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App reviews: Thumbly, a custom keyboard, and Kitchen Stories, for meal planning

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Single-handedly creating a custom keyboard for your phone Are you a one-armed bandit on your phone? To those who still type mostly with one thumb: There’s a keyboard out there for you: Thumbly. This custom keyboard fans the familiar QWERTY layout from the bottom corner of your phone, so you can type with one hand easily. The app works for …

How you talk to your baby now can impact their social skills later

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Think you have your hands full making sure your baby is fed and clean and gets enough sleep? Here’s another thing for the list: developing …

For sale in Bow: Glorious details, wonderful location

Sunday, August 2, 2015

The well-maintained colonial at 13 Buckingham Drive is situated in one of Bow’s most sought-after neighborhoods, Buckingham Estates. Sited on 2.35 acres of professionally landscaped …

Congressional Roll Call, July 31

Sunday, August 2, 2015

By Targeted News Service Here’s a look at how members of Congress voted over the previous week. House Student Aid and Private Universities: The House has passed the Need-Based Educational Aid Act (S. 1482), sponsored by Sen. Chuck …

On the Suncook River, a slow, rolling disaster response

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Nearly a decade after the Suncook River jumped its banks in Epsom – in the most dramatic change of course for a river in New Hampshire’s recorded history – the state is now beginning work to stabilize the …

Capital Beat: Bipartisan group to focus on ‘opportunity gap’

Saturday, August 1, 2015

The presidential candidates flooding to New Hampshire often talk about their humble beginnings, and how they worked their way up to become the people they are today. It’s the classic promise of the American Dream – that no …

Ray Duckler: I wanted to track a moose, at a time when calves are dying

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Henry Jones peered through the trees, flashed a peace sign-like symbol, then flicked his index and middle fingers quickly back and forth, over and over, one at a time. “We’re close,” whispered Jones, a graduate student in a …

Laconia’s 2015 Motorcycle Week rally loses money

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Laconia’s Motorcycle Week ended with the rally losing money for the first time since 2007. City Manager Scott Myers said staging the event cost almost $150,000 and made just over $146,000. NH1.com reported Laconia typically uses a portion of the profits from the rally to purchase new items …

McCain asks New Hampshire voters to pay attention to Graham in 2016

Saturday, August 1, 2015

At the end of a Saturday town hall held for Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday, fellow Republican Sen. John McCain made a direct appeal to New Hampshire voters. “Tell your friends to go and see …

A month full of moons

Saturday, August 1, 2015

A “blue moon,” which typically refers to a second full moon appearance within the same month, rises over the Lake Michigan horizon in Milwaukee, Wis., on Friday. …

Swimming despite warning

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Triathletes leave the water after swimming in the Copacabana beach during training ahead of the Triathlon Olympic Qualifier event, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday. They swam despite published warnings that water in the area was “unfit” …

Hillary and Bill Clinton earn more than $139M

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to federal income tax returns released by her campaign Friday. The returns show that the Clintons paid an overall federal tax rate of 31.6 percent during …

Jolie visits female factory workers

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Angelina Jolie has joined Myanmar’s opposition leader and democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, in sitting down with female workers to learn more about their dire conditions. Jolie, who is a special envoy for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, is on a four-day visit to the Southeast …