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JEANIE FORRESTER
LATELY GOV. Maggie Hassan has been taking credit for the bipartisan budget we passed last year. She wants you to forget the scathing rhetoric she unleashed on the Senate Republicans before she...
CHARLES M. ARLINGHAUS
We have enough big ideas already.
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It does not surprise that Gov. Maggie Hassan isn’t following the spirit of the new law created to bring citizens’ voices to the Site Evaluation Committee, which has been the voice of...
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The case of the missing rhinoceros head explanation.
DANIEL BARRICK
A new study shows room for big improvements in Manchester student achievement.
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The racism charge rears its ugly head in Littleton.
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Shaheen's friends are not very moderate.
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0 New York Times: Jurors' note hints at conviction in Blackwater case involving Rochester man

1 NHSUPCO tells retired officer reform prohibits quadruple dipping, only double dipping still allowed

0 MGM's legendary 'Lion's Share' slot machine headed to NH winner's Fla. home due to Granite State prohibition

0 Gilford parents can now appeal use of filth-laden books to teach children says school board

0 Mass. man acquitted of boating drunk after Winni collision sues other boater claiming negligence

0 Tit for tat: In wake of Shaheen absenteeism revelation, Brown accused of missing border security hearings

0 NH murder suspect now believed to be in Atlanta

0 Oyster River punishes everyone after handful of students bring pot, booze to school

0 How much is loved and hated NH comedian Sarah Silverman worth?

0 Federal inmate at county jail sues state for $15m over bad back

0 NH high court sides with Indian carmaker in contract row with NH dealers

0 NHDES tells Portsmouth nannies rust dust from working port nothing to fear

0 Slideshow: Tour John Irving’s Country Estate

0 Epping police take pigeon into custody after bird gets lost in race

0 PIMCO funds downgrade could trigger selloff; NHRS has $200M invested

0 Timberlane, bus company at odds as drivers vote to strike

0 Dover restaurants flooded by sewage sue city

0 Trace amounts of MTBE again found in water at West Swanzey school

0 Concord man gets reduced sentence following outpouring of courtroom support

0 Ex-CIA official talks security at Dartmouth

0 Sentencing delayed for crook who defrauded family and friends of $27.8M in Ponzie scheme

0 Ruger announcing AR-556 and Collector’s Series 10/22

0 Village Voice takes aim at Bitcoin zealots

0 Extreme Networks sees revenues up after Enterasys acquisition, but big net loss

0 Dover restaurant deluged by sewage tsunami closing doors for good

Authorities say Manchester man wanted on murder charges may be in Atlanta

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Matthew Dion, wanted on charges that he murdered his parents and torched their home last March, may be in the Atlanta area, city police said Wednesday.

Shaheen, Brown camps react to attendance reports

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Neither candidate for U.S. Senate will get a gold star for committee attendance, according to recent reports on both Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Scott Brown missing hearings.

Executive Council approves removal of Exit 12 Merrimack tollbooths

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The state stopped collecting tolls on the north and southbound ramps July 18, which is expected to cut turnpike revenue by about $600,000 a year.

Nashua panel to consider two police contracts

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Just one week after aldermen supported a police union contract for the department's patrolmen, city officials will begin reviewing two other police union bargaining agreements.

Stocks tumble on Ebola fears

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Stocks dropped more than 1 percent on Wednesday as the first diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in the United States spooked investors, economic data pointed to uneven growth, and the Russell 2000 index entered correction territory.

Liberia, U.S. officials say Ebola patient showed no symptoms before flying

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The man being treated for Ebola in Texas showed no signs of fever or symptoms of the virus when he left Liberia for the United States via Brussels on Sept. 19, Liberian and U.S. authorities said on Wednesday.

2 NH residents file lawsuit against JetBlue for sudden drop during flight

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Two people filed a lawsuit against JetBlue Airways alleging that a diverted flight from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Boston was so turbulent they suffered back and neck injuries and burns from a spilled coffee.

Two days after groundbreaking cataract surgery, Banner the lanner falcon is adjusting to her new eyesight in a spare room of her owner's Deering home.

Falcon recovering from first-of-its-kind cataract surgery

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Two days after groundbreaking cataract surgery, Banner the lanner falcon is adjusting to her new eyesight in a spare room of her owner's Deering home.

Two men sought for shooting at Sunapee house

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Police are asking for the public’s help in building evidence in building a case against two suspects they hope to arrest in coming days for allegedly firing several handgun shots into an acquaintance’s home Sunday night.

Secret Service director resigns under fire

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that showed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama.

Police block the entrance to Bedford High School, where a

Bomb threat cancels classes at Bedford schools in N.H., Mass.

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A bomb threat canceled classes for students at Bedford High School and Ross Lurgio Middle School on Wednesday. Bedford police Capt. Dan Douidi acknowledged that the Bedford, Mass., school district received a similar bomb threat Wednesday.

China tells countries not to meddle in Hong Kong

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi responded on Wednesday to comments by the United States and others on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying foreign countries should not meddle in China's domestic affairs.

A second 20,000-square-foot New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet is set to open on Friday.

Liquor Commission to open a second big outlet on I-93 in Hooksett

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The New Hampshire Liquor Commission plans to open a second 20,000-square-foot New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet on Friday as part of the redevelopment of the Interstate 93 Hooksett Welcome Centers.

PSNH outsources credit counselor work; merger behind move

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Public Service of New Hampshire acknowledged this week that it has outsourced work performed by company credit counselors, employees who help work out payment plans and other financial arrangements with customers.

Dartmouth College launches entrepreneurial center

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The Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network Innovation Center and New Venture Incubator, also known as DEN for short, was officially launched Wednesday night.

Ross Boisvert, vice president and general manager,  stands on the  new 8-inch and 10-inch snow making water pipes wait to be installed at McIntyre Ski Area in Manchester on Wednesday.

McIntyre Ski Area tickets prices on rise

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McIntyre Ski Area is adding more lights and increasing daily tickets by $2 as it aims to open a week earlier than normal — Dec. 6, weather permitting, of course.

While gondolas pass closely overhead, Peg Conwell, an employee at Loon Mountain Resort, on Monday does some gardening. In 2013, Loon, thanks to its extensive snowmaking system, opened on Nov. 8, the earliest date in its history. Loon officials said they are hoping to open as early or even earlier this year.

North Country ski areas getting ready for season

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It's only October, but North Country ski areas have been getting ready for the start of the 2014-2015 season for months, with several investing heavily in snowmaking that could both start those seasons earlier and extend them later.

Scott Brown's attendance at Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearings is under scrutiny.

Brown a no-show at border security meetings

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Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown has run several attack ads criticizing Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., for failing to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. But as a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Republican missed all six hearings on border security that he was eligible to attend, records suggest.

Prosecutors submitted this photo pointing out  suspended Plaistow police detective George Wickson (under arrow) in uniform among the officers attending the July 15 funeral of longtime police Chief Stephen Savage.

Ex-Plaistow detective could be jailed for attending chief's funeral in uniform

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Prosecutors want an ex-Plaistow police detective held without bail while he awaits trial on assault charges for wearing his uniform and carrying a loaded service weapon at the funeral of his longtime chief.

Groton's county tax bill up 190 percent

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The county portion of the tax rate for town residents is going up – by 190 percent.

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