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June 22. 2013 2:34PM

NH ranks high in number of primary care doctors

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — While the federal health overhaul law has raised concerns about a national shortage of primary care doctors, the situation appears less severe in New Hampshire than in many other states, according to figures from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

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Littleton man has been missing since mysterious crash last Thursday

LITTLETON, N.H. - The search continues for a man missing since a mysterious car crash Thursday night. Littleton Police are searching for 43 year-old Christopher Gochee. He was last seen in his vehicle at around 7 p.m. Thursday in Woodsville.

N.H.'s Laurie List under the spotlight

It led to police Chief Joseph Gordon placing Wood's name on the Laurie List, which includes law enforcement officers from around the state with credibility concerns. Officers are placed on the Laurie List solely at the discretion of local police chiefs.

New Haven paid off sex harassment suit against Weare chief brought by female detective

However, Velleca's time in New Haven was not problem-free. The newspaper reported several of the detectives under his command filed hostile work environment complaints and the year after he retired as acting chief in 2011, the department paid $20,000 to settle a sexual harassment suit a female detective filed against him.

Hudson medical device maker Atrium faces lawsuits over surgical mesh

NASHUA – More than two dozen people have filed lawsuits against a Hudson-based medical device manufacturer, claiming the company knew its surgical mesh could cause …

Accused killer's alleged role in killing of NY violinist echoes role in 1991 NH murder

It was June 1991, and the investigation into the New Hampshire murder led almost immediately to the victim’s roommate, a 20-year-old stranger from Western New York. Jonathan M. Conklin didn’t kill Michael, but he did admit to helping orchestrate the attack.

Person killed by Downeaster in North Berwick

NORTH BERWICK, Maine — An unidentified person was struck and killed by the Amtrak Downeaster train 695 Saturday night about 7 p.m.

Segway inventor takes aim at thirst with Slingshot, but units cost top $200K

There's a problem. Kamen says each Slingshot costs his company several hundred thousand dollars to build. He's looking to partner with companies and organizations to distribute Slingshots around the world, but says a little more engineering work needs to be done in order to lower the production costs.

Walpole wins statewide tap water taste test

The drinking water in 13 towns across New Hampshire went glass-to-glass, and Walpole came out on tap.

Loaf and Ladle building revival moving ahead

EXETER — The aging former Loaf and Ladle restaurant building is about to be revived after the Historic District Commission Thursday night OK'd a plan to renovate and expand the downtown landmark.

Dover rallying around restaurants closed by sewage flood

A GoFundMe page entitled 'Get Kelley’s and Blue Back Open' has begun online and has raised substantial money in a short period of time.

Get your schnitzel on at Londonderry German fiesta

Schnitzelfest features German specialties like knockwurst, bratwurst, German potato salad, and, of course, grilled or fried schnitzel.

Retired living in NH isn't easy (or cheap)

The Granite State was ranked as the 8th most expensive of the 50 states in which to live in a June study conducted by CNBC, and that was a three-place jump from 11th in the financial network’s similar cost of living report issued just one year earlier.

Keene memorial to Robin Williams has outstayed its welcome

Six weeks after the actor’s Aug. 11 death by suicide, the signs, stuffed animals, candles and photographs in downtown Keene present a mental health dilemma, according to a local mental health specialist.

Former KSC basketball player killed months after joining NYC police in patrol van crash

Michael Williams, 25, wanted to be a police offer just like his father — but a tragic crash killed him after only nine months on the beat. Eight other officers in the van were injured.

Biologists come to aid of 3 loons tangled in fishing line, 1 doesn't survive

MOULTONBOROUGH, New Hampshire — Biologists have come to the aid of three loons tangled in plastic fishing line.

AP corrects misstatement on dropout rate in NH

The report said nearly one-third of students in some high schools fail to graduate on time, not that some high schools graduate as few as one-third of their students.

Conway motel cited for 49 fire code violations

CONWAY — The White Deer Motel was closed and 29 tenants evicted Friday by the Conway Fire Department after Chief Steve Solomon determined that the manager had made no progress in complying with 49 state fire code violations.

Woman on fire saved by passing police officer in Brentwood

BRENTWOOD — A woman suffered second-degree burns over her entire body Monday morning after she was found on fire outside her home by a police detective on patrol.

Police identifies second man killed by Downeaster in as many months

The fatality was the second deadly incident with a train in North Berwick in recent months. A North Berwick man died July 23 when he stepped in front of a Downeaster train.

Weare owner searching for person who spray-painted his dog

A Weare man is trying to track down the person who spray-painted his dog, not once but twice.

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