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Cremated remains seized in 2005 Bayview investigation buried in Concord

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The cremated remains of 13 people, buried July 10 at Blossom Hill Cemetery in Concord, were placed side by side in a corner plot of the common ground section. No one at the ceremony had ever met any of the 13, the last evidence of a crematory scandal that outraged a region a decade ago. Milli Knudsen, an evidence technician … 0

At community forum for primary race, District 15 state Senate candidates line up on the issues

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The road to former state representative Christine Hamm’s house in Hopkinton last night was peppered with campaign signs. Purple and white for Concord School Board … 0

Texas Gov. Perry joins N.H. GOP for call on border crisis

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Texas governor and possible Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry joined the New Hampshire Republican Party yesterday in blaming the border crisis on the policies of … 0

Police seek suspect in Rochester shooting

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The police in Rochester were searching yesterday for a suspect they say shot a 19-year-old man in broad daylight in the New Hampshire community. WMUR reported that the 19-year-old victim was hospitalized with possible life-threatening injuries in the shooting that took place just before noon yesterday. The identity … 0

U.S., European Union impose tough new sanctions on Russia

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions yesterday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy. The … 0

Helsinki airport to track passengers closely

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Helsinki’s airport will be the world’s first to track passengers to within feet, a plan being hailed as a technological breakthrough – and drawing scrutiny from privacy advocates. Sensors will monitor all mobile phones with Wi-Fi access turned on from parking lot to takeoff, helping to observe crowding … 0

U.S. appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Mississippi’s effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court yesterday. Advocates for the law said women with unwanted pregnancies could always travel to other states, but the judges said every state must guarantee … 0

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war yesterday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory’s only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on the bloodiest day of … 0

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say … 0

Hassan signs human trafficking, cell phone bills

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed into law a measure that strengthens New Hampshire’s laws against human trafficking, as well as a bill banning handheld cell phone use while driving as of July 1 of next year. Hassan said the human trafficking bill, which she signed Friday, takes significant … 0

Governor vetoes workplace bullying bill

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill yesterday aimed at protecting New Hampshire state employees from abusive work environments, saying it was well-intentioned but unworkable. Lawmakers passed the measure after hearing from current and former state workers who said … 0

Veterans’ health care bill to cost $17 billion

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A bipartisan deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday. The … 2

Oregon: Shunned at home, coal ships out

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, “cold steel” in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener. For two … 0