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Gun sale surge pumps millions into wildlife fund through federal excise tax

WASHINGTON — The recent rush by gun enthusiasts to buy firearms could have a surprising consequence: millions more dollars to protect pheasants, deer and other wildlife.

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Fugitive bullmastiff dog involved in fatal attack in Mass. captured in NH

Police said Thursday that the dog was brought out of state by its owner after the investigation on the attack began, and eventually tracked the dog to New Hampshire.

Keene pumpkin riot probe turns to technology inspired by Boston Marathon bombing

The technology, dubbed LEEDIR, or Large Emergency Event Digital Information Repository, allows citizens to easily upload pictures and videos to a central location that can be analyzed by law enforcement in the event of a terrorist attack or other major disaster.

Boston.com: Whoops: Did a New Hampshire Congressional Candidate Plagiarize a Speech on Gay Marriage?

New Hampshire Republican congressional candidate Marilinda Garcia has a lot to say about gay marriage. Unfortunately, it appears she wasn't the first one to say it.

New Hampshire worst state in the nation for young adults in 2014

New Hampshire. This was the second-to-worst state last year, but it earned the distinction of being the absolute worst in this year's study.

Shaheen campaign kicks Breitbart News reporter out of Exeter event

The campaign of Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) kicked Breitbart.com reporter Matthew Boyle out of an event at ReVision Energy in Exeter on Wednesday afternoon.

NH special education school faces abuse allegations

The boy, who lives in Sunapee, N.H., and has a disorder that limits his ... the police and the appropriate agencies in New Hampshire and Vermont, ...

Marilinda Garcia, left, and Annie Kuster.

Abortion group endorse Kuster, pro-life women's group endorses Garcia

NARAL Pro-Choice New Hampshire yesterday endorsed U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster for her long-standing support of abortion rights, and Women Speak Out PAC, a partner of the national anti-abortion rights group Susan B. Anthony List, endorsed Republican state Rep. Marilinda Garcia.

Democrats mail flyer illustrated with battered woman

The mailer, paid for by the New Hampshire Democratic Party, showed on one side the face of a battered woman and the question, 'Who votes against vital protections for victims of domestic violence?'

Photographer calls snipers scoping crowd at Pumpkin Festival 'dehumanizing'

'a supposed violation of their own rules on safe firearm handling, but is also a mean and dehumanizing thing to do. Shameful snipers, I'm holding you responsible for making the drunken children riot all day and night…'

Freshman Frederick Kfoury took this photo of police at Keene State College during the pumpkin riot.

The Guardian: Did police just make pumpkin patch riot worse?

New Hampshire town's annual festival descended into chaos last weekend, and police responded with teargas, rubber bullets and pepper spray.

Head of public access station who's reporter had on-air clash with Keene Pumpkin Fest organizer resigns

S. Lee Perkins, executive director of Cheshire TV since its inception eight years ago, announced his resignation today, and it's got nothing to do with getting a better job. Perkins says it's time to follow his dream.

Bernie Sanders digs for gold at NH town hall meeting

Sanders tried to appear focused on the woman’s question after picking his nose, but it was clear that his mind was elsewhere.

Is your dog too fat? NH firm offers personal trainer for pets

Dog fitness trainers like those at The Nerdy Dog Fitness in New Hampshire, meanwhile, offer personal training sessions for dogs that include jogging, swimming, and low-intensity exercise using Frisbees, balls, and other toys.

Hooksett woman accused of sexually assaulting 2 children

A Hooksett woman turned herself in to police after being accused of sexually assaulting two children.

U.S. seizes property of Portsmouth man, returns artifacts to Peru

Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics.

Laconia judge improvises to make up for lack of mental health court

For the participants, Compliance Court means checking in weekly with the judge and providing documentation that he or she is obeying the recommendations of his or her mental health provider.

T-shirt warns of 'Portsmouth Creeper' asking women to look at his pantyhose

The incidents prompted Kelly to make a T-shirt he displayed in the window of his shop, I Like That. It features a wanted posted warning 'ladies be on guard' for a man in a dark sedan with Maine plates 'approaching women day or night and offering to show off his panty hose.'

Londonderry inventor a finalist for breakthrough smoke detector

One local inventor has made the first major breakthrough in smoke detecting technology in years and is up for a statewide award.

Ayotte fights federal rules that threaten NH RV users

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) joined a group of bipartisan Senators in fighting regulations proposed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that would force recreational vehicle users in New Hampshire to comply with unreasonable mandatory design standards for the recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV) industry.

Three N.H. school districts to split $10M federal anti-bullying handout

About 700 adults will be trained each year with the goal of making schools safer and reducing bullying, suspensions, substance abuse and behavioral problems.

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