New Hampshire

FILE - This June 18, 2007, file photo shows the home of Ed and Elaine Brown in Plainfield, N.H. The tax-evading couple are serving lengthy sentences after being convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons and holding law enforcement at bay for nine months in 2007. Federal officials are set to auction on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, the Brown's former fortress-like home sitting on more than 100 acres in Plainfield. Prospective bidders have not been allowed to tour the property. The U.S. Marshals Service cited the possibility of land mines and other explosives buried on the property as a complication. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Tax dodgers’ land for sale; may be booby-trapped

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire compound of a tax-evading couple convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons and holding federal law enforcement officials at bay for months is being sold at […]

08/15/2014

People enjoy a snow-covered Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago, which became a great photo opportunity for visitors, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. As much as 9 inches of snow has fallen in some parts of the Chicago area since New Year's Eve, and a second wave is expected to dump several more inches by Thursday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

1st snowstorm of 2014 descends on New England, NY

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents and emergency management officials in New England and parts of New York prepared on Wednesday for a winter storm predicted to help usher in 2014 with snow and frigid temperatures […]

01/01/2014

Sally Raftery, program coordinator and GED examiner at Bellevue College, holding a booklet for the math portion of the Washington GED test. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

GED test overhauled; some states opt for new exam

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GED test, for decades the brand name for the high school equivalency exam, is about to undergo some changes. On Thursday, an upgraded GED exam and two new competing equivalency tests […]

01/01/2014

(AP File Photo)

Another storm heads to northern New England

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A fast moving storm is expected to drop heavy, wet snow in parts of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire beginning tonight It comes a week after an ice storm left parts […]

12/29/2013

Rosemary Cabelo uses a computer at a public library to access the Affordable Health Care Act website in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Reversal on health care cancellations gets mixed response

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A month after President Barack Obama announced people could keep insurance policies slated for cancellation under the federal health overhaul, the reversal has gotten a mixed response from insurers, state regulators […]

12/26/2013

FILE - This undated file photo provided  by the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Hampshire shows David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office, File)

NH hospital worker gets 39 years in hepatitis case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A traveling medical technician who stole painkillers and infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison. “I don’t […]

12/02/2013

(Map showing location of deadly 2010 blast. AP File Graphic)

NH gunpowder plant owner gets 10-20 years in blast

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) – A gunpowder plant owner has been sentenced to at least a decade in prison over a 2010 explosion that killed two workers in New Hampshire. Craig Sanborn was convicted last month […]

11/27/2013

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

NH hospital technician faces sentencing next week

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Prosecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a “national public health crisis” and should spend 40 years in prison. Defense attorneys argue […]

11/27/2013

Jocelyn Caple at Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Limited patient choice next health overhaul issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — After they get the website fixed, then what? Keeping your doctors and hospitals may be the next vexing challenge for Americans in the new health plans created by President Barack Obama’s law. […]

11/21/2013

Small coffee producer prevails over Starbucks

TUFTONBORO, N.H. (AP) — A small New Hampshire coffee producer that operates out of a barn has prevailed in a trademark infringement case brought by Starbucks over a blend called “Charbucks.” “We’re just a mom-and-pop […]

11/18/2013

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