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Building Tomorrow's Military
NH's surprising role in the defense industry
By Adam Coughlin acoughlin@hippopress.com

The United States of America is at war. This is nothing new. America fought wars to earn independence, end slavery and defeat Hitler. What is different is that as the U.S. continues to stabilize Iraq and battle the Taliban in Afghanistan, its military is undergoing a transformation.

PEOPLE: The Loon Man Ö
goes to Yellowstone
By Jeff Mucciarone jmucciarone@hippopress.com

Local naturalist John Rockwood got up close and personal with the wildlife at Yellowstone National Park for 12 days in 2008, setting out around 4:30 a.m. each day. Rockwood contributes photographs to Birds & Blooms and Natural New England magazine. He has lectured and exhibited at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, the McLane Audubon Center in Concord, and the Massabesic Audubon Center. Heíll be showing his Yellowstone photos at Amherst Town Library (14 Main St., Amherst, 673-2288, www.amherst.lib.nh.us) on Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. His website is www.theloonmannh.net.

THEATER: A play for every sin
The Seven Deadlies are the theme for a festival of one-acts
Adam Coughlin acoughlin@hippopress.com.

Ghostlight Theatre Company wants to remind you that sometimes itís good to be bad. That is why it is having a celebration of temptation. The Seven Deadly Sins Festival makes its debut with two nights of theater, art and a wicked fun time.

LONGSHOTS: Pats Jet to New York for big Week 2 match-up
By†Dave Long dlong@hippopress.com

Your New England Patriots passed the yearís first test Sunday in beating the Bengals 38-24. And while Iím not surprised by the win, the ease of it surprised me, where the big question is whether the Patsí giving up 21 points in the second half was a function of the Bengalsí finally waking up to realize the regular season had started or a case of just managing a 31-3 lead at home?

FOOD: Itís Glendi!
St. George throws a party (with baklava) and invites 30,000 people
By Angel Roy aroy@hippopress.com

Members of the Anagennesis Ladies Societyhave been busy in the kitchen of the St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester, preparing 40 pans of pastichio ó a traditional Greek lasagna-like dish made with hamburger and a cream sauce ó or endless trays of pastry for the upcoming Glendi celebration.

TECHIE: Purchase perspective
Repenting, regretting, whatever
By John Andrews† jandrews@hippopress.com

Iím not Jewish. I have, however, been mistaken for such on more than one occasion. In that spirit, Iíve decided to completely misinterpret one of Judaismís holiest days, Yom Kippur (Sept. 18 this year), and atone for some misjudgments and mistakes in past writings. In other words, give you an update on things you forgot you ever read about here.

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