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Regional Report: Keene Cleans Up After Riot

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Seth Meyer
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Associated Press
Local police, firefighters and ambulances in New Hampshire responded to large crowds of students as the annual Pumpkin Festival is underway near Keene State College Saturday.

Keene, New Hampshire has been in the news lately, after parties the weekend of the annual Pumpkin Festival got out of hand.

Riots in neighborhoods near the college drew 200 police officers to the area, and 84 people were arrested. Many people were injured.

Paul Miller is the executive editor of the Keene Sentinel. He joined VPR's Mitch Wertlieb for our Friday Regional Report.

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