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State & New England

Mass. gov’s plan may spur import of Canadian hydro

By BOB SALSBERG
The Associated Press

BOSTON - Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts … Full story    

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Mass. gov’s plan may spur import of Canadian hydro

BOSTON - Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Harvard, Yale debate Cruz birth

BOSTON - Two legal scholars squared off in a public debate on Friday to settle whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Spoiler … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2016

New England sees first serious snowfall of season

Awinter storm packing heavy, wet snow gave New England its first real taste of winter Friday, toppling trees and knocking out power to more than … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2016

Gov not keen on arming teachers

KENT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut town is considering a program that trains teachers to use guns in the event of an active shooter, and … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2016

In Boston area, the bald eagle population is soaring

BOSTON - People spotting bald eagles in the skies over the Boston area aren't hallucinating - there really are more of the majestic birds of … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2016

NE News Digest

Massachusetts Salem Witch Museum loses bid for witch trials book SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Officials at a museum in Salem, Mass., say they weren't able … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2016

Hassan urges for Medicaid expansion

CONCORD - In her final State of the State address on Thursday, Gov. Maggie Hassan focused on the bipartisan fight against New Hampshire's heroin epidemic … Full story    
Published:  February 5, 2016

New rail link to Maine could aid shipping

Freight trains are rolling through New England carrying the first-ever shipping containers loaded on the Portland waterfront. The new train service is the product of … Full story    
Published:  February 1, 2016

NE News Digest

Massachusetts Meeting planned on T fare hikes BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will hold more public meetings to get feedback from commuters … Full story    
Published:  February 1, 2016

New Hampshire’s surplus center sees it all

CONCORD - In the market for a crate of Boston and Harvard hoodies and baby onesies? How about a suitcase full of pork rinds? Seek … Full story    
Published:  January 31, 2016

Former Wal-Mart worker wins $31M

CONCORD - A jury has awarded more than $31 million in damages to a former Wal-Mart pharmacist in New Hampshire who claimed she was wrongly … Full story    
Published:  January 30, 2016

NE News Digest

New Hampshire State taking steps to  prepare for Zika virus CONCORD (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan and public health and emergency management officials are taking … Full story    
Published:  January 30, 2016

56 members of MS-13 gang are charged in Massachusetts

BOSTON - More than 50 members of the MS-13 gang in and around Boston have been indicted on federal racketeering charges, federal authorities announced Friday. … Full story    
Published:  January 30, 2016

Senators, NH police testify on heroin crisis

The police chief of New Hampshire's largest city joined the state's two senators Wednesday to offer testimony regarding the ongoing fight against heroin and opioid … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2016

Mass. investigating high cost of hepatitis C drug

BOSTON - The Massachusetts attorney general's office said Wednesday that it is investigating whether the makers of a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C are violating … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2016

Clinton’s NH ads talk gun control

WASHINGTON - Broadcast TV viewers in New Hampshire should recognize Hillary Clinton's stance on gun control by now. One of every four political ads she's … Full story    
Published:  January 23, 2016

FERC upsets anti-pipeline coalitions

Silence from federal regulators over questions concerning the controversial Kinder Morgan pipeline has frustrated local officials and New Hampshire's senators, with no end in sight. … Full story    
Published:  January 22, 2016

NH House sends substance abuse bills to governor’s desk

CONCORD - Two bills aimed at stemming New Hampshire's substance abuse crisis won passage in the House and are now headed to the governor's desk. … Full story    
Published:  January 21, 2016

NE News Digest

Pinkham Notch 2 hikers trigger an avalanche PINKHAM NOTCH (AP) - Two climbers triggered an avalanche in Mount Washington's Tuckerman Ravine, prompting a search and … Full story    
Published:  January 19, 2016

NE News Digest

Claremont Club offering 'sleboggan' rides Nearly 100 winter sports enthusiasts participated in the 5th annual World Snow Day held Sunday at a small New Hampshire … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2016

Focusing on Granite State voters

MANCHESTER - During a pro-gun event at a New Hampshire shooting range this month, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz explained his views on protecting Second … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2016

Establishment losing hope of Iowa, NH wins

HOLLIS - After months of predicting a comeback for their preferred candidates, Republican establishment leaders now concede the first two contests of the presidential race, … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2016