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Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway listens to a question during an interview in the offices of the New Hampshire Union Leader on Wednesday, July 23.

NH gubernatorial candidate Hemingway favors business flat tax, smaller state government

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Andrew Hemingway, a free-market Republican running for governor, wants a smaller, limited state government.

Obama maintains fundraising schedule, even when crises occur

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Obama is not breaking new ground by spending so much time fundraising. In fact, he is part of a long-term trend. Over the past 30 years, the number of fundraising events undertaken by presidents in office has been on the rise.

2012 voter registration law null — for now

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The voter registration change that would have barred students from voting never went into effect, pending a final court ruling

Rye insurance expert to be liaison between former LGC subsidiaries, regulator

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CONCORD — A Rye insurance expert who twice offered his services to the former New Hampshire Local Government Center as it struggled with looming payments ordered by a state hearing officer in 2012 will be brought in to serve as a 'liaison' between LGC’s surviving former subsidiaries and their regulator, the state Bureau of Securities Regulation.

 

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Hassan vetoes bill to impose 'politeness' standards on public employees

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Gov. Maggie Hassan on Monday vetoed legislation that was designed to create a 'positive work environment' for public employees, a bill she warned would have led to a flood of lawsuits against the...

Real estate transfer tax proposal pulled off table

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A proposal earlier this month by state revenue officials to extend the real estate transfer tax to ground leases of fewer than 30 years or more has Republicans crying foul and the governor's office...

Rye insurance expert to be liaison between former LGC subsidiary, state regulator

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Michael Coutu will be paid $180,000 a year for his services.

Potential deal between ex-LGC subsidiaries, regulators

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Former subsidiaries of the New Hampshire Local Government Center may have reached an agreement with state regulators that would forgo a hearing to decide whether the public insurance administrators...

HealthTrust's tax-free status still in limbo

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The state Bureau of Securities Regulation and former subsidiaries of the New Hampshire Local Government Center could potentially reach an agreement that would cancel a hearing to determine whether...

Maine governor bemoans move of 8 child immigrants to his state

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Maine Governor Paul LePage blasted the White House on Tuesday for placing in his state eight children who tried to cross the border illegally.

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Deadline pressure to adopt new Nashua budget

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The deadline is looming for city officials to approve the current fiscal year operating budget still being debated by aldermen.

No water for Manchester sewer bill scofflaws?

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City aldermen have given preliminary approval to combining the billing systems for the pipes that deliver water to residences and take wastewater away, a move officials hope will boost collection on...

CARROLL

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0 New Boston mulch processing plant plans under review

0 Hudson selectmen chastise consultant over project

0 Despite damage to roads, FEMA is not an option in Winchester

0 Still no budget in Nashua

0 Derry councilors discuss putting limits on skyline

Columns

Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook: A humbling — and inspiring — event

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Mark Twain was one excellent observer of the human condition. I was reminded of that last week when the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy honored me (and thus this newspaper) with its Libertas...

Ted Siefer's City Hall: Video machines and gambling: What gambling?

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THIS WEEK'S good question award goes to Ward 5 Alderman Ed Osborne.

John Harrigan's Woods, Water & Wildlife: Pigs, ATV update and the bear facts

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IN A RECENT talk, pigs came up - not in persona, from the crowd, but more remotely. The subject being raised, I had a lot of things to say about pigs.

OPINION

Seabrook's message: No one above the law here

Protesting information: Picket sign o' the times

Another View -- Mike Biundo: Where is Shaheen's gas price outrage now?

Deroy Murdock: What if Gaza were San Diego instead?

Faith and freedom; a near-martyr comes to NH

Do the job, leave; a NH candidate makes sense

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