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Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

Manchester Crimewatch: Man accused of writing company checks to himself

Charles Gates, 29, of 602 Front St., is accused of writing four checks on the Semper Fi Power Supply company account.

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Related Topix: Merrimack, NH, Rockingham County, NH

Thursday | UnionLeader.com

Lawmakers fight to find Medicaid fix

Lawmakers said Tuesday they are working on an agreement to bring stability to health care funding in the wake of a court ruling that found the Medicaid Enhancement Tax unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Man wants new trial in yard work stabbings case

A New Hampshire man sentenced to over 20 years in prison for stabbing two teenagers he hired to do yard work is asking for a new trial, saying his court-appointed attorneys were ineffective.

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SeacoastOnline

New Hampshire to appeal hospital tax ruling

The state will appeal a judge's ruling that a tax on New Hampshire hospitals that brings in $185 million annually is unconstitutional, the attorney general's office said Monday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

National Review Online

Everything You Thought You Knew about Scott Brown in New Hampshire Is Wrong

Or two things, at least. The Boston Globe had an interesting story this weekend challenging one of the accepted issues surrounding Scott Brown's run against incumbent Democratic senator Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire: That it used to be a somewhat conservative, Republican-friendly state, until droves of Massachusetts residents started crossing the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Scott Brown, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire, Rockingham County, NH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Abuse in school: A city teacher and a late report

A former Manchester special education teacher physically abused two special-education students in front of other teachers, who reported her to school authorities.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH, Education Etc., Opinion

UnionLeader.com

State hospital tax ruled unconstitutional by superior court judge

The state was ordered to refund $1.4 million that the for-profit specialty hospital paid in 2010-11.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Nashua, NH, Medicine

Boston.com

New Hampshire ready to start 2 new drug courts

A New Hampshire judge says a pair of drug courts could open as soon as this fall in Hillsborough County if a federal grant comes through.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Boston man convicted of attempted murder for 2013 shooting in Manchester

A Hillsborough County Superior Court jury has convicted a Boston man on attempted murder charges in a shooting in the city last July.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH

Washington Times

New Hampshire judge: Hospital tax unconstitutional

In a ruling released Friday, a Hillsborough County Superior Court judge says the state should have stopped collecting the tax in 2011 when a loophole in the Medicaid reimbursement system closed.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

UnionLeader.com

Former Manchester teacher admits assaulting, abusing special education students

A former Mclaughlin Middle School special education teacher pleaded guilty earlier this week to pushing and dragging a non-verbal, blind 12-year-old student down a school hallway and tying another non-verbal 12-year-old special education student to a chair with a blanket.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH

Thu Apr 10, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Paralyzed man, family won't comment on AG's report over how he was injured

The report by Deputy Attorney General Ann M. Rice and Hillsborough County Attorney Patricia LaFrance addressed only whether Ornelas' injuries were the result of criminal action.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 08, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Judge dismisses Alderman Levasseur's suit against radio host Girard

At the same time, Levasseur said the ruling validated his main concern by requiring the city to redact - or black-out - the names, addresses, phone-numbers and email addresses of constituents in any of the requested emails.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

UnionLeader.com

New Manchester police officers have experience on their side

Paula O'Meara pins a Manchester police badge on her son, Kevin, Monday while Police Chief David O'Mara looks on.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH, Weare, NH, New Hampshire, Carroll County, NH

Fri Apr 04, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Authorities recapture inmate who walked away from Manchester halfway house

An inmate who walked away from a halfway house Thursday morning was found five hours later at a city daytime center for the homeless.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH, Concord, NH

UnionLeader.com

Attorney for former Nashua alderman says she is innocent of witness tampering

Legal counsel for Kathryn Vitale, the former city alderman who is accused of witness tampering, is maintaining his client's innocence.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Nashua, NH, Prison

Thu Apr 03, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Inmate walks away from Manchester halfway house

Victor Soto Jr., 37, who was serving a 1 1/2-to-5-year sentence for burglary out of Hillsborough County Superior Court, Northern District, went missing at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Manchester, NH

UnionLeader.com

Nashua man pleads guilty to negligent homicide

Daniel J. Burke, 51, formerly of 23 Temple St., apt. 18, waived his right to a speedy trial and instead pleaded guilty in a negotiated plea to a charge of negligent homicide, abuse of a corpse and two counts of falsifying physical evidence.

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Related Topix: Nashua, NH

Wed Apr 02, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Former Nashua aldermen to be arraigned Friday

In the midst of the allegations, Kathryn D. Vitale, 54, of 8 Massasoit Road, has taken a leave of absence from her position on the Nashua Zoning Board of Adjustment as an alternate member.

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Related Topix: Nashua, NH, Manchester, NH

UnionLeader.com

Pembroke man shot by police to spend 10 to 28 years in prison

A Pembroke man, shot twice in the leg by police after a car chase last June in back alleys and on downtown streets, yesterday was sentenced to 10 to 28 years in prison.

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