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Yesterday |

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)


Saturday |

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

Saturday | 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.


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

Aurore Eaton's Looking Back: Saxie Pike's legacy was music

After his three-month enlistment in the 1st New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment , Francis Harvey "Saxie" Pike rejoined the war effort.


Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, NH, Concord, NH, Suncook, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Youth to Youth members take on alcohol ads Testify against Senate...

Kylan Mastro and Hannah Martuscello are concerned about the effects of alcohol advertisements on young people.


WMUR-TV Manchester

Death penalty repeal bill heads to NH Senate

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Police seeking heroin epidemic answers

"When we have people shooting up in the parking lot of Target in Bedford at two in the afternoon, we have a problem," said Bryfonski, who along with dozens of law enforcement officials from throughout southern New Hampshire, attended a roundtable discussion yesterday on heroin and prescription drug abuse in the Granite State.


Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Derry, NH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Tuition will go down at N.H. community colleges

Students at New Hampshire's seven community colleges will see lower tuition bills starting in the fall, 2014 academic year.


Related Topix: Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Greenwich Citizen

Senate panel takes up medical registry bill

Other states are eager to follow New Hampshire's lead in monitoring medical technicians like the one who stole drugs from Exeter Hospital and infected patients with hepatitis C, but the state can still do more to prevent future problems, according to a lawmaker who is planning additional legislation.


Related Topix: Stratham, NH

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Frustration With Medical Marijuana Delays

Last year, supporters of marijuana use for health purposes cheered when a bill became law.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law, New Hampshire Government

State Supreme Court hearing arguments in education tax credit case

Protesters gather Wednesday morning on the steps of the New Hampshire Supreme Court in anticipation of oral arguments on the constitutionality of a business tax credit that benefits students at religious schools.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Charles Arlinghaus: A $400 million hole was just blown in the state budget

A Superior Court ruling just created a $400 million hole in the state's budget. The decision involves a fake tax little understood by most policymakers and almost unknown to the public.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Decision delayed on hospital network hearing

New Hampshire's insurance commissioner says he needs more time to decide whether to hold a hearing on the narrow provider network for individuals buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.



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