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Keene, New Hampshire

Man Named Huckleberry Finn Arrested In New Hampshire

Police in Keene, New Hampshire say Finn sexually assaulted a woman after following her into her home.

07/30/2015

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Connecticut Boaters Injured In New Hampshire

 WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) _ Two boaters were injured when their 14-foot aluminum craft hit a large wake on New Hampshire’s Crescent Lake in Wolfeboro _ throwing all three passengers into the lake. New Hampshire marine […]

07/12/2015

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Most Of New England Lagged US Economic Growth In ’14

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The federal government says economic growth last year in Massachusetts and New Hampshire outpaced the expanding national economy, while the rest of New England fell below national gains. Statistics released Wednesday […]

06/10/2015

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95-Year-Old New Hampshire Man Fights Off Robber With His Cane

Arthur Kamberis, a World War II veteran, used his cane to fight off a man trying to steal his wallet in Manchester.

05/05/2015

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After Raptor Ordeal, Lawmakers Look At 4th Grade Bobcat Plan

After New Hampshire lawmakers mocked one fourth grade class’s effort to name an official state raptor last month, the wily bobcat was faring better Thursday when a state Senate committee backed a plan by another group of school kids to pick an official state wildcat.

04/16/2015

A ladybug is the official insect of New Hampshire. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Surplus Symbols: How Many State Bugs And Beans Do We Need?

Maine celebrates its Whoopie pies. North Carolinians proudly dance their Shag. In Kansas, even dirt is official: Harney silt loam is the state soil.

03/31/2015

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New Hampshire Lawmakers Honor Students After Raptor Debacle

Lawmakers on Wednesday passed a resolution formally encouraging student participation in state government even as the legislators were being lampooned nationally for mocking what started as a civics lesson for fourth-graders.

03/26/2015

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NH Lawmaker Brings Abortion Debate Into 4th-Graders’ Hawk Bill

A civics lesson took an unexpected turn for a group of New Hampshire fourth-graders when a lawmaker brought the abortion debate into their effort to name a state raptor.

03/20/2015

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Girl Scouts Aim To Boost Sales With A Drive-Thru

Taking a page from successful fast food restaurants, a New Hampshire Girl Scout troop is seeking to boost its cookie sales by offering a drive-thru option.

03/09/2015

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Top 5 In Wood Stove Emissions: Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

The heavily forested states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are among the top five in the country for the per capita emission of pollutants from wood stoves used to heat homes.

03/08/2015

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