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  • Veterans clinics approved for NH's North Country 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:55 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's U.S. senators say the Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the opening of two health care sites in Colebrook and Berlin.

  • In NH governor's race, Havenstein sees a choice 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:49 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - Former defense contractor Walt Havenstein (HA'-vehn-styne) says if he's elected governor, his business experience can help end economic stagnation in New Hampshire.

  • Senate panel takes up medical registry bill 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:44 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - A sponsor of a bill to create a registry for medical technicians like the one who stole drugs from Exeter Hospital and infected patients with hepatitis C says other states are eager to use New Hampshire as a model for their own legislation.

  • Homeless woman enters apartment, falls asleep 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:35 am
  • MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Police in Manchester, New Hampshire, say a woman rocking her baby to sleep was startled when a woman she didn't know walked into her home, sat in a rocking chair and fell asleep.

  • Rains in northern New England add to flood threat 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:04 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Heavy rains and melting snow and ice pushed rivers toward or above flood stage around Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine on Tuesday and flooded some roads in the region.

  • New Hampshire mulls immunity to stop unfit drivers 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:38 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - Legislation that would protect New Hampshire doctors and other medical professionals from lawsuits if they report someone as unfit to drive ran into a potential roadblock in the Senate on Tuesday.

  • Court nixes conviction based on man's green tongue 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:31 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - A police officer who stopped a driver for a defective taillight acted unlawfully when he asked to see the man's tongue, then used its green hue as the basis for a marijuana arrest, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

  • Decision delayed on hospital network hearing 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:26 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's insurance commissioner says he needs more time to decide whether to hold a hearing on the narrow provider network for individuals buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Correction: Adultery Law-Repeal story 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:21 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - In a story April 13 about a bill to repeal the state's law making adultery illegal, The Associated Press erroneously reported the subject of a planned criminal adultery complaint. A man tried to bring the complaint against his former wife's lover, not his former wife.

  • Man in child neglect case faces assault charges 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:08 pm
  • BRENTWOOD, New Hampshire - A man accused of severely beating and burning the 3-year-old son of his girlfriend has been indicted on new charges of assaulting and threatening a county jail inmate in New Hampshire.

  • Authorities agree man was insane during killing 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:17 pm
  • NORTH HAVERHILL, New Hampshire - A Vermont man was insane when he stabbed a stranger to death last year in the lobby of a New Hampshire hotel, the state and his defense lawyer have agreed.

  • Yankee great Rivera's son on New Hampshire team 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 2:03 pm
  • LACONIA, New Hampshire - The son of retired New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is going to pitch for a collegiate summer program in New Hampshire.

  • Yankee great Rivera's son on New Hampshire team 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 1:15 pm
  • LACONIA, New Hampshire - The son of Mariano Rivera, the retired Yankees legend considered the best relief pitcher in baseball, is playing for a collegiate summer program in New Hampshire.

  • NH unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:22 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Employment Security office says the state's unemployment rate for March was 4.5 percent, down from 4.7 percent in February.

  • Shaheen thanking NH police who responded to Boston 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:23 am
  • MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is thanking New Hampshire law-enforcement officials who responded to the Boston Marathon bombings a year ago.

  • Man wants new trial in yard work stabbings case 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:44 am
  • NASHUA, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire man sentenced to over 20 years in prison for stabbing two teenagers he hired to do yard work is asking for a new trial, saying his court-appointed attorneys were ineffective.

  • Rescuers searching for man in NH river 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:26 am
  • BRISTOL, New Hampshire - Rescue crews have been searching a New Hampshire river for a man who went in and was not seen afterward.

  • NH officials warn teens of dare: 'polar plunging' 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:40 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is warning people not to join in a current trend where teenagers dare each other to jump into frigid waters.

  • Man accused of assaulting Dartmouth security head 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:40 pm
  • HANOVER, New Hampshire - A Hanover man has been charged with assaulting the director of safety and security at Dartmouth College.

  • Congresswoman: 3,800 in New Hampshire owed refunds 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:28 pm
  • MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter says an estimated 3,800 people in New Hampshire are owed more than $3 million in unclaimed tax refunds.

  • NH plans to appeal hospital tax ruling 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:31 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - The state will appeal a superior court judge's ruling that a tax on New Hampshire's hospitals that brings in $185 million annually is unconstitutional.

  • Winter's just ended; time for brush fire season 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:50 am
  • PLAISTOW, New Hampshire - New Hampshire residents just getting used to spring now have to deal with brush fire season.

  • Delay sought in fatal crash trial 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:02 am
  • LACONIA, New Hampshire - The lawyer for a woman accused of crashing into two teenage girls at a crosswalk in Laconia, New Hampshire, killing one of them, is asking for her trial to be postponed.

  • Siblings escape house fire unhurt, faced eviction 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:43 am
  • HANOVER, New Hampshire - Authorities think an electrical problem is to blame for a house fire in Hanover, New Hampshire, in which the occupants were facing eviction.

  • Drivers warned of blasting at I-93 worksite 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 5:05 am
  • WINDHAM, New Hampshire - New Hampshire transportation officials are warning drivers to expect sporadic blasting on Interstate 93 in Windham afternoons from now until the end of July.