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U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., left, and former Massachusetts Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown are seen Thursday before a live televised U.S. Senate debate hosted by NH1 News on WBIN TV in Concord, N.H.

Shaheen, Brown clash over handling of Ebola threat

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The perceived threat from Ebola dominated the first portion of the second televised debate held Thursday night between U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her challenger, former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown.

State Sen. Boutin says Dems' mailer grossly distorts his record

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District 16 State Sen. David Boutin says this mailer accusing him of failing to protect domestic violence victims is false and exploitative.

District 16 State Sen. David Boutin says a mailer accusing him of failing to protect domestic violence victims is false and exploitative.

UMass Lowell polls show senate, gubernatorial races still a close call

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A poll released Thursday has the Democratic incumbents in New Hampshire's U.S. Senate and gubernatorial contests with thin leads over their Republican challengers.

Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown defended his New Hampshire roots while speaking to Portsmouth Rotary Club members Thursday in Greenland.

Brown defends his New Hampshire roots in Greenland speaking appearance

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With the lectern to himself at a Portsmouth Rotary Club luncheon Thursday, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown began his remarks by defending his New Hampshire bona fides, citing family history that he said goes back generations in the Granite State.

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Shea-Porter to speak at diversity seminar

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U.S. Rep. Carol Shea Porter, D-NH, is one of the speakers at the National Cultural Diversity Awareness Council's 8th annual conference and dinner for business and education.

N.H. Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein

Keene riots a focus of gubernatorial debate

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The riots at Keene's Pumpkin Festival took center stage early in Wednesday night's debate between Gov. Maggie Hassan and challenger Walt Havenstein.

 

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Committee rejects call for additional money to help charter schools

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The House Finance Committee decided Wednesday not to recommend legislation next year that would increase charter school funding.

House group rejects sending surplus to rainy day fund

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House Finance Committee turns thumbs down on proposal to put $15.3 million surplus into the state's rainy day fund.

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Columns

Debate rule No. 1: Don't crash

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Debates are the NASCAR events of politics, Andy Smith says. “People watch it for the car crashes.”

Government thinks it's your right not to know

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Don't look now, but the people we choose to represent us are spending way too much time trying to keep us in the dark.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Crunch time and the dollars are flying in NH races

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THE FIRST midterm election campaign finance reports that were due last week are usually less telling than the ones due at the end of this month. No candidate wants to show an opponent all the cards...

OPINION

Making it up: Shameless state Senate attacks

Another View -- Gerald Carmen: U.S. sanctions against Thailand are not warranted

Thomas Sowell: So-called 'predatory lending' can help low-income Americans

John Stossel: Federal prosecutors are out of control

Fixing Obamacare: Shaheen offers no way out

Jonah Goldberg: How offshore oil rigs are helping the environment

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