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February 02. 2013 2:35PM

Mandatory gun drill for first graders? Missouri is considering it

State Senator Dan Brown is not trying to teach all Missouri first-graders how to use guns. But a lot of people think he is.



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Former Troy employee's cellphone back with town officials

TROY — The town-owned cellphone used by a former Troy employee is now back in the hands of local officials.

Officer saves disabled resident in Portsmouth condo fire

PORTSMOUTH — Smoke detectors woke residents of a burning Sagamore Avenue condominium early Wednesday morning when an outside wall of their two-story condo was on fire near a...

New Durham man faces charges in police cruiser collision

DOVER — The New Durham man who is alleged to have collided with a New Durham police cruiser while driving drunk is now facing five charges related to the incident.

Dover woman OD's in front of her children again

DOVER — A city woman who was charged with endangering the welfare of a child last year, after overdosing on heroin while caring for her two daughters, has overdosed on drugs again.

NYT: Tyco's 'Piggy,' out of the pen and living small

In a two-bedroom rental on the 35th floor of a building overlooking the East River, L. Dennis Kozlowski lives with his new wife, Kimberly, in relative modesty — at least compared with his previous life as the extravagant chief of Tyco International.

Former Tyco chief, Boca Raton con says he’s changed

The flashy life, and law enforcement scrutiny, are over for L. Dennis Kozlowski, the former Boca Raton resident and disgraced ex-chief of Tyco International.

Chris Cramer died in Saudi Arabia.

Famed coroner suspects murder in death of NH defense contractor

Christopher Cramer, 50, of New Hampshire, was found dead on Jan. 15 outside the Sahara Makarim Hotel in the city of Tabuk, where he was staying while on assignment for Advance Defense Systems of Kollsman.

Former standout Kennett ski racer suffers traumatic brain injury in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Thoughts in the ski community of Mount Washington Valley are focused on a hopeful recovery for 2007 Kennett High and 2011 Colby-Sawyer College ski racer Danielle Shannon, who suffered what is described as a traumatic[…]

DEA agent asks Utah to keep pot illegal else rabbits will get hopped up

Matt Fairbanks, an agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration's 'marijuana eradication' team in Utah, testified to a state Senate panel last week, and said rabbits could get addicted to pot, lose their natural instincts and sit around getting high all the time should a bill pass that would allow medical marijuana edibles in the state.

After race, Can-Am musher greeted by litter of 7 new sled puppies

Becki Tucker, who was on the trail from Allagash to Fort Kent early Monday morning, is up seven dogs for her New Hampshire Outlaw Ridge Kennel thanks to the early arrival of a healthy litter of sled dog puppies Sunday.

Government pays big in Portsmouth, 28 city employees now top $100K, six more than last year

PORTSMOUTH - The city's municipal payroll increased by about $800,000 last year, when 28 "city-side" employees were paid more than $100,000, six more than the previous year.

House to vote on whether schools can bully students into disclosing social media activities

On Wednesday the New Hampshire House will vote on whether schools should be able to compel students to disclose their social media activity.

25 years since Motorcycle Week Assoc. formed to revive Laconia rally

LACONIA — The Laconia Motorcycle Week Association, now marking its 25th anniversary, traces its roots back to the Lakes Region Sharks Motorcycle Club and the club's effort to bring back the glory days of the original Gypsy Tour rallies at Weirs Beach, which dated back…

N.H. lawmakers debate lifting sex offender residency restrictions

New Hampshire’s Legislature is once again debating measures that would ban municipalities from restricting where sex offenders can live, even as some other states are making such restrictions …

Driver on ‘Ridiculous Six’ Adam Sandler film crew recovering after near-fatal New Mexico crash

UPDATED with more details: A craft services truck driver on Adam Sandler’s Netflix comedy The Ridiculous Six is recovering after nearly being killed in a traffic accident two weeks ago in Santa Fe, NM.

Berlin father and son build ultimate snow castle

BERLIN – Five year old Sotirios Thagouras and his father, Dio Thagouras were building a small snow castle in their backyard on Demers Street in Berlin in late December when Sotirios turned to his dad and said 'Wouldn't it be amazing if it was a big as a real castle.'

Seacoast Democrat's bill aims to fund local government with rooms tax

Portsmouth Democratic State Sen. Martha Fuller Clark said she was asked by Portsmouth officials to file the proposed legislation to help cover municipal costs associated with hotels and motels.

Ashlyn McKibben braves swirling snow in Downtown Manchester.

State climatologist: February one of coldest, snowiest months In N.H. history

February was a brutally cold and snowy month for New Hampshire, but just how bad was it? State Climatologist Mary Stampone joined Morning Edition...

Competing bills look to end or increase handouts to domestic violence NGOs

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers are considering competing bills to either increase or eliminate funding to help victims of domestic violence.

Liberty Forum kicks off in Manchester on Thursday with a host of freedom-oriented events

For people considering moving to New Hampshire with the Free State Project, especially those coming from warmer climates, the primary complaints are about the harsh winters. As the eighth Liberty …


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