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N.H. Medicaid to See Premium Increases

Concord — About 25,000 New Hampshire residents will pay an average of 52 percent more for their health insurance next year, an analyst hired by the state insurance department told lawmakers on Wednesday. Bela Gorman of Gorman Actuarial, a health insurance … Continue reading

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Politics, Work Mixing now More Than Ever

Americans are talking about politics. This we knew.But while the traditional advice is to steer clear of politics at the office, more than half of American workers in a new survey by the American Psychological Association — 54 percent say … Continue reading

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N.H. Carjacking Suspect Remains Held in Vermont

A 39-year-old Windsor man failed to appear for his arraignment in Sullivan County Superior Court on Thursday on charges related to an alleged carjacking in Claremont because he is incarcerated in Vermont.Wayne Keough faces charges of robbery, reckless conduct and … Continue reading

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Lebanon Considers Smoking Ban

Smoking in parks and outside of public buildings would be restricted under a municipal smoking ordinance under consideration.The City Council is scheduled on Wednesday to discuss a proposal that would prohibit smoking in roughly a dozen public spaces, including…More *| … Continue reading

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States Looking to Back Away from Bottle Deposit Laws

As curbside recycling has grown, environmentalists around the United States find themselves fighting to protect decades-old bottle recycling programs that critics say are becoming obsolete. Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Iowa are among the states where bills have been proposed… Keep Reading … Continue reading

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AG: Carfentanil Kills 3 in N.H.

New Hampshire state officials have confirmed the first deaths in the state from carfentanil, the most potent form of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Carfentanil is commonly used as an elephant tranquilizer.Two men in Manchester died from the drug on March … Continue reading

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Windsor-Area Schools Face Critical Consolidation Meeting

Unable to reach agreement on a school consolidation plan after 18 months of work, the Act 46 Study Committee of the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union could vote to disband when it meets tonight, allowing Windsor and West Windsor to pursue … Continue reading

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