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Laconia's Kale Poland one of few to ever complete the Peak 500 mile Ultra Marathon

The event, which began on May 22, consists of hiking 50 circuits of a rugged 10-mile course up and down Joe's Mountain in Pittsfield, Vermont in less than 10 days.

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Pro-life advocates pray as they picket the Planned Parenthood clinic in Manchester in this 2008 file photo, long before a government crackdown on free speech near abortion centers..

NH abortion officials say buffer zone law, though barely enforced, has helped silence protests

Though officials are not actively enforcing a state law that sets 25-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics, health care providers say its existence has led to more civilized …

N.H.'s take from Obama transportation spending plan is another $195M over 6 years

The origin of the funds draws controversy, as the president proposes a special 14 percent tax on U.S. corporations' accumulated foreign earnings.

Damaged Nova Scotia tall ship being towed to New Hampshire port after rescue

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- The U.S. Coast Guard says it expects a crippled tall ship from Nova Scotia will arrive in port in New Hampshire today.

NGO boss at Shaheen palaver on heroin epidemic claims 1 in 10 NH adults need treatment

Paquette said that in New Hampshire there are an estimated 100,000 people in need of treatment, which is one of the highest incidences of substance abuse in the country.

War on men won't yield pay equity for N.H. women until 2082 according to feminist study

When will women in New Hampshire receive pay equal to men’s? In 2082 – 67 years from now – says the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

Analysis: RCR penalty means NASCAR won't tolerate tire trickery

RCR was implicated in a similar scandal way back in 2006 after the New Hampshire Motor Speedway race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

Sen. Shaheen unsure whether Obama is doing enough to combat ISIS

NHPR's Morning Edition is checking in occasionally with New Hampshire’s Congressional delegation. Tuesday morning, host Rick Ganley spoke with with...

Steven Tyler cites NH roots in announcement of solo country album

'I grew up in the woods of New Hampshire. . . I have more country in me than people think,' he told Rolling Stone Country last year.

NH fraternity that inspired 'Animal House' accused of branding members

CONCORD, N.H. – A Dartmouth College fraternity that partly inspired the 1978 movie 'Animal House' has been accused of branding new members while under suspension last fall, but the group’s lawyer denies that anyone was hazed or hurt.

HFF closes $46.1 million sale of Bedford shopping center

Situated on 21.38 acres at 73 South River Road in Bedford, the asset is 4.6 miles south of Manchester, the largest city in New Hampshire and its financial capital.

GT strikes deal to sell sapphire furnaces for $45M to Chinese firm

A unit of sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies Inc. requested a New Hampshire bankruptcy court's blessing Tuesday for a $45 million sale of sapphire furnaces and the maintenance of an IP licensing deal.

NHPR Audio: Lobbyists argue fiscal restraint means NH seniors will go hungry

The House Finance Committee is recommending a $10.6 million cut in general non-Medicaid appropriations, a 50 percent reduction to the fund that helps pay for Meals on Wheels.

Gawker: The private email spook behind Hillary's secret spy network - Sidney Blumenthal

Mr. Blumenthal stated that, Monica Lewinsky had been a 'stalker' and that the President was 'the victim' of a predatory and unstable sexually demanding young woman.

Alton claims Irwin Marina illegally expanded

The town is asking a judge to bar Irwin of Alton Inc., from using portions of the property it claims lack Planning Board approval, impose a civil fine of more than $37,000 and order that illegal fill be removed and a wooded buffer that was clearcut be restored.

UNH grad looks to spread the word on handball

Morgan scored three goals in each game, but the U.S. lost the series on total goals, ending the Americans quest to qualify for the summer Olympic Games in 2016 for the first time in 20 years. They haven't back been since 1996 in Atlanta.

John Sununu: Carly vs. Hillary would end Dems' phony cries of sexism

Democrats won't be able to play the sexism card if Republicans pit former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina against Democrat Hillary Clinton, says John Sununu, former governor of New Hampshire and chief of staff to President George H.W. Bush.

Republicans and Democrats agree Air Force is wrong about A-10

GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, leading a group of Republicans, sent a letter on March 27 to the Senate Armed Services and Appropriations Committee that asked leaders not to allow the Air Force to pursue its 'premature, misguided, and dangerous divestment of the A-10.'

Brietbart: NH Gov. Maggie Hassan apologizes to 4th graders for democratic process

'The gallery is open to the public, and there are children in the gallery every day,' he said. 'I don’t know if we should limit free speech or limit the attendance in the gallery. It seems either one would be bad for transparency in government.'

Rockingham County finance official suspended 5 days

One of the reasons cited was that she failed to inform the commission, in a timely manner, that the county was in line to be fined $17,000 by the Department of Labor for improprieties related to the county payroll.

NH-based Bauer Hockey recalls goalie masks, replacement wires

The New Hampshire-based importer has received nine reports of wire breakage and four reports of lacerations involving the cages on the Concept C1 Goal ...

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