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April 09. 2013 12:57PM

Hassan promotes inclusiveness at UNH gay pride breakfast

DURHAM — Inclusiveness is a long-held part of the state's history, Gov. Maggie Hassan said Tuesday at a pancake breakfast held by a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender organization at the University of New Hampshire.



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NH woman, 71, says Bill Cosby drugged and raped her in 1965

These days, Kristina Ruehli is a 71-year-old New Hampshire woman who spends her leisure time skiing and being a grandmother to eight. But back in 1965, she was a 22-year-old woman trying to make ends meet in California, working as a secretary at a talent agency in Beverly Hills.

Hampton groundhog attack spoof photos go viral

HAMPTON - Tuesday's unusual groundhog attack on Little River Road captured the attention of local readers, so much so that many were inspired to create..

In this 2012 photo, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen presents a resolution honoring firefighters who helped douse the USS Miami after it was intentionally set on fire by a shipyard painter so he could go home early.  The Navy recently concluded that the Maine shipyard was ill prepared to deal with what started as a minor fire contributing to the destruction of the $900M nuclear attack submarine.

Firefighters union president rejects Navy conclusion lax practices at shipyard doomed $900M submarine

KITTERY, Maine — The union president for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard firefighters disputes the idea that firefighters battling the 2012 fire aboard the USS Miami lacked proper training techniques and were unfamiliar with the submarine's topography.

Updated flying car to be tested at Pease

To be tested will be a production model of a flying car the company has previously tested at Pease.

Researchers: NH-related $54M federal fraud offers insight into psychology of bribery and government corruption

Punishing bribery after the fact is not a good way to stop it from happening in the future, and it will only stop when the risk outweighs the potential reward.

U.S. Catholic Bishops see Obama immigration decree as a boon

'We've been on record asking the Administration to do everything within its legitimate authority to bring relief and justice to our immigrant brothers and sisters,' said Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, the auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the national bishop's Committee on Migration, said in a press release, CNBC reported Friday.

Salem High to withdraw from federal lunch program

Salem High School students will no longer be restricted when buying lunch after school officials decided to withdraw from the National School Lunch Program.

Bloomberg: Concord's ghost mall: You can roll a quarter across and not hit a soul

Built 24 years ago by a former subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corp., Steeplegate is one of about 300 U.S. malls facing a choice between re-invention and oblivion.

NH one 5 best states for African American people say stats

With a median Black household income of $46,818, New Hampshire looks like a great place to live. The high school graduation rate is 76 percent for Black students—the fifth highest in the nation—and New Hampshire also ranks second, behind Hawaii, as the best place to raise a Black child.

Northeast no winter wonderland for refugees from warmer countries

'It’s always quite a shock for them,' says Beth Seremet from Ascentria Care Alliance, a faith-based organization that works with refugees and helps them prepare for cold weather. Seremet works with refugees resettling in New Hampshire.

NH among Bitcoin firms struggling in industry under siege by feds

Today, the Manchester, New Hampshire-based company released total sales numbers and updates on transaction statistics from three customers.

Medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Epping

EPPING, N.H. — A medical marijuana dispensary has been proposed in Epping, New Hampshire, after the state passed a law allowing seriously ill residents to use marijuana to treat their illnesses.

Gatehouse uses cash infusion to double down on business model that led to bankruptcy

GateHouse has a well-earned reputation for cutting staff and compensation, although that hardly makes it unique.

Neighbors protest Lebanon Airport logging plan

Lebanon — Airport neighbors aim to delay a plan to clear more than 30 acres of city-owned land near Poverty Lane this winter, according to a letter submitted to the City Council this week. The project is intended to improve visibility for pilots.

Alton settles suit over school fire sprinklers

ALTON – The Alton School District has settled a long-running lawsuit with the company that provided the fire sprinkler system for Prospect Mountain High School.

Belknap County Commission to appeal ruling, still want nursing home administrator fired

LACONIA — After consulting with legal counsel, the Belknap County Commissioners yesterday agreed to pursue their appeal to the state Supreme Court of the ruling by the Belknap County Convention's Personnel Committee that reversed the commissioners' decision to terminate County Nursing Home Administrator Dennis Logue.

N.H.-developed app targets health cost transparency

Galvin boasts employers will be willing to invest $5 to $10 per employee per month for a health cost transparency tool that would allow a 75 percent cost savings on some 4,000 medical procedures

Verizon Wireless works with NH maker of personal presence robot

Working with Verizon Wireless, helped expanded VGo’s reach, Jackowski said. 'They needed a wireless network to take it beyond Wi-Fi,' he explained.

Adam Sandler, other celebs read mean tweets about themselves on ‘Kimmel’

Watch out, here comes Jimmy Kimmel with the 8th edition of Celebrities Read Mean Tweets.

Tilton police officer has a kidney transplant

TILTON, N.H. — A New Hampshire police officer is recovering after waiting more than two years for a kidney transplant.


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