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  1. bropioids-ml-090116Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    In order to support the State of New Hampshire's comprehensive strategy to combat the heroin and opioid crisis and help save lives, Governor Maggie Hassan and Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers announced Wednesday that New Hampshire will be awarded federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand access to medication-assisted treatment and to enhance the State's collection and use of drug overdose data. New Hampshire will receive an estimated $1 million for medication-assisted treatment and approximately $250,000 for drug overdose data surveillance.

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  2. N.H. Wins Grant to Expand Access to Substance Abuse MedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    New Hampshire is one of nearly a dozen states getting a one million dollar federal grant to expand access to medication-assisted treatment for drug addiction. New Hampshire currently has the fewest number of physicians in New England who are certified to prescribe Suboxone, a drug used to reduce opioid cravings and ease withdrawals.

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  3. Thanking public servants in trialRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    At the conclusion of jury trials, regardless of the verdict, it is customary for judges to thank jurors for their service and attentiveness. At the conclusion of jury trials, regardless of the verdict, it is customary for judges to thank jurors for their service and attentiveness.

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  4. Loudon residents warned of blue-green algae bloomRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    The Department of Environmental Services issued an alert Tuesday regarding the "green hue . . . clearly visible across the entire lake."

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  5. Man settles $40K discrimination lawsuit with Vermont DMVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Jordanian man will get $40,000 from the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles in a discrimination settlement. Abdel Rababah has lived in southern Vermont for years with an expired Visa.

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  6. Pa among 44 states sharing $53 million federal grant to fight opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WPMT-TV York

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced $53 million in funding to 44 States, four tribes and the District of Columbia to improve access to treatment for opioid use disorders, reduce opioid related deaths, and strengthen drug misuse prevention efforts. In addition, funding will also support improved data collection and analysis around opioid misuse and overdose as well as better tracking of fatal and nonfatal opioid-involved overdoses.

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  7. Signs inform neighbors that water limits still in effectRead the original story

    Tuesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    More than 100 water bans and restrictions have been issued by water companies throughout New Hampshire, and electronic signs along the seacoast are reminding people those limits are still in place. The restrictions have come amid what the state Department of Environmental Services has called "severe drought conditions" in Rockingham County.

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  8. How a 24-Year-Old Rape Survivor Is Pushing Congress to Change the Way the U.S. Handles Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | People

    A rape kit is often seen as the first step in bringing a rapist or assailant to justice . But for Amanda Nguyen, it's something she has to contend with twice a year - every six months, she must fight to keep her rape kit in the system.

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  9. Businesses, state officials report better summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UnionLeader.com

    ... was that most... The state Senate and the Executive Council serve two very different purposes in New Hampshire government, but some of the same skills that helped Russell Prescott excel in the Senate also recommend... Republican gubernatorial ...

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  10. N.H. needs to develop long-term planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Politicians are constantly talking about government spending and taxes. Statements like, “New Hampshire has a spending problem” are cute, simplistic, and make for good campaign mailers, but we need more than political soundbites.

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  11. 01 water 0827Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | Nashua Telegraph

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and Merrimack manufacturer Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics have announced that the bidding process has begun in an effort to connect tainted water wells in Litchfield to Pennichuck Water Works. The plan is to hook up 360 Litchfield homes and businesses that are currently on private wells to the Pennichuck system.

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  12. Marine Patrol warns of low water levels after boats run agroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    The effects of the drought conditions on land in New Hampshire have been well documented but bodies of water have also been affected. And on Friday a cruise ship on Lake Sunapee and a mail boat on Lake Winnipesaukee both got stuck when they ran aground in waters where they've never had a problem before.

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  13. Stock Narcan in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: School officials generally strive to prepare themselves to handle emergencies. They oversee fire drills.

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  14. Vt. cop accused of skipping out on the job retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Earlier this year, Sgt. Richard Cleveland was placed on administrative leave following allegations he repeatedly left his overnight post, heading home for hours while on the clock.

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  15. Marble Valley Correctional Facility inmate dies at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont Department of Corrections officials say an inmate at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility in Rutland has died from an undisclosed illness. The Rutland Herald reports 46-year-old Scott Clark was pronounced dead Tuesday night at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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  16. Support Charlie ChandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | UnionLeader.com

    To the Editor: I am writing to endorse Charlie Chandler for the District 2 State Senate seat.

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  17. Coverage to remain affordable, feds sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Journal Gazette

    Federal subsidies will ensure that the Affordable Care Act lives up to its name, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.

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  18. $36 Mil Staffing Contract with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Still Up in the AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The N.H. Executive Council yet again delayed voting on a $36 million staffing contract with Dartmouth-Hitchcock to provide psychiatric services at the state hospital. Discussion on whether to move forward with the three-year contract lasted more than an hour and a half Wednesday in New London.

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  19. Likely State Water Standards Not Safe Enough, Says Harvard Research FellowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The state's Department of Environmental Services is going through the public comments as it weighs how much of the contaminants PFOA and PFOS to allow in drinking water in the state. These are the chemicals that have contaminated wells in Southern NH, on the former Pease Air Force Base, and countless other locations around the country and the world.

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  20. LePage on the 5 citizens' initiatives: 'No, no, no, no and no'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Gov. Paul LePage held a town hall meeting at Sanford High School on Wednesday, Aug. 17, and detailed his opposition to five referendum questions on the state ballot this fall. LePage also took questions from the audience - and at one point got into a heated exchange with a state legislator.

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