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In New Hampshire, you are expected to think for yourself and live up to the state's motto, "Live Free or Die." Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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National

New Hampshire: Land Of Diversity. Really.

4 min

New Hampshire: Land Of Diversity. Really.

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Trainer Liz Seely looks on as Tucker takes to the bow and sniffs the waves. Ashley Ahearn/KUOW hide caption

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Animals

Dog Trained As Ultimate Whale Pooper Snooper

3 min

Dog Trained As Ultimate Whale Pooper Snooper

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Frampton poses with the guitar he thought he'd lost forever. Courtesy Gregg Roth hide caption

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Courtesy Gregg Roth

Music News

Frampton's Dream Guitar, Recovered Decades Later

4 min

Frampton's Dream Guitar, Recovered Decades Later

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Timothy Goeglein (left) spent nearly eight years in the White House as President George W. Bush's key point of contact to American conservatives and the faith-based world and was often profiled in the national news media. B&H Publishing Group hide caption

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Author Interviews

'Man In The Middle': Between Faith And Politics

7 min

'Man In The Middle': Between Faith And Politics

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Kelly Clarkson's new album is Stronger. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Kelly Clarkson: A Pop Star Survives

9 min

Kelly Clarkson: A Pop Star Survives

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