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Climate change drawing lots of money, but gaining little traction, in Senate race

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ronald West considers himself the swing vote of his Concord household. He is a registered independent and cares about issues like the economy and national security. But recently another issue has cracked his top-five list: climate change. “It’s pretty important,” West said. If legislators can ignore the science behind climate change, he said, “it’s easy to ignore other things.” When …

Sharing or shaming? Arrest logs on Facebook tread a fine line

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Gone are the days when a minor arrest would be buried in a police blotter or reduced to the fine print in the back of …

Anthem: 2015 rates in health marketplace stay flat

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire said yesterday that on average, its customers who have purchased insurance plans under the federal health …

Kimball Lake Cabins, Bradford Town Hall announced as 2014 “Seven to Save” properties

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Kimball Lake Cabins in Hopkinton and Bradford Town Hall are included on the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance’s 2014 “Seven to Save” list. Announced last night in Kensington, the annual list includes historical properties in the state that are determined to be worth preserving. According to the alliance, the …

Kuster, Garcia receive dueling endorsements on abortion

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Both candidates in the 2nd Congressional District touted endorsements from groups on opposite sides of the abortion issue. NARAL Pro-Choice New Hampshire yesterday endorsed U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster for her long-standing support of abortion rights, and Women Speak …

U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said yesterday that everyone traveling into the United States from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and …

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted yesterday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a …

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial yesterday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was killed by the usually ceremonial …

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. Now scientists have found the rest of the dinosaur and have new …

Ray Duckler: As Shaheen, Brown camps battle over territory before debate, a chicken works ‘undercover’

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Why didn’t the chicken cross the road? Because he didn’t have to, and that was fine with the chicken. Let me explain, and please, be patient. Before we address the chicken, we must first address who received permits …

Shaheen, Brown outline the ‘clear choice’ for N.H.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As they sparred on stage at last night’s U.S. Senate debate, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican challenger Scott Brown repeated many of the lines they’ve used to outline the “clear choice” New Hampshire voters will face …

North Korea frees U.S. man; 2 more still detained

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

North Korea’s reclusive government abruptly freed an American man yesterday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand over two other U.S. citizens who are …

Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and seized his passport when he tried to travel to Turkey, …