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Ardinger, Feltes collect endorsements from female supporters in District 15 state Senate race

Friday, July 25, 2014

The two Democrats running for the District 15 state Senate seat lined up endorsements from female supporters yesterday. EMILY’s List, a national group that raises money for pro-choice Democratic women, endorsed Concord School Board member Kass Ardinger yesterday morning. Just hours later, the campaign for Concord attorney Dan Feltes announced a new “Women for Feltes” group and released a letter … 0

Shaheen, Brown fundraising reports detail donors, spending

Friday, July 25, 2014

The number of people and political action committees who gave to U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen from April to July vastly outnumbered those that gave to … 1

Farmers markets, local stores benefit from Market Basket shortages

Friday, July 25, 2014

Whether motivated by zeal for Arthur T. Demoulas or just plain desperation, Market Basket shoppers are increasingly turning to farmers markets, independent stores and competing … 2

Officials: N.H. residents won’t immediately lose health insurance tax credits because of court rulings

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Nothing will immediately change for New Hampshire residents as a result of two conflicting court rulings on the availability of tax credits for people who purchased health insurance in states with federally managed exchanges, state and federal officials … 3

Potential shift in Gaza Strip conflict

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A missing Israeli soldier and the cancellation of international flights to and from Israel yesterday could bolster Hamas, potentially shifting the dynamics of diplomatic efforts to bring about a cease-fire in the two-week-old Gaza Strip conflict. If Hamas … 0

Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

President Obama’s health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other yesterday. But the split rulings don’t necessarily mean … 1

District 15 Democratic primary candidates set schedule for joint events

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Democratic candidates for the District 15 state Senate seat have agreed to four joint events in the next several weeks, but not without some debate about the schedule itself. Concord attorney Dan Feltes and Concord School Board member Kass Ardinger will be on the primary ballot to … 1

Opening statements expected today in 2010 prison murder trial

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Opening arguments are scheduled to begin this morning in the murder trial of William Edic, a 34-year-old inmate and alleged gang member who is accused of assaulting a fellow prisoner in 2010. Edic was serving time at the … 0

Judge denies Concord inmate’s request for new hate crime trial

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A Concord judge has denied a request by Donald Freese, the first man convicted in Merrimack County of a race-based hate crime, that he be given a new trial because of inadequate counsel. Freese’s current attorney, Nicholas Brodich, claimed in a motion filed this spring that Freese’s trial … 0

Separate civil case against Rymes Propane & Oil moves forward in state court

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

While one local oil company considers refiling its dismissed civil suit against Rymes Propane & Oil, a second similar case is making its way through state court. A federal district court judge recently dismissed a case brought against Rymes by Johnny Prescott & Son Oil Co., but a … 0

Man killed by bubonic plague in China

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Police have sealed off the town of Yumen in China’s northwestern Gansu province after one resident died of bubonic plague, according to reports. At least 151 people who came into contact with the victim have been kept in quarantine in the town of 30,000, according to the Agence … 0

Towns struggle with debate over immigrant services

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The national debate over an unprecedented wave of Central American young people entering the country illegally is more of a practical challenge in places like Lynn, Mass., a former industrial city outside Boston that’s thousands of miles from … 1

Police: Man robs Manchester bank, flees with 6-year-old

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The police in Manchester have accused a man of robbing a bank at gunpoint before fleeing with a 6-year-old child in his car. The police said 31-year-old Jose Falero entered the Citizens Bank on Monday, allegedly waving a gun and telling everyone to get on the floor before … 0