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April 18. 2013 2:14PM

Keene Sentinel: America's hypocrisy plays out for the world to see

President Barack Obama campaigned in 2008 on a pledge to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. But 4 years and 3 months since his first inauguration, Obama hasnít managed any progress on that promise.



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As Bitcoin thrives, Monadnock Region businesses approach with caution

As Silicon Valley investors and currency speculators continue to keep their sights ó and dollars ó fixed on Bitcoin, a small number of Monadnock Region businesses are dipping their toes in the water to experiment with the electronic currency.

Belmont firm awarded $6.7M contract for portable universal battery systems for the M119A3 Howitzer

Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of July 21, 2018.

iCAD buys two Calif. firms in $12.6m deal, could mean 40% increase in N.H. companyís revenue

Nashua-based iCAD Inc. has agreed to acquire two California companies in a $12.6 million deal that would increase the companyís revenues by nearly 40 percent and enable it to offer more comprehensive services in the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer.

New Jersey State Police to buy 2,800 new Sig Sauer pistols

The New Jersey State Police will take delivery of 2,800 P229 Enhanced Elite pistols.

Dartmouth researcher finds cat poop cure for cancer

Dartmouth College researchers claim to have discovered a parasite commonly found in cat feces that can be used to cure cancer.

3 years later, slaying of 11-year-old found in river still haunts community longing for arrest

Celina Cass was last seen hunched over a computer in her family's apartment in West Stewartstown on July 25, 2011.

FairPoint unions say initial vote count shows overwhelming support for strike authorization

Unions representing FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say preliminary vote counts suggest an overwhelming majority of members support authorizing a strike.

Scott Brown Tweets Pic Posing with DeLorean, Spells DeLorean Wrong

Scott Brown, New Hampshire candidate for U.S. Senate, tweeted out a photo of himself and a supporter with the supporter's futuristic-looking, gull-winged DeLorean on Saturday. Yes, that's the car from “Back to the Future.” And yes, he spelled the name of the car wrong.

Clinton, despite stratospheric poll numbers, is very likely to face primary opposition

With every passing week, one thing becomes ever clearer: Hillary Rodham Clinton is going to be the Democratic presidential nominee in 2016.

Laconia police officer appeals suspension in court

A city police officer who was suspended for two days without pay for her third infraction of internal policies has appealed her suspension to the Belknap County Superior Court.

Collision cuts power to 1,475 customers

On Thursday evening after 4 p.m. a pick-up truck and 18-wheeler carrying logs collided near the intersection of Rt. 16 and Milan Hill Road in Milan, NH.

Meriam Ibrahim: Family drops new lawsuit brought against Sudanese Christian convert

The cancelling of the case brought against Meriam Ibrahim by her Muslim family days before it was scheduled to be heard raises hopes she might finally be able to leave Sudan for exile in America

Bicycle enthusiasts to gather on Main Street to re-create historic Concord photo

While flipping through books at the Museum of New Hampshire History, Lorraine Courtney stumbled across a photo dating to about 1890 that shows a line of bicyclists posing on Main Street in Concord.

Fired Lebanon food co-op workers: 'We were told to keep quiet about pay'

Lebanon ó When Dan King got to work at the Co-op Food Store in Lebanon at 10 a.m. on June 13 and began sweeping the floor, as was his usual routine, he had no idea what the day would bring.

Helicopter drops 4-ton howitzer 700 feet at base where NH unit is training

Soldiers making up artillery regiments from New Hampshire, Michigan, Rhode Island and West Virginia are sleeping in tents spread over some of the 147,000 acres of the camp. The camp is based in Crawford County.

Delivery of National Guard services threatened by federal mandate giving vets first dibs on contracts

A program that helps New Hampshire National Guard members and their families is caught in a disagreement over whether aiding one group of veterans could end up hurting another.

NH family shares tale of surviving dangerous hike in French Alps

They return from France empty-handed, but with a story that put this family with ties to Keene in the national spotlight last week.

Liquor enforcers in beach attire fine 13 for drinking on Rye beach

Officers from the New Hampshire Liquor Commission's Division of Enforcement dressed in "beach attire" Saturday to go undercover and helped local police cite 13 people for drinking alcoholic beverages on Wallis Sands Beach, said Rye Police Chief Kevin Walsh.

Risks and rewards of illegal parking lots at Hampton Beach

HAMPTON ó In recent weeks there has been a renewed call for some sort of action to increase the number of parking spaces at Hampton Beach, and as talks have continued about the annual issue some residents have asked the town to start cracking down on illegal parking lots.

GE Capital provides Brookstone with $115M in working capital

The financing will be used to support the companyís recent acquisition by Sailing Innovation (Sailing) and general working capital needs.


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