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NYT: Tyco's 'Piggy,' out of the pen and living small

In a two-bedroom rental on the 35th floor of a building overlooking the East River, L. Dennis Kozlowski lives with his new wife, Kimberly, in relative modesty — at least compared with his previous life as the extravagant chief of Tyco International.

Former Tyco chief, Boca Raton con says he’s changed

The flashy life, and law enforcement scrutiny, are over for L. Dennis Kozlowski, the former Boca Raton resident and disgraced ex-chief of Tyco International.

Chris Cramer died in Saudi Arabia.

Famed coroner suspects murder in death of NH defense contractor

Christopher Cramer, 50, of New Hampshire, was found dead on Jan. 15 outside the Sahara Makarim Hotel in the city of Tabuk, where he was staying while on assignment for Advance Defense Systems of Kollsman.

After race, Can-Am musher greeted by litter of 7 new sled puppies

Becki Tucker, who was on the trail from Allagash to Fort Kent early Monday morning, is up seven dogs for her New Hampshire Outlaw Ridge Kennel thanks to the early arrival of a healthy litter of sled dog puppies Sunday.

Government pays big in Portsmouth, 28 city employees now top $100K, six more than last year

PORTSMOUTH - The city's municipal payroll increased by about $800,000 last year, when 28 "city-side" employees were paid more than $100,000, six more than the previous year.

House to vote on whether schools can bully students into disclosing social media activities

On Wednesday the New Hampshire House will vote on whether schools should be able to compel students to disclose their social media activity.

25 years since Motorcycle Week Assoc. formed to revive Laconia rally

LACONIA — The Laconia Motorcycle Week Association, now marking its 25th anniversary, traces its roots back to the Lakes Region Sharks Motorcycle Club and the club's effort to bring back the glory days of the original Gypsy Tour rallies at Weirs Beach, which dated back…

N.H. lawmakers debate lifting sex offender residency restrictions

New Hampshire’s Legislature is once again debating measures that would ban municipalities from restricting where sex offenders can live, even as some other states are making such restrictions …

Driver on ‘Ridiculous Six’ Adam Sandler film crew recovering after near-fatal New Mexico crash

UPDATED with more details: A craft services truck driver on Adam Sandler’s Netflix comedy The Ridiculous Six is recovering after nearly being killed in a traffic accident two weeks ago in Santa Fe, NM.

Berlin father and son build ultimate snow castle

BERLIN – Five year old Sotirios Thagouras and his father, Dio Thagouras were building a small snow castle in their backyard on Demers Street in Berlin in late December when Sotirios turned to his dad and said 'Wouldn't it be amazing if it was a big as a real castle.'

Seacoast Democrat's bill aims to fund local government with rooms tax

Portsmouth Democratic State Sen. Martha Fuller Clark said she was asked by Portsmouth officials to file the proposed legislation to help cover municipal costs associated with hotels and motels.

Ashlyn McKibben braves swirling snow in Downtown Manchester.

State climatologist: February one of coldest, snowiest months In N.H. history

February was a brutally cold and snowy month for New Hampshire, but just how bad was it? State Climatologist Mary Stampone joined Morning Edition...

Competing bills look to end or increase handouts to domestic violence NGOs

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers are considering competing bills to either increase or eliminate funding to help victims of domestic violence.

NH high school senior scores the perfect final basket

Bryan Doherty, who has Down Syndrome, fills the role of team manager. Last week he was given a shot to play his first game.

Hinsdale betting parlor opens for business on Route 119

HINSDALE — A new off-track betting parlor opened Saturday to a crowd of seasoned racing fans who say they are overjoyed to see the sport return to their community after seven years.

Northwood man can relate to American Sniper's deadly decisions

'There are three types of people in this world: sheep, wolves, and sheepdogs.'

Orford woman denies running over friend, crashing into Vt. McDonald’s

Kimberly Dyke, 51, of Orford, N.H., pleaded innocent to drunk driving second offense, refusing a breath test, and grossly negligent operation of a vehicle before she was released on pre-trial conditions on Thursday.

Embarrassing testimony of NH State Troopers against Constitutional Carry

Not only did they testify in person but they handed in written testimony they claimed was written by the Assistant Commissioner of Safety Earl Sweeney.

HuffPo: Rwandan genocide survivor finds solace in remembering

Marie Carine Boggis studied political science and international affairs at the University of New Hampshire, where she now works as an academic advisor.

U.S. to allow exports of anti-missile systems for military helicopters

'It is a big deal that the U.S. government is allowing this,' Kirkpatrick told National Defense.

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