Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:32:48 GMTBy ALLIE MORRIS Monitor staffThe federal government announced Monday it will immediately unfreeze payments that help fund New Hampshire’s response to drug abuse. The U.S. Department of Justice announced in December it...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:24:45 GMTBy DAVID BROOKS Monitor staffAs New Hampshire contemplates its energy future, maybe we should include a bit of energy past that has never quite succeeded. That’s the idea behind an intriguing proposal from Dean Kamen’s...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:12:07 GMTBy JEREMY BLACKMAN Monitor staffFormer Canterbury police chief John LaRoche wants to know what the woman who claims he sexually assaulted her more than a decade ago has been telling a therapist as she prepares to testify...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:41:33 GMTBy MEGAN DOYLE Monitor staffThey will encourage customers to park in the Storrs Street garage. Some will encourage deliveries for customers who are reluctant to pick up. At least one will extend hours, staying open later in...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:02:20 GMTBy MEGAN DOYLE Monitor staffBrett Swain gave away his tent Friday. Someone else needed it more than he did, Swain said. “It’s a hard time, and people don’t always make it out of this,” Swain said. “The only way you survive...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:54:14 GMTBy RAY DUCKLER Monitor staffThe state’s bobcats, about 1,500 of them, have lots of friends these days. Signed petitions show those who support them outnumber the bobcats themselves, 4-1. There’s a documentary defending...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:19:58 GMTBy ALLIE MORRIS Monitor staffHalfway through the legislative session, members have already killed more than 450 bills. But dozens of other proposals to tackle substance abuse, reauthorize Medicaid expansion, regulate drones...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:54:37 GMTBy ELODIE REED Monitor staffWhen it comes to keeping track of drug activity over time, everything begins to run together said Franklin police Chief David Goldstein. “It’s almost as if time doesn’t exist,” he said by phone...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:54:37 GMTA spring rain hovered over Concord on Monday, but less than an inch of precipitation accumulated in the area. Above: A cold, steady rain brought out the umbrellas along North Main Street. Below left: Children...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:54:37 GMTBy KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated PressA key state Senate committee endorsed the continuation of New Hampshire’s Medicaid expansion plan Monday after a debate over how hard the state should fight to include a work requirement...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:54:37 GMTAssociated PressAn injured owl is recovering after an off-duty New Hampshire trooper rescued it over the weekend. Trooper Christopher Cummings told WMUR that the owl struck the side of his car Saturday night while he was...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:54:37 GMTAssociated PressAuthorities say a 65-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by a car that was backing out of a driveway in Shelburne. Doreen Kukene of Shelburne was struck by a vehicle along North Road about 2:30 p.m....
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:54:37 GMTAssociated PressTransCanada is looking to sell its New England power generation business, including hydroelectric dams on the Connecticut River, as part of its effort to finance its $10 billion acquisition of Houston-based...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:54:37 GMTAssociated PressA hearing has been canceled in the case of a man accused of kidnapping and raping a teenage girl over the course of nine months. Nathaniel Kibby of Gorham faces more than 200 charges when he’s tried in June...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:37:00 GMTBy JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG Associated PressAs the number of victims in the Brussels suicide attacks rose to 35, Belgian police Monday released a video of a mysterious man in a dark hat seen in the company of the bombers who...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:37:00 GMTBy HALLIE GOLDEN Associated PressThe governor of Utah signed a bill Monday that makes Utah the first state to require doctors to give anesthesia to women having an abortion at 20 weeks of pregnancy or later. The bill signed...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 03:23:01 GMTBy ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE Associated PressThe recapture of Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra from the Islamic State has brought new revelations of the destruction wreaked by the extremists, who decapitated priceless...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 03:23:01 GMTBy KATHY GANNON and ZARAR KHAN Associated PressIn an emotional televised address, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed Monday to hunt down and defeat the militants who have been carrying out attacks like the Easter bombing...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 03:23:01 GMTBy ERIKA KINETZ, TIA GOLDENBERG, DANIEL ESTRIN and RAPHAEL SATTER Associated PressScam artists, drug cartels and gangs from around the world have found a new haven for laundering money: China. The country’s well-developed...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 03:23:00 GMTBy GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated PressGay and transgender rights supporters wasted little time in challenging a new North Carolina law, filing a lawsuit Monday that called it discriminatory and said it singles out LGBT people...
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