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U.S. Sen Jeanne Shaheen answers a question as her Republican opponent, former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, listens during a debate hosted by WMUR and the New Hampshire Union Leader at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Goffstown.

Senate candidates sharply divided on Islamic threat, Ebola, Obamacare

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U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown got in the last punches in what was the final round of their debates before Tuesday's election.

Shaheen, Brown supporters gather at final debate

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Hundreds lined the entrance to the New Hampshire Institute of Politics prior to Thursday's debate between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Republican candidate Scott Brown.

About 400 screaming, enthusiastic supporters packed the sidewalk and edges of the driveway, waiting for incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her opponent, Republican Scott Brown, to arrive with their families.

Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71

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Boston Mayor Tom Menino, 70, pauses as he tells a crowd gathered inside Fanueil Hall that he will not seek re-election in Boston, Massachusetts, in this file photo taken March 28, 2013. Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died at age 71 from cancer, a former spokesman said October 30, 2014.

BOSTON - Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, died on Thursday at age 71 from cancer, his family said in a statement.

Gov. Maggie Hassan answers a question as her Republican opponent, Walt Havenstein, listens during a live televised debate for governor hosted by WMUR, the New Hampshire Union Leader, and The New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College on Wednesday.

Candidates for governor take on economy, Ebola in debate

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Ebola, the economy and right-to-work legislation were among the topics that provided fodder for disagreement in Wednesday night's debate between Gov. Maggie Hassan and GOP challenger Walt Havenstein.

 

State Government    click for more

State's High Court refuses to hear NH Right to Life appeal

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The New Hampshire Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal of anti-abortion activists who challenged the regulatory approvals that allow Planned Parenthood to prescribe medication used to induce...

Concealed carry fight looms in the state

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Gun-rights advocates plan to push legislation to get rid of the state law requiring a license to carry a concealed weapon here.

Committee rejects call for additional money to help charter schools

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The House Finance Committee decided Wednesday not to recommend legislation next year that would increase charter school funding.

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Derry's tax rate drops as property valuations increase

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The state Department of Revenue Administration recently set the tax rate lower than in 2013, according to a news release.

TOM REID

AG sued over documents in former Rockingham County attorney case

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Former Deputy Rockingham County Attorney Tom Reid filed a lawsuit against state Attorney General Joseph Foster claiming he is illegally withholding investigative files related to a months-long probe...

During this week's discussion on the potential sale of unused town properties, Hudson selectmen agreed the Hills Memorial Library might eventually be added to the list. The former library, built in 1909, has been costly to maintain, Selectman Ben Nadeau said.

0 Officials say old Hudson library hemorrhaging money

0 Derry's property tax rate drops

0 Derry Councilors vote to change starting time of meetings: earlier time will be tried for a month

0 Town tax rate about to get lower

0 Police want to know what Goffstown stakeholders think

0 Few attend Derry’s meet and greet for new administrator

Columns

Senate battle attracts 17,000 TV ads in NH

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A study shows the political ads on the U.S. Senate race between Democrat Jeanne Shaheen and Republican Scott Brown have been nothing short of relentless.

Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook: Bradlee, B.J. and a heavenly forgiveness

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The famous Washington Post executive editor, who died last week, lived down the road from my folks in Candia when Ben had his first newspaper job, as a reporter for my father’s New Hampshire...

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Paul solicits the 'leave me the hell alone' vote

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Sen. Rand Paul stars in a new ad for Senate GOP hopeful Scott Brown. Brown welcomes the big-name support ahead of Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen's big rally with Hillary Clinton on Sunday.

OPINION

Misleading women: Does Kuster think they're bad at math?

Patricia LaFrance: For Hillsborough County Attorney

Kuster's abortion lies: Claims against Garcia are untrue

George Will: In Georgia, a capitalist struggles

Jonah Goldberg -- Cure for gridlock: Take hard votes

The Obamaconomy: Shea-Porter shows its flaw

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