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March 11. 2013 3:02PM

NHPR series focused on state of New Hampshire roads

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Boston.com: Ousted Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas offers to buy company

The Boston Globe reported early Thursday morning that Market Basket's ousted leader Arthur T. Demoulas and his side of the Demoulas family have made an offer to buy out rival family members for control of the company.

NH general shares metaphors, wisdom . . . and his rank

A 1980 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, the New Hampshire native has dedicated 34 years of his life to his country. He earned the Silver Star -- the nation's third highest award for valor -- after serving as the Brigade Commander for the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division during the invasion of Iraq and commanding the unit's 'Thunder Run' into Baghdad

Medical marijuana patients sick of state bogarting their remedy

A year out from the adoption of New Hampshire’s medical marijuana law, state officials said they’re trying to move quickly to roll out the rules for ID cards, dispensaries and other provisions that go along with it.

NH celebrates bittersweet anniversary of medical marijuana program

'Patients have nothing to celebrate on the first anniversary of New Hampshire’s medical marijuana law,' said Matt Simon, the Goffstown-based New England political director for the Marijuana Policy Project.

NH state senate candidates deploy Bitcoin donation system PayStand

For roughly a dozen New Hampshire state senate candidates, PayStand's solution is making political donations with these new next-generation payment methods easier than ever.

Hearing on Co-op Food firing of union organizers fills high school gym with angry members

Hanover — About 300 members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society packed the Hanover High School auditorium Wednesday, with many demanding that two fired employees be reinstated and denouncing the way Co-op Food Stores management handled the terminations.

To TDS, TV is a gigabit must-have as it rolls out new service in two NH towns

The company has now turned up fiber-to-the-home networks to deliver gigabit services in two New Hampshire towns, Hollis and New London.

The Polish Princess: Baking bread and helping the economy one job at a time

At 7:30 in the morning on the 4th of July Magdalena Randall is in her kitchen in Lancaster with mixing bowls, dough, a large baking oven and a dream...

Foreclosure rates continue to fall in Manchester-Nashua

Foreclosure activity in Manchester-Nashua was lower than the national foreclosure rate, which was 1.73 percent for the month.

Biker bar owner tells city officials Motorcycle Week in decline

LACONIA — 'This is the oldest motorcycle rally,' said Bill Niland, who owns and operates a biker bar in Seabrook, 'and it's the first one I've seen declining.'

Dartmouth: Laser made from superconducting artificial atom could aid information transfer in quantum computing

To create the laser, a team from Dartmouth College embedded a pair of electrons called a Cooper pair in a high-quality microwave cavity.

More details emerge on Balsams plans as work continues behind the scenes

The Purely Balsams on-line URLs have been secured, the resort will have an on-site greenhouse to continue growing in the off-season, and the Culinary School will be reinstated.

N.H. entrepreneurs starting new life helping street children in the Philippines

Alice Powers and her son Timothy, both small business entrepreneurs in Newport, N.H., are well aware of the poverty in the Philippines. Both Alice and Timothy are moving to Philippines to start a new life.

NH artist's 'Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Toilet Seat'

The seat itself is carefully hand-painted by an artist in New Hampshire.

Independent comedy to be filmed at haunted hotel on Star Island

The location, The Oceanic Hotel on the Portsmouth coast, was featured on the SyFy channel show, 'Ghost Hunters,' and currently serves as a retreat for artists, writers and their families.

Video: Slash unveils new song at Hampton Casino

Slash and his band, MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS, played a new song, '30 Years To Life', for the first time on July 9 at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below.

'Old man on a bicycle' a journey from N.H. to San Francisco

When Don Petterson, a former American ambassador, told family and friends he intended to ride a bicycle from New Hampshire to San Francisco, most of them questioned his judgment, if not his sanity.

Manchester's Mara one of two finalists for Somerville chief job

A team of Somerville officials has selected two finalists — a department insider and the current chief of the largest city in New Hampshire — to vie for the police chief position with the hopes that one of them will end the recent trend of turnover at the top.

Disgraced NH oil dealer sentenced for Montana fraud, must pay $6.5M in restitution

MISSOULA, Mont. -- A Montana man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in restitution for taking millions of dollars in down payments on steel buildings he never completed.

NH National Guard unit first artillery to train more closely with active duty force

'The 197th was selected as the first field artillery brigade to go through this training,' said Spencer.

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