Republicans working to find strong candidate to challenge Kuster

Republicans are already working hard to find a strong candidate to take on U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster in the 2nd District next year, and a familiar name has been circulating.

Republicans have been waiting for a few years for former state Rep. Lynne Blankenbeker to finish her active military career. They’re hoping that when she does, in early January, she will run for the seat. They consider her a potentially formidable challenger for the three-term Democrat. More…

| WMUR

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Two Hundred Jobs Were Promised But Where Are They?

One of the promises made by the developers of the proposed biomass plant in Berlin was the creation of 200 jobs in the trucking and logging business, mostly in the North Country. But finding them is hard. More…

*| Berlin Daily Sun

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NH Woman found with gun at MA courthouse held without bail

A woman arrested Monday after allegedly trying to enter the Ruane Judicial Center in Salem with a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets hidden in her purse was ordered held without bail by a judge Tuesday.  More…

*| Salem News

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Mayberry and Sanborn Mull Congressional Runs in 2018

GOP CONGRESSIONAL ACTION. Former law enforcement official Eddie Edwards is the lone announced Republican candidate for the 1st District congressional seat held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, but at least two others appear to be moving in that direction. More…

| WMUR

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Secretary of State Gardner and the Interstate Crosscheck Program

Rich talked to Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, for A Question of Voter Fraud. Ed started by informing the listeners that the Granite State recently entered the Interstate Crosscheck program and they wondered about the involvement of Secretary of State Bill Gardner in the matter. They then discussed Ed’s investigation into the push to alter who can vote in the town of Hanover. Page

Girard at Large| Audio

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New Hampshire House eyes lottery game for kindergarten funds

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Legislators in New Hampshire are eying a new option to fund full-day kindergarten for the state — a lottery game called Keno which the state Senate has frequently opposed in the past.

Budget writers are expected to finalize the proposal on Wednesday, which would link the lottery game as a source of revenue for full-day kindergarten. More…

| Bristol Herald Courier

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NH Start-ups receive $100,000 investment cash

MANCHESTER — Three startups in the Accelerate NH 17 incubator program were awarded $100,000 each in investment capital Tuesday after presenting their business plans at Demo Day, an event featured at Alpha Loft’s Startup Shindig at Oracle + Dyn in the Millyard.

The following three companies will receive funding from Millworks II, a venture fund that plans to invest $600,000 a year in local startups: More…

| New Hampshire.com

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