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  • After Taking In Refugees for Years, a New Hampshire City (Manchester) Asks for a Pause

    11/26/2011 4:58:01 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 81 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 25, 2011 | ABBY GOODNOUGH
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — This city has long been a resettlement site for refugees, sent here by the State Department for a chance at a better life. More than 60 languages are spoken in the school system, with Somalis, Sudanese, Iraqis and other recent arrivals mixing with children whose ancestors came from Quebec to work in the mighty textile mills along the Merrimack River. But this year, after decades of taking in refugees, Manchester said, “Enough.” In a highly unusual move, Mayor Ted Gatsas and the city’s Board of Aldermen asked the State Department in July to halt resettlements here for...
  • Howie Carr thread week of Dec. 14, 2008

    12/14/2008 6:04:27 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 14 replies · 743+ views ^ | 12/14/08 | raccoonradio
    Howie thread starting off with his Sunday Herald column
  • Manchester NH Rally Pictures

    10/01/2004 6:41:06 PM PDT · by MA~Bear · 25 replies · 834+ views
    Hi All, I didn't see a thread on this rally so I thought I would start one. Today was a family affair, my husband, son and I attended the Manchester NH Rally, not only did we see President Bush and Senator McCain, but we were entertained by the Oak Ridge Boys and Mama Bush showed up as a surprise for the President . I was told by staffers that there were 8000 tickets (but then there were rumors that another 2000 where given out) to this affair. And how we were packed in there I believe that many if not...