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March 23. 2013 12:48PM

Congress approves $380 million for Lockheed Martin's MEADS anti-missile program


Washington -- A House bill approved today to keep the federal government operating through September includes $380 million for a missile defense project that has employed hundreds in Central New York.



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Draft Bill O'Brien for U.S. Senate primary on Facebook

't is time to find someone to defend New Hampshire today not advocated from the failed Republican tactics from 20 years ago.'

Berlin police have learned the city has been awarded a $274K federal handout to buy a Bearcat.

Berlin votes to waive soliciting bids for 'free' Bearcat

Police Chief Peter Morency told the council Monday night that the $274,000 grant has been approved by the state committee that oversees the distribution of the federal Homeland Security Funds.

Amesbury High School ring returned to owner 49 years after being lost in sand at Seabrook

They were playing football, tossing a baseball, jumping in the waves, and throwing one another in the water, when Toomey realized his Amesbury High School Class of 1967 ring was missing.

NH real estate is a seller's market

The median price for a single-family home in Rockingham County is $299,000.

Northern Pass cries 'foul' over opponents' new video

Officials from Northern Pass are complaining that opponents have used misleading elements in a new YouTube video about its plan to run power lines through Concord if the controversial project is approved.

Adam Sandler movie sparks debate over American Indian images

Hampshire,-based production company, Happy Madison Productions, didn't immediately return a phone message.

Netflix is defending the Adam Sandler movie that Native American actors say is racist

'We talked to the producers about our concerns,' another Native American Ridiculous Six actor, Allison Young, told the Washington Post.

Ayotte holds spotlight to 'Rube Goldberg' process Pentagon uses for procurement

But you still had to do a double take when Sen. Kelly Ayotte, a New Hampshire Republican, held up a document labeled

New York Attorney General targets NH-based Planet Fitness for tanning violations

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is targeting violators of the state's tanning regulations, and Planet Fitness, Newington, NH, is on his list.

Ex-cop resigns as Prescott Parks Arts Festival's operations manager weeks after being hired

Joey Giordano resigned as the new operations manager at the Prescott Park Arts Festival. He is a former Miami-Dade police officer.

USS Annapolis arrives at Navy yard

PORTSMOUTH — Nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760)and her crew of 16 officers and 122 enlisted personnel arrived today at...

For Concord High’s Kharel, Gates Scholarship ‘proudest moment of my life’

Ashish Kharel, a Bhutanese senior at Concord High School, prefaced what he was about to say with a smile. 'I mean, over 50,000 people? I didn’t know it was possible,' he said.

Tourism to Saint-Gaudens creates $2 million ...

That spending supported 30 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $2,688.700.

Wheelabrator site going back out to bid

CLAREMONT — Following complications with the initial winner at Wheelabrator Claremont Company, L.P.’s auction held on April 14, the facility will be open to bids until noon on April 30. Stuart B. Millner & Associates (SBMA) will be handling the bidding process.

Honeywell board member Judd Gregg exercises options, holds stock

Today , director at Honeywell Intl, Judd Gregg exercised options of Honeywell Intl for $0. The options were about to expired and Judd Gregg kept the stocks.

Wedding dresses with interactive flowers? Inside Dartmouth's digital arts exhibition

Next week Dartmouth College will showcase the work of its digital artists, from animators and game designers to those developing interactive pieces and even fashion.

Weirs Beach erosion study to be presented to City Council on Monday night

LACONIA — The recommendations of the Woods Hole Group for stemming the erosion and restoring the extent of Weirs Beach will be presented to the City Council when it meets Monday night.

Wildcat Mountain last ski area open in Granite State for ninth consecutive season

PINKHAM NOTCH — Wildcat Mountain is once again the last ski area in the Granite State to be offering lift-serviced skiing and riding for a ninth season in a row.

Swingin' into spring: North Country golf courses start to open

CONWAY — After a long winter, golfers are excited to get out on the local links and fairways.

No ride-sharing drivers have applied for a Nashua license

NASHUA - Nobody has applied for a city license to be a driver for the smartphone ride-booking service Uber, and no citations have occurred in … Full story


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