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Trump's threat of auto tariffs opposed by industry, Republicans

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 21:10
President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on auto imports drew strong criticism abroad and at home where U.S. business groups and members of his own Republican Party warned of damage to the industry and raised the prospect of a global trade war that would harm American interests.
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The Laurie List: Due process is protected

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 21:09
Criminal defendants deserve access to evidence that may exonerate them, including questions about the credibility of the police officers accusing them.
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What will it take?

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 21:09
To the Editor: From first-class airfare and luxury travel accommodations to four-star Michelin French restaurants, and now his first-class criminal defense attorney, for Scott Pruitt it's only the best other people's money can buy.
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Another View -- Robin Melone: New 'Laurie List' rules hurt defendants' due process rights

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 21:09
The attorney general's office created the 'Laurie List' in 2004 to allow prosecutors to easily identify information concerning a testifying officer's credibility that must be disclosed to a defendant. Proponents declared that these changes, memorialized in a memo from MacDonald, were needed because the police 'deserve the same...
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Union Leader's gutless hypocrisy

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 21:09
To the Editor: Your 'Animals' editorial in the May 21 edition goes a long way toward revealing the gutless, hypocritical soul of the Union Leader.
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Netflix tops Disney market value, becomes the No. 1 media stock

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 20:54
Netflix soared past Walt Disney in market value Thursday, taking the title of most valuable media company from the film, TV and theme-park giant.Shares of the video streaming service rose as much as 2 percent to 351.48 in New York, and the company's market cap topped 152 billion, exceeding the value of Disney, which was down 1.6...
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Man on meth who ran over wife acquitted of attempted murder, guilty of assault

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 20:51
A man on methamphetamine who ran over his wife with her own car last August was cleared of attempted murder Thursday, but convicted of assault.
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Mass. hiker lost in Franconia without map or warm clothes phones her lifeline

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 20:51
FRANCONIA - An ill-prepared hiker was rescued from the Garfield Ridge Trail Wednesday night after a panicked call to a friend for help.
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Site Evaluation Committee rejects Northern Pass appeal for new hearing

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 20:50
The committee charged with deciding the fate of the Northern Pass hydroelectric project has decided that it will not reconsider its February decision to deny the application by Eversource, the state's largest utility, for the 192-mile transmission line from Pittsburg to Deerfield.
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Manchester homeless camps along river removed despite appeal to mayor

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 20:50
State Police and highway workers cleared out homeless camps along the Merrimack River on Thursday morning, sending two residents packing and throwing away loads of camping gear and belongings of others who had presumably departed ahead of the sweep.
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Kevin Landrigan's Granite Status: Pappas gains more supporters in run for Congress

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 18:16
Chris Pappas has been the one 1st Congressional District Democratic candidate to gather the lion's share of prominent endorsements thus far.
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Man found guilty of rape, robbery at Emery Farm

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:47
A jury found the man accused of raping a woman during an armed robbery at Emery Farm in Durham last year guilty of three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault Wednesday afternoon.
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Murdered woman's son faced charges he assaulted her

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:46
Just six days before the body of his murdered mother was found, 'competency concerns' were cited in the dismissal of an unlawful possession of alcohol charge pending against Phillip Nash.
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Marine veteran overcame brain injuries, now plans to help others with PTSD

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:17
Decorated veteran. Honors student. Hit-and-run accident survivor. Hampstead's Jeremy Clague can add a new line to his resume ' college graduate.
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Lawyer: Crystal meth was driving the car, not man accused of running over his wife

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:01
Facing an attempted murder charge, a man accused of running his wife down with a car last August claims he was so high on crystal methamphetamine that he shouldn't be convicted of trying to kill her.
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Trump cancels summit with Kim, warns military ready

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:24
President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang's 'open hostility,' and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea.
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A river runs through it: Canobie Lake Park expands water park

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 11:08
The park is nearing completion the single largest off-season expansion of the park over its 116 year history. Construction started earlier this year.The project, which adds a 563-foot-long tidal river ride, a new tube slide tower and other attractions to its Castaway Island water park, covers a 2-acre area within the parks existing 70-acre...
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Bed bugs, not book worms, found in Bristol library books

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 11:08
The Minot-Sleeper Library has confronted the public relations challenge of finding bed bugs in returned books and says it is working with staff to develop a protocol to follow in the event there is a recurrence.
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Police: Three in custody following shooting in Merrimack

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 11:07
Police have three people in custody in connection with a shooting on Mill Street in Merrimack on Wednesday night.
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Editorial Cartoon: May 24, 2018

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 02:06
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