Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

‘Monkey Selfie’ Lawsuit Ends With Settlement

On Monday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals announced a settlement with photographer David Slater, ending a lawsuit it filed on Naruto’s behalf. Under the deal, Slater agreed to donate 25 percent of future revenue from the photos to groups that … Continue reading

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“Cops and robbers” Themed Frat Party Shut Down

An organized group of students shut down a “cops and robbers”-themed fraternity event at the University of Virginia Friday night because it made “a joke of mass incarceration.” Attendees at the function wore costumes depicting police officers and inmates, and … Continue reading

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Concord Firm Gets $500,000.00 Grant To Grow “Wood Products”

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Commerce says it is giving a Concord, New Hampshire, firm more than $500,000 to try to build the economy of the northern forest region of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York … Continue reading

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UNH Black Student Union: campus improvements after Charlottesville, Cinco De Mayo

Students, faculty, administration and community members gathered to reflect openly on the topic of racism on Monday, Sept. 11 in light of events that occurred on the UNH Campus in spring of 2017 and in Charlottesville this past summer. The … Continue reading

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U.N. agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

The U.N. Security Council on Monday agreed on its toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea that passed unanimously after the United States softened its initial demands to win support from China and Russia. The sanctions set limits on North Korea’s oil … Continue reading

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NH State Police work on immigration policy

New Hampshire State Police officials are drafting a policy that governs how troopers should address the immigration status of people they come across during traffic stops and other instances. Col. Christopher Wagner said he has reviewed the policy of the … Continue reading

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Keene Mayoral Debate set for Sept 27

Mayor Kendall Lane and candidate Robert Call have been invited to participate in a Mayoral debate on September 27 hosted by the Keene Liberty Alliance. The debate hosted by the Keene Liberty Alliance will be broadcast on Cheshire TV, and will … Continue reading

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Suppressing Climate Science Speech Violates the First Amendment Too!

The left is keen to suppress speech they oppose in any way they can, and the politicization of science and climate has played a vital part in this effort. “Climate change denial should be a crime,” declared the Sept. 1 headline … Continue reading

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Heads Up: Here Comes Next Year’s Legislation

Legislators gotta legislate. The 2018 process is underway, with legislative service requests (LSRs) now being filed in Concord. House members have until the 22nd to put LSRs into the hopper. The first batch has been posted, and the list will be … Continue reading

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NH Prison Guard Union Wants Contract to Address Staffing Crisis

A union representing prison guards is urging state officials to renew a labor contract as part of an ongoing effort to address a severe staffing shortage at state prisons. Teamsters Local 633 represents more than 380 state correctional officers. The … Continue reading

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