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NH’s drug monitoring program a mess

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A new audit finds that New Hampshire is falling short of its efforts to keep tabs on opioid prescription patterns. The Concord Monitor reports that a legislative audit finds the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program has been poorly … Continue reading

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Dover Puts Kenokarten Funding on Ballot

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Council members in a New Hampshire city will allow residents to determine if they will permit the gambling game Keno in restaurants and bars. Foster’s Daily Democrat reports the Dover City Council unanimously approved the decision … Continue reading

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A pictures Worth…. Shaheen and Hassan Look Like…

There’s more than enough material on the VA in Manchester, so I figured I’d share this picture from the recent event in Manchester. | AP

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New Hampshire has low workplace fatality rates for all ages

But are older workers working themselves to death? Workers of all ages are much less likely to die on the job in New Hampshire than in other states. An Associated Press analysis of federal statistics found that while the rate … Continue reading

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Urban Meyer resigns, mass grave at former KKK leader’s home, and other fake news this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real … Continue reading

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Media errors give Trump fresh ammunition

“There’s a dramatic difference in the degree of hostility the press has shown Presidents Trump and Obama,” said Tim Graham, a director at the conservative Media Research Center. “I guess it’s easier to make errors writing stories where Trump is … Continue reading

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Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises … Continue reading

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Overdose victims now an increasing source of organ donations

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — An increasing number of organ donations in New Hampshire are coming from people who have died of overdoses. New England Donor Services says in 2016, 92 organ donors had died of a drug overdose. WMUR-TV reports … Continue reading

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Man accused of firing shots in downtown Concord

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Police in Concord, New Hampshire, have arrested a man accused of firing multiple gunshots at night near Main Street. No one was hurt. Police said the shots were fired at about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday. Police found … Continue reading

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Islamic state flag Hung near Pittsfield NH town dam

PITTSFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire chief of police says he knows who is responsible for hanging a homemade Islamic State group flag at the town’s dam. Pittsfield Police Chief Jeffrey Cain says they are treating the matter very … Continue reading

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