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February 07. 2013 1:51PM

David M. Shribman: Presidential politics frozen in place until Clinton, Biden announce

Biden stirred speculation here when he invited scores of Democratic activists, many from New Hampshire, to his home at the Naval Observatory the night after he was sworn in for a second term to talk politics. He did not sound like a man planning to retire.

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Volcanic eruptions, oil spills, bacterial outbreaks all land in the laps of government science advisers and put them to the test

'The most difficult part about it was trying to understand what we were getting from BP, and whether we really understood the possible sources of error,' says McNutt, who arrived at BP's oil-spill operation centre on 6 May and remained for the duration of the crisis.

NHPR Audio: No New Hampshire schools signing on to FDA 'Free Lunch' program

The Manchester School Board voted Monday night not to apply for a new federal program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students, but the state’s largest city is not alone in opting out of the program.

House Democrats launch latest assault in war on men

House Democrats are launching a new campaign targeting 10 Republican candidates and incumbents they deem the 'worst of the worst' offenders on women's issues via a scorecard that highlights their positions on a range of female-friendly legislation.

WaPo: People hate politics. So why is nobody talking about campaign finance reform?

After more than a year of campaigning, New Hampshire Senate candidate Jim Rubens (R) has decided on his closing message: the 'disconnect between voters in New Hampshire and politicians in Washington, D.C.'

Q&A with Mitt Romney: What will it take for you to run In 2016?

MR: (laughing) Well, I’m not going to be running, but I can give a lot of advice to the many folks that are going to be running.

Globe: In tactical shift, Shaheen directly attacks Brown

In a shift in strategy, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen today is launching her first attack television advertisement against Scott Brown, painting the Republican as a pawn of 'big oil' and a candidate looking out for himself rather than New Hampshire.

Obama amnesty plan could hurt Democrats like Shaheen

WASHINGTON — Panicked Democrats locked in tight midterm races as the party tries desperately to hold onto control of the Senate fear President Obama’s anticipated executive amnesty for about 5 million illegal immigrants may doom their re-election campaigns.

Piston-powered Ruger SR-762 stands out from the crowd

In this Ruger SR-762 review, see why Ruger’s piston-driven .308 is a standout in the crowded AR-10 platform market.

Raymond man working on yard crushed to death by boulder

A New Hampshire man was crushed to death by a large boulder Monday night, according to Raymond Police.

Bedford's Seth Meyers takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after hosting Emmys 2014 then nominates Vladimir Putin

Taking up the challenge from his cousin and Jessica Biel, the 'Late Night' host nominated Russian President Vladimir Putin to undergo the viral fund-raising effort.

Market Basket worker, 94, returns as deal awaited

STRATHAM — After two weeks with no work, 94-year-old Arthur St. John was back to bagging groceries at the Stratham Market Basket on Monday afternoon.

Nearly 1,500 Market Basket employees filed for unemployment

Nearly 1,500 Market Basket workers have applied for unemployment benefits since the company stopped giving hours to part-time employees earlier this month.

British rapper identified as James Foley murderer?

24-year-old Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, better known in London as rapper J Linny is the prime suspect in the videotaped beheading of New Hampshire-born journalist Foley.

Journalist freed in Syria spent time living in Upper Valley

riends say Theo Padnos , 45, whose family owns a home in Bridgewater, Vt., used the name Peter Theo Curtis while in captivity to avoid association with a book he wrote about …

CNN: Medical marijuana laws appear to reduce painkiller overdoses

(CNN) -- States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Feds keep half of the people receiving SSDI benefits on painkillers

Nearly half of all Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients, primarily seniors, take opioid pain relievers, according to new data.

Manchester Police Chief David Mara shows packets of

NH continues fight against dangerous legal drug popularized by pot prohibition

''I get tons of calls all the time'' said Epsom police Chief Wayne Preve, referencing the drug. '' 'My kids are addicted to it. My husband, my wife is addicted to it. Can you do anything?' ''And the problem is, it's totally legal.''

Vt. police claim drugs, alcohol not factors in clear weather, daylight, single-vehicle crash of former FBI director

A preliminary investigation has determined that drugs or alcohol consumption were not factors in the single-vehicle crash, that occurred about 12:16 p.m. in the area of 2762 Vermont Route 12, said agency spokeswoman Officer Stephanie Dasaro.

Rollcall: Shaheen fear of town hall meetings a growing trend in politics

Shaheen's argument is that town halls have the propensity to be taken over by outside interest groups. She brushed off the Republican criticism last week after an official Senate and Department of Agriculture event at a local farm.

RealClearPolitics.com: In defense of the Brown-Shaheen poll

Even if a race is stable, a pollster conducting truly random samples should show quite a lot of noise.

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