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58 min ago |

Diana Lacey : Casinos can end NH's long-term budget woes

Now is the time for the New Hampshire House to pass a casino bill; Senate Bill 366 deserves its support.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Pension, Opinion

5 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Dudley Dudley to discuss fight against Onassis refinery

Forty years ago political activist Dudley Dudley proposed legislation that prevented shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis from building an oil refinery in Durham with a terminal at the Isles of Shoals.


9 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

Books found in UNH dumpster

A dumpster on the campus of the University of New Hampshire is filling up with books from Dimond Library, and professors want to know why.


Related Topix: Libraries, University of New Hampshire

13 hrs ago | Washington Times

Judd Gregg, New Hampshire Republicans host private reception for Marco Rubio

Former New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg is among a group of Republicans hosting a private reception for Sen. Marco Rubio in New Hampshire next month, putting another potential 2016 presidential candidate in the state that is home to the nation's first primary.


Related Topix: US Politics, Judd Gregg, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

17 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Fish And Game: As Ice Melts, Dead Fish Appear

As the ice continues to recede on shallow lakes and ponds, dead fish might be washing up on New Hampshire shorelines, but state officials say that's not uncommon.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government

21 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Optima Bank adds employees at several locations

Optima Bank & Trust announced a number of new hires at various locations. - Michael J. Simoneau has joined Optima Bank & Trust as a vice president and commercial loan officer in the Bedford loan office.


Related Topix: Bedford, NH, Keene, NH, Williams College, North Hampton, NH

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Stratham resident to compete in Miss NH for the last time

A Stratham resident and Exeter High School alumna will take to the stage in the beginning of May to represent the Portsmouth area in this year's Miss New Hampshire scholarship competition.


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

Daily Kos

Questions about capital punishment? Ask Professor Gallows

I'm no religious scholar, but I always thought God was quoted as saying, "Thou shalt not kill."


Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News, Prison, Liberal Political News

Norelli retiring as New Hampshire House speaker

Terie Norelli, 61, of Portsmouth, is stepping down after this session. She was elected speaker after Democrats took charge of the House in 2006 for the first time since 1922.


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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CDFA names Caswell new director

A Littleton native and former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regional director has been named executive director of New Hampshire's Community Development Finance Authority.


Related Topix: Littleton, NH, Hollis, NH, Nashua, NH

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Motorcycling Hudson couple sees the world with only the vaguest of itineraries

Several years ago, Mike and Kim Botan of Hudson began blogging about their latest adventures on their website,, and earlier this month, Mike Botan released his first book, -- In their mission to make the world a smaller place, a Hudson couple shifted their motorcycle travels into full gear and proceeded to make lots of new friends ... (more)


Colleges: Transfer students are out-of-staters

While both states rank very high in terms of the percentage of students who graduate within six years of starting at four-year public campuses, they also rank high in terms of students who finish in another state, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.


Related Topix: University of New Hampshire, University of Vermont, Emerson College, Keene State College

Foster's Daily Democrat

Watch for seal pups on shore

Harbor seal pups are born in the spring and come on to the shore to rest, nurse and soak up the sun.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sen. Odell won't seek re-election

CONCORD A day after he was one of two Republican Senators to vote to repeal the death penalty, Sen. Bob Odell announced he would not seek re-election to the District 8 seat he has held for six terms.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Sentencing Law and Policy

Effort to repeal death penalty in New Hampshire falls one vote short

As reported in this New York Times piece , headlined "Measure to Repeal Death Penalty Fails by a Single Vote in New Hampshire Senate," a tie vote yesterday in the Granite State will keep the death penalty alive there for now.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Politics, Jeb Bradley, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Hampshire Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Ballot Access News

New Hampshire Legislature Defeats Bill to Ease Ballot Access, and...

On April 15, the New Hampshire Senate defeated HB 1322 by a vote of 13-11. All members of the State Senate voted.


Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, Libertarian Party, US News

WCBM-AM Pikesville

Trump Makes Donation To Cruz, Strengthening Alliance

Hotel magnate Donald Trump donated $5,000 to Sen. Ted Cruz's leadership PAC in January, according to new campaign records.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Celebrities, Donald Trump, John Cornyn

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BIA to honor business leaders

BIA will present the "Above and Beyond" awards to several individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to BIA's mission during the past year.


Related Topix: Manchester, NH, Jaffrey, NH

Death penalty stays on the books in New Hampshire

In an emotionally charged chamber with advocates on both sides watching, the Senate split 12-12 Thursday on repealing the death penalty which effectively kills the bill.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Death Penalty, Manchester, NH

Bangor Daily News

House Speaker makes final push for Medicaid expansion with plan based on New Hampshire

The debate over Medicaid expansion has dominated the 126th Legislature, and will continue to do so as the session winds down and lawmakers prepare to head back to their districts.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, New Hampshire Government, US News, Maggie Hassan, US Governors


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