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April 08. 2013 3:50PM

Rand Paul first to visit all 3 early primary states

Paul visited South Carolina in January and is set to return in the summer. But before that: New Hampshire and Iowa in May. The son of 2012 GOP hopeful Ron Paul of Texas is taking a more traditional route than his father, though perhaps less

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Treatment center rules introduce concept of satellite locations for medical marijuana

The proposed rules for New Hampshire’s medical marijuana treatment centers introduce the potential for satellite establishments outside of the four regional locations outlined in the law passed last year, but additional regulations would be needed.

Report finds big drop in NH workers' comp payments

Between 2008 and 2012, cash benefits dropped 20 percent in the Granite State, almost all of that drop from 2010 to 2012, according to the National Academy of Social Insurance report.

Shaheen wealth up 59% since her election in 2008

Ending Spending Action Fund is out with an ad accusing Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) of cronyism, citing Shaheen’s failing to disclose significant financial conflicts of interest and her substantial increase in personal wealth since taking office.

Video: Terrorist suspect cites NH motto as reason for wanting to join ISIS

'I wanted to go help fight for these people because the New Hampshire slogan is ‘Live Free or Die,’ he said. 'In 1775, we rebelled against Britain because we felt we were being tyrannized and conquered, so we wanted our own freedom. So I felt like I could try and help with that, and give the people freedom that they were fighting for.'

Obama sends three representatives to Michael Brown funeral; none to James Foley Mass

President Obama did not send a White House representative to attend the memorial Mass on Sunday for James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State militants.

Military charity offers Foley parents time out of the spotlight

A Southwest Florida military charity is hoping an offer to the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley to spend a week on Captiva Island will help the New Hampshire residents deal with their loss.

HuffPo: Is James Foley a martyr? Brutal death sparks talk of sainthood

(RNS) From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint.

‘Justice for Mike Brown’ demonstrators to gather in Concord

Events will take place tonight in Concord, NH; Northampton, MA; Portland, ME; and Burlington, VT.

Volcanic eruptions, oil spills, bacterial outbreaks all land in the laps of government science advisers and put them to the test

'The most difficult part about it was trying to understand what we were getting from BP, and whether we really understood the possible sources of error,' says McNutt, who arrived at BP's oil-spill operation centre on 6 May and remained for the duration of the crisis.

NHPR Audio: No New Hampshire schools signing on to FDA 'Free Lunch' program

The Manchester School Board voted Monday night not to apply for a new federal program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students, but the state’s largest city is not alone in opting out of the program.

House Democrats launch latest assault in war on men

House Democrats are launching a new campaign targeting 10 Republican candidates and incumbents they deem the 'worst of the worst' offenders on women's issues via a scorecard that highlights their positions on a range of female-friendly legislation.

WaPo: People hate politics. So why is nobody talking about campaign finance reform?

After more than a year of campaigning, New Hampshire Senate candidate Jim Rubens (R) has decided on his closing message: the 'disconnect between voters in New Hampshire and politicians in Washington, D.C.'

Q&A with Mitt Romney: What will it take for you to run In 2016?

MR: (laughing) Well, I’m not going to be running, but I can give a lot of advice to the many folks that are going to be running.

Globe: In tactical shift, Shaheen directly attacks Brown

In a shift in strategy, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen today is launching her first attack television advertisement against Scott Brown, painting the Republican as a pawn of 'big oil' and a candidate looking out for himself rather than New Hampshire.

Obama amnesty plan could hurt Democrats like Shaheen

WASHINGTON — Panicked Democrats locked in tight midterm races as the party tries desperately to hold onto control of the Senate fear President Obama’s anticipated executive amnesty for about 5 million illegal immigrants may doom their re-election campaigns.

Piston-powered Ruger SR-762 stands out from the crowd

In this Ruger SR-762 review, see why Ruger’s piston-driven .308 is a standout in the crowded AR-10 platform market.

Raymond man working on yard crushed to death by boulder

A New Hampshire man was crushed to death by a large boulder Monday night, according to Raymond Police.

Bedford's Seth Meyers takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after hosting Emmys 2014 then nominates Vladimir Putin

Taking up the challenge from his cousin and Jessica Biel, the 'Late Night' host nominated Russian President Vladimir Putin to undergo the viral fund-raising effort.

Market Basket worker, 94, returns as deal awaited

STRATHAM — After two weeks with no work, 94-year-old Arthur St. John was back to bagging groceries at the Stratham Market Basket on Monday afternoon.

Nearly 1,500 Market Basket employees filed for unemployment

Nearly 1,500 Market Basket workers have applied for unemployment benefits since the company stopped giving hours to part-time employees earlier this month.

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