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Letter: Let's talk loopholes

State Sen. Dan Feltes and state Rep. Richard Ames want to start a conversation about closing tax loopholes that primarily benefit the richest 1 percent of New Hampshire taxpayers at the expense of the…

Today at 06:22AM
Letter: Blame it on Blount

Loyal Patriots fans understand why 11 of 12 footballs were under normal weight (psi) at halftime during the Indianapolis-New England AFC Championship game. We know our running back LeGarette Blount weighs…

Today at 06:21AM
Letter: Save the bobcats

I was shocked to learn that Fish and Game is considering opening a trapping season on bobcats. The UNH study of these magnificent creatures is barely off the presses showing their numbers have increased…

Today at 06:21AM
Letter: Bigger fish to fry

To Frank Warman, regarding his letter in the Monitor's Jan. 26 edition about the "Deflategate" controversy: Frank, you are too kind. Limiting your criticism to just the sports world ignores the source…

Today at 06:21AM
Letter: Why the harsh words?

In regards to the "My Turn" article by Dave Potter "Why am I still searching for my dad's GOP?" (Monitor Forum, Jan. 24): What have any of the three men mentioned actually done in word or deed that validates…

Today at 06:21AM
Letter: Time to say 'no'

Soon it will be town and school district meeting time here in Hopkinton, and we will be asked to approve various expenditures on behalf of both groups. During the past few weeks, these groups have…

Today at 04:44AM
New Hampshire things to know: Dartmouth moves forward

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Dartmouth College unveiled the steps it will take to rein in bad behavior, a big snow storm pelted the state and New Hampshire lawmakers considered whether they should make it easier to carry a concealed weapon. Next week, a judge is set to hear from lawyers for a woman accused of fleeing the country with her then-8-year-old daughter a decade ago. Here are things to know in New Hampshire:

Today at 04:42AM
Moose hunt lottery open for 2015

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's 2015 moose lottery is open, and participants have through May 29 to enter.

Jan 30
Howard scores career-high 18, Penn beats Dartmouth 58-51

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Matt Howard scored 11 of his career-high 18 points in the second half, and Pennsylvania held off a late run by Dartmouth Friday night for a 58-51 victory.

Jan 30
Friday's Scores

Bedford 62, Keene 25

Jan 30
AP-BKC--Dartmouth-Penn Box

Maldunas 6-9 2-4 14, Golden 2-5 1-4 5, Boehm 4-11 1-3 10, Mitola 2-11 0-0 6, Wright 0-0 1-2 1, Carpenter 0-1 0-0 0, Ngwudo 0-0 0-0 0, Gill 4-8 5-6 15, Crescenzi 0-5 0-0 0, Dickinson 0-0 0-0 0, Harrison 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-50 10-19 51.

Jan 30
Drew Brees sings praises of Peyton Manning

PHOENIX (AP) - Drew Brees serenaded Peyton Manning, hoping to convince the seven-time All-Pro to keep playing.

Jan 30
Seahawks' D could earn spot in NFL lore with Super Bowl win

PHOENIX (AP) - As it is, a pretty persuasive case could be made that Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks defense is among the very best groups on that side of the ball in NFL history.

Jan 30
Special teams could determine Super Bowl champion

PHOENIX (AP) - While Russell Wilson was throwing interceptions in the NFC championship game, punter Jon Ryan kick-started Seattle's rally with his arm.

Jan 30
Record defense is why Seattle will win 2nd straight

PHOENIX (AP) - The sideshow is over, which means Marshawn Lynch can go back to not talking and this realization can become obvious again: The Seattle Seahawks are still the best defensive team in football.