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1 hr ago | The New Hampshire

UNH pioneers sustainable fish purchasing with seafood dinner

University of New Hampshire Dining is the largest food purchaser in New England.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Slow Food

Thu Apr 17, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Emerging artists on display at Paul Creative Arts Center

Lauren Karjala_Blue Poppies_2014_oil on canvas_36 x 48in.jpg AlexLeith_BirdBrain_Feb2014_Watercolor_5inX5in.jpg Ware_Ridgetop_2014_oil on canvas_27 75x27 5.jpg Exhibitions featuring the work of emerging artists are on view at the Museum of Art, in the Paul Creative Arts Center at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, through Friday, May 16.

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Related Topix: Durham, NH, Photography, Arts, Chester, NH, Portsmouth, NH, Concord, NH

SeacoastOnline

Today can mark end to death penalty

The House has voted overwhelmingly, 225-104, in favor of repeal and the Senate Judiciary Committee supported repeal in a 3-2 vote.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Jeb Bradley, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Examiner.com

Survey points to rough going for N.H. Democrats

Democrats have repeatedly mocked Republican promises to craft a replacement for Obamacare, and while the GOP is reportedly working on a plan, House Speaker John Boehner had only another promise to offer on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, John Boehner, Republican, Barack Obama

The Brattleboro Reformer

N.H. poll: Hassan gets good rating, GOP names little-known

The WMUR Granite State Poll by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center finds 59 percent of adults approve of Hassan.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT

Foster's Daily Democrat

Looking at the cost of higher ed

What's the connection between the state government's small financial contribution to its public colleges and universities and the number of students choosing to attend? What's the connection between that state aid and the size of classes at the University of New Hampshire or Keene State College? Is there a direct link between state aid and tuition ... (more)

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Related Topix: Keene State College, Opinion

Foster's Daily Democrat

Durham couple marks 70th anniversary with love, laughter

Things have changed quite dramatically in the past 70 years. Gas is no longer 15 cents per gallon, and most people don't pay $50 a month in rent.

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Related Topix: Durham, NH, Newmarket, NH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The American Scholar

Wave Your Hands and Say It Right

Gestures are simple enough. Right? A spontaneous but well-timed wave can emphasize an idea, brush aside a compliment, or point out a barely obscured bird's nest to an obtuse friend.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois

Law.com

Is Path to NFL Concussion Accord Growing Murky?

Three months after the $760 million settlement between the NFL and its former players was denied preliminary approval, the terms of what will ultimately be accepted are still unclear.

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Herald Gazette

Camden Hills band earns Gold

On April 8, the Camden Hills Regional High School Concert Band, under the direction of Nancy Rowe, participated in the Maine Band Directors Association Concert Band Festival at Scarborough High School.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME

Free Republic

America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.72% in 2013, the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years.

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Related Topix: Cambria County, PA, Johnstown, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Dover Listens offers input to School Board, City Council

A group from Dover Listens presented its summary report on a series of community conversations they hosted this winter during the Joint Fiscal Committee meeting of the School Board and City Council at the McConnell Center Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Foster's Daily Democrat

UNH grad found dead in Nicaragua

A Jackson church says a woman who disappeared on a church mission trip to Nicaragua has been found dead.

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Water Online

Study Links Arsenic To Lower Intelligence In Kids

"Research involving hundreds of Maine children might represent a breakthrough about whether exposure to arsenic in drinking water - even at very low levels - could lead to reduced intelligence," the Kennebec Journal reported .

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Columbia University

The New Hampshire

Counseling Center, UNHPD working with assault victims

Throughout the month of April, the University of New Hampshire's Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program has teamed up with the White Ribbon Campaign and UNH Counseling Center to spread awareness about violence directed towards women.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Life, Self Defense

SeacoastOnline

Scammans named Citizens of the Year by Exeter Chamber

Two weeks ago it was announced that the pair were being honored by their alma mater, the University of New Hampshire, with the Granite State Award.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Kingston, NH, Exeter, NH, Stratham, NH

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Slate Magazine

Yes, IQ Really Matters

The College Board - the standardized testing behemoth that develops and administers the SAT and other tests - has redesigned its flagship product again.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Bard College, New York, University of Minnesota

Business Journal

Nova Southeastern University names Garon law school dean

The non-profit university named Jon Garon as its law school dean effective July 1. He's currently a professor of law and the founding director of the Chase Law + Informatics Institute at Northern Kentucky University .

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Related Topix: Nova Southeastern University, Northern Kentucky University, Hamline University

Newswise

Frozen" Screenwriter/Director Jennifer Lee '92 is UNH 2014 Commencement Speaker

The first woman to direct an animated feature film for Walt Disney Animation Studios, Academy AwardA -winner Jennifer Lee, will deliver the University of New Hampshire commencement address Saturday, May 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oscars, Columbia University

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Boston.com

Shaheen shuns scrapping with Scott Brown

US Senator Jeanne Shaheen declined to engage a public back-and-forth with Scott Brown three days after he made official his bid to unseat her.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Wrentham, MA

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