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Super PAC changes anti-Shaheen ads after complaint

WASHINGTON (AP) - A conservative super PAC was forced Wednesday to edit a negative ad against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot with the broadcaster.

Today at 02:05PM
Hillsboro-Deering High School Honors

The following students earned honors for the fourth term at Hillsboro-Deering High School in Hillsboro. GRADE 12 HIGH HONORS: Brianna Welch, Daniel Egner and Jonah Walker GRADE 12 HONORS: Abby Morse,…

Today at 12:56PM
Attorney general won't probe GOP finance complaint

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The state attorney general's office said Wednesday it won't investigate a Republican party claim of an improper campaign donation to Gov. Maggie Hassan and asked both major political parties to hold their fire unless they have the facts to support accusations that finance laws were broken.

Today at 11:42AM
TV station pulls anti-Shaheen ads off air

WASHINGTON (AP) - A super PAC's negative ads against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen were pulled off the air Wednesday after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot.

Today at 11:04AM
Thanks A Million

Gilmanton Old Home Day The organizers of Gilmanton's 116th Old Home Day, held Aug. 9, extend special thanks to all of those who made the event a success. We are grateful to all our volunteers who worked…

Today at 10:46AM
Unions delivers another proposal to FairPoint

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have delivered another contract proposal to the company in hopes of ending a stalemate.

Aug 26
My Turn: Why is Hassan criticizing bipartisan tax reforms?

It's puzzling to hear Gov. Maggie Hassan claim that recent changes in New Hampshire's business tax code are causing problems with the state budget. Not only were the reforms of the past few years approved…

Aug 26
My Turn: America needs a firm, fair immigration policy

Three elements characterize a functional immigration system: clarity, enforcement of the rule of law and fairness. Today in America, sadly, none of these three characteristics epitomize our immigration…

Aug 26
Board of Contributors: Running resources

Smart phone apps There are tons of apps available for your smart phone. Many offer both free and paid versions, where the paid version gets you access to more features. Runkeeper and SportTrackLive are…

Aug 26
Editorial: Republicans should choose Havenstein

Politicians and business executives love to tout their leadership skills - whether they have them or not. But the real leaders are easy to spot. When they talk about accomplishments, they talk about the…

Aug 26
Is it worth it to chop your own burgers? You bet!

I'm not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I'm not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. I'm not really even going to tell you very much about how to cook your burger. But…

Aug 26
A new look for your lunchbox: Hummus

What's the first lunch lesson of the school year? Embrace hummus. Yes, it has a weird name (say it like we're humming together - "hum us.") And yes, it is usually made from ground-up chickpeas, which…

Aug 26
A deep-fried, bacon-wrapped fair season is here

A Twinx. It's a Twinkie - stuffed with a Twix candy bar - wrapped in bacon - deep-fried - and drizzled with chocolate-caramel sauce. And its existence can mean only one thing: This is fair season, the…

Aug 26
Taking a sweet and tangy approach to gazpacho

Watermelon and tomatoes may seem an unlikely combination, but in this simple, refreshing gazpacho they blend perfectly. The recipe -- inspired by one in Yotam Ottolenghi's upcoming cookbook "Plenty More"…

Aug 26
Putin and Poroshenko meet for bilateral talks

The presidents of Russia and Ukraine met late yesterday for their first bilateral talks at a much-anticipated summit in Minsk, which many voiced hopes may help bring an end to fighting between Kiev's forces…

Aug 26
Inspector general: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix.…

Aug 26
Gettysburg hero to get Medal of Honor 151 years after battle

One hundred and fifty-one years after his final battle and more than two decades after a senator took up his cause, 1st Lt. Alonzo Cushing will get his Medal of Honor. Cushing was 22 when he died July…

Aug 26
WHO urges bans on indoor e-cigarette use, sales to minors

The indoor use of electronic cigarettes should be banned and sales to minors should be prohibited, the World Health Organization said. Manufacturers also should be prohibited from claiming that the devices…

Aug 26
Gaza truce open-ended, but puts off tough issues

Israel and Hamas agreed yesterday to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting - an uneasy deal that halts the deadliest war the sides have fought in years, with more than 2,200 killed, but…

Aug 26
Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Walmart

Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination…

Aug 26
Napa quake leads to clamor for warning system

Ten seconds before a severe earthquake in California's wine country caused the ground to rumble throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a university lab in the city of Berkeley got the alert that the seismic…