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March 20. 2013 11:50AM

Keystone fear mongering resonates despite no plan to reverse pipeline flow

SUTTON, Vt. (AP) - The Canadian energy industry insists it has no plans to reverse the flow of a pipeline that carries crude oil from Maine to Montreal, but that has done little to reassure New England towns that oppose the idea and the 18 members of Congress asking for a full environmental review.



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Salem police dog loses battle with cancer

The dog named Til lost his brief battled with cancer on Wednesday.

Fight with bicyclists in Amesbury lands Derry driver in road rage program

AMESBURY — A New Hampshire man’s anger toward two bicyclists he almost ran off Pleasant Valley Road as he tried passing them last March has earned him a seat in the state’s road rage program.

Man accused of Bedford home invasion guilty in Mass. home invasion

LAWRENCE — A 33-year-old Lawrence man will be sentenced tomorrow after he was found guilty of several charges related to a violent home invasion.

N.H. woman pleads guilty to stealing nearly $742,000 from Maine employer

PORTLAND — A New Hampshire woman has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to interstate transportation of stolen checks and tax evasion after she embezzled nearly $742,000 from her employer, U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II said Wednesday.

NH firm's 'AirGuard' is designed to catch tobacco, pot smokers in the act, rats culprit over WiFi

AirGuard is a sophisticated smoke detection unit that can either be hand held or fixed to a wall, and that can send out a Wi-Fi alert when tobacco or marijuana smoke is detected.

A NH history lesson about the KKK

ould you be shocked to learn that the Ku Klux Klan was on the march in Exeter, New Hampshire, just 25 years ago? It was a small march, but it made some national headlines. When the group’s leader left town, the story ended.

McCain calls Shaheen an empty suit on Armed Services panel

'I don't see her at very many of the hearings. I've not seen her propose any amendments or proposals that have to do with national security.'

Shaheen forgets testimony that 'Gang of 8' bill would make illegal immigration worse

What Shaheen said is not true. In fact, immigration agents from several different agencies of the federal government warned every single U.S. Senator—including Shaheen—that voting for the Gang of Eight bill would make illegal immigration in America worse.

Stephanopoulos to moderate final NH Senate debate despite ties to Shaheen operative

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, a former aide to former President Bill Clinton, will be moderating the final debate here between incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Republican Scott Brown on Thursday evening.

Vt. patient subjected to Annie Kuster political ad in middle of an MRI

Those may not have been her precise words, but it was indeed Ann McLane Kuster’s voice in an audio political campaign commercial coming smack in the middle of my MRI procedure and soliciting my vote, despite the fact that I reside in Vermont.

Erica Blizzard fights to retain marina property to revert to city at expiration of lease

She told the council that the loss of the property would have 'a significant impact on our business.'

Walmart gaffe labels plus size costumes as 'Fat Girl Costumes'

Eating disorder therapist Ruth Elliott in Concord isn't surprised. She says negative messages like this are constantly undermining womens' body images.

Firefighter's union honcho says leaked video was meant for 'members only'

PPFNH president David Lang told the New Hampshire Journal the video was meant for 'members use only.'

NH man's Ducati Monster makeover is a fright night delight

Walt Siegl of Harrisville, New Hampshire, had always intended this particular Monster to be a custom café, as it was commissioned by a client who already owned three of his home-made specials.

NH man beat out 75,000 competitors to win $1M in fantasy football contest

Mike Leavitt knew, going into the Monday Night Football game between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins, that there was only one thing between him and $1 million.

Anonymous 'Yik Yak' app blocked as Fall Mountain school officials crack down on free speech to avert 'bullying'

The app, Yik Yak, is an anonymous social media app available for download on smart phones. With it, users, who are called 'Yakkers,' can post anything they want to a bulletin board, without having their identity revealed

In NH, army officer agrees to quarantine

The individuals are Brigadier General Peter Corey, who is currently in Liberia serving with the U.S. Army Africa, and Dr. Elizabeth Talbot, deputy state epidemiologist with the Department of Health and Human Services, who leaves for Liberia this week.

Exeter native wins Halloween TV competition, collects $50,000 prize

EXETER – Eric Lowther has been scaring people since he was 12, and Tuesday night he had a chance to scare America on national TV.

2 apparent drug overdose deaths in Laconia

LACONIA — One day after Gov. Maggie Hassan met with city leaders and high school students about drug abuse, city police are reporting two apparent fatal illicit drug overdoses.

Portsmouth official calls loss of public trust 'paranoid irrational fear'

He pointed to Assistant Mayor Jim Splaine’s recent suggestions that there had been a cover-up in connection with the investigation into the handling of the Geraldine Webster estate case.


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