Daily Archives: July 13, 2017

NH Charges Out-of-State EZ Pass Users the Cash Rate on Tolls.

According to this article at ABC7 “E-ZPass’ dirty little secret: Millions charged cash rate” New Hampshire is one of nine EZPass tolling “agencies” that charge transponder users the cash price (as opposed to the discount) if they obtained their device … Continue reading

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Being Inclusive: Harvard to Delete ‘Puritans’ From Alma Mater Song

According to a column in the Crimson by the staff editorial board, the reference to “Puritans” in the school’s song was not a concern for members of the Harvard community before the announcement that the change would be made. Despite this, a task force working … Continue reading

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Corrections Officer in NH Indicted on Drug Charge

CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — A corrections officer has been indicted, accused of bringing a bag of methamphetamine into a New Hampshire county jail. WMUR-TV reports that Zina Ryan, who worked in Carroll County, has been indicted by a grand jury. … Continue reading

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50,000 refugee cap should be reached today, then what?

Late October (when the 120 days will be up) is a month PAST the legally required deadline for the President to send his 2018 refugee determination to the Hill. (Here is one of many posts on the ‘determination’ for new readers.) … Continue reading

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Fracking Activist Blocking the Road…Hit By A Truck

A pickup truck ran over a British anti-fracking activist who was standing in the middle of a road as a form of protest Wednesday. Witnesses said the man was knocked over by the truck and sustained minor injuries while slowly … Continue reading

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Canada shouldn’t donate to the Clinton Foundation

Canada can and should play a leadership role in advancing initiatives that foster real change in the lives of women globally. However, we have real concerns with plans announced Tuesday by the Liberal government to hand $241.5 million over to the Clinton Foundation to … Continue reading

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Storm Drains Increase E. Coli In Local NH Rivers

Water quality monitors had to go out in drizzly rain and negotiate slippery rocks on Tuesday morning to collect river samples this week, according to George May, who submitted this information to Patch. What they found were moderately high E. … Continue reading

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YOU’RE FIRED! Trump’s VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

Five hundred and forty-eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees have been terminated since President Donald Trump took office, indicating that his campaign pledge to clean up “probably the most incompetently run agency in the United States” by relentlessly putting his TV catchphrase … Continue reading

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What I Mean By Pro-Life

To me being pro-life means respecting the right to life for all human beings. It isn’t being against abortion. Although, I oppose imposed death in all forms, from abortion to euthanasia and so-called assisted suicide. Rather being pro-life is about … Continue reading

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NH Primary Source: Douglas says special legislative session needs two-thirds supermajority vote

It’s a moot point – at least for the moment. But for the record, former state Supreme Court associate justice Chuck Douglas has officially opined that a two-thirds majority of the New Hampshire House and Senate would be required to … Continue reading

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