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More than 700,000 expected to crisscross NH this holiday weekend

MANCHESTER, N.H. —Columbus Day is the kickoff to the fall tourist season. Numbers are expected to be up at least 5 percent, with close to 10 million visitors expected. This weekend is the third-busiest travel weekend of the year, with … Continue reading

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Durham Delays Decision to Bail on “Columbus Day”

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Town councilors in New Hampshire are holding off on a new resolution to create a new town holiday honoring European explorers and Native Americans on the same day as Columbus Day. Durham’s town council was considering … Continue reading

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Durham Considers Changing the Name of Columbus Day

During the Public Comments section of the Town Council meeting on February 6, 2017, Durham resident Neil Ferris spoke about a movement underway to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. He said the New Hampshire State Legislature should join … Continue reading

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