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GOP candidates Guinta, Innis square off during debate

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Former Congressman Frank Guinta brushed off a reference to him being a career politician during a congressional candidates' debate on a news radio show Wednesday.

Latest poll points to tight Senate race

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A new poll gauges public opinion of Scott Brown and Jeanne Shaheen in the U.S. Senate race.

Seabrook fires two officers for Bergeron brutality; Third officer suspended, lieutenant demoted

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Town authorities announced Wednesday afternoon that police officers Mark Richardson and Adam Laurent have been fired for their brutal actions following the November 2009 arrest of Michael Bergeron, then 19.

NH faces lawsuit over new election law

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The New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union is suing the state over a new law that it says stacks the deck against third parties in getting ballot access.

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LAMBERT

Republican congressional candidate Lambert says he'd serve only 3 terms

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Recently retired Marine Col. Gary Lambert looks to the Marine Corps for a parallel to explain his pledge to serve only three terms — a mere six years — if elected to the 2nd New Hampshire Congressional district this fall.

Senate candidate Bob Smith speaks at an interview at the New Hampshire Union Leader in Manchester on July 15.

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Smith vows to campaign on principle

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Former U.S. Sen. Bob Smith always did things his way, from championing the immigration of Cuban child Elian Gonzalez to denouncing the Senate's Republican leadership on the Senate floor.

 

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Potential deal between ex-LGC subsidiaries, regulators

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Former subsidiaries of the New Hampshire Local Government Center may have reached an agreement with state regulators that would forgo a hearing to decide whether the public insurance administrators...

HealthTrust's tax-free status still in limbo

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The state Bureau of Securities Regulation and former subsidiaries of the New Hampshire Local Government Center could potentially reach an agreement that would cancel a hearing to determine whether...

Maine governor bemoans move of 8 child immigrants to his state

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Maine Governor Paul LePage blasted the White House on Tuesday for placing in his state eight children who tried to cross the border illegally.

Afternoon commuter traffic picks up during road work on Interstate 93 North at Exit 3 in Windham on Wednesday.

Revenue from gas tax increase ramps up paving state highways

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The recent 4.2 cent gas tax increase is already paying dividends for the state's highways and bridges.

Executive Council approves Medicaid expansion contract

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Down party lines, the Executive Council voted 3-2 for a $292 million contract with the state's two managed care companies that currently administer the Medicaid program.

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Columns

Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook: The grandson also rises

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What I didn't know, until it started popping up all over our newspaper last week, was what the heck “rising'' meant.

Ted Siefer's City Hall: 'Sexting' episode on Facebook becomes topic in real world

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MANCHESTER POLITICS can be a nasty business, but they may have sunk to new depths this past week with the news of a "sexting" episode involving Rich Girard, the radio host and conservative political...

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Rainy day blues

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Much was made this session about the state's Rainy Day Fund and the $15 million surplus from fiscal year 2013.

OPINION

Relief and questions: Abby Hernandez returns home

Ryan Pitts: Reluctant hero

George Will: In California, Goldwater 2.0

Jonah Goldberg: Will big business become the left's faithful lapdog?

Insanity: Obamacare and the rule of law

Charles Arlinghaus: NH's counterweight to a strong central government

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