Business Editor’s Notebook: UNH retirement group stays active through the pandemic | Business Notebook

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I SPENT part of Veterans Day talking to a group of retired people about journalism and the Union Leader. While I’ve used online conferencing tools regularly since the beginning of the pandemic, I had yet to serve as a speaker on a video call.

I’m comfortable with Zoom so my only prep work was walking across the street to ask my neighbor to refrain from using his leaf blower for a while. Ah, the joys of working remotely.

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Active Retirement Association

Members of the Active Retirement Association hike at the Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area in Dover.

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Mike Cote is senior editor for news and business.

Contact him at [email protected] or (603) 206-7724.

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