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State & New England

American journalist from Rochester killed in Syria aware of risks

By RIK STEVENS


Associated Press

ROCHESTER (AP) - Journalist James Foley had worked in a number of conflict zones in the Middle East, but the danger didn't stop him from … Full story    

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American journalist from Rochester killed in Syria aware of risks

ROCHESTER (AP) - Journalist James Foley had worked in a number of conflict zones in the Middle East, but the danger didn't stop him from … Full story    
Updated 6 hours ago

New Hampshire junior college in Lebanon shuts down abruptly

LEBANON – Tiny Lebanon College, located in a mall in this Upper Valley town, has shut down due to financial problems, adding to the small … Full story    
Updated yesterday

N.H. gas prices 14 cents lower than this time last year

New Hampshire gasoline prices continue to be lower than a year ago. Average retail gasoline prices have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Gov. Hassan joins Market Basket negotiations; seafood vendor makes a public break with the company

NASHUA – New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan met Sunday with Arthur T. Demoulas, Arthur S. Demoulas and other stakeholders from the Market Basket grocery chain, … Full story    
Updated yesterday

McCain returns to Granite State

DERRY – Senate hopeful Scott Brown again got help from a former Republican presidential nominee, as Sen. John McCain spoke to a crowd of GOP … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Cianci sauce made no money for charity in 4 years

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Former Mayor Buddy Cianci’s face beams from the label of his Mayor’s Own Marinara Sauce, which also promises that sales are “Benefiting … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Top bid for tallest New England lighthouse is $78K

PORTLAND, Maine – The tallest lighthouse in New England will likely soon have a new owner. The federal government on Sunday closed out an auction … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Obama heading back to DC in rare vacation break

EDGARTOWN, Mass. – President Barack Obama is getting off the island. In a rare move for him, the president planned a break in the middle … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Another one coming

NASHUA – New Hampshire’s first court dedicated to helping veterans charged with crimes won’t be its last. Veterans’ advocates and health care providers will meet … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Spaces still available for wild game culinary camp

MILAN, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire’s Barry Camp Wild Game Culinary Adventure weekend still has openings for its September session. The event is one part … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Vermont secretary of state gets leadership post

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos has been elected by his peers to serve on the Executive Board for the National … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Experienced skydiver from Boston dies during jump

PEPPERELL, Mass. (AP) – Police say an experienced Boston skydiver has died during a jump, and it’s unclear whether his equipment malfunctioned. Police tell WCVB … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Injured hiker rescued from Mount Monadnock

JAFFREY (AP) — New Hampshire emergency officials, volunteers and conservation officers successfully rescued a Massachusetts hiker injured while descending Mount Monadnock. New Hampshire Fish and … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Premiums for NH state employees are highest in US

New Hampshire had the nation’s highest health care premium per state employee in 2013, according to a new study, while average premiums paid by workers … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

No bidders for possibly booby-trapped land

CONCORD (AP) - No one bid for the compound of a tax-evading couple convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons and holding federal law enforcement … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2014

Market Basket temp driver arrested after exchange with pickets

TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a temporary Market Basket driver who allegedly jumped from his tractor-trailer and waved a hammer at workers picketing … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2014

EEE shows up in NH, but no sign of West Nile virus so far

Even as New Hampshire remains surprisingly free of West Nile virus, the summer’s first case of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, or EEE, has been found … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2014

Court reverses conviction of driver

CONCORD (AP) – The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday reversed the robbery conviction of a woman who was barred from testifying about past incidents … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2014

Maine scallop fishery to face more closures

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine regulators want to shut down several waterways to scallop fishing in the upcoming season as they continue attempts to rebuild the … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2014

Suspect wants more evidence dismissed

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) – The lawyer for a Vermont man charged along with his wife in the killing of a popular St. Johnsbury teacher … Full story    
Published:  August 15, 2014

New Hampshire getting fishery disaster help

AP-NH — Fishing Crisis-Disaster Relief,126New Hampshire getting fishery disaster helpEds: APNewsNow.CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is receiving nearly $1 million in direct federal fishery … Full story    
Published:  August 15, 2014

Foghorn switch leaves Maine mariners in fear

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Boaters needing foghorn assistance around Kennebunkport, Maine, now need to request it, instead of hearing it automatically. Mariners and residents say … Full story    
Published:  August 15, 2014