Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

Trump warns North Korea threats ‘will be met with fire and fury’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea about facing “fire and fury” if the isolated nation makes more threats against the United States. “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States,” Trump told reporters, speaking slowly and … Continue reading

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Fresno State parts ways with prof who said ‘Trump must hang’

California State University, Fresno is sidelining a professor until his contract runs out after he made national headlines for tweeting that President Trump “must hang.” “Dr. Lars Maischak, Fresno State History lecturer, will not be teaching this fall,” Fresno State President … Continue reading

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Readers: Nashua Telegraph Has Changed Since Out-Of-State Owners Took Over

The Telegraph of Nashua found itself in an awkward situation for a newspaper recently. Turmoil in the paper’s management was making the headlines. The paper’s top editor was fired last week. Another senior editor quit. This comes less than a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire, Vermont govs agree to a race track showdown

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s governor and his Vermont counterpart are talking about facing off on the race track. New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu tweeted a challenge to fellow GOP Gov. Phil Scott of Vermont on Monday, saying that “rumor on … Continue reading

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Conflicts of Interest in the Queen City’s Charter Breaches

Rich talked about the still raging controversy surrounding the aldermen who breached Manchester’s Charter in voting for contracts in which they had conflicts of interest.  He pointed out that spending was driven so high that the tax cap had to be overridden and shared … Continue reading

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NHFPI Hides the Good Fiscal News Behind What May Not Even be Bad News

In a recent report the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI) hems and haws its way through potential fiscal decline couched in “mights and maybes” and then (Surprise!) we get “substantially more” in paragraph four. While the preliminary accrual revenues for SFY … Continue reading

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Haruo Nakajima, The Original Godzilla Actor, Dies

Haruo Nakajima, the Japanese actor who was the first person to put on the Godzilla suit and bring the iconic monster to life, has died. He was 88. Nakajima died Monday of pneumonia, his daughter and the Japanese movie studio … Continue reading

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Report: Outdoor recreation an $8.7 billion industry in New Hampshire

Outdoor recreation in New Hampshire annually generates $8.7 billion in consumer spending and $528 million in state and local tax revenue, says a report from the Boulder, Colo.-based Outdoor Industry Association. According to the report, 69 percent of New Hampshire residents … Continue reading

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NH Poll: Kasich leads Trump among likely GOP primary voters? I don’t Think So…

So there’s a poll out putting John “everyman™” Kasich ahead of President Trump among “likely” Republican primary voters which translates to, likely to not be on Vacation in the first week of August, willing to pick up the phone for a number … Continue reading

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Sidewalk signs added to anti-panhandling fight

MANCHESTER — City police have unveiled their latest tool to discourage residents from giving money to panhandlers — sandwich-board sidewalk signs asking people to give to local charities instead. The signs, similar to those installed on poles at more than … Continue reading

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