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State & New England

Summer lunch programs draw hungry parents, too

By MICHAEL MELIA
The Associated Press

Schools that provide meals for students during summer months are finding that the adults often need help, as well, to keep from going hungry. In … Full story    

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NE News Digest

Connecticut Man killed in wreck after going wrong way, hits bus UNCASVILLE (AP) - Police say a man was killed after he drove the wrong … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2016

NH, others excel at electing women

CONCORD - When it comes to women in elected office, Maine stands out for longevity, Vermont for relatively high representation in its Legislature and New … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2016

Eyeing own prospects, Ayotte, others avoid convention

CLAREMONT - As her fellow Republicans gathered in Cleveland, New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte was back home touting her work on a bipartisan bill intended … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2016

NE News Digest

Chelmsford Police: Suspect dragged officer CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) - A 27-year-old man is accused of stealing a car and dragging a police officer before being … Full story    
Published:  July 19, 2016

At Hitchiner, officials discuss collaboration

New Hampshire's Manufacturing Sector Partnership - a network of manufacturing professionals, educators and state economic development officials working to form a cross-collaborative career pathway for … Full story    
Published:  July 17, 2016

New trial ordered in shaken baby case

BOSTON - A man convicted of severely injuring his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter by violently shaking her must get a new trial, the highest court in … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2016

Summer lunch programs draw hungry parents, too

Schools that provide meals for students during summer months are finding that the adults often need help, as well, to keep from going hungry. In … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2016

Lawmakers again declare Sept. 25 to be National Lobster Day

PORTLAND, Maine - The U.S. Senate says September 25 should once again be designated as National Lobster Day in honor of New England's most celebrated … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2016

New Hampshire Digest

Concord State introduces Powerball app CONCORD (AP) - New Hampshire says it's the first state in the country where people can buy Powerball tickets using … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2016

Sanders, Clinton hit NH for endorsement

PORTSMOUTH - With hugs and handshakes, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday and emphatically told his supporters their "political revolution" must now … Full story    
Published:  July 13, 2016

Ayotte slams Obama on Islamic State

MANCHESTER - Seeking to keep national security a focus of her re-election bid, Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte criticized President Barack Obama on Monday for … Full story    
Published:  July 12, 2016

Dartmouth prof gets 5.5 for child porn collection

CONCORD - A Dartmouth College professor was sentenced Monday to 5 ½ years in prison after being caught with an extensive collection of child pornography … Full story    
Published:  July 12, 2016

Hassan’s $8M jobs program snagged

CONCORD - In February, Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan announced a new $8.3 million initiative aimed at helping low-income people find higher-paying jobs. Called Gateway to … Full story    
Published:  July 11, 2016

Professor faces prison sentence

CONCORD - A Dartmouth College professor who one colleague described as a beloved presence on the New Hampshire campus could spend years in prison after … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2016

NH mental health info to be sent to gun-check system

CONCORD - New Hampshire will begin sending mental health records to the national gun background check system, marking a major shift in state policy. Federal … Full story    
Published:  July 9, 2016

Scientists seek out what killed whale

CONCORD - When she first arrived on the scene, Ashley Stokes spotted the bloated carcass of a humpback whale lying on the beach, its tongue … Full story    
Published:  July 5, 2016

Cops catch gator loose in Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. - Police have captured a foot-long alligator that was spotted roaming around a residential Massachusetts neighborhood over the July Fourth weekend. Lowell police … Full story    
Published:  July 5, 2016

Pols clawing for Lobster Day 2016

PORTLAND, Maine - Senators from New England states want Sept. 25 again designated as National Lobster Day in recognition of the region's most-loved crustacean. The … Full story    
Published:  July 5, 2016

Gypsy moth caterpillars back to munch on area trees

HARTFORD, Conn. - Last year's dry spring, coupled with the recent stretch of dry weather, has helped to fuel the resurgence across parts of New … Full story    
Published:  July 5, 2016

Connecticut: Don’t bug birds during beach season

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut environmental officials are urging people to stay away from birds in coastal areas during the busy summer beach season. The Department … Full story    
Published:  July 5, 2016

Suicide texting case moving on

BOSTON - A teenager who sent her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to take his own life and telling him to "get back … Full story    
Published:  July 2, 2016

Mass. Court OKs trial for girl who texted boyfriend urging suicide  </

BOSTON - A teenager who sent her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to take his own life and telling him to "get back … Full story    
Published:  July 1, 2016