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June 17. 2013 2:39PM

Report: NH workers are 4th least engaged

NEW YORK – Rhode Island has the highest percentage of “actively disengaged” workers in the United States, according to a report from Gallup.

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Newmarket school officials retaliate against coaches: 'We were let go for opposing new school'

“He said the principal and superintendent decided because of my postings on Facebook, I wouldn’t be allowed to coach again this year,” Pomeroy said. “I was upset. I was pretty excited about coaching the kids this year.”

Public school art teacher has students build Noah's ark out of trash

The exhibit will feature an ark that has been welded together by the Dover High School students, and will be placed next to a coy pond at the garden.

Small U.S. colleges battle death spiral as enrollment drops

Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire, said in January that it would discontinue six majors, said Lisa Murray, a spokeswoman for the school, which has about 1,400 undergraduates.

SIG SAUER introduces elite performance ammunition

EXETER, NH --(Ammoland.com)- The SIG SAUER custom designed loading equipment coupled with a proprietary loading process, and a complete hand and visual inspection of every round, continually produces ammunition of the highest quality.

Bauer uses innovation power play to dominate on ice

Although Bauer is now based in Exeter, N.H., its laser-like focus on investing in an industry other businesses had given up on proves that persistence and entrepreneurial smarts can produce winning businesses in any field.

Shaheen defends her support for Obamacare

She did not respond directly to Brown’s attacks on her vote in favor of the controversial US health care overhaul or his accusation that she had supported economic policies that hurt everyday people. Instead, speaking broadly, she defended the Affordable Care Act

Democrats once again embracing labeling political opponents 'Un-American'

Use of the accusation typically invokes the anti-communist campaign of Senator Joseph McCarthy, D-Minn.

Time running out for gay couples to claim tax break

The Internal Revenue Service had announced in August that, in the wake of the decision, married same-sex couples living in states that recognize their marriages “will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.”

The search for the new Republican Party continues

Americans for Prosperity and Citizens United labeled their inaugural Freedom Summit — held Saturday in Manchester, N.H. — a 2016 “cattle call."

Bill Gardener: The man who keeps NH first

CONCORD, N.H. -- A few weeks ago, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner received a phone call from someone in Utah whom he'd never met.

Tax Time! NH #39 on list of states generating most complaints

Residents of the Northeast (with the exception of New Hampshire) tend to be least satisfied with their state taxes, the Gallup poll found.

Worst five states for "freedom" indicators all voted for Obama in 2012

North Dakota was followed by the freedom-loving states of South Dakota, Tennessee, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Idaho, and Missouri. Interestingly, aside from New Hampshire, all these states voted for Republican Mitt Romney in the last presidential election.

Body of missing NH man found in the Berkshires

Alexander Dickey, originally from New Hampshire, had been missing last October. He was last seen when a Gould Farm van dropped him off for an outing on Oct. 19 at about 1:40 p.m. on Quarry Street in Great Barrington.

Dartmouth alumnus accused of assaulting schools head of security over asphalt beef

Hanover Police is still investigating Vincelette’s motivations, but Moran said Vincelette has an “ongoing dispute” with the Town of Hanover over the use of recycled asphalt on town roads.

Oyster River officials tell parents student can't opt out of standardized tests

DURHAM — A Madbury family is trying to convince officials at Oyster River Middle School that they have the right to have their children opt out of the school's standardized tests — but district officials disagree, saying it's the law.

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