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May 10. 2013 12:54PM

Two Italian cities - rich in history - battle for the poet Dante's remains

Dan Brown's latest thriller "Inferno" hits the bookstores on Tuesday, May 14, but the real-life (and post-mortem) story of its central figure is a story you just couldn't make up.



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Pelham officials consider noise ordinance, broader powers

Selectmen are considering putting an article on the town ballot allowing selectmen to make ordinance additions or changes regularly, rather than having to go to voters every year.

Anti-libertarian group fingers 39 candidates as Free Staters

Almost 40 members of the Free State Project are running for seats in New Hampshire’s Legislature this year, including two in Merrimack County District 20, which covers Chichester and Pembroke, according to a progressive group that tracks the libertarian-leaning movement.

Low income home heating aid distributed by feds, NH to receive $23.2M

Heading into winter, Congress has already made its appropriation for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and officials in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine know what they are going to be receiving. Vermont is getting about $17.2 million, Maine $35.3 million and New Hampshire $23.2 million.

Some states buck trend of stagnant worker pay

The biggest contrast was in New Hampshire, where the incomes of the wealthiest residents grew 14 percent to $339,000, while middle-income earnings remained stagnant at $64,000.

People will spend $3B this year to look at leaves in New England

Ah, fall! Leaves and trees and hiking and shit. All this nature, isn't it lovely? It's so lovely that it has all the colors: from orange to red to green, green like stacked wads of cold, hard cash.

UNH scientists taking part in NASHA research on life in the universe

DURHAM, New Hampshire — Some University of New Hampshire scientists are part of a team of researchers who have received a nearly $9 million award from NASA to study the origins, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.


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