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April 10. 2013 12:38PM

KSU student airlifted after serious head injury from skateboarding accident

RINDGE — An 18-year-old Franklin Pierce University student was airlifted to a Massachusetts hospital on Monday for a serious head injury following a skateboarding accident.

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Medical marijuana patients sick of state bogarting their remedy

A year out from the adoption of New Hampshire's medical marijuana law, state officials said they're trying to move quickly to roll out the rules for ID cards, dispensaries and other provisions that go along with it.

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Feds fly death row NH spree killer by private jet to new facility for life-saving cancer treatments

Spree killer Gary Lee Sampson, sentenced to die 11 years ago for an interstate murder rampage in 2001, was flown by private jet on the taxpayers' dime July 11 to new death-row digs in Butner, N.C. — the same federal medical facility where disgraced former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has been battling Stage 4 cancer.

Manchester's Mara one of two finalists for Somerville chief job

A team of Somerville officials has selected two finalists — a department insider and the current chief of the largest city in New Hampshire — to vie for the police chief position with the hopes that one of them will end the recent trend of turnover at the top.

Disgraced NH oil dealer sentenced for Montana fraud, must pay $6.5M in restitution

MISSOULA, Mont. -- A Montana man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in restitution for taking millions of dollars in down payments on steel buildings he never completed.

Independent comedy to be filmed at haunted hotel on Star Island

The location, The Oceanic Hotel on the Portsmouth coast, was featured on the SyFy channel show, 'Ghost Hunters,' and currently serves as a retreat for artists, writers and their families.

Biker bar owner tells city officials Motorcycle Week in decline

LACONIA — 'This is the oldest motorcycle rally,' said Bill Niland, who owns and operates a biker bar in Seabrook, 'and it's the first one I've seen declining.'

Man struck, killed by Downeaster train in North Berwick

An Amtrak Downeaster train packed with commuters as it headed north from Boston to Brunswick struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday evening in downtown North Berwick.

NH artist's 'Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Toilet Seat'

The seat itself is carefully hand-painted by an artist in New Hampshire.

Drunk Manchester man charged with carrying baby into traffic in Sanford, Maine

SANFORD — Police say a drunk 37-year-old Manchester, New Hampshire man placed his 15-month-old baby in danger when he stood in traffic kicking cars with the child in his arms.

Hearing on Co-op Food firing of union organizers fills high school gym with angry members

Hanover — About 300 members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society packed the Hanover High School auditorium Wednesday, with many demanding that two fired employees be reinstated and denouncing the way Co-op Food Stores management handled the terminations.

NH state senate candidates deploy Bitcoin donation system PayStand

For roughly a dozen New Hampshire state senate candidates, PayStand's solution is making political donations with these new next-generation payment methods easier than ever.

Foreclosure rates continue to fall in Manchester-Nashua

Foreclosure activity in Manchester-Nashua was lower than the national foreclosure rate, which was 1.73 percent for the month.

More details emerge on Balsams plans as work continues behind the scenes

The Purely Balsams on-line URLs have been secured, the resort will have an on-site greenhouse to continue growing in the off-season, and the Culinary School will be reinstated.

NH general shares metaphors, wisdom . . . and his rank

A 1980 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, the New Hampshire native has dedicated 34 years of his life to his country. He earned the Silver Star -- the nation's third highest award for valor -- after serving as the Brigade Commander for the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division during the invasion of Iraq and commanding the unit's 'Thunder Run' into Baghdad

NH National Guard unit first artillery to train more closely with active duty force

'The 197th was selected as the first field artillery brigade to go through this training,' said Spencer.

Dartmouth: Laser made from superconducting artificial atom could aid information transfer in quantum computing

To create the laser, a team from Dartmouth College embedded a pair of electrons called a Cooper pair in a high-quality microwave cavity.

Boston.com: Ousted Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas offers to buy company

The Boston Globe reported early Thursday morning that Market Basket's ousted leader Arthur T. Demoulas and his side of the Demoulas family have made an offer to buy out rival family members for control of the company.

NH celebrates bittersweet anniversary of medical marijuana program

'Patients have nothing to celebrate on the first anniversary of New Hampshire’s medical marijuana law,' said Matt Simon, the Goffstown-based New England political director for the Marijuana Policy Project.

To TDS, TV is a gigabit must-have as it rolls out new service in two NH towns

The company has now turned up fiber-to-the-home networks to deliver gigabit services in two New Hampshire towns, Hollis and New London.

The Polish Princess: Baking bread and helping the economy one job at a time

At 7:30 in the morning on the 4th of July Magdalena Randall is in her kitchen in Lancaster with mixing bowls, dough, a large baking oven and a dream...

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