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    Patron Helps Keep Neighborhood Bar Open
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    A regular patron has stepped up to save a beloved neighborhood bar in New Hampshire from closure.

    The Portsmouth Herald reports Craig Devino offered to pay off debt at Local Restaurant & Pub, become a partner and reopen the North Hampton bar two days after it announced it would close for good Sept. 10.

    Devino has spent 35 years as a management consultant, and he has managed and sold various companies over the past 15 years.

    He says he plans to make Locals "leaner, neater, crisper."

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    Bar owner Andy Miller says he and his staff are happy the bar will stay open. Locals is scheduled to reopen with its core staff at noon Sunday.

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