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Today at 10:28AM
Letter: So much for transparency

Last week was celebrated as Sunshine Week to reflect the need for government to be open and accountable. This newspaper did a great analysis of state and local responses to requests for information. …

Today at 10:02AM
Rowdy fans vs. noise famine at NCAA hockey regional sites

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The NCAA wants to take home-ice advantage away from its regional hockey tournaments. Yet, the effort to secure neutral sites reveals an imbalance between an electrifying atmosphere and hundreds of empty seats.

Today at 07:49AM
Boston area expects a flood of claims after record winter

BOSTON (AP) - After the Big Dig-out, it's time for the Big Payout. Or will it be the Big Denial?

Today at 07:27AM
Plymouth State president says university on a good path

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Plymouth State University's president says she'll be leaving campus on a high note.

Today at 06:36AM
Maple syrup producers opening their doors this weekend

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - 'Tis the season to celebrate all things maple.

Today at 05:15AM
UNH opens greenhouses to public for spring show

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Home gardeners and landscapers can get a glimpse of spring at an annual open house at the University of New Hampshire.

Today at 04:49AM
Family keeps small-time sawmill buzzing in New Hampshire

GILMANTON, N.H. (AP) - On Bob Potter's farm, the whine of a saw is heard over the grumbling of a diesel-powered engine as he and his boys carry on a family practice begun nearly half a century ago.

Today at 04:41AM
Don't lose the boots: New England steels for epic mud season

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) - New England's own Nathaniel Hawthorne once wrote, "Life is made up of marble and mud." In the region's northern reaches, life will soon be made up of mud, mud and more mud.

Today at 04:22AM
Rockingham County gets top health rating; Coos is last

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A new report once again ranks Rockingham County as New Hampshire's healthiest, while Coos County remains at the bottom of the list.

Today at 12:38AM
PolitiFact: Jeb Bush praises Florida for closing achievement gap

The statement Florida is "one of the few states that has actually had a narrowing of the achievement gap based on income, or based on race or ethnicity." -- Jeb Bush on Friday, March 13th, 2015 in a business…

Today at 12:28AM
Festival to benefit Concord Coalition to End Homelessness

The Concord Coalition to End Homelessness will host an expanded SouperFest this year to raise money and awareness for its cause. The event will begin at 1 p.m. today at Rundlett Middle School in Concord.…

Today at 12:25AM
Rudman Center advisers looking to future, building on momentum

When he learned the state's flagship university wanted to dedicate a public policy center in his name, former U.S. senator Warren Rudman said there was no greater mission than to train future leaders to…

Today at 12:25AM
The lottery meets Monopoly in new TV game show

It sounds like a Swiss Army knife version of a TV game show: a combination of a venerable board game, state lotteries, Las Vegas and seasoned comedian Billy Gardell as host. The result is Monopoly Millionaires'…

Today at 12:25AM
Prosecutors: Co-pilot on crashed flight hid psychological troubles

On the day he appeared to fly a commercial airliner into a chilly mountainside in France, Andreas Lubitz was hiding a potentially deadly secret: a chronic medical condition that a doctor had determined…

Today at 12:23AM
Appeals court unanimously upholds Munyenyezi conviction with stinging opinion

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of Beatrice Munyenyezi, the Manchester woman found guilty of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. In a broadly derisive opinion released Wednesday,…

Today at 12:21AM
Hot Topic: Red-tailed hawk becomes symbol of the 2015 House

A House debate over a bill that would have made the red-tailed hawk the state raptor took a bizarre turn recently when Rep. Warren Groen of Rochester offered his opinion of the proposed legislation: "It…

Today at 12:21AM
Don't tell the Joneses, Part Three: What is a fair wage? Democracy, capitalism differ

In Part 2, we saw that markets distribute the wealth they produce so unequally that very few households can afford even a modest, middle-class standard of living without considerable help. Is this market…

Today at 12:21AM
Bill Clinton's 'flaws' the subject of off-Broadway musical

The Clintons are going back to the White House this spring - onstage, that is. Clinton the Musical, the brainchild of two Australian brothers, makes its off-Broadway debut in April with a hysterical premise…

Today at 12:21AM
Headlines from around the world in sports

NBA Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season OKLAHOMA CITY - Reigning MVP Kevin Durant will have bone graft surgery next week to deal with a fractured bone in his right foot, and he will…

Today at 12:21AM
Teheran labors into the sixth, but Braves beat Buchholz, Boston

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Julio Teheran labored through 5.2 innings but allowed only two runs, and the Atlanta Braves roughed up Clay Buchholz for 12 hits and four runs in a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox yesterday…

Today at 12:21AM
David Ortiz defends his reputation in column

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame." The remarks by the 39-year-old designated hitter…