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Prep school grad in court over new trial

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CONCORD - A prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure an underage girl for sex returned to court Tuesday for a hearing … Full story    

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Lead lawyer defends handling of prep school rape case

CONCORD – The lead lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate charged with sexual assault defended his handling of the case Thursday, saying his … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Prep school grad in court over new trial

CONCORD - A prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure an underage girl for sex returned to court Tuesday for a hearing … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

No new trial for man convicted of 1971 murder

CONCORD - The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday that a man convicted of fatally beating an 18-year-old woman more than four decades ago doesn't … Full story    
Published:  February 18, 2017

Fight over renewable energy comes to New Hampshire

CONCORD - New Hampshire already lags behind most of its neighbors in expanding its use of renewable energy but that hasn't stopped several groups from … Full story    
Published:  February 13, 2017

Energy proposal hits roadblock; Forestry Society continues opposition to plan

Northern Pass is not giving up on getting internal documents from the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests detailing what prompted the organization's … Full story    
Published:  February 12, 2017

Trump revives voter fraud claims; President says former U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte would have won

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has revived groundless claims of voter fraud, arguing in a lunch meeting with senators that he and former Republican Sen. … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2017

Lawmakers cheer parts of budget, but seek detail

CONCORD - Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's budget, at first glance, gives a lot of people something to cheer about, from money for full-day kindergarten to … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2017

New England prepares for more snow 

BOSTON (AP) - More snow will likely blanket New England this weekend even as the region shoveled and scraped its way out Friday after the … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2017

Sponsors back off bill to require sex assault corroboration

CONCORD - The male sponsors of a bill that would require victims of sexual assault to corroborate their testimony are backing away from the proposal … Full story    
Published:  January 25, 2017

Legislation removes veterinarians from seeking out human drug abuse

CONCORD - After a black Labrador retriever named Deeoge fell twice, his owners told his veterinarian that offering the dog Vicodin had seemed to ease … Full story    
Published:  January 24, 2017

March on Concord; rally held to galvanize energy, solidarity for progressive causes

In concert with the Women's March on Washington and hundreds of rallies across the country - and the world - thousands gathered on the State … Full story    
Published:  January 22, 2017

State considers requiring corroboration in sex assault cases

CONCORD - New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a sexual assault bill that police and prosecutors warn would protect pedophiles and sexual predators but proponents say … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2017

Home searched in connection with woman’s disappearance

MANCHESTER (AP) - Authorities on Tuesday searched a home in the case of a woman who once lived there and disappeared more than 35 years … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2017

Unions, businesses disagree on value of right to work laws

CONCORD - Hundreds of union members flocked to Concord last week to protest the New Hampshire Right to Work Act, which could curtail union membership … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2017

Sununu, Hassan set to speak at MLK ceremony

CONCORD - Republican Gov. Chris Sununu and his Democratic predecessor will speak at a Nashua dinner in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The … Full story    
Published:  January 16, 2017

‘Live Free or Die’ state not alone; other gun-friendly statehouses see occasional reckless conduct

CONCORD - Gun-friendly New Hampshire is back in the spotlight after a lawmaker dropped a loaded firearm this week in a House hearing on a … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Shaheen part of Senate group supporting bill to punish Russia

CONCORD (AP) - Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is one of 10 senators joining forces on legislation to punish Russia over interference in U.S. … Full story    
Published:  January 11, 2017

Senators visit Planned Parenthood, seek to protect funding

EXETER - Democratic U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan said Monday they will fight to protect funding for Planned Parenthood and urged others in … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2017

Woman completes White Mountains hiking challenge

LITTLETON - A Vermont woman is believed to be the first person to complete an ambitious hiking challenge in the White Mountains, hiking 48 mountains … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2017

Hiker who ignored advice likely to be billed; New Hampshire Fish and Game could charge Canadian teenager for rescue costs

A 17-year-old Canadian man rescued Thursday evening in the White Mountains is likely to be billed for the cost of saving him, according to New … Full story    
Published:  January 8, 2017

Deaths of 5 teens reclassified as murder

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) - The deaths of five teenagers in a fiery car wreck that police say was caused by a wrong-way driver has been … Full story    
Published:  January 7, 2017

LL Bean heiress in trouble over pro-Trump PAC

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - L.L. Bean heiress Linda Bean made excessive contributions to a political action committee she bankrolled to support Republican President-elect Donald Trump, … Full story    
Published:  January 7, 2017