Sons Co. of Jaffrey; Collins Home Innovations Corps; and NH Auto Dealers Services.

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