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April 07. 2013 5:08PM

Free Keene: Juror for 'Trespassive Three' trial says fellow jurors would have convicted Gandhi, MLK

Despite a fine performance by New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union attorney Barbara Keshen, the sad, obedient jury did what the state wanted and convicted the Trespassive Three of Occupy NH for “Criminal Trespass” for the crime of exercising their rights to free speech and assembly after 11pm in Manchester’s Veteran’s Park.



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Paintings by NH-artist Douglas Desjardins rescued from Maine dump

Desjardins, who lives in Lee, New Hampshire, is not a typical outsider artist. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Plymouth State College in the 90s.

Keene Bearcat featured in 'Pentagon Has Everything Must Go Sale'

Reason has put out a parody video regarding the 'give-away' of 'free' equipment to police departments across the county.

Islamic State terrorists tortured Foley and other hostages

'Waterboarding often involves strapping a person down on a gurney or bench and pouring cold water over a cloth covering the face. It causes the sensation of drowning,' explains the paper.

Pope splits hairs on whether U.S. should give Islamic State the Armageddon they deserve

The pope replied: ''In these cases, where there is an unjust aggression, I can only say that it is licit to stop the unjust aggressor. I underscore the verb ‘stop.’ I’m not saying ‘bomb’ or ‘make war,’ just ‘stop.’ And the means that can be used to stop them must be evaluated.''

Weekly Standard: Shaheen invests in 'Big Oil' while knocking Brown's ties

New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen is hitting her likely opponent for the U.S. Senate, Scott Brown, in a new TV ad over the Republican's ties to 'Big Oil' —even while Shaheen invests in energy companies herself.

In a nod to Democrats in tight races, Obama hints he'll wait to grant amnesty to illegals until after the election

President Barack Obama hinted Thursday that he would delay his unpopular executive amnesty until after the critical November election.

Vt. officials want to seize Santa's Land animals

Windham County Sheriff Cpl. Melissa Martin, during her visit found 18 dead animals at Santa's Land.

Restored Conway locomotive finds a new life on the prairie

The SPR locomotive is a fully-restored 1945 GE 44-Tonner Center Cab. SPR organizers found the locomotive in North Conway, New Hampshire.

Army awards $65M contract to BAE Systems in Nashua solicited by 'Program Manager for Special Programs'

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Nashua, New Hampshire, was awarded a $65,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for analysis and support, research and development, procurement and production, and sustainment for Program Manager for Special Programs office.

Weekend yard sale in Brookline to benefit Ukranian peoples

BROOKLINE – Prominent local sculptor John Weidman, who cofounded the Andres Institute of Art in Brookline and the annual Nashua International Sculpture Symposium, is hosting …

Proposed Walpole food co-op gets $50K grant

WALPOLE — The plan to build a grocery co-op in Walpole is making steady progress with the help of a $50,000 matching grant from a local charitable foundation.

Quarry owner asks for permission to remove quarried granite from Fitzwilliam property

FITZWILLIAM — Roughly half a mile from the Webb Hill Quarry, which was at the center of a 2013 civil lawsuit filed against the town, lies the Victoria White Quarry, last mined more than 100 years ago.

Transparent pricing could push health costs down

A new study out of Dartmouth tracks a rise in healthcare costs across northern New England. It is not exactly surprising data.

Statham-based Lindt chooses to expand in Pennsylvania

STRATHAM — To support continued growth in the United States, Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli has acquired a new warehouse and distribution center in Carlisle, Pa.

NYT trys out new Subaru in the White Mountains

SUGAR HILL, N.H. — In 2010, with middle age fading in the rearview mirror, Practical Adult Syndrome struck my wife and me. The telling symptom: the purchase of our first boring car, a 2011 Subaru Outback.

Primary 2014: A conversation with gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway

'This is one of the reasons I’m running for governor. I believe that the state of New Hampshire needs to have a new awareness brought to the issue of retaining our young workers and our young families in the state of New Hampshire. '

Claremont a step closer to smoking ban in city parks

Claremont — After a few failed attempts, the City Council has passed an ordinance that would ban smoking in most city parks in all but designated areas.

Will New Hampshire GOP voters anoint a rising star?

RINDGE, N.H. — The total Hispanic population in the sprawling 2nd District hovers just above 3 percent, making it one of the least diverse House districts in the country.


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