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NH’s generous spirit refreshing

One in nine. Every year, the New Hampshire Food Bank reports one in nine Granite Staters are food insecure. Every year we hear that number … Full story    
Updated 14 hours ago

Retaining a high quality of care 

Defunding Planned Parenthood endangers the health of millions of low-income women and children in this country and if Congressional Republicans go through with it, they … Full story    
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Role model search must start at home

The wisdom of hoisting athletes onto pedestals reserved for role models has never been shakier. On any given day, sports news reports are as likely … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Looking back at the week in news

Commuting the sentence of Chelsea Manning was wrong Classified documents released by then-Army Pvt. Bradley Manning were found in Osama bin Laden's hideout after a … Full story    
Published:  January 21, 2017

Law change will only hurt victims

A false accusation is a terrible burden for an innocent individual to carry, but nowhere near as scarring as surviving sexual assault. New legislation, discussed … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2017

A worthy legacy to promote action

During a recent visit to Nashua, the Rev. Willie Bodrick II paid homage to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the civil rights leader's birthday … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2017

Congress needs to act on Russia

The allegations that the government of Russia actively sought to interfere with the 2016 presidential election are chilling and if true represent a significant threat … Full story    
Published:  January 16, 2017

An advantage for Nashua students

New Hampshire used to always have an edge. Heck, we even have a name for it. Whether it was with lower taxes, attractive business incentives … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Looking back at the week in news

Pedestrian bridge good for trail, park A pedestrian bridge is expected to connect the Heritage Rail Trail with Mine Falls Park soon. We learned this … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2017

To control debt, review all options

Fiscal irresponsibility seems to remain a bipartisan affair. Members of a Republican-led Congress have pitched a budget resolution this month to add $9.7 trillion of … Full story    
Published:  January 11, 2017

Finding health care alternatives

President Barack Obama may well be hoping to paint congressional Republicans into a corner regarding the health insurance fiasco that bears his name. In reaction … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2017

The ISIS threat is rising in Asia

How long until Islamic State gets lucky in Asia? ISIS and its followers haven't hit the region with their worst terrorist horrors, but recent arrests … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2017

Trump won’t flip on Russian stance

President-elect Donald Trump was to be briefed Friday on what U.S. intelligence agencies know about alleged Russian efforts to influence the Nov. 8 election. Do … Full story    
Published:  January 8, 2017

Looking back at the week in news

Making sure we're here to help during difficult times We posted our Wednesday story about overdose deaths in Nashua on Facebook, and it reached more … Full story    
Published:  January 7, 2017

Drug companies must aid recovery

Today's nationwide epidemic of opiate addiction was spawned in part by doctors who, with the best of intentions, wanted to help patients in pain, and … Full story    
Published:  January 4, 2017

A healthy new year starts now

Perhaps the most common resolution every January is a vow to improve one's health. Whether it is better utilizing that oft-forgotten gym membership, dropping junk … Full story    
Published:  January 3, 2017

The mantra of our top librarians

Consider this an idea from the Department of Unlikely Tomes: How about a volume about the secret lives of people who forget to return overdue … Full story    
Published:  January 2, 2017

GOP has an odd comrade for 2017

As the Republican Party looks back at a successful 2016 in which it reclaimed the White House, kept its stronghold on Capitol Hill and dominated … Full story    
Published:  December 31, 2016

Making NH safer for our children

It was a difficult year for the Division for Children, Youth and Families. Already dogged with staffing shortages and fatigue issues, the agency was hammered … Full story    
Published:  December 28, 2016

When stats go out the window

Statisticians point out we Americans are more likely to die from falls in the bathtub or being struck by lightning than because of a terrorist … Full story    
Published:  December 27, 2016

Politics’ third rail remains in limbo

We have no idea what President-elect Donald Trump really thinks about Social Security and Medicare, those mainstays of old America. On the campaign trail, he … Full story    
Published:  December 26, 2016

Poem: ‘A visit from St. Nicholas’

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the … Full story    
Published:  December 24, 2016

Beck’s stunning political reversal

Back when the Tea Party was generally considered a haven for right-wingers, it can be reasonably suggested Glenn Beck was its conductor. First on radio, … Full story    
Published:  December 23, 2016

No-win Afghan issue for Obama

President Barack Obama may have to make a heartbreaking decision before he leaves office. It is whether to leave an American woman, her husband and … Full story    
Published:  December 22, 2016

Vaping trend is not without risk

Just as possession of marijuana for personal enjoyment becomes legal in this state, the U.S. surgeon general issued a warning to Americans about another supposedly … Full story    
Published:  December 19, 2016

Staying safe on state’s roadways

This weekend, the New Hampshire State Police announced they will be out in force to ensure safe travels, not just related to the nasty winter … Full story    
Published:  December 18, 2016

Cyber threats are a bipartisan issue

Cyber security is a critical issue demanding a bipartisan approach, Republicans and Democrats alike agree. Or at least, they say they do. But now, in … Full story    
Published:  December 18, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

AP's Jim Cole was a New Hampshire primary legend For more than three decades, Associated Press photographer Jim Cole has been more of a New … Full story    
Published:  December 17, 2016

Contempt is not a necessary skill

Donald Trump's selection of Rick Perry to pilot the U.S. Department of Energy is a head-scratcher less because the former Texas governor once called the … Full story    
Published:  December 16, 2016

Fixing the VA’s broken system

The body of a military veteran was left in a Veterans Affairs health care facility shower room for more than nine hours before someone finally … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2016