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State & New England

New reps learn rules of New Hampshire House

CONCORD – Choose your words carefully on the House floor. Always read the speaker’s note in the weekly House calendar (and don’t ask the clerk … Full story    

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Ortiz doll, marathon medal in Boston time capsule

BOSTON (AP) – Whoever opens Boston’s time capsule in 2114 will find a David Ortiz bobblehead doll and a medal from last year’s Boston Marathon. … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel

ORONO, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

BOSTON (AP) – A man stripped inside a women’s bathroom at Logan International Airport on Saturday, climbed into a dropped ceiling, crashed through it and … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

City: Quarter-toting ‘Robin Hooders’ must back off

KEENE – The self-styled “Robin Hooders” race to the rescue of the parking peasantry, pumping quarters into their expired meters and leaving behind cards informing … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

Agency: Schools helped Lanza’s mom ‘appease’ him

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Adam Lanza’s parents and educators contributed to his social isolation in the years before he carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook … Full story    
Updated yesterday

WBIN-TV drops ‘Cosby Show’ over sex assault allegations

DERRY – Allegations of rape against Bill Cosby have led Derry-based WBIN-TV to drop “The Cosby Show” from its schedule. “In light of Mr. Cosby’s … Full story    
Updated yesterday

New reps learn rules of New Hampshire House

CONCORD – Choose your words carefully on the House floor. Always read the speaker’s note in the weekly House calendar (and don’t ask the clerk … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Striking FairPoint workers willing to hold out

MONTPELIER, Vt. – About 200 striking FairPoint workers and their supporters rallied at the Vermont Statehouse on Thursday as many said they’re willing to stay … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Fire kills Maine mother, 3 kids in deadly month

PORTLAND, Maine – Firefighters rushed into a burning mobile home in far northern Maine early Thursday but they were too late to save a 28-year-old … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Vermont Yankee makes pending layoffs official

VERNON, Vt. – The Vermont Yankee nuclear plant has officially notified the state that it will be laying off 165 employees starting in January. News … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

State’s health site getting work

MONTPELIER, Vt. – An economist who said “the stupidity of the American voter” helped pass the complex federal health care law has agreed to finish … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2014

Spending cuts sought to close budget shortfall

BOSTON – Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration ordered nearly $200 million in immediate spending cuts Wednesday while asking lawmakers to approve reductions in local aid and … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2014

Police: Man crawled into sunken car, saved baby

PORTLAND, Maine – A Maine logger helped save an infant from drowning when he crawled into a car that was upside-down in water and used … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2014

With summer’s end, farmers extend season indoors

WATERBURY, Conn. – Connecticut’s traditional farmers markets are closing up shop after a successful summer season, but a select few are extending their seasons by … Full story    
Published:  November 19, 2014

ER workers recall Oct. day with 3 highway crashes

NEW LONDON, Conn. – After a workday he could only describe in battle metaphors, John Gavin retreated to a room in his Old Lyme home … Full story    
Published:  November 19, 2014

New England’s Indians working to restore heritage

STONINGTON, Conn. – Rachel Sayet grew up walking the hills of Mohegan and hearing the stories of her great aunt, Mohegan tribal icon Gladys Tantaquidgeon … Full story    
Published:  November 19, 2014

Conference explores aging in northern New England

PORTSMOUTH – Accommodating the needs of Northern New England’s aging population is both a struggle and a potential source for economic growth, speakers at a … Full story    
Published:  November 19, 2014

Regulators cut New England cod quota

PORTLAND, Maine –€” The maximum amount of cod fish that fishermen can take from the Gulf of Maine will be reduced by 75 percent next … Full story    
Published:  November 19, 2014

NH jobless rate slips, but work force totals are stagnant at best

New Hampshire’s jobless rate slipped slightly in October from a year ago, and remains well below the national rate. However, the state’s total labor force … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2014

Gasoline prices continue to fall, down to $2.93/gallon in NH

The continuing plunge gas prices have taken in recent weeks comes at a good time for holiday travelers, who are expected to save around $650 … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2014

Specialist: Delay in naming suspect no surprise

CONCORD, N.H. – A trauma specialist says she’s surprised a New Hampshire teenager provided a name within a week after she returned to her Conway … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2014

Department of Corrections wants $47 million more

CONCORD – Department of Corrections officials want $47 million more in the next two-year state budget mainly to hire staff for the new women’s prison … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2014