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State & New England

Funding for NH ‘drug czar’ up for debate

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE
The Associated Press

CONCORD - Efforts to combat New Hampshire's heroin and opioid abuse problems have become embroiled in the budget battle between Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and … Full story    

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Heat and humidity lead to poor air quality

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Federal environmental officials say the hot and humid weather is expected to produce poor air quality in southern Connecticut, coastal Rhode … Full story    
Updated 18 minutes ago

Two missing inmates found, one in Canada

MANCHESTER (AP) - New Hamp­shire authorities say they have found two inmates - one of them in Canada - who left a transitional living facility … Full story    
Updated 19 minutes ago

Take a look at Dr. Seuss’ new book

HANOVER - Move over, mockingbirds and watch­men. There's a new Yent in a tent in town. Dr. Seuss' new book, "What Pet Should I Get?" … Full story    
Updated 19 minutes ago

Funding for NH ‘drug czar’ up for debate

CONCORD - Efforts to combat New Hampshire's heroin and opioid abuse problems have become embroiled in the budget battle between Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and … Full story    
Updated 2 hours ago

If USOC finds new city, Boston debacle could be forgotten

Embarrassing as the de­bacle in Boston may have been, chances are it will be nothing more than a distant memory when the vote for the … Full story    
Updated 3 hours ago

Post office delay doesn’t block skiers’ lawsuit against Pats Peak, NH high court says

What matters more in the deadline for filing court papers: When they’re mailed, or when the mail arrives? This obscure-sounding question, which hangs on what … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Officials hope 1st US offshore wind farm will boost industry

Construction has begun off Rhode Island's coast on the nation's first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state of­ficials say will help the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

NH gas prices slipping slowly

New Hampshire prices are slowly declining this summer, slipping 3 cents in the past week and 8 cents in the past month to a retail … Full story    
Updated yesterday

SNHU partners with Major League Soccer

CONCORD - Major League Soccer is striking a multiyear deal with South­ern New Hampshire Uni­versity that will provide full scholarships for players and internship opportuni­ties … Full story    
Updated yesterday

City of Boston out as a US candidate for 2024 Olympics

Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over. The city and the U.S. Olympic Committee sev­ered ties after a board tele­conference Monday, USOC spokesman … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Search continues for two missing inmates

MANCHESTER (AP) - New Hampshire authorities are still searching for two inmates who made their transition into the community sooner than expected. Both inmates on … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

NH’s Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center closing its doors

CONCORD - When Ty­ler Richardson's son hit pu­berty, the combination of hormones and new strength from a growth spurt added an element of danger to … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

AMC hosting public input sessions about first new hut in 50 years

For the first time in 50 years, a new hut is being proposed through a part­nership with the Appala­chian Mountain Club and the State of … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Report: Strong participation in drug monitoring program

CONCORD - At least 80 per­cent of the more than 12,000 esti­mated prescribers and dispensers of controlled drugs who must reg­ister with the state's Prescription … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2015

‘Drug czar’ wants to bring opioid training to hospitals

There used to be four vital signs in medicine: pulse, respiration, blood pressure and temperature. This changed sometime in the 1990s and early 2000s. Health … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2015

HitchBOT hasn’t yet left Boston

BOSTON (AP) - A robot's hitchhiking journey across the U.S. is off to a slow start. The robot named hitch­BOT caught its first ride in … Full story    
Published:  July 25, 2015

4 years later, girl’s death still mystery

CONCORD - The grand­mother of an 11-year-old girl found dead in a river four years ago says the mystery surrounding the child's death gets harder … Full story    
Published:  July 25, 2015

Mailman breaks into house, tries on boots

DOVER, N.H. (AP) - Police say a surveillance camera filmed a New Hampshire letter carrier accused of breaking into a woman's house on his route … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2015

Fire levels house in drug investigation

Officials say a house in New Hampshire that was at the cen­ter of a drug investigation has burned to the ground. WMUR-TV reports firefight­ers were … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2015

44% of 1st district voters think Guinta should resign; 25% say stay put.

CONCORD - Support for U.S. Rep Frank Guinta is eroding according to a new poll that showed that more than 40 percent think he should … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2015

Hassan presents compromised budget

CONCORD - Gov. Mag­gie Hassan said Thursday she's willing to accept business tax cuts backed by Republicans in ex­change for an increase in the cigarette … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2015

Coast Guard search for missing diver near wreck

BOSTON (AP) - The Coast Guard is searching for a 64-year-old man who didn't return from a dive near the wreck of the Andrea Doria … Full story    
Published:  July 23, 2015