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March 20. 2013 11:40AM

Study reveals few understand the markets for medical coverage in NH

The survey discovered a number of different things, including the fact that many of the residents of New Hampshire were either completely unaware of the fact that the health insurance exchange was going to be created, and that those that were aware of it are in strong disagreement regarding how it should be created and operated.



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NHSUPCO tells retired officer reform prohibits quadruple dipping, only double dipping still allowed

Police Officer Anderson argued he was entitled to work for up to 32 hours per week for Plaistow, up to 32 hours per week for Atkinson, and up to 32 hours per week for Hampstead, while collecting his pension.

Chester residents Walter and Linda Misco struck it big in Las Vegas  winning $2.4 million on a slot machine that hadn't paid out a jackpot in 20 years.

MGM's legendary 'Lion's Share' slot machine headed to NH winner's Fla. home due to Granite State prohibition

In New Hampshire, where the Miscos are from, machines in private collections have to be at least 25 years old.

Gilford father William Baer was arrested earlier this year during a heated meeting where angry parents confronted school officials over children being assigned a book by NH author Jodi Picoult.

Gilford parents can now appeal use of filth-laden books to teach children says school board

GILFORD — The School Board has made some minor changes to a few instructional material policies that could make a big difference for parents who want to know what is being taught to their children.

The U.S. Marshals Service has released these photos to show what Matthew Dion might look like today.

NH murder suspect now believed to be in Atlanta

Manchester Detective Sgt. Joe Mucci says he has strong reasons to believe 38-year-old Matthew Dion is in the metropolitan Atlanta area.

Oyster River punishes everyone after handful of students bring pot, booze to school

'It was obvious when we interacted with the students,' Allen said. 'The telltale signs of alcohol and marijuana consumption are pretty straight forward.'


How much is loved and hated NH comedian Sarah Silverman worth?

According to The Richest, her current net worth is of $3.5 million dollars and through time she has done not only comedy, but different things as well.

NHDES tells Portsmouth nannies rust dust from working port nothing to fear

The PDA’s Board of Trustees voted this summer not to renew the lease with Grimmel Industries, which will end on Dec. 31.

Slideshow: Tour John Irving’s Country Estate

Back in 1989, John and Janet Irving, along with architect Ted Lownie, built this mansion in Dorset, Vermont. A quarter of a century later, the 8,300 square foot mansion is on the market for the first time for just under $3 million.

Epping police take pigeon into custody after bird gets lost in race

EPPING — A 4-month-old homing pigeon that lost its way during a race from New York to Massachusetts ended up spending Monday night munching on popcorn at the Epping police station after it landed in the parking lot.

PIMCO funds downgrade could trigger selloff; NHRS has $200M invested

The New Hampshire system has about $US7.3 billion in total assets, about $US200 million of which is invested with Pimco.

Timberlane, bus company at odds as drivers vote to strike

Bus drivers in the Timberlane Regional School District and the Derry School District voted Monday to authorize a strike and shot down a contract offered by First Student, a national transportation company, according to Teamster business administrator Jeff Padellaro.

Trace amounts of MTBE again found in water at West Swanzey school

WEST SWANZEY — Trace amounts of MTBE have been found in the water used by Cutler Elementary School for a second time in two months.

Village Voice takes aim at Bitcoin zealots

Who are bitcoins for? If you go by stereotype, it's narcissistic libertarians who see themselves as visionaries punished for their daring individuality by a tyrannical government whose raison d'être is to stamp out personal freedom wherever it can because, uh, for the heck of it, I guess.

Extreme Networks sees revenues up after Enterasys acquisition, but big net loss

Extreme Networks’ acquisition of Enterasys Networks has added up to a huge increase in revenue, a big net loss and a hefty payout to Enterasys’ former CEO, according to recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Dover restaurant deluged by sewage tsunami closing doors for good

DOVER — Six weeks after Kelley's Row flooded during a sewer backup, owners Brian Kelley and Patrick Duffy have decided to close the 20-year-old restaurant for good.

Agritourism proving difficult to enact in Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH — While the idea of agritourism has townspeople’s support, putting it into practice is proving difficult.

Search for N.H. man accused of killing parents spreads through South

In addition to being wanted by the Manchester, N.H., Police Department for two counts of second-degree murder and arson, he’s also wanted for possession of child pornography, the U.S. Marshals Service said in a statement on Tuesday.

Police are shown at the scene of the August 2013 fatal shooting in Weare.

Weare rescinds firing of former discredited police sergeant Joseph Kelley

Joseph Kelley, the Weare police sergeant who oversaw a deadly and sharply criticized drug bust last year and who was fired months later for allegedly falsifying documents, can potentially return to the job, according to officials and a letter sent Friday by the town's attorney.

EXCLUSIVE: 21 liens filed against Sen. Shaheen and her husband for failure to pay creditors

Towns in New Hampshire and Maine placed 21 different liens against properties owned by Democratic Senate candidate Jeanne Shaheen's husband, who manages the couple's real estate business, according to local property records obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller.

Inmates, dressed in blue, work with kitchen staff, dressed in black, at the Cheshire County jail.

'Progressive jail' in NH is a 21st-Century hell, inmates complain

No outdoor exercise and no family visits, but when video visitation cost $1 per minute, Cheshire County jail is an expensive form of progress.


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