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Former lawmaker honored for starting state Lottery

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire lottery - now in its 50th year - is honoring the former Keene state representative who pushed for it more than sixty years ago.

Today at 12:23AM
The Insiders: The best defense is a self defense tonight at No Monkey Business Dog Training

You never know where danger lurks. Most of the time it does lurk, though, so if you avoid places where frequent lurking is allowed, you'll probably live a long and safe life. Thus ends the Insider safety…

Today at 12:13AM
My Turn: Atlantic City offers a skewed view of casinos

The debate about casino gambling has hit the silly point when this newspaper suggests following the lead of none other than Donald Trump (Monitor Opinion, July 20). As a matter of fact, it is way beyond…

Today at 12:09AM
My Turn: Democrats clinging to Hobby Lobby myth

Democrats are facing stiff head winds as they head into this fall's elections. They can't win on the issues, so they're trying to scare and confuse voters. We're seeing that strategy play out right now…

Today at 12:09AM
Editorial: State needs to keep an eye on its children

New Hampshire is slipping, and its most vulnerable residents are the ones at risk. No, we're not talking about the mentally ill, or the homeless, or populations that the state has sometimes disregarded…

Today at 12:07AM
History Buff 101: A syllabus for igniting your biographical fervor

It all started with Richard Nixon. Maybe it's because I was born in 1972, right when things started to go south for our 37th president, or maybe it's because I'm a journalist and few have done more for…

Today at 12:07AM
My Turn: Atlantic City offers a skewed view of casinos

The debate about casino gambling has hit the silly point when this newspaper suggests following the lead of none other than Donald Trump (Monitor Opinion, July 20). As a matter of fact, it is way beyond…

Today at 12:06AM
Ardinger, Feltes collect endorsements from female supporters in District 15 state Senate race

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,…

Today at 12:05AM
Shaheen, Brown fundraising reports detail donors, spending

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 her top Republican opponent, Scott Brown, recently released…

Today at 12:03AM
Farmers markets, local stores benefit from Market Basket shortages

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 chains as the prolonged…

Today at 12:03AM
Pope meets Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for her faith

Pope Francis met privately yesterday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks…

Today at 12:03AM
Witness in Edic trial says attack should have been directed at him

A former inmate at the Concord state prison who has said he witnessed the brutal 2010 assault there on Anthony Renzzulla told jurors yesterday during the murder trial of one of two alleged attackers that…

Jul 24
UNH football team hungry to improve on momentous 2013 season

The quarterback, the leading rusher, the leading receiver and four offensive lineman with starting experience all return this season for a University of New Hampshire offense that averaged 30.8 points…

Jul 24
Export-Import Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg visits Concord tech business to promote reauthorization

In a perfect world, America wouldn't need the federal Export-Import Bank, Chairman Fred Hochberg said yesterday. "But I haven't found that perfect world yet. We don't live in that perfect world and U.S.…

Jul 24
Police warning residents of IRS phone scam

The police department in Nashua, New Hampshire, is warning residents of a phone scam where callers are portraying themselves as employees of the Internal Revenue Service and demanding money. They say…

Jul 24
Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other…

Jul 24
Police investigating untimely death in Laconia

The police in Laconia are investigating the untimely death of a 30-year-old man. They said Steven Copp II was found dead Sunday at an apartment, but there's no immediate evidence of foul play or drug…

Jul 24
N.H. relative welcomes woman's release from Sudan

The New Hampshire brother-in-law of a Sudanese woman once sentenced to death for refusing to recant her Christian faith said yesterday he is happy she is now in Italy, en route to the United States. Gabriel…

Jul 24
Ex-Market Basket boss wants to buy company

The former chief executive of the Market Basket supermarket chain whose ouster has led to employee protests, customer boycotts and empty shelves wants to buy the entire company. Arthur T. Demoulas said…

Jul 24
PHOTOS: Pierce Manse celebrates 40 years with a summer concert

The Pierce Manse in Concord celebrated 40 years of being open to public with an open house and a performance by the New Hampshire Army National Guard 39th Army Band on the lawn of the former home of the…

Jul 24
Peter Welch of Franklin gets a year in jail after admitting to starting a fire

A Franklin man has been sentenced to a year in the Merrimack County jail after admitting earlier this year to starting a fire in 2012 at an occupied apartment complex that his then-wife owned and managed. Peter…

Jul 24
De La Rosa hit hard, Blue Jays blank Red Sox behind Stroman, 8-0

TORONTO - Boston's hopes of turning a dismal season around took a big hit against the Blue Jays. Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came…

Jul 24
Headlines from around the world in sports

BASEBALL Twins trade 1B/DH Morales back to Mariners MINNEAPOLIS - Kendrys Morales is on his way back to Seattle to try and give the Mariners' struggling offense a boost as they chase a playoff spot. The…

Jul 24
Brady looking to improve in 15th training camp

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Three quarterbacks took turns throwing as the New England Patriots began training camp yesterday. It's the 15th for Tom Brady, the fourth for Ryan Mallett and the first for Jimmy…

Jul 24
Tour de France 18th stage at a glance

ARGELES-GAZOST, France - A brief look at the 18th stage of the Tour de France yesterday: The stage: Ninety miles from Pau to the summit finish at Hautacam, rated "beyond category" in the Tour jargon…