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In the fierce labor wars of the last century, industrial barons employed Pinkertons and other goons to bloody the heads of laborers or simply gun down those struggling for a share of economic and political power. It was brutal, but organized workers persevered and eventually gained a share of economic and political power. From their sweat and blood, America's middle class flowered.

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In the fierce labor wars of the last century, industrial barons employed Pinkertons and other goons to bloody the heads of laborers or simply gun down those struggling for a share of economic and political power. It was brutal, but organized workers persevered and eventually gained a share of economic and political power. From their sweat and blood, America's middle class flowered.

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I’m a hippie at heart. And I love the stereotypical frugality of their nature. Living in a way that is in harmony with the earth and all that. Many folks simply offer up a “pffft” to this lifestyle as they drive away in their massive SUVs. But these days it is not only wise to pay a bit of a…

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FRANKLIN — In recognition of May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Franklin VNA & Hospice reminds area residents that, in addition to appearance and weight loss, physical fitness has many more benefits. Being fit boosts brain power and focus, decreases stress, depression and…

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LACONIA — Openings are still available in the Wildquest Summer Camp program at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center. The programs run from June 25 to Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is an extended-care option from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at an extra charge.

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