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Brown calls for securing the border in new ad

Monday, July 28, 2014

Scott Brown released his sixth TV ad in his U.S. Senate bid today, this one focusing on immigration and securing the border. His call to secure the border comes on the heels of recent discussions over how to handle the flood of migrant children from Central America now crossing over the border. “Americans go through security before the go on … 0

Lake Host program aims to stop spread of invasive Asian clams in N.H.

Monday, July 28, 2014

The invader may be small – merely the size of a quarter – but the Asian clam can have a devastating impact on New Hampshire’s … 0

Lake Escapes: Lonesome Lake ‘well worth the hike’

Monday, July 28, 2014

The small docks at the lakeshore were crowded at midday with people eating lunch, relaxing in the sunshine and resting from their trek to reach … 1

American doctor in Africa gets treatment for Ebola

Sunday, July 27, 2014

An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment yesterday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said. … 0

NASA: Earth narrowly missed crippling solar storm in recent years

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Earth missed a potentially catastrophic encounter with a solar storm by one week in 2012, physicists report. “I have come away from our recent studies more convinced than ever that Earth and its inhabitants were incredibly fortunate that … 1

Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the doctor returned fire has been charged with murder. Richard Plotts was arraigned late Saturday at his hospital bedside … 0

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Israel and Hamas launched new attacks yesterday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday. The failure to … 0

Canterbury: Was logger’s death a homicide?

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Mark Kelso, the logger found fatally injured beside his skidder Feb. 23 in Canterbury, suffered a gunshot wound to the head, the circumstances around which were initially investigated as a homicide, according to a death certificate and interviews … 0

Ray Duckler: Burned out after being burned out, couple try to cope

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Once all their possessions had burned to a crisp last month, John and Lisa Masse really got hot. Since that day June 10, when their home in Boscawen went up like charcoal-soaked lighter fluid, the path to normalcy … 3

After house fire, Loudon Boy Scout continues project

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Fifteen-year-old James Dunbar of Loudon lost his home in February, but he didn’t lose his focus. With his family still reeling from the fire that displaced them, Dunbar planned and recently built a brick walkway at the entrance … 0

Capital Beat: Republicans, Democrats mark battleground in race to control state Senate

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Political junkies have surely noticed the uptick in campaign activity between Democrats Kass Ardinger and Dan Feltes, who are competing to secure endorsements in a battle to replace Concord’s outgoing state senator, Sylvia Larsen. It’s the first seriously competitive state Senate race Concord has seen in 20 years, … 0

Fancy management systems won’t fix bad managers

Sunday, July 27, 2014

In violation of my long-standing “only watch TV” rule, I read an article recently about how Zappos is adopting a management structure known as holacracy. I was hoping this structure somehow involved holograms, which would be awesome, but instead it’s a flat organizational structure in which, according to … 1

Renovation, restoration of Gerrish Depot planned

Saturday, July 26, 2014

These days, the old Gerrish Depot station in Boscawen isn’t much to look at. The dilapidated wooden building on Daniel Webster Highway, built in the mid-1800s, has been seldom used since the last Northern Railroad train rolled through … 0