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Rockingham County Attorney James Reams, a six-term Republican incumbent, will face off against Democrat David Mirsky, an Exeter lawyer whose practice focuses on appellate work on homicide cases in Massachusetts.

Details of Reams inquiry released

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Story on Union Leader's Right to Know request in Jim Reams case.

State to spend $1.345m for new Marine Patrol station

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With the Marine Patrol station in Gilford “sinking” into the ground, the state is spending $1,345,000 to buy property nearby on Lake Winnipesaukee for the construction of a new headquarters.

Lake group introducing anti-invasive species legislation

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The New Hampshire Lakes Association is working to introduce three bills to present to the legislature next month, all designed to bolster the work of state officials and dockside volunteers fighting invasive water species, like milfoil, that could ruin the state's lakes.

10 legislators to watch in this coming session

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Each member of the New Hampshire Legislature, one of the largest legislative bodies in the English-speaking world, will soon pore over the smallest details of approximately 1,000 bills.

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Business

FairPoint strike prompts delay in state contract

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The governor and Executive Council delayed voting on a $13 million state contract with FairPoint Communications on Tuesday after raising questions about service dependability related to company workers on strike.

20 State Employees Association declares impasse in bargaining

25 NH Supreme Court sides with state on public employee retirement contributions

0 State’s fiscal outlook revised to ‘stable’

Education

Superintendent taking heat over lack of communication

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THE SCHOOL board is set to have an unusual second meeting this month, to take place in the third week of December, just a couple days before Christmas break. Hopefully, for the sake of Superintendent Debra Livingston, the board members will already have the holiday spirit.

5 Ted Siefer's City Hall: Mayor's race shaping up to be a historic one

2 Ted Siefer's City Hall: Driver's ed program had been run into the ditch

Courts, Crime and Safety

Starting Jan. 1, NH elderly and disabled have more protection

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A new law taking effect on New Year’s Day establishes the crime of financial exploitation of an elderly, disabled or impaired adult.

0 High Court permits 'reasonable mistakes' by police in searches

Health & Environment

Executive Council postpones vote on condo docks proposal

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The New Hampshire Executive Council on Wednesday postponed a vote on property restrictions that would have allowed a Manchester condominium complex to build docks on the Merrimack River.

0 Hassan files another nominee for SEC

29 Shaheen, Ayotte split on Keystone vote

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