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Perry in New Hampshire: No decision on 2016

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by his first run for president in 2012 and will work harder if there's a next time around.

Today at 09:44AM
Humbled by 2012, Texas' Perry courts New Hampshire

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by his first run for president in 2012 and will work harder if there's a next time around.

Today at 12:01AM
Review of cod decline report set to begin

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Regulators are set to begin reviewing a report that says the amount of cod spawning in the Gulf of Maine is at an all-time low.

Aug 21
Slaying of American reopens debate on ransoms

WASHINGTON (AP) - By rejecting demands for a nine-digit payment to save kidnapped American journalist James Foley, the United States upheld a policy choice that some European and Arab governments have long found too wrenching to make themselves: ruling out ransom to rescue any citizen held captive by militant organizations, in hopes the tough stand will make Americans safer from kidnapping and attacks by extremists.

Aug 21
Little, Marzullo split on death penalty in District 8 Senate race

JP Marzullo might not be a household name, but for anyone living in Senate District 8, which includes Weare, Deering and New London, the blue-and-gold bow ties are probably familiar by now. Between the…

Aug 21
Suncook Senior Center, asked to leave church hall, searching for new home

Aurea Laliberte started going to the Suncook Senior Center - in the basement of St. John the Baptist Parish - because she figured it was a good way to get out of the house after she retired. That was almost…

Aug 21
Ray Duckler: Time to pay back Beanie for all she's done

Things got done on a recent afternoon on Clinton Street in Concord. All in the name of Beanie. "Melanie and Paul will be cooking hot dogs and hamburgers." "Don't worry about posts for the fencing." "Saturday…

Aug 21
My Turn: Critics of online degrees start from a false premise

In getting feedback on the possible merger of Southern New Hampshire University and the New Hampshire Institute of Art, I have been struck by the reactions to our online programs among some critics. …

Aug 21
Editorial: Myths guiding opposition on Common Core

Common Core, the education reform plan created by the Council of Chief State School Officers and backed by the National Governors Association, once had the support of 45 states and the District of Columbia.…

Aug 21
My Turn: Obama not to blame for rise of Islamic State

Conjecture by Sen. John McCain and Hillary Clinton et al that President Obama is to blame for the Islamic State scourge because of his support (arms and airstrikes) of the Syrian resistance was lacking…

Aug 21
2nd Congressional District candidates disagree on Iraq strategy

Republican congressional candidate Gary Lambert said the U.S. should not redeploy troops to Iraq under any circumstances, while his two primary opponents in the 2nd District are more open to the possibility.…

Aug 21
Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom

The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf's increasing willingness…

Aug 21
My Turn: There's no substitute for the college experience

There has been increasing criticism of traditional college education in the past decade or so. Much of the focus of such criticism has been focused on cost escalation and the irrelevance of college degrees…

Aug 21
Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

Israel stepped up its campaign against Hamas yesterday, killing three of the Gaza-based group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting…

Aug 21
PHOTOS: Science fun at McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord

Educator John Parodi (left) of the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord describes the Apollo 11 lunar landing for (from right) Karen Tardif, Emma O'Neill, 11, and Reagan O'Neill, 9, all of Laconia,…

Aug 21
Concord School Board expected to vote on $8.6M bonds Monday

On Monday, the Concord School Board is expected to vote on the issuance of up to $8.6 million in bonds for major capital projects. The public hearing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in the high school library…

Aug 21
Shaheen losing ground against Brown in latest UNH polling data

Fewer than a third of likely voters have decided which candidate they support in New Hampshire's race for the U.S. Senate. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen still leads against all three of the…