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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.

Obamacare takes center stage at 1st Congressional debate

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10/22/14--U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., directs an answer to Republican challenger Frank Guinta at a debate for the First District Congressional seat at St. Anselm College on Wednesday. DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER

Frank Guinta channeled the ghost of Ronald Reagan in response to his opponent repeatedly mentioning him and two billionaire conservative brothers in the same breath.

Legendary newspaperman Benjamin Bradlee dead at 93

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BRADLEE

Benjamin C. Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post newsroom for 26 years, died Tuesday at his home in Washington of natural causes, the Post reported. He was 93. Bradlee's first job after World War II in newspapers was as a reporter for the then independently owned Sunday News in New Hampshire.

Former Massachusetts Senator and Republican challenger Scott Brown, left, shakes hands with incumbent U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H. before a live televised debate hosted by New England Cable News, the Concord Monitor, and the University of New Hampshire at the Capitol Center for the Arts Tuesday in Concord.

Locked in a dead heat, Shaheen, Brown spar

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The U.S. Senate candidates sparred in their first televised debate Tuesday as part of a cliff-hanger of a race that could shift the balance of power in Washington.

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Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, and Republican challenger Frank Guinta.

Ebola, health care among issues that split Guinta, Shea-Porter

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Both candidates for the state's 1st Congressional District said President Barack Obama's response to the Ebola virus was slow at first, but they disagreed over who has since politicized the issue during a debate Tuesday night.

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

Hassan, Havenstein see future through different lenses

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The candidates for governor paint different economic pictures. One has the sun emerging from clouds. The other shows stormy weather.

 

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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.

Young reappointed to AG post

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Senior Associate Attorney General Jane Young was reappointed to her post by the Executive Council Wednesday after a lengthy discussion.

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Health costs up for Manchester

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The city’s health care spending rose nearly 9 percent per employee to a total of $18.4 million in the 2014 fiscal year, prompting renewed questions about how to rein in costs.

More angst within Nashua Historical Society

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Just three months after a lengthy court battle ended with the Nashua Historical Society, new concerns are surfacing about revised by-laws that some claim will exclude membership involvement.

0 Derry council discusses ethical considerations

0 Derry housing complex can apply for CDBG grant

0 Plan to amend Derry property code subject of hearing

4 Manchester airport stalls wrecking ball looming over farmhouse

1 Nashua board questions alcohol sales at performances at auditorium in middle school

0 Manchester mayor asks aldermen to hold abandonded property owners accountable

0 Residents given Londonderry playing field priority

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

Fixing Obamacare: Shaheen offers no way out

Jonah Goldberg: How offshore oil rigs are helping the environment

George Will: In Kentucky, a constitutional moment

Preventing riots: What should Keene do?

Team Obama: Faking right, voting left

Charles Arlinghaus: This government 'investment' is a bad idea

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