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Climate change drawing lots of money, but gaining little traction, in Senate race

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ronald West considers himself the swing vote of his Concord household. He is a registered independent and cares about issues like the economy and national security. But recently another issue has cracked his top-five list: climate change. “It’s pretty important,” West said. If legislators can ignore the science behind climate change, he said, “it’s easy to ignore other things.” When …

Sharing or shaming? Arrest logs on Facebook tread a fine line

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Gone are the days when a minor arrest would be buried in a police blotter or reduced to the fine print in the back of …

Anthem: 2015 rates in health marketplace stay flat

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire said yesterday that on average, its customers who have purchased insurance plans under the federal health …

Ebola quarantine for doctors, others ordered by N.Y., N.J.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York yesterday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with …

GOP candidates tread gingerly on climate

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, …

Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men’s wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced, a new church essay acknowledges. The Church of Jesus Christ of …

School gunman was Homecoming prince, students say

Saturday, October 25, 2014

A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria yesterday and opened fire without shouting or arguing, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on …

No terror link seen in NYC police hatchet attack

Saturday, October 25, 2014

A man who brazenly attacked a group of police officers with a hatchet on a busy street described himself as a Muslim convert and ranted online against America, but he had no clear ties to international terrorism, the …

Democrat loses ground in Kansas governor’s race

Saturday, October 25, 2014

After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback over his aggressive tax-cutting experiment, challenger Paul Davis appears to be losing ground as the state’s GOP loyalties and a hail of negative …

Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said yesterday. The disclosure comes on the heels of similar reports from the Syrian border town of …

Attack on Egypt army post kills 30

Saturday, October 25, 2014

A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops yesterday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by …

O’Malley to campaign again in New Hampshire

Friday, October 24, 2014

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is returning to New Hampshire to campaign for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. O’Malley is scheduled to visit restaurants and local businesses in the Concord, New Hampshire, area on Monday. He also is scheduled to attend a chili feed with New Hampshire firefighters and Shaheen in …

Manchester dentist acquitted in Concord on 45 counts of Medicaid fraud

Friday, October 24, 2014

A Manchester orthodontist charged in December with 160 counts of Medicaid fraud has been acquitted by a jury in Concord, his attorney said yesterday. Nicholas Marshall, 57, of Webster was found not guilty on 45 counts, attorney Jim Moir said. The rest, plus additional indictments, were previously dropped. …