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  • AP: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders win New Hampshire

    February 9, 2016 8:06 PM

    NEW HAMPSHIRE - Based on early returns, the Associated Press projects Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders as the winners of the New Hampshire Presidential Primary. Trump and Sanders were considered the frontrunners for the Republican and Democratic parties, respectively. Only about 4% of the vote is in... more »
  • Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins

    February 9, 2016 4:08 AM

    MANCHESTER, N.H.- Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed credibility to the unexpected contenders' pursuit of their parties' nomination. Trump leads a Republican field that has been in flux in... more »
  • Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate

    February 7, 2016 2:59 PM

    MANCHESTER - Marco Rubio faced withering criticism of his readiness to be president and his policy depth in the last Republican debate before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other candidates launched an aggressive campaign to slow the Florida senator's rise. Rubio's responded with an... more »
  • Cruz: border security needed to stop addiction 'epidemic'

    February 4, 2016 4:58 PM

    HOOKSETT, N.H. - Republican Ted Cruz says government can only do so much to battle "an epidemic" of addiction that has affected lives and families, including his own. He says in New Hampshire Thursday that, "it's not going to be the government that solves this," and that "people have to... more »
  • GOP candidates call for end to stigma around drug addiction

    January 5, 2016 2:02 PM

    HOOKSETT, N.H. - Republican presidential hopefuls are calling for a more compassionate discussion around drug addiction that focuses on substance abuse as a curable disease, not a moral failing. Candidates are gathering Tuesday for a forum on addiction in New Hampshire, home of the first presidential primary and a state... more »
  • Snowden to appear via video link at New Hampshire convention

    December 20, 2015 3:05 PM

    MANCHESTER - Edward Snowden will appear via video link as a featured speaker at a New Hampshire convention of libertarian activists. The Valley News reports that the former National Security Agency contractor will participate in a 30-minute discussion and Q&A at the New Hampshire Free State Project's convention in Manchester... more »
  • After dog's death, an effort to ban guns to put pets down

    November 15, 2015 11:52 AM

    CONCORD, N.H. - Animal rights activists in New Hampshire are pushing to ban the practice of shooting a pet that is sick, injured or dangerous after a dog was found shot to death. Bruno was an 18-month-old mixed breed who was shot four times in September. His owner says the... more »
  • 18-year-old clocked at 101 mph says he was late for class

    November 3, 2015 4:48 PM

    CONCORD, N.H. - New Hampshire authorities say an 18-year-old clocked at traveling 101 mph on Interstate 93 south near Concord told police he was late for class. A state trooper observed a pickup truck traveling much faster than the posted 55 mph speed limit Tuesday morning. The truck decelerated... more »
  • Rape case sheds light on elite prep school's sore side

    August 16, 2015 11:48 AM

    CONCORD, N.H. - A New Hampshire prep school that boasts a glittering roster of alumni - including the current secretary of state - is expected to be cast in a harsh light during the upcoming trial of a recent graduate on charges of raping a 15-year-old at the school. Nineteen-year-old... more »
  • New Hampshire baby receives lifetime hunting-fishing license

    July 29, 2015 11:17 AM

    CONCORD - A 6-month-old New Hampshire boy has become the first child to get a newborn hunting and fishing license in the state. Daylen Brickley's grandfather read about the state program in a hunting and fishing magazine. The family from Milford bought the license July 23, the first day it... more »
  • Get the waffles! Maple syrup spills on New Hampshire highway

    July 27, 2015 5:46 PM

    KEENE, NH - The only thing missing was the waffles. Authorities in Keene, New Hampshire, were in for some sticky times when a load of maple syrup shifted in a tractor trailer and leaked very slowly all over a main highway. Police Sgt. Thaddeus Derendal says about 220 gallons of... more »
  • Gov. Bobby Jindal hires New Hampshire operative

    April 8, 2015 1:26 PM

    CONCORD, NH - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has made his first New Hampshire hire as he prepares for a presidential bid. Henry Goodwin, the former communications director for Walt Havenstein's gubernatorial bid, is joining Jindal's new political organization, the American Future Project, as a top communications adviser. He will lead... more »
  • 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 »

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