All Stories UnionLeader.com delivers the lastest news, sports and opinion in New Hampshire. http://www.unionleader.com News/Sports/Business/Entertainment/Opinion Copyright 2017 Union Leader Corp. http://www.unionleader.com/section/?template=RSS en-us Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:37:00 EST cperreault@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:37:00 EST digital@unionleader.com (Carl Perreault) Carlicus (0.0.1.1) http://www.unionleader.com/images/unionleaderlogo3.jpg New Hampshire Union Leader - Headlines http://www.unionleader.com New Hampshire news, sports and opinion 144 54 NH's online retailers wary of sales tax ruling New Hampshire online retailers could be on the hook to collect sales tax for dozens of states and thousands of locales after the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld South Dakota's online sales tax law. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/NEWS21/180629877&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 02:50:00 EST Manchester police 'chief day' origins murky Information about the origin and extent of the police department's 'chief day' perk is proving elusive, even for the men who doled it out. Three former Manchester chiefs ' Louis Craig, Peter Favreau and Mark Driscoll ' said on Thursday that they had no recollection of the unorthodox practice, whereby chiefs rewarded certain... http://www.unionleader.com/local--county-government/former-manchester-police-chiefs-contradict-willard-deny-knowledge-of-chief-days-past-mayors-never-heard-of-them-either-20180621&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 02:50:00 EST Haverhill man missing since suspicious fire at his home Local police are asking for the public's help in New Hampshire and Vermont in finding a Haverhill man missing since right around the time there was a suspicious fire at his home Tuesday morning. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/NEWS07/180629820&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 02:49:00 EST NH Club Notes: Club recognized for grant to improve sports courts Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig presented the Kiwanis Club of Manchester with a resolution acknowledging a 75,000 grant the club provided to the Manchester Parks Recreation Department. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/NEWHAMPSHIRE02/180629825&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:49:00 EST CFMA chapter established in NH B2W Software Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Dave Flynn, along with leaders from several construction companies in the state, has established a New Hampshire Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association CFMA. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/NEWS02/180629842&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Trump directs U.S. agencies to reunite families at border Melania visits region President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he was directing federal agencies to begin reuniting children and parents separated at the U.S.-Mexico border after entering the country illegally, a first step to implementing his executive order reversing an administration policy that had drawn global condemnation. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/NEWS06/180629844&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Edwards for a new generation To the Editor: The millennial generation has become one of the largest voting blocs in the American electorate. Yet, most candidates ignore millennials' interests completely. Many politicians blame young people for the problems of our nation, as if they have played any role in the issues. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION04/180629848&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Another View -- Michele Merritt: Prison drug treatment saves lives and makes us safer It's not news that New Hampshire continues to suffer the deadly scourge of the overdose epidemic. Nationwide, we are third for overdose deaths in the nation, only behind West Virginia and Ohio. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION0204/180629849&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Reject the Trump Party To the Editor: The word pusillanimous is defined as 'lacking courage or resolution, cowardly, faint-hearted, timid, proceeding from or indicating a cowardly spirit.' It's usage peaked around 1800, but suddenly seems to have a very modern application. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION04/180629850&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Too busy! Craig has no time for accountability Mayor Joyce Craig sure has a packed schedule. In fact, the Manchester mayor has been so busy this week that she has not had a second to answer questions about allegations of rape against two Manchester police officers. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION01/180629851&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Deroy Murdock: The left refuses to accept Trump's surrender Yet again, Donald J. Trump's foes will not take yes for an answer. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION02/180629852&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Keep the death penalty: Sununu's veto should be upheld We are pleased that Gov. Chris Sununu followed through on his commitment to veto Senate Bill 593, a bill that would repeal the death penalty in the Granite State. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION01/180629853&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:47:00 EST David Harsanyi: Zero tolerance for immigration answers As soon as the Trump administration adopted a 'zero-tolerance' policy requiring law enforcement to prosecute all immigrants who crossed the border illegally, it became clear that officials weren't prepared to deal with the crush of kids who would find themselves under their supervision. Nor were they able to implement the policy in a... http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION02/180629854&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:47:00 EST Change of direction To the Editor: As a proud Vietnam vet, I am becoming increasingly saddened about the direction of our country. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION04/180629859&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:46:00 EST Making up for my vote To the Editor: With some of the bills that the current governor of New Hampshire has signed into law, he has guaranteed that people who voted for him in the past will not be doing so in the future, and I will be one of them. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/OPINION04/180629860&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:46:00 EST Convicted rapist accused of sending threatening letters to victims A man convicted of raping a woman during an armed robbery at Emery Farm in Durham is facing new charges related to the incident. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/NEWS03/180629865&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:46:00 EST Smuttynose making a comeback after foreclosure sale Smuttynose Brewing Company in Hampton is undergoing a renaissance after financial struggles led to a foreclosure sale in March. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/NEWS02/180629866&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST University system proposes 86m bio-tech expansion University of New Hampshire officials are asking the state for 35 million over the next six years for a new biological and life sciences building that would train workers for the emerging industry of regenerative medicine in cooperation with inventor Dean Kamen's ARMI initiative in Manchester. http://www.unionleader.com/education/University-system-proposes-86m-bio-tech-expansion-06222018&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:49:00 EST Pollution protest planned in Merrimack One day after a new report was released highlighting the health effects associated with perfluorooctanoic acid and other chemicals in the water, a pollution protest has now been organized for this weekend in Merrimack. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180622/NEWS22/180629871&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:47:00 EST Police: Naked intruder choked dog, attacked officers A city man out on bail after allegedly attacking police officers at Concord Hospital Monday was arrested Wednesday after police said he broke into an occupied apartment, threw property off the porch and choked a dog. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/naked-man-tried-to-strangle-golden-retriever-during-violent-concord-home-invasion-police-say-20180621&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:12:00 EST Manchester fire displaces 7 Firefighters quickly knocked down a Manchester apartment fire Thursday afternoon that displaced seven people, according to fire officials. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/NEWS07/180629861&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:08:00 EST House postpones vote on a second immigration bill after voting down first With a crisis over family separations still boiling on the border, the House on Thursday voted down a conservative immigration bill and abruptly postponed a vote on a more moderate proposal pitched as a compromise between battling Republican factions, an embarrassing setback for House leaders. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/NEWS06/180629870&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:31:00 EST Sununu follows through on promise to veto repeal of death penalty Surrounded by police officers and relatives of murder victims Thursday, Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed a repeal of New Hampshire's seldom-used death penalty. http://www.unionleader.com/state-government/sununu-follows-through-on-promise-to-veto-repeal-of-death-penalty-20180621&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:18:00 EST DHHS report: EPA's recommended chemical levels for PFOA, PFAS in water too high State officials and residents are scrambling to respond to a newly released federal study indicating far lower thresholds for risk levels than those recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency for exposure to common chemicals used in Teflon and firefighting foam. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/NEWS12/180629878&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:27:00 EST Spieth rebounds, shares Travelers first-round lead Defending champion Jordan Spieth, coming off a horrible showing in the U.S. Open, made a nice turnaround Thursday in the opening round of the Travelers Championship at Cromwell, Conn. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/SPORTS05/180629826&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:49:00 EST Celtics draft Aggies' Williams The Boston Celtics, picking No. 27 in Thursday night's NBA draft, selected Robert Williams, a 6-10, 237-pound center from Texas AM. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/SPORTS0201/180629828&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:49:00 EST David Unkles hurls Derry Post to victory David Unkles threw a five-inning complete game, allowing three hits and striking out three in Derry Post's 11-1 win over Dover Post in Senior American Legion play Thursday night in Dover. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/SPORTS01/180629830&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST B's, Chicago in Classic at Notre Dame Stadium The National Hockey League released its complete 1,271-game schedule for 2018-19 on Thursday, headlined by an Oct. 3 season-opening slate including the home opener for the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/SPORTS0701/180629831&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Largest U.S. banks clear first hurdle in Fed's toughest annual stress tests The 35 largest U.S. banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/NEWS02/180629832&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Gaughan, Powers honored as track athletes of the year Exeter's Jackie Gaughan and Billy Powers of Winnacunnet of Hampton have been named the Gatorade Track Field Athletes of the Year. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/SPORTS21/180629833&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST UNH hockey team announces nine-member freshman class University of New Hampshire head men's hockey coach Mike Souza has announced the freshman class for the 2018-2019 season. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/SPORTS22/180629835&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Porcello brilliant as Sox rout Twins The Red Sox made it at least a good road trip with a 9-2 win over the Minnesota Twins Thursday, completing their 10-game trip against the Orioles, Mariners and Twins with a 6-4 record. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/SPORTS0101/180629837&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Intel CEO resigns over relationship with employee Intel Corp. Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found a consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/NEWS02/180629843&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST Trump's plan for immigrant families likely doomed in court, experts say Trump's plan for immigrant families likely doomed in court, experts say http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/NEWS06/180629845&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST States stand to pocket billions as Supreme Court rules internet businesses must collect sales taxes States stand to pocket billions as Supreme Court rules internet businesses must collect sales taxes http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/NEWS06/180629847&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:00 EST World Cup: Croatia hammers Argentina Croatia delivered a dominating performance to post a 3-0 win over Argentina on Thursday at Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, to reach the World Cup's round of 16 for the first time since 1998. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/SPORTS13/180629857&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:46:00 EST Manchester police arrest three men with needles, drugs in Bronstein Park Three Manchester men face drug-related charges after police said they found them with drugs and needles in Bronstein Park Wednesday evening. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/manchester-police-arrest-three-men-with-needles-drugs-in-bronstein-park--20180621&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:11:00 EST Fast moving fire destroys Barrington auto shop, injures owner BARRINGTON - A man was injured during a quick-moving fire at Landry's Auto Salvage in Barrington Thursday morning. http://www.unionleader.com/public-safety/fast-moving-fire-destroys-barrington-auto-shop-injures-owner-20180621&source=RSS Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:11:00 EST Columnist Charles Krauthammer dies at 68 after battle with cancer Dr. Charles Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist and intellectual provocateur who championed the foreign policy of neoconservatism, died Thursday at 68. http://www.unionleader.com/politics/Columnist-Charles-Krauthammer-dies-at-68-06212018&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:10:00 EST Body of missing Lebanon man found in Mass. Police say the body of a missing Lebanon man has been found in Massachusetts. http://www.unionleader.com/public-safety/body-of-missing-lebanon-man-found-in-mass-20180621&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:42:00 EST Executive council OKs spending 200K to plant seven acres of roadside wildflowers More wildflowers will bloom along New Hampshire highways, or at least along certain portions of them, now that the Executive Council has approved nearly 200,000 to sow them, and another 60,000 to plant purple lilacs. http://www.unionleader.com/state-government/executive-council-oks-spending-200k-to-plant-seven-acres-of-roadside-wildflowers-20180621&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:19:00 EST Mayor Craig: 'Chief days' probe will identify who's responsible and how much it cost city Mayor Joyce Craig said on Wednesday that the city will perform an internal audit of a long-standing police department practice whereby police chiefs rewarded officers with a paid day off that isn't counted toward earned vacation time. http://www.unionleader.com/local--county-government/mayor-craig-chief-days-probe-will-identify-whos-responsible-and-how-much-it-cost-city-20180620&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:15:00 EST Man sentenced for trying to steal women's underwear from apartments near Plymouth State University A would-be underwear thief has pleaded guilty to entering occupied student apartments near Plymouth State University earlier this year. http://www.unionleader.com/crime/man-sentenced-for-trying-to-steal-womens-underwear-from-apartments-near-plymouth-state-university-20180621&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:27:00 EST Editorial Cartoon No. 2: June 21, 2018 http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/OPINION03/180629881&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 04:25:00 EST Editorial Cartoon No. 1: June 21, 2018 http://www.unionleader.com/article/20180621/OPINION03/180629882&source=RSS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 04:24:00 EST