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PHOTOS: Newly announced Republican presidential candidate George Pataki in Concord

Saturday, May 30, 2015

One day after kicking off his presidential campaign in Exeter, former New York governor George Pataki spoke with a small crowd at Havenwood Heritage Heights in Concord yesterday during a town hall style meeting hosted by the Merrimack County Republican Committee. …

AG and Easter Seals settle 2013 Medicaid billing dispute

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Easter Seals of New Hampshire has reached a settlement with the attorney general’s office over allegations it lacked adequate records to support some of its …

Saturday, May 30, 2015

A man from Canada has been charged with making false statements in an attempt to buy 100 handguns in New Hampshire. A complaint filed by …

Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in the affairs of soccer’s governing body and hinted that its corruption investigation is part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country. …

Announcing his bid for president, Pataki says Democrats are “party of privilege,” GOP “party of the middle class”

Thursday, May 28, 2015

It’s official: After twice before toying with a bid for the White House and spending months trying to make his mark in New Hampshire, George Pataki is running for president. The former governor of New York, who’s flirted …

Rundlett Middle School mourns loss of student

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A sixth-grader at Concord’s Rundlett Middle School died Wednesday night after a medical emergency, according to a statement from school officials. The girl needed to go to the hospital for a medical emergency earlier in the day, according …

Planet Fitness threatens to move headquarters out of N.H. if tax code changes aren’t made

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A day after gym franchisor Planet Fitness signaled its plan to go public, the company has threatened to move its corporate headquarters out of New Hampshire if the state doesn’t make changes to its tax code. In an …

Bernie Sanders draws a crowd at Concord campaign stop

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Eighty-year-old Marlene Gilman stood for more than a half-hour in a sweltering, cramped room on Main Street in Concord with about a hundred others, waiting for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to emerge. The lack of air conditioning and …

Senate budget writers to vote on spending proposal

Thursday, May 28, 2015

State Senate budget writers are set to vote today on their spending proposal, which restores many of the House-approved cuts to social services and begins a series of reductions in state business tax rates. “We put a lot of good things back into the budget,” said Senate Finance …

Budget writers uphold changes to public risk pool oversight

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The New Hampshire secretary of state’s office plans to continue fighting a proposal in the Senate’s budget that takes away its authority to monitor the state’s public risk pools. The Senate Finance Committee voted yesterday to uphold an earlier decision to give oversight authority to the Insurance Department. …

Rick Santorum announces second White House run

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid yesterday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influence – and focus on social issues – in a changing …

Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 19

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck yesterday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a dozen others missing. More rain fell …

Theft of copper cable causes subway disruption

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Subway service was disrupted for hundreds of thousands of commuters yesterday because of a massive theft of copper cable from train tracks, transit officials said. The theft of 500 feet of cable forced the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to suspend train service entirely between the Rockaway Boulevard and Broad …