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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) - Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Today at 03:32AM
Trump returns to debate stage; Rubio to face onslaught

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) - An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner's circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals.

Today at 03:12AM
That Iowa couple Christie talks about? They voted for Rubio.

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - An Iowa couple whose son is heading to Iraq made such an impression on GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie that he's made them a staple of his New Hampshire stump speech this week. But while the couple came away from the encounter just as impressed, they supported rival Marco Rubio in the state's caucuses.

Today at 12:32AM
New England digs out from first big snowfall of season

BOSTON (AP) - New England is digging out from its first big snowfall of the season that dumped more than a foot in some places and left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power, as forecasters eye another potential winter storm early next week.

Feb 5
PolitiFact: Jeb Bush says Americans consume vast majority of addictive painkillers

"90 percent of all pain medications are prescribed in the United States." -- Jeb Bush on Thursday, January 21st, 2016 in an editorial board interview with the Concord Monitor -------------- As New Hampshire…

Feb 5
Republicans circle as stakes grow in New Hampshire

On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from moderate-leaning Republicans who fear a strong Rubio showing in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary could spell the…

Feb 5
The Cult deftly climbs new heights on 'Hidden City'

The Cult has had its ups and downs over the more than 30 years since its debut. Hidden City shows the band climbing new heights. Led by mystically inclined singer and lyricist Ian Astbury and down-to-earth,…

Feb 5
Former GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole says Ted Cruz is not a conservative, but 'an extremist'

Bob Dole, the 1996 Republican presidential nominee, has been publicly backing former Florida governor Jeb Bush since endorsing him back in November. But after Ted Cruz won the Iowa caucuses Monday, the…

Feb 5
Ray Duckler: The biggest political issue of our times, and few care

The voter waiting in line to hear Hillary Clinton held the pamphlet crumpled in her hand, unread, destined for the trash. I asked the woman, Melissa Umpierrez of Manchester, for comment on the material…

Feb 5
My Turn: Medicaid expansion key to treating mental illness, addiction

The New Hampshire Health Protection Program, which now provides access to health care to more than 47,000 people in our state, will sunset later this year unless the Legislature enacts a bill to reauthorize…

Feb 5
Concord sisters each vie for Miss N.H. teen title

Next week, 28 young women will compete in the Miss New Hampshire Outstanding Teen program. Two of them happen to be sisters. Brooke Mills, 16, and Emilee Mills, 14, both of Concord are regional titleholders.…

Feb 5
Where they stand: Planned Parenthood dispute and abortion rights

The Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade more than four decades ago, but in 2016, abortion remains a divisive issue. All of the Republican candidates oppose abortion and say they would defund Planned Parenthood.…

Feb 5
My Turn: New Hampshire isn't first in the nation on raising wages

New Hampshire has a proud tradition of being first. It's tough to miss these days, while we're in the midst of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Our intelligent, informed citizens provide…

Feb 5
My Turn: The age of pharmababble

Here's a little exercise even more challenging than Sudoku. Without help from Google, guess what each of the following drugs is for: Trulicity, Namzaric, Osphena, Belsomra, Invocana, Abreva, Prevagen,…

Feb 5
Dems ready for long primary

Just one week into primary voting, Democrats are preparing for a long and expensive head-to-head battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that could go deep into the spring or even beyond. Clinton…

Feb 5
Letter: Bobcat harvest ill-advised

Let me get this straight: The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is understaffed, underfunded and will once again soon need legislative assistance to secure general funding to stay in the business…

Feb 5
Letter: Still bashing Catholics

Regarding the recent letter by John Kjellman (Monitor letters, Jan. 27) and the Monitor's recent articles about the film Spotlight, the Catholic bashing by the press and others seems to never end. Obviously,…

Feb 5
Letter: Don't blame celibacy

This is in response to John Kjellman (Monitor letters, Jan. 27) regarding the Catholic sexual scandal. It is so easy to blame the scandal on the celibacy of the priest. What is the excuse of that married…

Feb 5
Letter: The case for GMO labeling

I was one of the more than 40 people who offered testimony at the Jan. 26 hearing on HB 1674, which calls for the labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients. I strongly support HB…

Feb 5
Letter: Endless, expensive saga

Convicted killer Michael Addison was back in the news last month because the U.S. Supreme Court denied the direct appeal of his death penalty conviction. Rather than marking the end of this case, it's…

Feb 5
Headlines from around the world in sports

Boxing Gunmen shoot boxing fans at Dublin hotel; 1 dead, 2 wounded DUBLIN - Gunmen disguised as police opened fire Friday on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others in…

Feb 5
Goodell proposes what might be called Odell Beckham Jr. Rule

SAN FRANCISCO - Call it the Odell Beckham Jr. Rule. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is pushing to require the ejection of any player who is flagged for two personal fouls in a game. "We should take that…