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Behind the scenes of victory and defeat
The story of the last day of campaign 2010
By Adam Coughlin acoughlin@hippopress.com and Jeff Mucciarone jmucciarone@hippopress.com

It was 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, and the sun had not yet arrived for work. This is not a luxury afforded to political candidates. State representative hopefuls Pat Long and Chuck Thibault stood behind a barricaded area beside the Carol M. Rines polling place on Elm Street in Manchester. Both men held signs and wore thick coats. The polling station would be open until 8 p.m.; it was going to be a long day.

PEOPLE: Weather book
Josh Judge shares his love of meteorology
By Jeff Mucciarone jmucciarone@hippopress.com

WMUR meteorologist Josh Judge is back with a new book, Extreme New England Weather, on which he collaborated with several meteorologists. The book includes a never-released interview with legendary Boston forecaster Don Kent, who died in March. Judge’s first book, Weather Facts and Fun, was released about a year ago. Visit www.extremenewenglandweather.com. Judge, who will be touring all of New England, will be at the Toadstool Bookshop in Milford on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m.; at the Borders in Concord on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m.; and at the Nashua Barnes & Noble on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m.

THEATER: The uses of creativity
Riverbend One-Act contest sets imaginations free
By Adam Coughlin acoughlin@hippopress.com.

Life is full of obstacles. One local artistic director believes helping young people develop their creativity will make it easier for them to deal with these obstacles. Unfortunately, she also believes this is happening less and less.

LONGSHOTS: Pat them on the back for better-than-expected first half
By Dave Long dlong@hippopress.com

One of the great things about sports, maybe the greatest, is its surprises. Even with the horrible performance on Sunday in Cleveland that leaves a bad taste this week, the Patriots’ being tied with the best record at the midway point of the NFL season has to rank as a pretty big surprise, at least to me.

FOOD: It's snowing veggies
Local farmers offer CSAs in winter
By Angel Roy aroy@hippopress.com

“I’m not sure which is colder this morning,” Larry Pletcher said on a recent frosty day as he walked into a 10-by-12-foot cooler stocked with carrots, beets, onions, parsnips and celeriac.

TECH: Keep it casual
Gaming for non-nerds
By John Andrews  jandrews@hippopress.com

Oh man did I get such a bargain recently. You know that hot new game, Bejeweled 2 Deluxe? Free. Got it totally free. I’m awesome.

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