Traveling in the Midwest this past week, I was introduced to a local as being from New Hampshire. "Oh, New Hampshire," she gushed, "it's sooooo beautiful there. When I think of New Hampshire, I think...
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One of the darkest hours of the 2008 financial crisis came when Congress voted down a bill creating the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP. The Dow Jones industrial average sank more than 700 points on the news, forcing proponents like Sen. Judd Gregg to press colleagues for approval of the legislation that led a few weeks later to the bailout of the nation's banking system.
It includes a well-known local businessman, a mysterious Yeti-like creature in the woods near his home, a pioneering former Andover selectwoman, a pair of presidential candidates and a symbolic penis. 0