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The price we pay to see the doctor

>Has it ever crossed your mind that your doc­tor's waiting room is where time goes to die? Ever wanted to send your doctor a bill … Full story    
Updated 10 hours ago

Answers lacking on botched strike

The group Doctors Without Borders has called for an indepen­dent investigation into last Saturday's U.S. military bombardment of a hospi­tal the group operated in Afghanistan … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Too important to leave to politics

Legislative Service Requests are the seeds from which bills are sprouted in the New Hampshire lawmaking process, and there's one we think merits special attention … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Secret Service email was threat

This is the United States of America, where the government is not supposed to attempt to intimidate members of the press, use the Internal Revenue … Full story    
Published:  October 6, 2015

Nation’s wildfires burn money, too

Wildfires that have burned more than 8 million acres and are still raging in the West are draining the budgets of federal agencies and forcing … Full story    
Published:  October 5, 2015

Going after the pharmaceuticals

Here's another way you can tell the New Hampshire's addiction epidemic is no longer an underclass issue: The state attorney general's office announced this week … Full story    
Published:  October 4, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

Putting air under the wings of the US space program President Barack Obama's decision to scrap the U.S. space shuttle program was a mis­take, one … Full story    
Published:  October 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s answers matter

It's not good news for Hill­ary Clinton that the story about using a private email server during her time as secretary of state refuses to … Full story    
Published:  October 2, 2015

Primary change bad for everyone

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told the National Journal this week that Republicans may seek to shake off the tradition of Iowa and New … Full story    
Published:  October 1, 2015

Good example of serving the public

It's not often that anyone does something in the public sector and gets a universally positive response. Especially when they post it online. That goes … Full story    
Published:  September 30, 2015

Money for survey was well spent

Nashua owes a debt of gratitude to the Nashua Prevention Coalition for funding the risk behavior survey that was given to 1,363 students at Elm … Full story    
Published:  September 29, 2015

Volkswagen and a cheating culture

When news broke recently that VW had apparently been rigging emissions tests on some of its diesel-powered vehicles, the story was initially difficult to comprehend. … Full story    
Published:  September 28, 2015

Nothing fine about jailing poor people

One of the flaws of our legal system is that the justice a person receives is too often a reflection of their financial status. As … Full story    
Published:  September 27, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

A man who helps make  his city a real community Having Nashua's Tom Tessier in New York next week as a finalist for a prestigious … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2015

Wise will heed pope’s message

Pope Francis spoke to a joint session of Con­gress, but he was really talking over their heads to the American people. We hope people were … Full story    
Published:  September 25, 2015

Goodbye to Yogi

Yogi Berra, who died Tuesday at the age of 90, is a good example of why we should never judge a book by its cover. … Full story    
Published:  September 24, 2015

It’s over for Scott Walker campaign

Just think of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as the Herman Cain of the 2016 presidential campaign. Cain, you may remember, was a Republican candidate in … Full story    
Published:  September 24, 2015

Board failed the transparency test

Apparently, the Nashua Board of Education believed it was none of the public's business that they were thinking about not renewing the union contract covering … Full story    
Published:  September 23, 2015

Suicide an issue worth discussing

Suicide is a delicate, complicated topic and for far too long was something people didn't talk about. But it's a public health issue that merits … Full story    
Published:  September 22, 2015

Bystanders can make a difference

Bullying among our youth has become a hot button topic the last few years as well- publicized incidents, especially of cyberbullying, resulting in trauma and even … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2015

Muslims are not our real problem

We have a problem in this country. Lots of them, really, but one of them came to the fore at a Donald Trump rally in … Full story    
Published:  September 20, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

Obama administration   packpedals on rankings The plan was described by President Barack Obama as a bold one: Government rankings - report cards, if you … Full story    
Published:  September 19, 2015

State party chairs’ rhetoric real issue

Gov. Maggie Hassan's veto of the proposed two-year state budget in June wasn't a high point in state politics this year, to be sure. The … Full story    
Published:  September 18, 2015

Thoughts on the mayoral primary

Thoughts left over from the Nashua mayoral primary: If there was a winner who didn't actually win, it was probably Michael Brod­erick. The businessman, who … Full story    
Published:  September 17, 2015

Don’t drop ball on motel cleanup

Deplorable. Filthy. Disgusting. Needles, bedbugs and vermin. There have been a lot of words used to describe the conditions at the Country Barn Motel and … Full story    
Published:  September 16, 2015

NH taxpayers have expectations

The New Hampshire House and Senate will meet on Wednesday to consider whether to over­ride Gov. Maggie Hassan's veto of the two-year, $11.3 billion state … Full story    
Published:  September 15, 2015

India confronting a middle-class revolt

Protests by members of a relatively prosperous caste in India who want to be included in affirmative action programs highlight a major problem: India isn't … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2015

Finding out who the Quixotes are

Asuper PAC backing the presidential bid of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry sent out an email to its donors on Friday morning with the subject … Full story    
Published:  September 13, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

Where religious zealotry drives government action It's not every day you see a guy volunteering to go to jail. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee did … Full story    
Published:  September 12, 2015

Attack ad is a political hack job

Let us say this: On this issue, we stand with the firefighters. Earlier this week the Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire called on another … Full story    
Published:  September 11, 2015