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Political Monitor quiz for Aug. 28: The Joe's Biden his time edition

Joe Biden might run for president! Donald Trump still leads the GOP pack! And there's plenty of talk about medical marijuana and Planned Parenthood to go around for state politicos. That's right, it's…

Today at 09:25PM
Political Monitor podcast: Joe Biden decides, Martin O'Malley strives and Democrats weigh options

Concord Monitor political enthusiasts Clay Wirestone, Casey McDermott and Jonathan Van Fleet take on the left side of the political spectrum this week, with a podcast focused on the Democrats. Will Joe…

Today at 07:01PM
Deliberations begin in sex assault case involving St. Paul's School students

Owen Labrie used clout and manipulation to lure a 15-year-old underclassman into a dark attic at St. Paul's School and then forced sex on her despite repeated dissent, prosecutors said Thursday during…

Today at 12:49PM
Judge rejects Libertarian Party's ballot access challenge

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday upheld a New Hampshire law the Libertarian Party argued could prevent its candidates from getting on the ballot.

Today at 12:31PM
The Latest: Jurors in prep school rape case go home for day

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):

Today at 09:59AM
Phony distress call leads to 1-year prison sentence

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine man whose phony mayday call led to a seven-hour search by the U.S. Coast Guard was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison, and federal prosecutors said they hoped the penalty sends a message to other potential pranksters.

Today at 09:53AM
AP's Smith wins reporting award for RI political coverage

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Associated Press correspondent Michelle Smith has won a regional journalism award for distinctive coverage of Rhode Island politics.

Today at 09:48AM
Deliberations begin in New Hampshire prep school rape trial

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Jurors deliberating the fate of a former prep school senior charged with raping a freshman were left to decide Thursday who was more credible: the defendant, who credited "divine inspiration" with helping him end their escalating sexual encounter, or the accuser, who couldn't recall telling a friend what sex acts she was prepared to perform.