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April 24. 2014 2:07PM

Small, local golf ball companies look for big splash

Rob Zimmerman and Glendon Sutton would love a tiny slice of that pie. Zimmerman is the founder of 3 Up Golf, which is based in Nashua, N.H., where he lives. Sutton’s company claims it has the only three-piece ball on the market with a tungsten core, which plays into its unconventional logo.

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UFO festival set for Labor Day weekend in Exeter

The festival is being put on by the Exeter Area Kiwanis Club. The festival has been held in downtown Exeter for the last four years, drawing UFO enthusiasts from across the country.

Suicide with a gun seven times more likely than being murdered with a gun in NH

New Hampshire had a firearm suicide rate of 7.36 per 100,000 people with 97 suicides in 2012, according to News21 data.

Townshend, Vt. shooting deemed murder-suicide; NH conducting autopsy of victim

An autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Concord, N.H., showed that McFadden's manner of death was homicide, and she died of a gunshot wound to the head and a second gunshot injury to her neck, police said.

Seabrook case offers lessons for Portsmouth police probe of officer named in will

PORTSMOUTH — While city officials plan for an independent probe of a police officer's contested $2.7 million inheritance, Seabrook's town manager said an outside agency that investigated police wrongdoing in that town was affordable, fast and professional.

Claremont postmaster indicted for alleged thefts from PTO

Remick is alleged to have taken more than $2,000 between September of 2012 and March of this year, before she was caught by employees at Claremont Savings Bank and the Claremont Middle School.

For all its horror, Foley's death isn't changing views of lawmakers in D.C.

President Barack Obama said the United States wouldn't scale back its military posture in Iraq in response to James Foley's killing.

Syrian activists pay tribute to beheaded NH journalist

Anti-government activists in Syria have paid tribute to American war journalist James Foley, who is believed to have been beheaded by militants Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq.

ISIS backer Qatar condemns beheading as un-Islamic

DOHA: Qatar, accused by a German minister of financing Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) jihadists, condemned Thursday the group's beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley as a "crime against the principles of Islam."

Tea company finds Laconia 12th most honest, blondes most honest, women more honest than men

LACONIA — A nationwide social experiment conducted by Honest Tea, makers of organic beverages, found that 89-percent of people here — or at least the people visiting here — are honest, placing Laconia 12th among the 61 cities surveyed.

Mystery tombstone lying in Laconia stream

LACONIA — A white marble tombstone lying in Durkee Brook, just downstream from the bridge on Academy Street, is ridden with riddles.

Two dead in Townshend, Vt. shooting

The woman who was airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., for treatment of gunshot wounds, died after arrival.

Dartmouth introduces 'gender-inclusive' bathrooms

The bathrooms labeled gender-inclusive are open to any person, regardless of gender identity.

NHPR Audio: N.H. Market Basket vendors pull out in support of workers

Some New Hampshire food and beverage vendors who supply Market Basket's shelves say they're backing workers by no longer selling products to the beleaguered grocery chain.

N.H. liquor officials punish Rindge store for violating federal synthetic pot prohibition

RINDGE — A Rindge convenience store is accused of selling synthetic marijuana that contains federally banned substances on two occasions in the past year, according to officials with the N.H. Liquor Commission.

Medical billing fraud deeply rooted in systems that foster dishonesy

Or what about an EHR program that allows the record to be altered after the fact? Why should any patient record have that capability? Doesn't that create an atmosphere where someone can commit fraud more easily?

Claremont man to plead guilty to sexual abuse of toddlers and making videos with wife

Last month, his wife Ashley Blood was sentenced to 25-years to life in prison for her role in the alleged abuse after she pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault and two counts to manufacturing images of child sexual abuse.

Weirs water main break closes railroad

Laconia — A 12-inch water main burst on alongside the railroad tracks at Weirs Beach on Wednesday afternoon which caused the closure of the track and crews working late into the night to fix the pipe.

Growing number of minority populations in state's public schools

New Hampshire ranks consistently as one of the most racially homogeneous states in the nation. Census data show that more than 92 percent of residents are white.

Postal Service workers' comp costs spike as headcount plunges

The Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates that private industry workers’ compensation in the same occupations cost 73 cents per work hour, while the Postal Service paid $1.16 per work hour in fiscal 2013, according to the report.

WaPo: Wheelchair scams expose Medicare’s weak defenses against fraud

The sucker in this scheme was the U.S. government. That wasn’t the peculiar part. The tool of the crime was the motorized wheelchair.

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