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September 25. 2013 11:31AM

Insurance officials point out possible flaw if NH decides to expand Medicaid

CONCORD – State insurance officials slammed the brakes Tuesday on a proposed expansion of Medicaid that had bipartisan support on the commission studying the question. Jennifer Patterson, health care legal counsel for the Insurance Department, said the federal Affordable Care Act would not permit anyone in the target low-income population to buy coverage through a federally run exchange or marketplace in New Hampshire next year.

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How U.S. agents baited Romanian crooks after Subway in NH hacked

In the agency’s four-agent Manchester, New Hampshire, office, he juggled five or six cases at a time. None were as big as what became known as the “Subway case.”

Court rules couple can sue Bob's Discount Furniture over automated calls regarding delivery

In Count I, the Lamonts claim that BDF violated the TCPA by making automated calls to their cellular telephones without their express permission.

Nicaragua arrests man for strangling UNH graduate over camera

National Police official Glenda Zavala said Fernando Aburto Reyes told investigators he strangled 37-year-old Karen Colclough and stole her camera.

Carroll County commission recessed indefinitely over theft accusation

In the letter, allegedly written by Kenney and received via email, it states, "While he [Sorensen] ignores real issues such as his own misuse of county credit card when his own personal credit card was not working, he attempts to distract the public with pathetic name calling and smear tactics that are empty of truth or real evidence."

Town attorney tells Milton officials to let family living in car back into home

Neal said Wednesday she was informed by Boyers he had taken the signs down on the orders of the town attorney.

Entergy proposes eliminating emergency planning zone after Vermont Yankee shuts down

The zone, which includes portions of Northfield, Bernardston, Gill, Greenfield, Leyden, Colrain, and Warwick in Massachusetts as well as 11 towns in Vermont and New Hampshire, is no longer needed, Christopher J. Wamser , the nuclear operations site vice president for Entergy, wrote in the company’s formal request to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for exemption.

Massachusetts Air National Guard denies noise in Keene area was sonic boom

Amid fighter jet training exercises by the 104th Fighter Wing Massachusetts Air National Guard, a loud boom was heard and felt around the Monadnock Region Wednesday shortly after 2 p.m.

Woman found dead, husband in distress after Maine police get concerned call from NH friend

The sheriff’s department was called when a friend from New Hampshire telephoned to report that she had been unable to contact the couple for a week.

Insurance industry says NH has nation's 3rd safest roads

Drivers in Vermont, Utah, New Hampshire, Minnesota and Oregon are among the best behaved, according to CarInsuranceComparison.com’s analysis.

Body of Sunapee man missing since February recovered at Vt. dam

NORTH HARTLAND – The body of a Sunapee, N.H. man whose car had been left at the Quechee Gorge in mid-February was recovered at the North Hartland Dam early Wednesday afternoon.

3 youngsters now say they saw fatal accident delaying Lafond trial

LACONIA — Three new eyewitnesses to the car crash that killed a local middle school girl and serious injured another on April 19, 2013 have come forward, prompting both sides to agreed to delay Amy Lafond's trial until at least June or July.

Xyience partnership a stop on NH rock climber’s ascent to success

Kinder grew up in Manchester, N.H. On a family reunion trip to Colorado when he was about 13, his parents gave him and his older sister Becky a choice of activities.

WaPo: Dartmouth College president: School’s ‘promise is being hijacked by extreme behavior’

Philip J. Hanlon, president of Dartmouth College, delivered a speech Wednesday night in which he said that the elite Ivy League school’s promise “is being hijacked by extreme behavior, masked by its perpetrators as acceptable fun.”

A's claim former Fisher Cat Marcus Walden

Last season, Walden made 26 starts for Double-A New Hampshire. He had a 3.71 ERA and an 88:50 K:BB in 162.2 innings pitched. An extreme groundball pitcher, he allowed just nine homeruns and had a 2.07 GO/AO.

Belknap County commissioners express frustration that lawmakers haven't acted on union deal

LACONIA — Belknap County Commissioners expressed frustration yesterday that a date has not yet been set by the Belknap County Convention for a vote on the one-year collective bargaining agreement they ratified two weeks ago with the State Employees Association (SEA) on behalf of 80…

NYC billionaire's meddling buoys NH's anti-gun activists

PORTSMOUTH — The state chapter of a national organization to combat gun violence is benefiting from a new partnership announced Wednesday led by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

How both Gorilla Glass and Sapphire can win covering future Apple iPhones

Apple could be planning a way to incorporate both Corning's Gorilla Glass and GTAT's sapphire into a single display cover to combine the best of both worlds.

177-home subdivision approved by Somersworth Planning Board

SOMERSWORTH — The city’s Planning Board on Wednesday authorized construction of a 177-home subdivision on the former Sunningdale Golf Course.

Meet the Chinook — New Hampshire’s state dog

The Chinook is a rare breed of sled dog developed in the state of New Hampshire by Arthur Treadwell Walden, who had a farm in Wonalancet in the White Mountains during the early 20th century.

Chubby Checker visits area to promote new song

PORTSMOUTH — If there was anything proven with certainty in the Seacoast Wednesday it’s that Chubby Checker can still do The Twist.

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