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September 28. 2013 2:22PM

PolitiFactNH: NH AFL-CIO says Hassan is only female governor in country

'At Emily list event in manchester nh,' reads a message posted to the New Hampshire AFL-CIO’s Twitter account Friday morning . 'Gov Hassen (sic) address a gathering as only women governor in the country.'

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Obama sends three representatives to Michael Brown funeral; none to James Foley Mass

President Obama did not send a White House representative to attend the memorial Mass on Sunday for James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State militants.

Screen grab from a video purporting to show New Hampshire photojournalist James Foley of Rochester being beheaded at the hands of ISIS.

HuffPo: Is James Foley a martyr? Brutal death sparks talk of sainthood

(RNS) From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley's fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint.

Video: Terrorist suspect cites NH motto as reason for wanting to join ISIS

'I wanted to go help fight for these people because the New Hampshire slogan is 'Live Free or Die,' he said. 'In 1775, we rebelled against Britain because we felt we were being tyrannized and conquered, so we wanted our own freedom. So I felt like I could try and help with that, and give the people freedom that they were fighting for.'

Military charity offers Foley parents time out of the spotlight

A Southwest Florida military charity is hoping an offer to the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley to spend a week on Captiva Island will help the New Hampshire residents deal with their loss.

NHPR Audio: No New Hampshire schools signing on to FDA 'Free Lunch' program

The Manchester School Board voted Monday night not to apply for a new federal program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students, but the state’s largest city is not alone in opting out of the program.

Shaheen wealth up 59% since her election in 2008

Ending Spending Action Fund is out with an ad accusing Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) of cronyism, citing Shaheen’s failing to disclose significant financial conflicts of interest and her substantial increase in personal wealth since taking office.

House Democrats launch latest assault in war on men

House Democrats are launching a new campaign targeting 10 Republican candidates and incumbents they deem the 'worst of the worst' offenders on women's issues via a scorecard that highlights their positions on a range of female-friendly legislation.

Globe: In tactical shift, Shaheen directly attacks Brown

In a shift in strategy, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen today is launching her first attack television advertisement against Scott Brown, painting the Republican as a pawn of 'big oil' and a candidate looking out for himself rather than New Hampshire.

Slideshow: J.D. Salinger’s former New Hampshire home hits market for $679,000

The 2,900-square-foot property, at 342 Lang Rd. in Cornish, is the perfect spot for an artist craving seclusion, with 12 acres of wooded private land and a garden with many varieties of flowers and trees.

Sarah Silverman shows off her vaporizer to E! red carpet

While showing off her clutch to Giuliana Rancic on E!'s Emmy Awards Red Carpet, Sarah Silverman didn't mind revealing its contents on live television. Among the things pulled out was Silverman's vaporizer.

‘Justice for Mike Brown’ demonstrators to gather in Concord

Events will take place tonight in Concord, NH; Northampton, MA; Portland, ME; and Burlington, VT.

Report finds big drop in NH workers' comp payments

Between 2008 and 2012, cash benefits dropped 20 percent in the Granite State, almost all of that drop from 2010 to 2012, according to the National Academy of Social Insurance report.

Novo Nordisk buys NH biotech plant idled in June displacing 120 workers

The facility was established in 1989, expanded in 2003-2006 and acquired by Olympus Biotech in 2011. It has been used primarily for mammalian cell manufacturing until production was phased out earlier this year.

Prescott Park Arts Festival surrenders to noise complaints, cancels event

PORTSMOUTH — The Prescott Park Arts Festival announced that a double-feature movie planned for Thursday night has been canceled due to neighbor complaints about noise.

Tom Hanks and Ron Howard set to shoot NH author Dan Brown's Inferno

Cameras are set to roll on Ron Howard's third big screen Dan Brown adaptation in April 2015, Deadline reports.

Brain aneurysm caused Hampton assistant town attorney's death

HAMPTON — Assistant Town Attorney Wanda Robertson, whose death at age 50 on Aug. 17 left Town Hall in a state of shock, is said to have died from a brain aneurysm.

Will Apple's infatuation with NH firm's sapphire ruin Corning?

The year 2007 marked the beginning of Corning’s partnership with Apple following the launch of the iPhone, when Gorilla Glass was introduced for the first time in Apple gadgets.

Treatment center rules introduce concept of satellite locations for medical marijuana

The proposed rules for New Hampshire’s medical marijuana treatment centers introduce the potential for satellite establishments outside of the four regional locations outlined in the law passed last year, but additional regulations would be needed.

Volcanic eruptions, oil spills, bacterial outbreaks all land in the laps of government science advisers and put them to the test

'The most difficult part about it was trying to understand what we were getting from BP, and whether we really understood the possible sources of error,' says McNutt, who arrived at BP's oil-spill operation centre on 6 May and remained for the duration of the crisis.

WaPo: People hate politics. So why is nobody talking about campaign finance reform?

After more than a year of campaigning, New Hampshire Senate candidate Jim Rubens (R) has decided on his closing message: the 'disconnect between voters in New Hampshire and politicians in Washington, D.C.'

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