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  • Trump in New Hampshire as he eyes presidential bid again

    March 19, 2015 2:05 AM

    AMHERST, N.H. - Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is heading to New Hampshire as he again considers a presidential run. Trump will attend a reception Thursday at the Amherst home of Republican state Rep. Steve Stepanek. The visit comes one day after Trump announced plans to... more »
  • Cruz hones pitch as he visits rural voters

    March 16, 2015 2:45 AM

    LINCOLN, N.H. - As he prepares for of his expected presidential campaign, Sen. Ted Cruz is hoping voters from rural New Hampshire and his home state of Texas share a similarly dour view of government. The Republican is promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service and scrap the Education Department.... more »
  • In New Hampshire, Bush finds a familiar state for his family

    March 13, 2015 2:55 AM

    CONCORD, N.H. - Seeking support in the state hosting the nation's first presidential primary, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush faces a mixed history of voting for members of his family. Bush arrives in New Hampshire on Friday for two public events and a series of private meetings with party leaders... more »
  • On the house, plus

    March 3, 2015 7:41 PM

    MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE- A man celebrating with breakfast at a restaurant got a 7-cent refund on his bill since the policy is to give customers a percentage off their bill if its their birthday. Joseph Nelson turned 101 and told a reporter he never thought he would live this... more »
  • Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'

    March 2, 2015 12:20 PM

    LANCASTER, NH - A New Hampshire woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes has pleaded guilty. Melanie Nash was one of four accused in the plan to open Eddie Nash's vault in Colebrook, then rifle... more »
  • Man buried in snow for more than 3 hours

    February 26, 2015 1:50 AM

    PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - A New Hampshire man has survived being buried in the snow for more than three hours. Drew Mullins says he was using a snow rake to clear snow off the metal roof of his Peterborough home on Sunday when it came down all at once. Within seconds,... more »
  • New Hampshire auctioneer sells KKK robe for $350

    December 30, 2014 11:09 PM

    DOVER, N.H. - A white robe belonging to a New Hampshire man who was a member of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s has sold for $350 at auction. The robe bears the KKK's distinctive round, scarlet patch with a white cross. It was discovered in an attic by... more »
  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal campaigns with Havenstein

    September 26, 2014 5:13 PM

    MANCHESTER, N.H. - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has joined Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein on two education-related campaign stops, and both were quizzed by youngsters. Jindal, who's likely considering a run for president in 2016, and Havenstein visited a charter school in Manchester on Friday before touring US FIRST,... more »
  • Jindal traveling to New Hampshire this weekend

    September 5, 2014 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal is heading this weekend to the pivotal presidential campaign state of New Hampshire. Louisiana's Republican governor, considering a 2016 White House bid, planned to make several stops across New Hampshire on Saturday. The schedule of events was released by Jindal's political action committee, Stand... more »
  • Tax evader apologizes

    June 3, 2014 8:00 PM

    PLAINFIELD, NEW HAMPSHIRE- A woman who went to prison for holding U.S. Marshals at bay months after she was convicted of tax evasion apologized to her hometown. Elaine Brown and her husband were convicted in 2009 for plotting to kill federal agents during a standoff at their house. They... more »
  • Starbucks loses to Charbucks

    November 18, 2013 7:52 PM

    MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE- The maker of a coffee blend in New Hampshire it calls "Charbucks" won in trademark infringement case filed by Starbucks. Black Bear Micro Roastery was sued in 2001 by Starbucks which alleged the use of the name "Charbucks" infringed and tarnished its famous trademarks. A... more »
  • ExxonMobil found liable in NH pollution trial

    April 9, 2013 11:47 AM

    CONCORD, N.H.- A jury in New Hampshire has found ExxonMobil liable in a long-running lawsuit over groundwater contamination by the gasoline additive MTBE. The oil giant could pay hundreds of millions of dollars to clean it up. The jury must now deliberate the cost of damages. Jurors sat through nearly... more »
  • Dodgeball banned

    March 28, 2013 7:42 PM

    WINDHAM, NEW HAMPSHIRE- Dodgeball is banned in schools in this small New Hampshire town after a parent complained his child was being bullied. The school board went after the game saying its violent and promotes bullying. The object is to throw a ball to hit opposing players to eliminate them... more »
  • NH couple charged in boy burning case due in court

    November 30, 2012 9:08 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A fugitive couple arrested at a Florida theme park will voluntarily return to New Hampshire to face charges in the beating and burning of the woman's 3-year-old son. A judge in Orlando, Fla., accepted the extradition waiver of 23-year-old Jessica Linscott and her boyfriend, 27-year-old, Roland... more »
  • Court date set for NH couple in burned boy case

    November 29, 2012 12:44 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A New Hampshire couple arrested for allegedly beating and burning the woman's 3-year-old son are due to appear in a Florida courtroom Friday morning unless they waive extradition. U.S. Deputy Marshal Jeffrey White says New Hampshire law enforcement officials are en route to Florida to escort the... more »
  • Bill Clinton: GOP taking away students' rights

    October 3, 2012 2:01 PM

    DURHAM, N.H. - Former President Bill Clinton is telling college students in the battleground state of New Hampshire that they have the right to vote either where they attend school or at home. Clinton took aim at the state's disputed new voter registration law while campaigning for President Barack Obama... more »
  • Jindal travels to New Hampshire for GOP event

    September 13, 2012 10:22 AM

    BEDFORD, N.H. - New Hampshire's Republican candidate for governor is getting a boost from Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who also used his trip to the presidential battleground state to criticize President Barack Obama. Jindal spoke Thursday at the New Hampshire Republican Party's "Unity Breakfast," aimed at bringing together former rivals... more »
  • Romney defends Afghanistan omission

    September 6, 2012 4:10 PM

    CONCORD, N.H. - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is defending his decision not to discuss the Afghanistan war in his convention speech. And he says President Barack Obama should use his convention speech to "report on the promises he made." Romney on Thursday visited veterans in New Hampshire. Asked why... more »
  • Romney says America worse off now than in 2009

    September 5, 2012 3:59 PM

    WEST LEBANON, N.H. - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is pointing the country's $16 trillion debt and the millions of people who rely on food stamps as proof that Americans aren't better off than they were four years ago. Stopping at a pizza shop Wednesday in West Lebanon, N.H., Romney... more »
  • Police: NH woman arrested 4 times in 26 hours

    September 3, 2012 12:42 PM

    EPPING, N.H. - Authorities say a New Hampshire woman has been arrested four times in 26 hours for blasting the AC/DC song "Highway to Hell" and other loud music from her home and for throwing a frying pan. Police first issued a warning to Joyce Coffey on Tuesday afternoon at... more »
  • NH hepatitis C probe spreads to other states

    July 26, 2012 2:43 PM

    CONCORD, N.H. - Health officials across the country are scrambling to identify and test thousands of patients who may have been exposed to hepatitis C from a traveling medical technician facing criminal charges in New Hampshire. About 4,700 people in New Hampshire alone have been asked to get tested.... more »
  • Hepatitis C outbreak

    July 20, 2012 7:47 PM

    A man accused of causing a hepatitis C outbreak in New Hampshire previously worked at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. David Kwiatkowski worked in the cardiac catheterization lab in 2009 and worked at three other hospitals in Maryland. Kwiatkowski is charged with federal drug crimes for stealing anesthetic... more »
  • NH post office cuts hours to just 30 minutes a day

    June 25, 2012 12:28 PM

    CONCORD, N.H. - Express service might be all you have time for at one New Hampshire post office. The hours at the post office in Sugar Hill have recently been cut back to 30 minutes a day, down from a few hours. The post office is open from 10:15 to... more »
  • New Hampshire 14-year-old shoots self in face in cafeteria

    February 12, 2012 12:13 PM

    WALPOLE, NH- Officials say a 14-year-old has shot himself in the face in a New Hampshire elementary school cafeteria filled with dozens of students eating lunch. The teen, who was not identified, was hospitalized Friday after shooting himself around 11 a.m. at Walpole Elementary School in southwestern New Hampshire.... more »
  • Romney grinning on way to NH after narrow Iowa win

    January 4, 2012 9:51 AM

    WASHINGTON - A smiling Mitt Romney making his way to New Hampshire told reporters that he spoke with all his GOP rivals except Newt Gingrich on Tuesday night. Romney says he only got about two hours of sleep as the wait for final Iowa caucus results stretched into the early... more »
  • GOP 2012 candidates walk tightrope on immigration

    November 29, 2011 3:08 PM

    AMHERST, N.H. - Republican candidates for president are tying themselves in knots over immigration. Newt Gingrich has called for a "humane" approach but has been defending that stance from attack by his opponents since he took it. On Monday, he endorsed a South Carolina measure allowing police to demand... more »
  • Perry confuses voting age in NH

    November 29, 2011 2:48 PM

    MANCHESTER, N.H. - You might say Rick Perry courted the youth, but not the whole youth, in a campaign appearance at a New Hampshire college. Speaking at Saint Anselm on Tuesday, he appealed to students who will be at least 21 before Election Day to vote for him. ... more »
  • Man says Lemon led to "Bad Decison"

    September 19, 2011 7:24 PM

    A man who crashed a newly-purchased minivan into a car dealership in Portsmouth, New Hampshire because he says it was a lemon also says he knows what he did is wrong. David Cross was in court to face six counts of criminal mischief and one count of driving on a... more »
  • Buddy Roemer enters presidential race

    July 21, 2011 12:32 PM

    HANOVER, N.H. - Kicking off his presidential campaign in New Hampshire, former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer says he may be no one, but he's the only one ready to fight a corrupt political system. Roemer, who's been out of office for 16 years, officially launched his campaign Thursday at... more »
  • LSU student asks Governor Jindal to stay home

    October 18, 2010 11:01 AM

    LSU's student body president says Gov. Bobby Jindal spends more time out of state than in Louisiana - so he sent a New Hampshire newspaper a personal plea to Jindal asking him to come home and work on the state's budget problems. In his letter to The Keene Sentinel, J... more »
  • Jindal stumping for Florida Senate candidate

    October 13, 2010 12:38 PM

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal heads to Florida to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio. Jindal's office says the governor is heading to Tampa on Wednesday to attend a Rubio campaign rally and is returning to Baton Rouge on the same day. Rubio is running against independent... more »
  • Author's Thinking Throne For Sale

    August 20, 2010 8:08 PM

    A toilet from a house once lived in by author J.D. Salinger is being hawked by a collectibles dealer. Salinger wrote the classic "Catcher in the Rye". Rick Kohl of The Vault says he bought the standard white porcelain fixture from a couple in New Hampshire who owned the house... more »
  • Pet tortoise found after 4 years

    July 11, 2010 1:53 PM

    A couple from New Hampshire says a 25-pound pet tortoise has reappeared four years after escaping from its pen. Mike and Christine Wellington say their African spur thigh tortoise named Lucy made off from their greenhouse business in Brentwood. But on Friday, the Wellingtons received a call from a... more »
  • Liquor Commissioner arrested for DWI

    April 19, 2010 8:29 PM

    A state liquor commissioner in New Hampshire is charged with driving while intoxicated. The arrest was made in the town of Gilford when police got a tip on a possibly intoxicated driver. Richard Simard got a field sobriety test but refused to submit to a breath test. Simard was released... more »
  • Teacher accused of sending racy photos resigns

    March 26, 2010 8:32 PM

    A teacher in New Hampshire accused of e-maling nude photos of herself to a 15-year-old student resigned after she was seen by the student and his parents at a school gymnastics meet. Forty-one year-old Melinda Dennehy stepped down from Londonderry High School instead of remaning on paid leave. Her lawyer... more »
  • Man charged with filing multiple false disaster claims

    March 26, 2010 12:50 PM

    A Georgia man who claims he was the victim of hurricanes in Louisiana, tornadoes in Indiana and flooding in New Hampshire has been charged with fraud. Authorities say 30-year-old Desima James duped the government out of more than $30,000. He has been charged with filing more than 30... more »
  • NH hotel fire spreads to nearby buildings

    February 26, 2010 5:23 AM

    New Hampshire firefighters say a blaze that started in an oceanfront hotel spread to other buildings and engulfed the entire block. The fire erupted around midnight in the unoccupied three-story Surf Hotel in Hampton, a densely populated community along the Atlantic coast an hour's drive north of Boston. Firefighters say... more »
  • 100 year old got college degree a day before she died

    January 26, 2010 8:36 PM

    A woman in New Hampshire who turned 100 years old this month earned her bachelor's degree a day before she died. Harriet Richardson Ames got her diploma on her bedside in Concord last Friday and died the next day. Her daughter says getting the degree was the last item on... more »

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