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February 11. 2013 7:58PM

New Hampshire cleanup funds are lacking, ExxonMobil jury told

New Hampshire doesn’t have enough money to clean up spills of a gasoline additive that have contaminated the water supply, a state environmental official testified at a trial seeking damages from ExxonMobil Corp. for the pollution.



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Hillary says she might support constitutional amendment to limit flow of money to Republican campaigns

'I would consider supporting an amendment among these lines,' Clinton responded. 'That would prevent the abuse of our political system by excessive amounts of money if there is no other way to deal with the Citizen's United decision.'

NY pastor meets Meriam Ibrahim in Sudan, offers to help bring and take care of her family in US

New York City pastor William Devlin has traveled to Khartoum in Sudan where he has met Christian mother Meriam Ibrahim and offered to help bring and take care of her and her family in the United States.

GOP candidate for governor ran firm while PAC gave $512K to Democrats

CONCORD – While Republican candidate for governor Walt Havenstein ran a Virginia-based defense contractor, its political action committee gave $512,000 to Democratic members of Congress.

NH drops to 4th in child well-being as child poverty spikes

The Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count report released Tuesday ranks New Hampshire fourth best, behind Massachusetts, Vermont and Iowa. New Hampshire had been ranked first in the nation for more than 10 years.

NH native fights for Israel in Gaza Strip

'The foreignness drops away real quick,' said Adam Harmon, who moved to Israel from New Hampshire out of college and joined the IDF in 1990, when Israel was fighting a Palestinian uprising and an ascendant Hezbollah.

HUD settles case alleging housing discrimination against domestic violence victim in Berlin

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) plans to announce Wednesday that it has reached agreements with the owners and managers of two Berlin, N.H., properties, to settle allegations that they engaged in housing discrimination for refusing to rent to a woman who was a victim of domestic violence.

As Bitcoin thrives, Monadnock Region businesses approach with caution

As Silicon Valley investors and currency speculators continue to keep their sights — and dollars — fixed on Bitcoin, a small number of Monadnock Region businesses are dipping their toes in the water to experiment with the electronic currency.

Belmont firm awarded $6.7M contract for portable universal battery systems for the M119A3 Howitzer

Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of July 21, 2018.

iCAD buys two Calif. firms in $12.6m deal, could mean 40% increase in N.H. company’s revenue

Nashua-based iCAD Inc. has agreed to acquire two California companies in a $12.6 million deal that would increase the company’s revenues by nearly 40 percent and enable it to offer more comprehensive services in the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer.

New Jersey State Police to buy 2,800 new Sig Sauer pistols

The New Jersey State Police will take delivery of 2,800 P229 Enhanced Elite pistols.

Dartmouth researcher finds cat poop cure for cancer

Dartmouth College researchers claim to have discovered a parasite commonly found in cat feces that can be used to cure cancer.

3 years later, slaying of 11-year-old found in river still haunts community longing for arrest

Celina Cass was last seen hunched over a computer in her family's apartment in West Stewartstown on July 25, 2011.

FairPoint unions say initial vote count shows overwhelming support for strike authorization

Unions representing FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say preliminary vote counts suggest an overwhelming majority of members support authorizing a strike.

Scott Brown Tweets Pic Posing with DeLorean, Spells DeLorean Wrong

Scott Brown, New Hampshire candidate for U.S. Senate, tweeted out a photo of himself and a supporter with the supporter's futuristic-looking, gull-winged DeLorean on Saturday. Yes, that's the car from “Back to the Future.” And yes, he spelled the name of the car wrong.

Clinton, despite stratospheric poll numbers, is very likely to face primary opposition

With every passing week, one thing becomes ever clearer: Hillary Rodham Clinton is going to be the Democratic presidential nominee in 2016.

Laconia police officer appeals suspension in court

A city police officer who was suspended for two days without pay for her third infraction of internal policies has appealed her suspension to the Belknap County Superior Court.

Pamela Smart: Her Revealing Prison Interview

On the 24th anniversary of her husband's murder, Pamela Smart sits in a conference room at New York's maximum-security Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, where she is serving life without parole, and reflects on how she will get through another day.

Collision cuts power to 1,475 customers

On Thursday evening after 4 p.m. a pick-up truck and 18-wheeler carrying logs collided near the intersection of Rt. 16 and Milan Hill Road in Milan, NH.

Meriam Ibrahim: Family drops new lawsuit brought against Sudanese Christian convert

The cancelling of the case brought against Meriam Ibrahim by her Muslim family days before it was scheduled to be heard raises hopes she might finally be able to leave Sudan for exile in America

Bicycle enthusiasts to gather on Main Street to re-create historic Concord photo

While flipping through books at the Museum of New Hampshire History, Lorraine Courtney stumbled across a photo dating to about 1890 that shows a line of bicyclists posing on Main Street in Concord.


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