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Infographic: How much for that political ad?

Monday, August 31, 2015

WMUR-TV in New Hampshire is among the most popular spots for presidential advertising in the Boston-New Hampshire market. FCC files offer a glimpse into the programming strategies used by candidates and super PACs to get maximum exposure for their money, as well as variations in pricing depending on when an ad airs and who’s buying. Political ad spending in New …

For clues to candidates’ strategies, look at ‘when’ and ‘where’ of TV ads

Sunday, August 30, 2015

When it comes to political advertising, it’s not always how much money a campaign or super PAC is putting down on an ad buy – …

How much for that political ad? Depends on who’s buying

Sunday, August 30, 2015

With less than six months to go before the New Hampshire primary, August has been a particularly busy month on local television airwaves. If you …

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Sunday, August 30, 2015

The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail. Shannon Miles, whose …

Business people for Aug. 31, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Jonathan Whitcomb of Concord, an attorney at Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, was elected chairman of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law section. Kristine Stoddard of Concord, director of the N.H. Public Policy for Bi-State Primary …

Patents issued to area inventors this week

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Starting today, the Monitor will publish a listing of federal patents awarded to inventors or companies in the Concord area. The following list is for this past week, through Aug. 27. It will appear on Monday’s business page: ∎ DEKA Products, Manchester, has been assigned a patent (9,114,030) developed …

Business notes for Aug. 31, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

AutoServ has broken ground to construct a new Kia facility in Tilton. Construction is expected to be completed by November. Wesley Woods, a residential senior community, will hold a ribbon-cutting on Sept. 5 to celebrate the completion of five new homes. A Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Grill …

Growers see strong apple-picking season in region

Sunday, August 30, 2015

As summer winds down in New England, apple-picking season is gearing up with growers forecasting a bumper crop. According to the U.S. Apple Association, the six-state harvest is expected to be about 14 percent higher than last year’s …

For sale in CONCORD: One-of-a-kind home in desirable area

Sunday, August 30, 2015

A new direction of living awaits you at 14 Pond Place Lane in Concord! Nestled in one of the capital’s most desirable West End neighborhoods, this beautiful home offers three bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms, and an amazing attention to …

Living room by living room, O’Malley marches on in New Hampshire

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Martin O’Malley began his day on the campaign trail Wednesday with a bit of good news, or so he thought. Soon after he arrived at the home of Kathleen DiFruscia in Windham, the first of five campaign stops …

CapBeat: Bow doctor, Feldstein on board of ‘Temescal Wellness’

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Bow doctor Gary Woods has never smoked marijuana. He’s not even sure he knows what it smells like. “People don’t believe that,” Woods said with a laugh, explaining he graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. “I was …

Ray Duckler: Rape trial forces boarding schools to look in the mirror

Saturday, August 29, 2015

During the Watergate investigation 41 years ago, Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee, wondering about Richard Nixon’s role in the scandal, asked, “What did the president know and when did he know it?” Baker’s succinctly worded curiosity has resonated …

Piping plovers increase on New Hampshire beaches this summer

Saturday, August 29, 2015

New Hampshire has seen an increase in the number of piping plovers on state beaches this summer. Last year, six pairs of the endangered birds were spotted on beaches, with only two chicks surviving at least 25 days. This summer, there were three pairs nested on Hampton Beach …