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April 18. 2013 2:14PM

The most important thing about yesterday’s vote: national reciprocal concealed-carry is doable

Pretty freaking close, in fact (57/43). Flip South Dakota, New Hampshire, and West Virginia next year, and thatís sixty for cloture and letís-see-what-bill-Obama-wonít-dare-veto. Hereís Sen. Cornynís description of the bill



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NH officials to fight heroin glut by saving lives of more junkies

A coalition of the stateís top safety and medical leaders has devised a plan to combat an unprecedented trend in opioid abuse.

Ruger keeps on rolling with new 3-inch LCRx

Ruger is expanding on the wildly successful LCR with a new revolver that takes the series in a whole new direction. Based on the exposed hammer Ruger LCRx, the 3-inch model sports a longer barrel and full-length Hogue grip.

Vice.com: NH conservatives who want to take down the federal government

The forum was the first of three that the American Principles Projectóa group founded in 2009 to unite libertarian-oriented conservatives with their cousins on the religious rightóplans to hold in states that are important to the 2016 election, like New Hampshire, which hosts the nation's first presidential primary.

Epping selectmen fret over sick people buying legal marijuana in town

But the $2 million project wasnít welcomed by some selectmen, who voiced concerns about allowing a marijuana dispensary in town, despite the fact that medical marijuana is now legal in New Hampshire.

LEAP jet engine parts plant in Rochester opens

A twin plant in Rochester in New Hampshire, USA, which will produce the same 3D woven composite parts for the LEAP engine, was also inaugurated yesterday.

IRS swoops in to snarl Fuller Oil sale to Rymes

MANCHESTER Ė Fuller Oil & Propane Co. is in 'deep conversations' with two other prospective buyers should its proposed sale to Rymes Oil & Propane

Poll: N.H. shoppers not so cheerful this holiday

New England College survey finds Granite Staters optimistic about economy, but most will limit their shopping

'Sailor Jerry' ad man turns to history-rich Tamworth for whiskey distillery

Norman Collins was famous for tattooing sailors. He hopped trains as a kid, joined the Navy, and set up an ink shop in Honolulu where he earned the...

Budweiser snubbing Clydesdales in this yearís holiday ads

The Clydesdales have been associated with Budweiser since 1933, when the company introduced them to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition for beer.

Adam Sandler's 'Thanksgiving Song': Explaining the 22-year-old tune's pop-culture references

In 1992, Adam Sandler sat behind Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update desk and introduced the world to his holiday tune, 'The Thanksgiving Song.'

North Country nursing program to begin accepting students again

Last November the college announced it was suspending the associate nursing program for a year to allow it to restructure

Batmobile found abandoned in NH field expected to fetch $500K

'Batmanís Batmobile,' as local newspaper clippings referred to it, was created when All Star was an official DC Comicsí licensee, but the car went missing sometime after 1966.

Video: Rabbi Susan Silverman meets adopted son; NH native a sister of comedian Sarah Silverman

The comedian took to Twitter on Monday to share a video of her sister, Reform rabbi Susan Silverman, greeting her adoptive son Adar for the first time (Bonus: shots of Sarah Silverman as a proud auntie!)

NH fugitive wanted for murdering parents may be in Atlanta

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to Dionís arrest.

Man crushed to death at Troy business

Police haven't yet released the victim's name, pending notification of next of kin, according to Troy police Officer Nicholas Weeks.

16 high schools to compete in 31st 'Granite State Challenge'

Some of the smartest students in the state are gearing up to compete in the 31st season of the Granite State Challenge on New Hampshire Public Television.

Drug charges may be dropped against ex-firefighter who allegedly stole drugs from hospital patients

DOVER ó A judge at Strafford County Superior Court is considering a motion to dismiss charges against former Rochester firefighter Donald Penney, who is accused of diverting narcotic medication from patients at Frisbie Memorial Hospital.


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