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May 04. 2013 8:22PM

Rand Paul spurs mixed feelings among Iowa GOP

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Republican Sen. Rand Paul arrives in Iowa this week, offering the tantalizing potential of a possible presidential aspirant who could bridge the state's warring GOP factions - or please none of them.



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Technology provides improved access for disabled voters

Officials in New Hampshire were so impressed with Prime III's performance that they plan to use it in additional precincts in the upcoming general election.

Exclusive–Rand Paul: Stephanopoulos 'originated' War on Women attack, Scott Brown right to have concerns

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News on Wednesday that former Sen. Scott Brown is right to have concerns over ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos being the debate moderator on Thursday night.

Globe: No telling whether tears help or hurt politicians

When Edmund Muskie appeared to shed tears in an impassioned defense of his wife — he later insisted they were snowflakes melting on his face — in February of 1972, his presidential campaign evaporated into the New Hampshire air.

Scott Brown beats Jeanne Shaheen by six points in Matchbook Poll

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — A new matchbook straw poll from cigar shop Federal Cigar in New Hampshire found that former Sen. Scott Brown ...

Dartmouth political study spurs controversy in Montana

For the past week, Dartmouth and Stanford University have been embroiled in controversy over a research project that has potentially affected Montana’s upcoming Supreme Court elections by implying the nonpartisan candidates had party affiliations.

NHPUC approves 9% rate hike for Concord Steam Corp. customers

2014-2015 Cost of Energy Adjustment - Order Approving Cost of Energy Rate for Concord Steam Corp.

NHPUC approves 15% rate cut for Keene customers

Winter 2014-2015 Cost of Gas - Order Approving Cost of Gas Rates for New Hampshire Gas Corporation.

Obama administration rules target for-profit colleges

Programs that fail to meet debt-to-income requirements for two out of three consecutive years would lose eligibility for federal student loans and grants —the primary revenue stream at for-profit colleges.

Peterborough: Select board signs 20-year solar lease

PETERBOROUGH — Construction is scheduled to start next month on the largest solar array in New Hampshire, which will cover 3.5 acres on the former sewage lagoons on Pheasant Road with roughly 3,100 solar modules.

Sturm, Ruger Q3 earnings badly miss the mark

That translated to a 76.4% plunge in earnings per diluted share to $0.34. Analysts, on average, were looking for earnings of $0.99 per share on sales of $149.1 million.

Guardian Angel Credit Union proposes merger

BERLIN – Guardian Angel Credit Union's board of directors have endorsed a merger with Service Credit Union of Portsmouth.

Novo hiring 90 workers for its new plant in New Hampshire

Novo Nordisk ($NVO) in August bought a plant in New Hampshire that Japan's Olympus Biologics was giving up. Now it is looking for people to help operate it.

As GTAT stumbles, Nashau's ARC launches massive new sapphire furnaces

ARC Energy today announced the CHES 500 crystal growth furnace, designed to produce the world's largest-ever sapphire boules with a mass of 300kg and 500mm diameter.

Headless ranger? Mystery at colonial burial site of Roger's Rangers

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — Sleepy Hollow has the legend of the Headless Horseman. Does a community 150 miles farther up the Hudson River have a Headless Ranger buried in an unmarked cemetery from the 18th century?

Salem police dog loses battle with cancer

The dog named Til lost his brief battled with cancer on Wednesday.

Comic book featuring hearing-impaired superheroes inspired by Salem boy

A Salem boy, Anthony Smith, has reached superhero status. A new Marvel comic book is modeled after the 6-year-old.

Haunted Overload named ‘scariest’ attraction in U.S.

LEE — Eric Lowther, the mastermind behind Haunted Overload in Lee, is an expert at frightening people, so it's no surprise his attraction has been named the scariest in the country.

Police: DOT driver involved in tractor crash on I-89 had suspended license

Fields also received a summons for operating his tractor with a suspended license, a state police news release said on Wednesday.

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board mulls staff dress code

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board is considering a revision to its dress-code policy for its teachers. The first draft of the new dress code calls for 'business casual' dress, defined as “looking well put together, crisp...

Horse dies, woman injured in Kensington riding accident

KENSINGTON — A horse died and its owner was sent to the hospital with a leg injury Wednesday morning after the horse fell over and landed on its neck, authorities said.


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