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August 29. 2014 1:25PM

NH leads nation in infant measles, mumps and rubella vaccination rate says CDC

Immunization rates for children varied widely by state. For the first dose of MMR vaccine, the rates ranged from 86 percent in Colorado, Ohio and West Virginia to 96.3 percent in New Hampshire, the CDC study showed.



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NH driver triggers double fatal in Vermont that closed I-91

Preliminary investigation revealed that a motorist, Neal Robinson of Stoddard, New Hampshire, lost control of his vehicle and came to a stop in the passing lane.

Woman receives bag full of cash at Burger King drive-thru in Rochester

ROCHESTER — After going through the drive-through at Burger King Friday, a local woman discovered that instead of the sweet tea and junior spicy chicken sandwich that she ordered, she got a bag full of money.

Chemical test that finds carcinogen unnerves Hanover school

Hanover— A positive test for a potentially carcinogenic compound earlier this week caused a stir at Richmond Middle School, which sits on a parcel that has been contaminated by the chemical.

Suspended sentence for NH man who photo-shopped head shots of Wyckoff girl, 12, onto naked women

A New Hampshire widower who photo-shopped head shots of a 12-year-old Wyckoff girl onto images of naked women after showing her pictures of his penis got off with a suspended sentence today.

The Guardian: The history of trouser leg flares - in pictures

American sailors were the first to adopt bell-bottomed trousers in the 19th century.

High-Stakes Online Poker: NH's Ben Sulsky in second place this year with $340K in winnings

Poker pro Ben Sulsky, who hails from New Hampshire, sits in the second spot with about $340,000 in winnings so far this year.

NYT: A conversation with the Archbishop of Canterbury

Q. Do you think that the American Episcopal Church made a mistake in consenting to the election of Gene Robinson, an openly gay priest who was elected bishop of New Hampshire?

Bus service for handicapped, elderly in Belknap County to receive $238,278 infusion from feds

The cost for seniors to ride within one town is 50 cents one-way and $1 one-way for ages 12 to 59. Children under 12 ride for free.

Sarah Silverman Gets Serious at Sundance

Silverman plays an alcoholic suburban mom having a cocaine-fueled affair and wrestling with mental illness. At one point she gets beaten bloody in an alley.

$90,000 Pumpkin Festival bill now past due

The organizers of the Keene Pumpkin Festival have yet to pay a more than $90,000 bill for overtime paid to the police officers, firefighters and public works staff who worked at the event and responded to the riots that erupted on the festival's outskirts.

Man charged with exposing himself in Dover parking lot

DOVER — Police arrested a Rochester man Thursday in connection with exposing himself to a woman in a Dover parking lot in front of a minor.


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