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No new patients allowed in hospital after report

EFFINGHAM, N.H. (AP) - A hospital that treats brain injuries has been stopped from accepting new patients under a directive from Gov. Maggie Hassan, following a report from a disabilities rights group accusing it of abuse and neglect.

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State Child Support Services switching computers

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's Division of Child Support Services is switching over to a new computer system over the next few days, which won't allow staff to access records.

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Expanded Medicaid enrollment hits 18,500

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - More than 18,000 New Hampshire residents have signed up for health care coverage under the state's newly expanded Medicaid program since enrollment began three months ago.

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High schools: Coe-Brown golf team breaks playoff drought

Heading into its match at Pembroke Pines yesterday, the Coe-Brown Bears' golf team (9-10) had one goal in mind: making the state tournament. From 2010-13, the Bears were on the outside looking in, combining…

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Kraft suffered along with fans in rout of Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Robert Kraft looked down from his seat high above the field and watched his New England Patriots fall apart. The offense led by Tom Brady struggled to move the ball. The defense that…

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Headlines from around the world in sports

SWIMMING Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest BALTIMORE - Olympic champion Michael Phelps apologized for his latest brush with the law, saying he is "deeply sorry to everyone I have let down" with an arrest…

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Epstein sees Cubs competing for division next year

CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein made one thing clear. He sees no reason why his team can't compete for a division title next season. With the arrival of top prospects…

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Not just another pumpkin recipe

I know. It's barely October, and you can't swing a reusable shopping tote without hitting some form of pumpkinized food or drink. But to paraphrase Monty Python, this hasn't got much pumpkin in it. The…

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No charges in toxic tea incident at Utah eatery

No charges will be filed in the case involving a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with lye at a Utah restaurant. Salt Lake County Attorney Sim Gill said Friday that prosecutors…

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Ceremony to celebrate completion of 2-mile stretch of Northern Rail Trail in Boscawen

For the first time ever, a biker or jogger can hop on the Northern Rail Trail in Lebanon and get to the Boscawen/Concord line without setting foot on a road. After a decade of work that included hundreds…

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Maine Community Health Options plans to expand statewide in N.H.

Maine Community Health Options, one of the insurers set to enter New Hampshire's Affordable Care Act marketplace next year, announced plans this week to expand statewide both on and off the marketplace. Initially,…

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Concord man gets reduced sentence following outpour of courtroom support

A 30-year-old Concord man caught selling heroin just hours after being released for the same offense was sentenced yesterday to 2 1/2 years in prison - a much lighter punishment than the county attorney's…

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Pittsfield schools 'making education history'

Fred Bramante, a former chairman of the state Board of Education, said yesterday the Pittsfield School District is pioneering the future of education with its focus on extending learning opportunities…

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State finishes 2014 fiscal year with a $20 million surplus, but $7 million less than planned

The state government finished the most recent fiscal year with a surplus of $19.5 million, but fell about $7 million short of its surplus goal, according to an unaudited spending report released by the…

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Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms

The reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt - and that's if they can even get it. Replenishing…

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Judge hearing Hernandez bid to suppress evidence

A Massachusetts prosecutor in the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez testified yesterday against his lawyers' efforts to suppress cell phone evidence, saying they had agreed…

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Hillary Clinton to raise money for Shaheen

Hillary Clinton is expected to help raise campaign cash for Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen - an important place to maintain friends, should the former secretary of state choose to make a second bid…

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Secret Service chief on hot seat for White House breach

Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service yesterday admitted failures in her agency's critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions…

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California Gov. Jerry Brown signs gun restriction

California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said yesterday he had…

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First Ebola case confirmed in U.S.

A man who flew from Liberia to Dallas this month was diagnosed with Ebola yesterday, becoming the first person to board a passenger jet and unknowingly bring the disease to the United States from West…

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Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker's head, and had "some sort of infatuation with beheadings," but the killing appeared to have more…

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Under-fire, Hong Kong leader marks National Day

Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising ceremony yesterday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet pro-democracy demonstrators despite their threats to expand the street protests…