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Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes gone

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest yesterday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee. Tornadoes…

Today at 01:03AM
Multipronged effort needed to save bee colonies

A crucial agricultural workforce in the United States that produces some $15 billion worth of economic value every year, according to the Obama administration, has been struck by alarming losses recently,…

Today at 01:03AM
Bumper stickers tell story of an ailing democracy

The other day I spotted an arresting bumper sticker: "Don't Blame Me, I Voted for the Other Guy." Unlike so many similar decals, it bore no hint of which "other guy" was under discussion. Just blue words…

Today at 12:46AM
Downtown: 'Soul sisters' open home decor shop on Pleasant Street

Ten years ago, Mae Edwards and Ann Carignan met through their church in Concord. "When I first met Anne, I said, 'Somehow our lives are going to be connected,' " Edwards remembered. Fast forward to this…

Today at 12:46AM
Loudon man wants to build War on Terror Memorial

Preston Lawrence's vision for a War on Terror memorial in New Hampshire began in Vermont. Lawrence, a longtime Loudon resident and son of an Air Force officer, was visiting a friend who is buried at Vermont…

Today at 12:46AM
Minor earthquake felt in Concord area

A minor earthquake rumbled central New Hampshire yesterday afternoon about 2:12 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey, and could be felt in the Concord area. The 2.3 magnitude earthquake was centered…

Today at 12:45AM
Senate budget writers restore many cuts in House plan

With the benefits of more time and money, Senate budget writers are crafting a two-year state spending plan that restores many of the cuts made by their House counterparts in April. The Senate Finance…

Today at 12:45AM
N.H. hospitals say Medicaid expansion is working

The number of uninsured people showing up in New Hampshire emergency rooms continues to drop, a trend hospital officials attribute to the state's expanded Medicaid program. Under the plan lawmakers passed…

Today at 12:45AM
John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in N.J.

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie A Beautiful Mind, has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.…

May 24
Senate budget writers restore many cuts in House plan

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - With the benefits of more time and money, Senate budget writers are crafting a two-year state spending plan that restores many of the cuts made by their House counterparts in April.

May 24
Wife of man killed in accident says he was safety stickler

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - The wife of a New Hampshire motorcycle driver killed in a collision with a car in Londonderry says he was concerned about safety and was wearing his helmet at the time of the crash.

May 24
Beachgoers: Watch out for piping plovers

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Beachgoers are being reminded that six pairs of piping plovers nesting along the sandy shores of Hampton and Seabrook, New Hampshire, are an endangered species in the state.

May 24
Lengthy police pursuit ends with fugitive's arrest

WALPOLE, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say they pursued a fugitive in a stolen truck through multiple towns before using a tire-deflating device to bring the vehicle to a stop.

May 24
Police say lengthy pursuit ends with fugitive's arrest

WALPOLE, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police say they pursued a fugitive in a stolen truck through multiple towns before using a tire-deflating device to bring the vehicle to a stop.

May 24
Officials say man found dead after fire in Somersworth

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire fire officials say a man was found dead after a fire in a Somersworth home.

May 24
Setting the stage: N.H. political veterans talk about what it takes to throw a good campaign event

If you're a presidential candidate looking to make your mark in New Hampshire, the old adage rings true: Location, location, location. There's no shortage of iconic campaign stops that have produced legendary…

May 24
Editorial: NFL shouldn't profit from patriotism

As if the NFL needed any more reasons to be embarrassed. After a year of botched investigations into player misconduct, along with questionable behavior from teams and those overseeing them, observers…

May 24
My Turn: Early childhood education helps communities prosper

It's no secret that there is now a surge of opiate use here in the Granite State, and with that, a growing presence of criminal activity, including violent crimes. As sheriff of Merrimack County, I know…

May 24
Katy Burns: Beekeeping is just the tip of the iceberg for the beginning backyard farmer

Beekeeping is apparently booming in Concord, according to a recent story by intrepid young Monitor reporter Iain Wilson. I say "intrepid" because many years and at least a few lives ago I was a young…

May 24
Monitor Board of Contributors: Arc of justice bends toward Palestine

Since 2005, when Palestinian civil society issued a global call for a nonviolent campaign of Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions to be waged against Israel's illegal occupation of its territories, the BDS…

May 24
The return of tick season

As the days grow steadily warmer and longer, people celebrate the much-anticipated spring by venturing outdoors - gardening in the yard, playing in community parks, strolling along wooded trails. Unfortunately,…

May 24
Myths about what you eat; free birth control

Talking about food Alan Levinovitz, author of The Gluten Lie and Other Myths About What You Eat, is not - and does not claim to be - a nutritionist. He's an assistant professor of religious studies at…

May 24
Service dogs that sniff out seizures improve kids' lives

When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures - up to 20 a day. For years, her grandmother stayed in the girl's room at night, watching for an attack. That ended three years…

May 24
The reason we celebrate

Hot dogs will be sizzling on the grill. Coolers will be fully stocked. But to Leonard Smart, the program information officer at the New Hampshire Veterans Home, tomorrow isn't just about cookouts. Tomorrow…