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GOP White House hopefuls flood New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Days before the first official debate of the 2016 Republican presidential primary, nearly every GOP White House hopeful is heading to New Hampshire.

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Route 1 Bypass to be closed for a night for bridge work

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is planning night work on the Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth for bridge steel setting.

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Clinton's presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads

WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

Today at 03:15AM
Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cash

WASHINGTON (AP) - It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

Aug 2
Bat boy, 9, injured after hit in head at baseball game

Batboy hospitalized A 9-year-old batboy from Kansas was hospitalized after being hit in the head during a National Baseball Congress World Series game. He was in critical condition as of Sunday afternoon. …

Aug 2
Park wins Women's British Open, captures fourth different major

TURNBERRY, Scotland - As Inbee Park hunted down Jin-Young Ko in the final stretch of the Women's British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to…

Aug 2
New Texan Wilfork looks to learn from Watt

HOUSTON - Vince Wilfork bristled when asked what he could teach J.J. Watt. Then the 12-year veteran and first-year Houston Texan let out a hearty chuckle. "Teach him what?" he bellowed. "What am I going…

Aug 2
Hamilton two-run homer all the Rangers need in win over Giants

Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer and Martin Perez allowed only two hits to earn his first win in his comeback from Tommy John surgery as the Texas Rangers edged the San Francisco Giants, 2-1, on Sunday.…

Aug 2
Fired-up Brady talks trash, celebrates at Patriots camp

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady trash-talked to Super Bowl star Malcolm Butler. He celebrated a second-team touchdown on a goal-line drill by raising his arms and hollering. Sure, Brady's impending four-game…

Aug 2
Cabrera's double in eighth helps Rays to 4-3 win over Red Sox

BOSTON - Junichi Tazawa showed Asdrubal Cabrera the same pitch once too often. Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and scored on James Loney's single in the eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided…

Aug 2
Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely.

Aug 2
State requests conservation of Lamprey River water

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Service is requesting that residents, businesses and other water users in the Lamprey River watershed voluntarily conserve water until higher flows return.

Aug 2
Researchers: Use of food stamps undergoes slight decline

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - University of New Hampshire researchers say the program known for years as food stamps has declined slightly in recent years, but remains an important support for people at risk for food insecurity and hunger.

Aug 2
Letter: The Free Stater way

I found Nick Reid's article "Church of the Sword" truly fascinating (Monitor front page, July 28). On the one hand, I was laughing my butt off at the rallying cry "I look forward to killing you." That…

Aug 2
Letter: They're not vigilantes

I disagree with James Cole's characterization of the armed persons guarding military recruitment centers as vigilantes (Monitor letters, July 28). A vigilante would be one acting as though he had law…

Aug 2
Letter: The blame game

On the front page of one of our local newspaper, the headline on a story about the death of Trevor Gonyer in Weare read: "Did pursuit cause crash?" It is not the pursuit that caused the crash, it was…

Aug 2
Letter: Weigh the evidence

Dear state representatives: In light of the recent allegations revealed through undercover videos of Planned Parenthood employees, I beg you not to jump into bed with your ideological colleagues but…

Aug 2
Letter: Our bumbling government

I was just reading my New Hampshire Legionnaire newspaper and saw that $54.4 million is missing from the prosthetic VA fund. This fund was for 2,177 service people who need our help. These military…

Aug 2
Letter: Hot air

Frankly, I'm sick of all this fuss about Brady and the "Deflategate" scandal. The idea that a major sport involves two teams, that each bring their own footballs to the game, is remarkably stupid. How…

Aug 2
Letter: Funny or sad

If the UNH bias guide was meant as parody/satire/spoof, then it's reasonably funny; if not, then it's idiocy of the highest water. ADOLPHE BERNOTAS Concord

Aug 2
Letter: Power struggles

In the July 15 Monitor Forum, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests recommended that Eversource's Northern Pass energy supply proposal imitate Vermont's similar plan, which uses the…

Aug 2
Letter: Ayotte listens to constituents

One of the things I like most about Sen. Kelly Ayotte is that when she says she's listening to Granite Staters' ideas and concerns, she really means it. Many members in Congress approach problems from…

Aug 2
Letter: Clinton offers energy solutions

I was reminded recently why I am a proud Democrat and Hillary Clinton supporter. Beech Hill Farm hosted Hillary on a warm sunny day. No one complained about the heat as we waited for her to arrive.…

Aug 2
Massachusetts man dead after motorcycle-truck crash

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire police are asking for the public's help about events leading up to a fatal collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck in Concord.

Aug 2
New Hampshire hits peak fair season

SWANZEY, N.H. (AP) - The Cheshire Fair is wrapping up in Swanzey, but there are plenty more coming up as New Hampshire approaches peak fair season.