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Little, Marzullo split on death penalty in District 8 Senate race

Thursday, August 21, 2014

JP Marzullo might not be a household name, but for anyone living in Senate District 8, which includes Weare, Deering and New London, the blue-and-gold bow ties are probably familiar by now. Between the fliers, the business cards and the roadside posters, the former Deering selectman’s trademark seems to be popping up everywhere these days. Marzullo, a retired marketing director, … 0

Suncook Senior Center, asked to leave church hall, searching for new home

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aurea Laliberte started going to the Suncook Senior Center – in the basement of St. John the Baptist Parish – because she figured it was … 0

2nd Congressional District candidates disagree on Iraq strategy

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Republican congressional candidate Gary Lambert said the U.S. should not redeploy troops to Iraq under any circumstances, while his two primary opponents in the 2nd … 1

Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf’s increasing willingness to pay ransoms in a desperate attempt … 0

Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Israel stepped up its campaign against Hamas yesterday, killing three of the Gaza-based group’s senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting top leaders in two days. The pinpoint pre-dawn … 0

PHOTOS: Science fun at McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Educator John Parodi (left) of the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord describes the Apollo 11 lunar landing for (from right) Karen Tardif, Emma O’Neill, 11, and Reagan O’Neill, 9, all of Laconia, yesterday. Parodi pointed out the location … 0

Concord School Board expected to vote on $8.6M bonds Monday

Thursday, August 21, 2014

On Monday, the Concord School Board is expected to vote on the issuance of up to $8.6 million in bonds for major capital projects. The public hearing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in the high school library on … 0

Shaheen losing ground against Brown in latest UNH polling data

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Fewer than a third of likely voters have decided which candidate they support in New Hampshire’s race for the U.S. Senate. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen still leads against all three of the major Republicans vying for their party’s nomination in the latest data from the UNH Survey … 6

2nd District candidates disagree on Iraq strategy

Thursday, August 21, 2014

BC-NH--House-New Hampshire-Iraq, 1st Ld-Writethru,547 2nd District candidates disagree on Iraq strategy Eds: Updates with more details of the candidates’ positions, quotes from candidates, background on current situation in Iraq. By HOLLY RAMER Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — Republican congressional hopeful Gary Lambert says the U.S. should not redeploy … 0

NextGen Climate releases first TV ad that draws connections between Brown, big oil

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Super PAC founded by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer takes aim at Scott Brown in its first television ad. “Out-of-state oilmen like the Koch brothers are spending millions to elect out-of-state politician Scott Brown to our Senate seat,” the 30-second television ad says. “Brown voted to protect tax … 5

Concord man charged in Bicentennial Square stabbing

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A 28-year-old Concord man was arrested and charged with nonfatally stabbing another man about 1 a.m. Tuesday in Bicentennial Square. Christian Economides was arrested yesterday afternoon and was charged with a felony of second-degree assault, the police said in a statement. He was initially arrested Tuesday and charged … 1

U.S. judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A federal judge yesterday declared Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee ruled that the ban added to Florida’s constitution by voters in 2008 violates the … 0

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Gov. Jay Nixon yesterday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, Mo., where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago. Since … 0