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  1. While leaks are common, disasters involving gas rare in N.H. NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Concord Monitor

    As Massachusetts copes with one of the nation's worst residential natural gas disasters, New Hampshire can be thankful that even though 120,000 customers have natural gas in the state, it has seen few major accidents and a single fatality over the past three decades. "In the past 12 months, the Concord Fire Department has responded to 23 calls for leaks in natural gas or propane lines throughout the city," said city fire Chief Daniel Andrus in an email response to the Monitor .

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  2. Body camera debate rolls onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Concord Monitor

    The video shows a man on the ground, rolling away from his vehicle as police sirens blare in the background. The 23-second video that spread rapidly online gave the public a glimpse of Heath's fatal encounter with police on August 21 after a chase ended when Heath's car crashed near Oak Street and Gonic Road in Rochester.

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  3. N.H. death penalty remains on the books as legislature fails to override vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    The state Senate failed on Thursday to override Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of a bill that would have abolished New Hampshire's death penalty. The Senate voted 14-10 to overturn Sununu's action, which was two votes shy of the 16 needed to override a gubernatorial veto.

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  4. Police keeping watch on rise of meth in N.H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Crystal meth is on the rise in New Hampshire, entering the state through main highways like Interstate 95, but Seacoast police say use of the drug does not appear to be increasing at the same rate in their cities and towns. State Police Lt.

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  5. Support for former Exeter counselor is paralleled in other sex assault cases NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Rarely do 23 educators and health professionals stand behind a convicted sex offender who repeatedly assaulted a freshman student she was counseling. When former Exeter High School counselor Kristie Torbick received strong support at her sentencing last month, outrage boiled over in communities where educators and health professionals stepped out to share their personal opinions in court.

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  6. Report: Rising sea will flood $645 million worth of N.H. propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of property along the New Hampshire seacoast is likely to face damage from frequent flooding caused by rising sea levels within the next three decades, claims the latest report trying to quantify the effect of climate change on the nation's coasts. By 2045, about 2,000 New Hampshire residential properties home to about 3,000 people "are at risk of chronic inundation," says the report issued Monday by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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  7. Report: Rising sea will flood $645 million worth of N.H. property NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of property along the New Hampshire seacoast is likely to face damage from frequent flooding caused by rising sea levels within the next three decades, claims the latest report trying to quantify the effect of climate change on the nation's coasts. By 2045, about 2,000 New Hampshire residential properties home to about 3,000 people "are at risk of chronic inundation," says the report issued Monday by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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  8. State Democrats to vote this month on embracing marijuana legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    New Hampshire Democrats will decide at their upcoming state convention if the state party should formally support the legalization, regulation, and taxation of marijuana. "It's a first.

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  9. Letter: Support Irvine for electric co-op boardRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Fellow New Hampshire Electric Co-op members: My name is Neil Irvine, and I am honored to have had my name placed on the ballot for the 2018 board of directors election by the nominating committee. Traditionally, candidates in an electoral race ask for your support based on their position statements.

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  10. Recent federal contracts in New HampshireRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    The following are the federal contracts awarded to companies in New Hampshire for the Week of March 30 - April 5. EndurID , Hampton, won a $20 million federal contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for medical equipment and supplies for the VA National Acquisition Center. Lyme Computer Systems Inc. , Lyme, won an $82,782 federal contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for Dell laptops.

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  11. Fire destroys soup kitchen, apartments, near Hampton BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Multiple departments battle a fire that severely damaged a three-story building that housed a soup kitchen, a laundromat, and several apartments on Thursday, April 5, 2018 in Hampton, N.H. Hampton Fire Chief Jameson Ayotte said strong winds increased the fire's danger. No one was hurt, and a woman was rescued from the second floor.

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  12. N.H. House punts on marijuana legalization; opts for further studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    A House bill to legalize small amounts of marijuana in New Hampshire was pushed into interim study Thursday, halting the momentum of legislation that two months ago seemed destined to pass. In a 153-135 vote, representatives opted to send House Bill 656 back to the committee, effectively stopping its chances this legislative year.

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  13. Moose population stabilized last year in N.H. as bear, turkey rising NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    The number of hunting permits for moose in New Hampshire may stay the same this fall as last year, reflecting an improvement in the population of this iconic mammal, although perhaps only a temporary one. "The long-term picture hasn't changed, to our knowledge, but we did see a little uptick in both moose survival and productivity in 2017," said Kent Gustafson, wildlife biologist for New Hampshire Fish and Game.

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  14. New Hampshire again considers transgender protection legislation NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Transgender teenagers and their parents have shared their stories at a rally to support expanding New Hampshire's anti-discrimination law. The families spoke Wednesday ahead of a public hearing on a bill that would ban discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations based on someone's gender identity.

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  15. N.H. marijuana commission cautious after Sessions's policy change NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    A policy reversal by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions over marijuana enforcement has rankled the eight states that have legalized recreational use, with representatives voicing fears of a federal crackdown on a growing industry. But as New Hampshire contemplates its own legalization effort, with a new House bill set for a vote Tuesday and a yearlong study commission meeting regularly, advocates on both sides are divided.

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  16. Some dig out, others play as - bomb cyclone' brings snow, wind to N.H. NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    Peter Lank Jr. of Administation Services for the State of New Hampshire snowplows around the Legislative Office Building in downtown Concord on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Peter Lank Jr. of Administation Services for the State of New Hampshire wipes snow off as he works around the Legislative Office Building in downtown Concord on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

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  17. N.H. toll hike hearing pits fiscal hawks against safety advocates NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    Supporters of a New Hampshire proposal to increase tolls statewide for the first time in a decade suggest that additional spending could lead to safer roads, while opponents worry that it is an unnecessary expense that could hurt some transportation businesses. The Department of Transportation is seeking to increase toll rates by 50 percent in March to bring in an additional $36 million a year for major turnpike projects.

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  18. Executive Council expected to vote Wednesday on proposed toll hike NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    New Hampshire's five-member Executive Council is expected to vote Wednesday on a proposal to raise the price of tolls on the state's highways for the first time in a decade. The move puts council newcomer, Republican Russell Prescott, on the political hot seat as he faces push back from some of the top conservative groups in the state.

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  19. PHOTOS: Flag raising celebrates 242nd birthday of Marine Corps NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    LEFT: A U.S. Marine flag flies over the State House in Concord celebrating the 242nd birthday of the Corps on Friday. Senior Marine instructor Lt.

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  20. Blanchette case spurs legislation to strengthen N.H. sex assault laws NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Concord Monitor

    Lawmakers may consider a bill next session that would close a loophole in one of New Hampshire's sexual assault laws. State Rep. Renny Cushing, D-Hampton, put forward the proposed bill after the state's Supreme Court overturned former Belknap County sheriff's deputy Ernest Justin Blanchette's rape conviction in May, citing ambiguities in the aggravated felonious sexual assault statute.

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