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Portsmouth bars have mixed reaction to NH House approving 2 a.m. closing times

The N.H. House voted Thursday to push back last call to 2 a.m.

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Netflix pushes further into Hollywood, signs deal to make four new Adam Sandler films

Netflix announced Thursday it will bring four movies by comedian Adam Sandler exclusively to its subscribers, the latest push by the online video service into the terrain of Hollywood movie studios.

Despite record levels of incarceration in NH, Carroll County needs more prisoners to fulfill firewood orders

Once a pole barn is built, inmates will have some shelter to package and store wood in the winter and a labor shortage may be averted next year.

Reported sexual assaults spike at Dartmouth amid federal probe

Dartmouth College, which is under federal investigation for its response to campus sexual assaults, said the number of cases continued to rise as more students have been encouraged to report violations.

Atkinson terminates police officer, wants him to return $7,357

Bolduc was fired because 'he didn't meet the terms and conditions of his probation,' Brackett said.

Salem bus drivers reject contract with First Student, joining Timberlane, Derry, and Chester

SALEM — In line with their cohorts working in Timberlane, Derry and Chester, bus drivers in Salem voted Wednesday to reject a contact from their employer, First Student.

Heating system malfunction causes explosion at Claremont school

'I was told that the reverberation from explosion knocked loose paint off the walls,' explained Putnam. 'It was a nervous moment, to say the least.'

Clown seriously injured in Temple hit-and-run

''He was knocked 12 feet off the road,'' said his wife Jackie. “Out of his shoes. The first thing he was aware of was an EMT standing over him and asking, 'Are these your shoes?'''

Kitchen Nightmares: Dover defends response to sewage backup that shuttered restauran

DOVER — City officials are defending their response to the Aug. 13 sewer backup that damaged two downtown restaurants, including Kelley's Row, which announced Tuesday it was closing for good.

Ex-assistant principal who videotaped boy on toilet resigns new post at Hampstead Middle School

FARMINGTON — The former assistant principal who allegedly videotaped an 11-year-old as he was sitting on the toilet at Henry Wilson Memorial School has resigned from her new job at Hampstead Middle School.

Litchfield School Board chair steps down over emails asking for more hours for his wife

LITCHFIELD – Dennis Miller, the chairman of the Litchfield School Board, abruptly resigned at the start of Wednesday’s meeting after weeks of inquiry over the board’s vote not to renew Superintendent Brian Cochrane’s contract. Miller’s wife, Dawn, works for the school district, and in May, Miller sent an email to Cochrane about his wife’s hours being cut.

Monadnock Humane Society board agrees to meet with members over director's dismissal

SWANZEY — Two months after the Monadnock Humane Society’s board of directors ousted the organization’s leader, members have scheduled a meeting that may explain why.

Venomous postings on Yik Yak have NH schools reeling

LAKES REGION — A relatively new, smart phone 'app' called Yik Yak has local school administrators scrambling to stop students from using it and rushing to repair the damage abusive language posted to a Twitter-like dialogue stream has already caused.

New York Times: Jurors' note hints at conviction in Blackwater case involving Rochester man

Jurors who have for weeks been deliberating in the murder and manslaughter case against four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors passed a note to the judge on Wednesday that suggested they were leaning toward conviction on at least some counts.

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.

Scott Brown, left, Jeanne Shaheen, right.

Tit for tat: In wake of Shaheen absenteeism revelation, Brown accused of missing border security hearings

As a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, he missed all six hearings on border security that he was eligible to attend, records suggest.

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.'

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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.

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