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3 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Campaign themes set in N.H. Senate contest

Polls continue to show a tightening race between Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and former Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, even though there is still more than a week to go before the state's primary election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, University of New Hampshire, Exeter, NH

7 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

State police say 31-year-old David J. Fries, of Manchester, was spotted by a trooper on Interstate 93 in Bow at about 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

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10 hrs ago | NH Insider

Brown For Us Senate - Around Town with Scott Brown - this Week: Surging Forward

Scott picked up three newspaper endorsements this week, held another town hall meeting and released a new television ad featuring New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Stratham, NH, Portsmouth, NH

14 hrs ago | Politico

Money minute - VA dominates airwaves - Clinton, Cruz make moves

More House fundraising reports ahead of the Sept. 9 primaries: In New Hampshire's 1st District, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter raised $119,000 from July 1 to Aug. 20, spent $77,000 and ended with $654,000 on hand.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, Representative Ann McLane, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Immigration Reform

18 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Durham chief will monitor bike path during move-in day

Although the investigation of the bicycle fatality that occurred on Main Street Aug. 17 is still ongoing, Police Chief David Kurz has made a promise to take a lengthy look at the new configuration there to see if it should remain in place.

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Related Topix: University of New Hampshire

Fri Aug 29, 2014

UnionLeader.com

NH Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Aug. 26

This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Tuesday, Aug. 26. A Forster's tern and a whimbrel were seen in Hampton Harbor on Aug. 24. Two immature little blue herons were seen in Philbrick Marsh from Route 1A near the boundary between North Hampton and Rye on Aug. 24. An immature little blue heron, a stilt sandpiper, a Virginia rail and ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Hampton, NH, Hampton, NH, Ashland, NH, Seabrook, NH, Rumney, NH

Foster's Daily Democrat

Another Exeter Hospital tech caught diverting fentanyl

Peter McGlynn, 46, of Raymond, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 42 months of probation for obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

NH high court: New sentence hearings in killings

In this, May 14, 2013, file photo, Robert Dingman is escorted out of Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord, N.H. The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, that Dingman should receive new sentencing hearings in light of a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that mandatory life sentences for juvenile killers is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Concord, NH, US News, US Supreme Court, Lebanon, NH

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Hudson Halts Crackdown On Panhandling While Lawsuit Pending

The New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union earlier this month filed a lawsuit claiming Hudson officials are violating the free speech rights of panhandlers by telling them to stop seeking handouts and move along.

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NH Insider

Smith For US Senate NEEDED: Volunteers for Lit Drops & Milford Parade Walkers

In political parlance, a "lit drop" is short for "literature drop" when a political candidate delivers campaign materials on voters' doorsteps.

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NH Insider

NH Senate Republicans - ICYMI: Sen. Bob Odell on Business Tax Reform

It's puzzling to hear Governor Maggie Hassan claim that recent changes in New Hampshire's business tax code are causing problems with the state budget.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, US News, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, John Lynch, John H. Lynch

Foster's Daily Democrat

July jobless rates for towns and cities released

As recently reported, the unadjusted July 2014 unemployment rate for New Hampshire was 4.4 percent, an increase of 0.1 percent from the June rate, according to figures from New Hampshire Employment Security.

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Related Topix: Belknap County, NH, Carroll County, NH, Rockingham County, NH, Strafford County, NH, Barrington, NH

UnionLeader.com

Another View -- Dan McGuire: We Free Staters are not some threat to be feared

WHAT IS a Free Stater? A person who pledges to "exert the fullest practical effort toward the creation of a society in which the maximum role of civil government is the protection of individuals' life, liberty, and property" and who is willing to move to New Hampshire to do so.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Epsom, NH, Manchester, NH, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Bedford violin student places first in concerto competitions

Bedford resident Stacie Lin is on a roll. Since April, violinist Lin has won three concerto competitions throughout New Hampshire, while balancing a heavy course load at Bedford High School.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Foster's Daily Democrat

UNH freshmen to move in Saturday

More than 3,000 University of New Hampshire freshmen will move into their dorms this weekend, and to the relief of Durham residents and visitors alike, the move in day has been moved to Saturday rather than Friday.

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Roll Call

HOH: New Englanders, and Political Figures, Relieved as Market Basket Standoff Ends

Driving around New Hampshire last week , the scene was unavoidable: Protesters waving signs outside of local Market Basket stores, with cars honking as they drove by.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Foster's Daily Democrat

Shaheen visits Rochester Child Care Center Senator is pushing her...

U.S .Senator Jeanne Shaheen, during a visit to Rochester Child Care Center, reads to young Arianna of the Glowworms group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Foster's Daily Democrat

Police look for dog, owner after fatal dog attack

New Hampshire State Police are asking for help from the public to help identify a pit bull and its owner after they said the dog attacked another on a mountain hike.

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UnionLeader.com

Synthetic drugs prompt action in Concord

Kelly was selected as chairman of the four-member Committee on Synthetic Drugs, which held its inaugural session Wednesday.

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UnionLeader.com

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Shaheen takes on illegal immigration

It remains to be seen how much of an issue illegal immigration will be in the mid-term elections, but the candidates are sure hearing it on the campaign trail.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Hooksett, NH, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, University of New Hampshire

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