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— the competition, the tourist attraction, the hearty dinner. For three days, Manchester will be the center of the chili universe
By Angel Roy

It was a dinnertime staple made by your mother. Maybe she used your grandmother’s recipe. It warms you up, and fills you up, in the winter.

That unmistakable aroma of meat, tomato sauce, spices and peppers will flow through downtown Manchester as chili enthusiasts fill Veterans Park for the World Chili Cookoff, Friday, Oct. 1, through Sunday, Oct. 3.

PEOPLE: Learning through fly fishing
UNH professor creates multi-faceted course
By Jeff Mucciarone

University of New Hampshire professor Bill Ross is moving the classroom outdoors. His course “Fly Fishing and the American Experience” will show students the pursuit of fly fishing along with literature, art, popular culture, biology, environmentalism and business. Students will also participate in a service project such as a stream clean-up or river monitoring.

ARTS: Behind the paintings
Currier exhibits shows how they got there
By Adam Coughlin

A new exhibit at the Currier Museum of Art will allow viewers a rare look behind the scenes of an art museum in the hopes of creating greater appreciation for art and all the hard work that goes into displaying it.

LONGSHOTS: Shaq at the V biggest NH sports star ever?
By Dave Long

With Shaquille O’Neal taking his talents to the Verizon Wireless Arena next Wednesday, I’m wondering who is the biggest celebrity athlete to play in our state. While the new Big Three was here last year, with all due respect, even at their peak none matches the credentials of the Big Fella.

FOOD: Know your apples
Honey Crisp, Ginger Gold, Empire and all the rest
By Angel Roy

“This is Concord — it’s hard to believe,” Souther said. Nestled on a hillside on Mountain Road sits 40 acres of apple trees at Apple Hill Farm, owned by Souther and her husband Chuck. Between apples available for picking and purchase, the Southers offer more than 30 varieties of apples.

TECH: Eine kleine wrist music
Strap on that MP3 player and rock
By John Andrews

You’ve seen the new iPod nano by now, right? Little square bugger, touchscreen, clips to your clothes. It didn’t take long for enterprising accessory makers to realize you could just as easily clip it to a wristband and create what might be the world’s most entertaining watch.

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