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GOP attempts to tie Shaheen to old criminal case

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The case, from 1980, involved the Bill and Bob's jewelry stores, which the Shaheens owned until divesting their ownership in 1977 to former state Sen. Bob Fennelly, who was Bill Shaheen's brother-in-law.

Austrian town officials resign after Nazi basement film

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he case has prompted extensive media coverage in Austria, which is still coming to terms with its past as part of Nazi Germany after Adolf Hitler, who was born in Austria, annexed the country in 1938.

Angry with Washington, 1 in 4 Americans open to secession

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Some 23.9 percent of Americans polled from Aug. 23 through Sept. 16 said they strongly supported or tended to support the idea of their state breaking away, while 53.3 percent of the 8,952 respondents strongly opposed or tended to oppose the notion.

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Scots spurn independence, vote to stay in the United Kingdom

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Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom, spurning independence in a historic referendum that had worried allies and investors, results showed early Friday with more than two thirds of the vote declared.

 

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Polish freedom fighter Ayszard Pencko of Salem was presented with Poland’s Cross of Freedom and Solidarity this week. 

Pictured are, from left, State Rep. John Cebrowski, R-Bedford; Anthony J. Bajdek, President, Polish American Congress — N.H.; Cross of Freedom and Solidarity Award recipient Ayszard Pencko; Marek Lesniewski-Laas, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland; and N.H. Labor Commissioner Jim Craig.

Salem man presented with Polish award

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Polish immigrant receives award for his work in the Polish Solidarity movement that helped to restore his country to democracy.

State law prohibits displaying completed ballots on social media sites

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CONCORD — Lawmakers this year made it a violation to take a photo of a marked ballot and display it on Facebook or other social media.

Nominees named to energy facility approval board

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Two retiring lawmakers have been nominated to seats on the state Site Evaluation Committee, which decides large energy projects such as Northern Pass, a new natural gas pipeline or an electric...

After Wednesday's Executive Council meeting ended a little early at Seacoast Science Center at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, councilors and Gov. Maggie Hassan posed for a group photo by the ocean and even found time for a few tries at the lawn game known as ladder ball. Councilor Chris Pappas of Manchester, front, proved to be an adept tosser. Also watching are councilors Joe Kenney and Debora Pignatelli, along with Hassan, at left.

Executive Council tables action on Pennichuck bond plan until Oct. 1 meeting

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New Hampshire's Executive Council requested more details Wednesday about the $54 million borrowing plan for the public utility that provides water to at least 11 southern New Hampshire municipalities.

House fails to override three Gov. Hassan vetoes

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Three bills dealing with state employee bullying, access to confidential and proprietary agency information and lottery winners die when the House fails to override vetoes.

Governor to nominate three to the bench

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Governor nominates head of Public Utilities Commission to Superior Court bench and two others to be judges.

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Supporters eager for Hillary's return to NH

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Is she the next "Comeback" Kid? Besides Bill Clinton, of course, who will be back on Oct. 16 for the 2014 Jefferson Jackson Celebration in Manchester.

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Brown creates 'Don't come home' petition

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Scott Brown launched a petition asking Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen not to leave Washington for recess until Congress secures the border and passes a bill to strip American ISIS fighters of...

Not every human gets elected, but that chicken certainly pecked away at the legal system

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Score last week: chicken: one; human: zero.

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