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An opportunity for wage compromise

The national minimum wage is about to go up, and it didn’t even take an act of Congress or the legislature to make it happen. … Full story    
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Government standing up for Web users’ interests

Not much more than two decades ago, the Internet was inhabited by computer geeks who used “telnet” and “gopher” protocols to access remote computers with … Full story    
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Looking back at the week in news

Alton gadfly gives free speech a bad name, but … Jeffrey Clay is the kind of guy who gives free speech a bad name. The … Full story    
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Hunter safety: To be or don’t be

Don’t be that kid walking around with a double barrel 12-gauge shotgun plugged with mud. Don’t be that kid with that plugged muzzle climbing over … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2015

WSJ: Keystone veto was an act of isolation

White House aides are whispering that President Barack Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline authorization bill signals a new phase of his presidency, and … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2015

A big upgrade over a bad law

We have no problem with the notion that people who break the law should be required to forfeit the fruits of their unlawful activity. After … Full story    
Published:  February 26, 2015

FairPoint now has to deliver

More than 1,700 FairPoint employees in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont headed back to work today, 131 days after they went on strike against the … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2015

The gas price roller coaster

Gas prices declined 41 percent from Sept. 1 of last year to Feb. 1 of this year, falling from a national average of $3.46 to … Full story    
Published:  February 25, 2015

Movies, activism are not academic

The 87th Annual Academy Awards delivered more than the run-of-the-mill Hollywood glitz on Sunday night. Several of the honorees used their time before an audience … Full story    
Published:  February 24, 2015

Editorial cartoons

Published:  February 23, 2015

Hillary and the Clinton Foundation

The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation does good work in some of the least-privileged places in the world. From battling Ebola in Liberia, to … Full story    
Published:  February 23, 2015

Christie criticism of Hassan hollow

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political foray into New Hampshire this week did not go unnoticed by his home state’s media. “Pot, meet kettle,” screamed … Full story    
Published:  February 22, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

Giuliani’s remarks show disrespect for presidency Provided the opportunity to soften his unfortunate remarks questioning President Barack Obama’s patriotism at an event Wednesday for Wisconsin … Full story    
Published:  February 21, 2015

Downsizing Pentagon a losing battle

New Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has been told by auditors that his new headquarters doesn’t know how big it is, preventing it from beginning a … Full story    
Published:  February 20, 2015

Litchfield: The default remedy for default budgeting

It’s been an open secret for years that town and school administrators in New Hampshire have figured out how to finesse the system to make … Full story    
Published:  February 19, 2015

Bill would take NH public for a ride

‘There you go again,” said candidate Ronald Reagan during a debate with then-President Jimmy Carter in the 1980 presidential campaign. New Hampshire residents might say … Full story    
Published:  February 18, 2015

Much ado about the Peacock Players

While we’d like to say that Agatha Connelly’s letter to The Telegraph about the recent Shakespeare play put on by Nashua’s Peacock Players (“Theater group … Full story    
Published:  February 17, 2015

Bush to Christie: GOP power rankings

Depending on how you choose to count, there are anywhere from 15 to more than two dozen Republicans who fancy themselves candidates for president. That … Full story    
Published:  February 16, 2015

Hassan budget fails an important test

The budget that Gov. Maggie Hassan laid out on Thursday before a joint session of the New Hampshire House and Senate signals the start of … Full story    
Published:  February 15, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

NBC has bought itself time with Brian Williams’ hiatus NBC news played it safe this week by suspending Nightly News anchor Brian Williams without pay … Full story    
Published:  February 14, 2015

Data breaches are the new normal

The bad news on the technology front this week is the release of a report from Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey that found most cars contain … Full story    
Published:  February 13, 2015

Give states their shot at fixing a broken system

It is entirely too much to ask members of Congress to fix our nation’s broken campaign finance system. They are, after all, utterly beholden to … Full story    
Published:  February 12, 2015

Tax cuts offer no growth guarantees

If you were sitting around the kitchen table discussing how best to improve the family budget picture, you’d have to make some choices. Some of … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2015

STEM education and rocket science

In a 2013 New York Times Magazine article entitled, “Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?” writer and professor Eileen Pollack recounted the … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2015

Brian Williams is taking fire

Network news anchors aren’t as revered or influential as they were when the likes of Walter Cronkite, David Brinkley or Harry Reasoner ruled the public … Full story    
Published:  February 8, 2015

Two sentences in the state Constitution

The Republican State Committee filed a Right to Know request this week that was as blatantly political as it gets. Jennifer Horn, the party’s chairman, … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2015

Nashua’s school budget squeezed

There’s nothing but bad choices facing the Nashua Board of Education as it considers Superintendent Mark Conrad’s proposed budget. As detailed in a story by … Full story    
Published:  February 5, 2015

The New York Times: U.S. and India hitting it off

After years of near misses and unfulfilled promises, President Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India appear to have set relations between their democracies … Full story    
Published:  February 4, 2015

SRO program is long-term investment

The recent decision by Nashua Police Chief Andrew Lavoie to shift two police officers from the city’s public high schools to patrol duty is understandable, … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2015

Measles shows it really is a small world

In the decade after health care providers and laboratories in the U.S. were required – starting in 1912 – to report all verified measles cases … Full story    
Published:  February 2, 2015