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35 min ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

Siblings of James Foley share grief

The family of slain New Hampshire journalist James Foley said they are taking some solace in the fact that his death is shedding light on the atrocities he covered.

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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Tea party group weighs backing Brown in N.H. Senate fight

The leaders of national tea party group are in New Hampshire meeting with the candidates running for the U.S. Senate and weighing whether to support former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown - or one of his rivals for the GOP nomination - ahead of the Senate primary next month.

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

8 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Slaying of American reopens debate on ransoms

By rejecting demands for a nine-digit payment to save kidnapped American journalist James Foley, the United States upheld a policy choice that some European and Arab governments have long found too wrenching to make themselves: ruling out ransom to rescue any citizen held captive by militant organizations, in hopes the tough stand will make ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

With 2016 in mind, Rick Perry heads to N.H.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he's an improved version of the 2012 candidate who stumbled badly.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, Portsmouth, NH, Stratham, NH, Nashua, NH

16 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Shaheen visit pushes child care tax credit bill

U.S .Senator Jeanne Shaheen, during a visit to Rochester Child Care Center, reads to young Arianna of the Glowworms group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Thu Aug 21, 2014

SeacoastOnline

PDA votes to use N.H. port for bridge staging area

The Pease Development Authority voted unanimously Thursday morning to finalize negotiations with the Maine Department of Transportation on a $1.4 million deal to use part of the Port of New Hampshire for a staging area for construction of the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom

Concord Monitor

Mayday PAC releases satirical ad in support of U.S. Senate candidate Jim Rubens

The Mayday PAC, a group aiming to get big money out of politics, released its first television ad in support of U.S. Senate candidate Jim Rubens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Democrat, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

WMUR-TV Manchester

U.S. hits ISIS; Foley captors asked millions

The captors of American journalist James Foley had demanded a ransom of 100 million euros for his release, according to GlobalPost spokesman Richard Byrne.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Journalism, Iraq, World News, Middle East

Foster's Daily Democrat

Request rejected to set aside explosion conviction

A judge has rejected a request to set aside a conviction in the 2010 explosion that killed two workers at a New Hampshire gunpowder plant.

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Concord Monitor

First financial filing: Hassan outraises Republican competition

Gov. Maggie Hassan's re-election campaign has already raised more than $2 million, a sum greater than both of her Republican challengers combined.

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Related Topix: Maggie Hassan, US Governors, New England College, John Lynch, New Hampshire Government, University of New Hampshire

SeacoastOnline

Portsmouth area Senior News

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Alzheimer's, Health, Dover, NH, Exeter, NH, Fitness, Yoga

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Concord Monitor

The Insiders: It's beer night in New Hampshire, or at least at Gibson's.

Whether you're a hop-crazed IPA enthusiast, a budding brewer or a 21-year-old sitting at the local pub about to buy your first adult beverage, beer always makes for a great topic of conversation.

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Related Topix: Drink, Beer

Foster's Daily Democrat

Woman wants grave ransacking charge dropped

A woman accused of ransacking the New Hampshire grave of her father in search of his "real will" is asking a judge to dismiss the charge, arguing the body was never destroyed or removed.

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Reuters

New Hampshire town sued for harassing panhandlers

A civil liberties group on Wednesday sued the police department of a New Hampshire town for what it says is a pattern of harassing panhandlers in violation of their constitutional rights.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

N.H. Civil Liberties Union Sues Hudson Over Anti-Panhandling Methods

The New Hampshire Civil Liberties is suing the town of Hudson, claiming local police have been suppressing the free speech rights of panhandlers.

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UnionLeader.com

James Foley

An aggregation of NH information by the staff and audience of the New Hampshire Union Leader, The Goffstown News, The Bedford Bulletin, The Hooksett Banner and The Salem Observer.

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Related Topix: Goffstown, NH, World News, United Kingdom, Bedfordshire County, England, Hooksett, NH, Newmarket, NH, Exeter, NH

UnionLeader.com

Another View: Jeanne Shaheen was M.I.A. on VA reform

TO GET a good sense of why Americans are sick of Washington politics, take a close look at Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's recent television ads - currently running across New Hampshire - touting the recent passage of the Department of Veterans Affairs reform legislation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican, Life, Veteran Affairs, Opinion

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Primary 2014: A Conversation With U.S. House Candidate Gary Lambert

Gary Lambert served as a state Senator for a single term, and is now looking to represent the state's 2nd Congressional District in Washington, D.C. The attorney from Nashua also recently retired from the Marine Corps and is seeking to unseat Democrat Ann McLane Kuster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Ann McLane, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Marine Corps

News Max

NH Newspaper Publishes Gay Wedding Announcement

New Hampshire's largest newspaper made headlines last weekend when it featured the marriage of a gay couple on its social announcements page, an apparent reversal of a four-year prohibition on same-sex wedding announcements, media blogger Jim Romenesko reports.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, Representative Paul Hodes, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Blog News, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Concord Monitor

My Turn: An officer in Ferguson, Mo., shot Michael Brown, but the system killed him

I have never known what it means to be afraid of the police. In the small New Hampshire town where I was raised , Chief M and his part-time deputies were our friends.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Kids, Prison

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