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Tesla stock soars

DETROIT (AP) — Eight months after it seemed headed for the corporate junkyard, Tesla is now worth more than General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler combined, even though the Big Three together sell more cars and trucks in two weeks than Tesla does in a whole year. In a reversal of fortune ...

Donchess backs Mayor Buttigieg

NASHUA – Tuesday – exactly one week before the 2020 New Hampshire presidential primary – Nashua Mayor Jim Donchess endorsed Democrat Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana. “There’s a lot of support around Nashua and I’m sure he’s going to do very well here,” ...

Tulsi targets Big Pharma at local event

NASHUA – A bit of aloha spirit swept through the Nashua Public Library on Tuesday when Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii greeted city voters awaiting the opportunity to question her. Without knowing the results of the Iowa caucuses, Gabbard took to the campaign trail ...

Pompeo message in Europe, Central Asia trip: Beware of China

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — The countries Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited on a five nation-tour over the last week varied from longtime ally Britain to ex-Soviet republics in Central Asia. But the message he conveyed to his hosts stayed the same: Beware of China. In his trip to ...

Klobuchar pushes forward in N.H.

NASHUA – After arriving in New Hampshire very early Tuesday by escaping the chaos of the Iowa caucuses, Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar made her case to area voters at Nashua Community College, a fitting venue for sharing her plans to improve education throughout the ...

NOT GUILTY: Trump Acquitted On Impeachment Charges Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House. A majority ...

Doorway partners gone amid criticism

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu said after extensive review, New Hampshire is moving its Doorway contracts in Manchester and Nashua from Granite Pathways to Catholic Medical Center and Southern New Hampshire Health. “As with any new system of care, we must be nimble and ready to make ...

PAC public hearing slated for Thursday

NASHUA – On Feb. 13, 2018, Nashua Board of Aldermen members voted to sell $15.5 million worth of bonds to build the downtown Performing Arts Center in the former Alec’s Shoes building at the corner of West Pearl and Main streets. The resolution approved nearly two years ago contained this ...

Study evaluates impact of Dems’ health care plans

NASHUA – A nonpartisan Washington, D.C.-based think tank estimates that Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s “Medicare for All Who Want It” plan would actually grow the nation’s economy by $450 billion during the next decade. Conversely, the Committee for a Responsible ...

EU demands access to UK waters

BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union will link any access to its market for British products directly to the access that EU boats will be given to U.K. waters, the bloc’s chief negotiator said Monday. EU negotiator Michel Barnier underscored the difficulties of the trade negotiations with ...

China opens new hospital; financial market plunges as virus toll grows

BEIJING (AP) — China opened a new hospital built in 10 days, infused cash into its tumbling financial markets and further restricted people’s movement in sweeping new steps Monday to contain a rapidly spreading virus and its escalating impact. Japanese officials, meanwhile, were deciding ...

Iowa Caucus results run late, situation is deemed ‘a mess’

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa voters packed caucus sites across the state Monday night as Democrats balanced a strong preference for fundamental change with an overwhelming desire to defeat President Donald Trump in the opening contest of the 2020 presidential primary season. State party ...

Two injured in downtown Nashua fracas

NASHUA – Police continued to investigate the Monday morning altercation near the intersection of Prospect and Dearborn streets, in which two men were said to have sustained wounds that may have resulted from a stabbing. Officials said the wounds were not considered life-threatening. Lt. ...

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Earl Prolman recognized by New York Life NASHUA – Earl Prolman has been named a member of the 2019 Chairman’s Council of New York Life. Members of the council rank in the top 3% of New York Life’s elite field force of more than 12,000 licensed agents in sales achievement. Prolman has ...

Power Opposed

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Opponents of a proposed $1 billion transmission line aimed at bringing Canadian hydropower to the New England grid collected more than enough signatures to put the proposal to a statewide vote, officials said Monday. Officials from “No CMP Corridor” submitted more ...

N.H. school funding considered

CONCORD – As part of the ongoing effort to develop a new system for funding public education in New Hampshire, members of the Commission to Study School Funding voted unanimously Monday to continue negotiations with the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy to reach a ...

Weekend rollover crash in Hudson results in arrest

HUDSON – Some onlookers who happened to be in the area offered assistance to first responders when a vehicle veered off a roadway, rolling over and entering a frozen pond on Sunday. At approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Hudson police and fire officials responded to the area of 315 Derry St. for ...

In Iowa, anxiety clouds caucus finish

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic presidential candidates hustled across the state Sunday trying to fire up voters and make one last appeal to those struggling to make a final decision about their choice in the crowded field. Campaigns and voters ...

Missing: police now seeking a third individual

NASHUA – Three individuals have now disappeared in Nashua after police requested assistance in locating April Bailey earlier this week. Bailey now joins Michael Jones and Michael McClain as missing, with both Jones and McClain going unaccounted for by law enforcement for months. “To ...

Recent indictments include stadium heist

NASHUA – Granted personal recognizance bail back in mid-November after insisting the sexual assault charges on which he was arrested stemmed from consentual sex with a woman he knew, a Hillsborough County South grand jury has nevertheless indicted Antonio Fuentes on nine counts of aggravated ...