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April 04. 2013 1:05PM

Dartmouth Dickey Center for International Understanding cancels event after email incites student backlash

The Dickey Center for International Understanding’s event 'Your World, Your Voice: Dartmouth Students as Thought Leaders' that was set to take place on April 18 was canceled in response to student complaints regarding the language used in the email advertising the event.



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Pro-life advocates pray as they picket the Planned Parenthood clinic in Manchester in this 2008 file photo, long before a government crackdown on free speech near abortion centers..

NH abortion officials say buffer zone law, though barely enforced, has helped silence protests

Though officials are not actively enforcing a state law that sets 25-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics, health care providers say its existence has led to more civilized …

N.H.'s take from Obama transportation spending plan is another $195M over 6 years

The origin of the funds draws controversy, as the president proposes a special 14 percent tax on U.S. corporations' accumulated foreign earnings.

Damaged Nova Scotia tall ship being towed to New Hampshire port after rescue

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- The U.S. Coast Guard says it expects a crippled tall ship from Nova Scotia will arrive in port in New Hampshire today.

NGO boss at Shaheen palaver on heroin epidemic claims 1 in 10 NH adults need treatment

Paquette said that in New Hampshire there are an estimated 100,000 people in need of treatment, which is one of the highest incidences of substance abuse in the country.

War on men won't yield pay equity for N.H. women until 2082 according to feminist study

When will women in New Hampshire receive pay equal to men’s? In 2082 – 67 years from now – says the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

Sen. Shaheen unsure whether Obama is doing enough to combat ISIS

NHPR's Morning Edition is checking in occasionally with New Hampshire’s Congressional delegation. Tuesday morning, host Rick Ganley spoke with with...

Steven Tyler cites NH roots in announcement of solo country album

'I grew up in the woods of New Hampshire. . . I have more country in me than people think,' he told Rolling Stone Country last year.

NH fraternity that inspired 'Animal House' accused of branding members

CONCORD, N.H. – A Dartmouth College fraternity that partly inspired the 1978 movie 'Animal House' has been accused of branding new members while under suspension last fall, but the group’s lawyer denies that anyone was hazed or hurt.

HFF closes $46.1 million sale of Bedford shopping center

Situated on 21.38 acres at 73 South River Road in Bedford, the asset is 4.6 miles south of Manchester, the largest city in New Hampshire and its financial capital.

GT strikes deal to sell sapphire furnaces for $45M to Chinese firm

A unit of sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies Inc. requested a New Hampshire bankruptcy court's blessing Tuesday for a $45 million sale of sapphire furnaces and the maintenance of an IP licensing deal.

NHPR Audio: Lobbyists argue fiscal restraint means NH seniors will go hungry

The House Finance Committee is recommending a $10.6 million cut in general non-Medicaid appropriations, a 50 percent reduction to the fund that helps pay for Meals on Wheels.

Gawker: The private email spook behind Hillary's secret spy network - Sidney Blumenthal

Mr. Blumenthal stated that, Monica Lewinsky had been a 'stalker' and that the President was 'the victim' of a predatory and unstable sexually demanding young woman.

Alton claims Irwin Marina illegally expanded

The town is asking a judge to bar Irwin of Alton Inc., from using portions of the property it claims lack Planning Board approval, impose a civil fine of more than $37,000 and order that illegal fill be removed and a wooded buffer that was clearcut be restored.

Brietbart: NH Gov. Maggie Hassan apologizes to 4th graders for democratic process

'The gallery is open to the public, and there are children in the gallery every day,' he said. 'I don’t know if we should limit free speech or limit the attendance in the gallery. It seems either one would be bad for transparency in government.'

Rockingham County finance official suspended 5 days

One of the reasons cited was that she failed to inform the commission, in a timely manner, that the county was in line to be fined $17,000 by the Department of Labor for improprieties related to the county payroll.

NH-based Bauer Hockey recalls goalie masks, replacement wires

The New Hampshire-based importer has received nine reports of wire breakage and four reports of lacerations involving the cages on the Concept C1 Goal ...

SustainX to merge with General Compression, abandon above-ground CAES ambitions

Both companies have existing CAES projects up and running, according to Monday’s announcement.

Late audit puts Daniel Webster College on federal list of colleges facing aid crunch

NASHUA – Missing or late financial information sent to federal authorities has put Daniel Webster College on a list of institutions around the country whose …

Retired general McChrystal trying to change 'cultural expectation' of service year

Now, the retired four-star general is looking at the root causes making it difficult for young people in America to serve their country.

Blackwater Worldwide security guards Evan Liberty, left, of Rochester, N.H., and Dustin Heard, right, leave the federal courthouse with their legal team and supporters after being arraigned with three fellow Blackwater guards on manslaughter charges in a 2007 shooting incident in Baghdad, in Washington in this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo. A U.S. jury on October 22, 2014 found four former Blackwater guards guilty on nearly every count they faced in connection with the 2007 killings of 14 unarmed Iraqis at a Baghdad traffic circle.

Blackwater Guards, including Rochester man, plead for leniency after conviction for shooting dozens of unarmed Iraqis

Three Blackwater Worldwide guards who killed or wounded 31 unarmed Iraqis in a 2007 shooting asked a judge for leniency ahead of their sentencing next month, when they will face a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 30 years.


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