Daily Archives: June 25, 2017

The War On Plastic Drinking Straws – Do You Really Need Them?

Nearly every chain restaurant and coffee shop offers straws. They’re in just about every movie theater and sit-down restaurant. Theme parks and corner stores and ice cream shops and school cafeterias freely hand them out. But they are starting to … Continue reading

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We Might Slam Into the Andromeda Galaxy Sooner Than Expected

Scientists using a radio telescope known as the Very Large Baseline Array have found our galaxy is rotating at 100,000 miles per hour faster than had previously been thought. One of the radio telescopes used in the VLBA is located … Continue reading

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Franklin NH Gets $125,000.00 for Dropout Prevention

The city of Franklin, New Hampshire got a gift in the new Republican state Budget. A grant for $125K to address its distinction of having the third highest dropout rate in the state. | More… | GraniteGrok

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NH Airbnb law leads to ‘healthy’ revenue growth

Granite Staters hosted more than 95,000 visitors and earned more than $12 million last year from bookings made through Airbnb’s short-term rentals website. Those numbers more than doubled Airbnb’s 2015 totals of 44,000 New Hampshire guests and $5 million in … Continue reading

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Thanks to The Growing New Media Militia Audience

With 1500 linked articles since the project took off in April I’d like to thank our growing audience for looking to the New Media Militia for stories from around New Hampshire and the World. Speaking of the world, we’ve had … Continue reading

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Timberlane Predicts $550k Surplus Shortfall

Before any budget is approved, prudence and common sense require an examination of projected revenues. Unfortunately, Timberlane’s budget committee never looks at revenue before they give their stamp of approval. Why does this matter?  Shaky revenues mean a risk of … Continue reading

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Female Democratic Senators (Including Maggie Hassan) Snub Female Muslim Reformers

“Just as we are invisible to the mullahs at the mosque, we were invisible to the Democratic women in the Senate.” You’d think that female senators who speak about the rights of women would be eager to hear what Ayaan … Continue reading

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