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April 18. 2013 2:15PM

Matt Vespa: Marathon bombs must not be a justification for trampling on the Constitution

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which gives the federal government vast new powers, has come under scrutiny from civil liberties groups, and rightfully so. New Hampshire has put forward a piece of legislation that would bar its law enforcement agencies from cooperating with such activities, like indefinite detention.

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Ex-UBS $104m whistleblower living in NH can't move to Europe

The documents also include an explanation by Birkenfeld's lawyer of a 2013 arrest and conviction for driving while intoxicated in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. "Mr. Birkenfeld acknowledged having two alcoholic beverages at dinner with friends but never believed he was intoxicated," wrote Birkenfeld's attorney.

Tuck School prof. releases his best and worst CEOs of 2014

Sydney Finkelstein—the Steven Roth Professor of Management, faculty director of the Center for Leadership, and associate dean for Executive Education at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth—today announced his picks for the best and worst CEOs of 2014.

Ariz. plant's future unknown as court OKs Apple, GT settlement

Terms of the settlement also allow GT to stay in the Mesa facility rent free through December next year as it winds down operations and sells the furnaces.

VIDEO: Watch heartwarming moment disabled dog walks for first time on new 3D-printed legs

Derby the rescue was born with deformed legs, but a pair of 3D-printed prosthetics means he can now walk for the first time

New views on Rye Town Hall from interior designer Margo Villandry

Margo Villandry is not just your average interior designer. After a long career in international retail, she decided to retrain, re-school and do what she really wanted to do.

Interested parties await state's next move towards opening dispensaries

'I’m a master-level licensed alcohol and drug counselor. I work for the Department of Corrections here in New Hampshire. Work at the probation and parole office in Concord, in the district office.'

Judge says plea deal in the works for man accused of serial rapes of Barnstead girls

LACONIA — The Epsom man who allegedly raped two girls repeatedly over a period of time in the 1990s in Barnstead has apparently reached a plea deal with the Belknap County Attorney's office. Kenneth Day, 67, was scheduled to appear yesterday in the Belknap County Superior Court.

Locals dismissive of Calif. company's labeling of Laconia as 'dangerous'

LACONIA — "There are three kinds of lies," quipped Mark Twain, 'lies, damned lies and statistics' and Movoto Real Estate, an online brokerage headquartered in San Mateo, California, which this week ranked Laconia the second most dangerous place in New Hampshire, relishes the third.

Seeking Shelter: Family looking for help in Concord, heads to Florida instead

Minerva, 30, her husband Edward Portalla, 33, niece Tina Bushey, 26, and Bushey’s 4-year-old son, Kenneth, have been homeless for about three months and were running out of places to turn.

Feds drop gun-sales charges against former police explorer

Irish, a 28-year-old Hampton Falls native, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court of New Hampshire to the two charges that carry a maximum 15-year prison sentence, $250,000 fine and federal probation following his release.

Police: Drug deal in Exeter turned violent

BRENTWOOD - A drug deal turned violent led to a report of armed robbery followed by last week's SWAT team raid on Franklin Street, where three men were.

Somersworth apartment house battles bedbugs

SOMERSWORTH — Kelli Haines has decided to move her mother out of a Preservation Park apartment after a battle with bedbugs.

After loss on rape charge, prosecutors go after ex-lawmaker for alleged threat

DOVER — The state is not going to drop a criminal threatening charge against former city councilor and state representative Michael Weeden, according to county attorney Tom Velardi.

The Atlantic profiles infamous '87 UNH rape in report on sexual assault on campus

The stories of two schools—a small, private university, Princeton, and a larger, public one, the University of New Hampshire—illustrate the national trend that lasted from 1987 to 1990.

Gifts sent to family of wounded warrior stolen

A little boy from New Hampshire won't let a criminal dash his holiday spirit. He wanted to give Christmas to a family in need in Florida, but then a Grinch stole his gifts.

Beavers are increasing methane in the atmosphere

Beaver populations were destroyed throughout the world due to fur trade up until the 19th century, which led biologists to make conservation efforts for the species to save them from extinction.

Norovirus likely behind Hampstead sickness

So far, there have been 66 suspected outbreaks of norovirus in N.H.

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