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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 … 0

American Ebola doc: ‘I am thrilled to be alive’

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Calling it a “miraculous day,” an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit in Atlanta and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses yesterday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after … 0

Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s friend pleads guilty

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty yesterday to impeding the investigation by removing incriminating evidence from Tsarnaev’s dorm room several days after the deadly attack. Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, admitted in federal court … 0

Nation & world briefs, Aug. 22

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Fierce fighting rages in eastern Ukraine Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine yesterday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russia separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross. Trucks loaded with water, … 0

Mayday PAC releases satirical ad in support of U.S. Senate candidate Jim Rubens

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Mayday PAC, a group aiming to get big money out of politics, released its first television ad in support of U.S. Senate candidate Jim Rubens. And it recruited the satirical candidate “Honest Gil” to do it. The 30-second satirical ad features character Gil Fulbright, who criticizes Rubens … 0

Report: Havenstein owes about $9,000 for tax breaks he shouldn’t have taken

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein owes Maryland roughly $9,000 for tax breaks he shouldn’t have taken, according to a report by WMUR. The issue centers on Havenstein’s residency. Earlier this year he went before the state Ballot Law Commission to validate that he lived in New Hampshire and … 3

Concord residents air grievances about troubled properties

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The property on Washington Street. The one on Jackson Street. The other on Union, and on North State, and on Wall, and South Spring and Monroe. The time a man urinated on top of a car. When a fight broke out. When a car pulled up and a … 2

Feltes has financial edge over Ardinger, reports show

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story has been updated to include the financial details of candidates Jerry Little in District 8 and Maureen Raiche Manning in District 16. The amount of cash on hand in state Sen. David Boutin’s report has also been corrected. ------------------------------------------------------------ Less … 0

PHOTO: Fair equips students for school at Rundlett in Concord

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Students picking up their packets for the new school year at Rundlett Middle School in Concord could also pick up a new backpack, a full lunch bag, clothing, school supplies, toiletries and books at the Ready to Learn … 1

First financial filing: Hassan outraises Republican competition

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan’s re-election campaign has already raised more than $2 million, a sum greater than both of her Republican challengers combined. The gubernatorial candidates’ first financial reports became available yesterday, providing insight into each of the campaigns’ financial health and how the candidates have spent money thus … 0

Ayotte urges president to develop stronger strategy to respond to Islamic State

Thursday, August 21, 2014

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte yesterday called the murder of Rochester native James Foley by Islamic militants “completely barbaric.” “It frankly reaffirms what I understand, which is that this group is a threat not just to the sovereignty of Iraq but very much a threat to the United States … 0