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1 hr ago | Power Line

A long, hard fall for Rubio and Christie in New Hampshire

A new Granite State poll of likely New Hampshire Republican primary voters is out.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican

14 hrs ago |

Lauren Daley - BookLovers: W. Jeffrey Bolster tells us our sea is not immortal

Rachel Carson wrote, "To stand at the edge of the sea is to have knowledge of things that are as nearly eternal as any earthly life can be."


Related Topix: Marine Biology, Biology, Science

18 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Robo-Palooza students made robots toss a ball, learned about engineering

The phrase on the front sign of The Children's Museum of New Hampshire states that it is "taking imagination to new heights."


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Dover, NH, Durham, NH, Inventions

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

Lingering Effect of 2007-09 Recession Clobbers U.S. Birth Rate

The U.S. recorded the most deaths in its history and the fewest births since 1998, resulting in the lowest population gain from natural causes in 35 years, an analysis of 2013 Census Bureau estimates released Thursday shows.


Washington Examiner

Marco Rubio's long, hard fall in New Hampshire

There's a new edition of the WMUR/University of New Hampshire Granite State poll of the nation's first primary state.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform

Bellingham Herald

Colleges: Transfer students are out-of-staters

While both states rank very high in terms of the percentage of students who graduate within six years of starting at four-year public campuses, they also rank high in terms of students who finish in another state, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.


Related Topix: New Hampshire, University of Vermont, Emerson College, Keene State College

USA Today

America's fastest shrinking cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.72% in 2013, the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years.


Related Topix: Cambria County, PA, Johnstown, PA

Foster's Daily Democrat

Calif. firm ranks Dover 7th best place to live in N.H.

A California-based online real estate brokerage recently ranked Dover as “Kind of Big Deal” and one of the Granite State's top 10 places to live.


Related Topix: Dover, NH, Hanover, NH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Clinton has big lead in N.H., but most people haven't finished deciding

Hillary Clinton is way ahead of other Democrats in the New Hampshire race for the 2016 presidential nomination and Republicans are scrambled--but most voters are far from deciding.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie, US Governors

Latest UNH poll: Something is 'fishy' with Shea-Porter numbers

University of New Hampshire 's Survey Center released its latest survey on Thursday and something seems extremely fish with the numbers for Representative Carol Shea-Porter .


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Groton Landmark

Groton Historical Society

The Groton Historical Society will host a talk on Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at Legion Hall, 75 Hollis St. in Groton, on "Trials of an Old New England Town in a Young Nation" by Mary Babson Fuhrer.


Related Topix: Groton, MA, Boylston, MA, Princeton, MA, George Mason University

The New Hampshire

UNH pioneers sustainable fish purchasing with seafood dinner

University of New Hampshire Dining is the largest food purchaser in New England.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Slow Food

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Emerging artists on display at Paul Creative Arts Center

Lauren Karjala_Blue Poppies_2014_oil on canvas_36 x 48in.jpg AlexLeith_BirdBrain_Feb2014_Watercolor_5inX5in.jpg Ware_Ridgetop_2014_oil on canvas_27 75x27 5.jpg Exhibitions featuring the work of emerging artists are on view at the Museum of Art, in the Paul Creative Arts Center at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, through Friday, May 16.


Related Topix: Durham, NH, Photography, Arts, Chester, NH, Portsmouth, NH, Concord, NH


Today can mark end to death penalty

The House has voted overwhelmingly, 225-104, in favor of repeal and the Senate Judiciary Committee supported repeal in a 3-2 vote.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Jeb Bradley, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Survey points to rough going for N.H. Democrats

Democrats have repeatedly mocked Republican promises to craft a replacement for Obamacare, and while the GOP is reportedly working on a plan, House Speaker John Boehner had only another promise to offer on Wednesday.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, John Boehner, Republican, Barack Obama

The Brattleboro Reformer

N.H. poll: Hassan gets good rating, GOP names little-known

The WMUR Granite State Poll by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center finds 59 percent of adults approve of Hassan.


Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT

Foster's Daily Democrat

Looking at the cost of higher ed

What's the connection between the state government's small financial contribution to its public colleges and universities and the number of students choosing to attend? What's the connection between that state aid and the size of classes at the University of New Hampshire or Keene State College? Is there a direct link between state aid and tuition ... (more)


Related Topix: Keene State College, Opinion

Foster's Daily Democrat

Durham couple marks 70th anniversary with love, laughter

Things have changed quite dramatically in the past 70 years. Gas is no longer 15 cents per gallon, and most people don't pay $50 a month in rent.


Related Topix: Durham, NH, Newmarket, NH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The American Scholar

Wave Your Hands and Say It Right

Gestures are simple enough. Right? A spontaneous but well-timed wave can emphasize an idea, brush aside a compliment, or point out a barely obscured bird's nest to an obtuse friend.


Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois

Is Path to NFL Concussion Accord Growing Murky?

Three months after the $760 million settlement between the NFL and its former players was denied preliminary approval, the terms of what will ultimately be accepted are still unclear.