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March 23. 2013 12:36PM

Dartmouth researcher: Comet, not meteor may have triggered dino extinction

"How do we get something that has enough energy to generate that size of crater, but has much less rocky material? That brings us to comets," study author Jason Moore, a paleoecologist at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, told BBC News. [Meteor Crater: Experience an Ancient Impact]

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25 crews from Toronto Hydro headed to NH to help restore power

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10 tips for surviving an extended power outage

When severe weather knocks out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses, utility crews work around the clock to restore service.

Thankful to be alive? Derry driver gets two DWIs on Thanksgiving Day for two separate interstate wrecks

MANCHESTER – A Derry man has been charged after crashing into two separate vehicles at high speeds on interstate highways Thanksgiving afternoon, including one that sent a driver and two small children to the hospital with injuries.

Can football without helmets lead to fewer concussions?

Today’s Thanksgiving, which means two things: turkey and football. On the field, the UNH Wildcats had a nearly perfect season, advancing into the...

Power in New England: Why are prices increasing so rapidly?

New England is losing non-gas power generation resources faster than they’re being replaced. ISO-New England (The New England electric grid operator) has announced that it will be losing about 3300 MW of generation capacity by 2016.

Corrections Commissioner William Wrenn took home $215,949 in 2013 as retiree, and full-time worker for state

William Wrenn’s road from the coast to the capital wasn’t always a clear one. Nominated as the commissioner of the Corrections Department in 2005, Wrenn … Full story

Stratham teen needs 2nd transplant after epic challenge of first

The difficult news has his family searching for answers and making plans for his 16-year-old biological brother, Rediat, to return to New Hampshire to be the match Behaylu needs to beat the condition.

Derry firm takes plunge as finalist for 'Dream Big America' challenge

2N1 Power Plunger is a new patented and re-designed bathroom clearing device with an added bonus being the auger/snake and crank handle. 2N1 Power Plunger is based in Derry, New Hampshire, and the company's founder, Franco Sapia, will be presenting.

Facebook reveals what each state is most thankful for

New Hampshire residents were most thankful for Netflix, Vt. was most thankful for Pinterest.

NH officers discuss circumstances warranting use-of-force

The Conway Daily Sun asked local current and former law enforcement officers about how officer-involved shootings are handled in New Hampshire.

Bitcoin buzz bypasses most shoppers

'Bitcoin accepted here' stickers have popped up in restaurants and stores. It’s even made it to Twin Mountain Country Store, a convenience store and deli in a remote corner of New Hampshire.

Fans from Portsmouth win trip of a lifetime to New Zealand for filming of last Hobbit movie

A Portsmouth couple proved they are huge fans of J.R. Tolkien's books, The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogies and by doing so won an all expense paid trip to New Zealand for the filming of the last Hobbit movie.

Lower NH unemployment means a mixed bag for holiday seasonal work

The New Hampshire Retail Association expects us all to do more shopping this holiday season. The group projects a 4.3 percent jump in sales,...

Dover's popular Asia Restaurant closed for health violations

An Oct. 1 inspection uncovered an 'infestation' of cockroaches and other problems, according to the city's inspection report.

Hearing in grave robbing case continued for a second time

The Coös Superior Court has continued its hearing on a motion to suppress statements made by Melanie Nash, who along with three others is charged with disturbing her father’s grave at the Colebrook Village Cemetery this past May.

Planners OK Rockingham Park subdivision

SALEM, N.H. — New plans for a subdivided Rockingham Park — whatever they may be — are moving forward.

Mason Conservation Commission says no to pipeline

MASON — The Mason Conservation Commission has come out in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could run through southern New Hampshire, saying that the pipeline could impact several parcels of conserved land and threaten the …

Mason, Rindge residents line up against pipeline

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville.

Windham puts out welcome mat for Route 111 development

Windham could transform a 155-acre parcel abutting I-93 and Route 111 into a residential and commercial mixed-use area with recreational opportunities.

Windham school officials want spending spree to continue with 16 new hires

The proposed budget presented would be an increase of 2.06 percent, $922,269 more than the current $45.7 million budget. The district now serves 2,856 students.

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