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FILE - This photo combo shows incumbent U.S. Rep Chris Pappas, D-NH, left, and Republican challenger Matt Mowers, right, candidates in New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District in Nov. 3, 2020, general election. (AP Photos, File)

Pappas, Mowers trade barbs on virus response, police reform

Oct. 21, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas and Republican challenger Matt Mowers attacked each other Wednesday night over everything from the coronavirus response to health care in a heated debate that was often a shouting match. The early part of the debate was dominated by the coronavirus response, and Mowers went on...

Remote students cleared to vote in NH college towns

Oct. 21, 2020 1:00 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — College students can vote in New Hampshire even if they are living elsewhere during the coronavirus pandemic, provided they have previously established residency in the state, the attorney general’s office said Wednesday. The New Hampshire Republican Party had argued that...

New Hampshire group says main streets need preservation

Oct. 21, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is adding the state's main streets to this year's list of “Seven to Save,” which highlights vulnerable historic resources. In announcing this year's list on Tuesday, the alliance said main streets are vital to the economic and...

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Shaheen, Messner debate Trump's handling of coronavirus

Oct. 20, 2020 9:07 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus again highlighted contrasts between U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Corky Messner in their third and final debate Tuesday night. Messner, who was endorsed by President Donald Trump during his primary...

New Hampshire restaurant fined for violating virus orders

Oct. 20, 2020 6:52 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The attorney general’s office has fined a New Hampshire restaurant where at least 18 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak. Fat Katz Food and Drink restaurant has been fined $2,000 for violating emergency orders related to the coronavirus after it moved a...

Man fatally shot by Thornton police officer

Oct. 20, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

THORNTON, N.H. (AP) — A man who was shot by a Thornton police officer died at the scene, the attorney general's office said Tuesday. Ethan Freeman, 37, died of his injuries on Monday, officials said. An autopsy performed Tuesday showed that Freeman died of two gunshot wounds to the chest, officials said. ...

EPA permit may curb phosphorous discharge from fish hatchery

Oct. 20, 2020 2:55 PM EDT

NEW DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — A new federal water permit for a New Hampshire fish hatchery that has been accused of polluting local waterways could cut the amount of phosphorous the hatchery can discharge in half. The permit for the Powder Mill Fish Hatchery, in New Durham, could lead to costly upgrades to the...

FILE - This pair of 2020 file photos shows Democrat challenger Dan Feltes, left, and Republican incumbent Gov. Chris Sununu, right, who are running for New Hampshire governor in the Nov. 3, 2020, general election. (AP Photos, File)

Leadership, loyalty at issue in NH gubernatorial debate

Oct. 20, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The second of two New Hampshire gubernatorial debates within 13 hours explored one candidate’s lack of leadership experience and the other’s loyalty to the nation’s leader. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu and Democrat Dan Feltes debated each other Tuesday morning on...

Toby Gregory's yard that is adorned with 1,006 white crosses to represent Oklahoma deaths due to COVID-19, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. Gregory was able to keep up with the state death toll until last week, and then it became too many. He says he doesn't have the room or supplies to keep up with the current death toll, but will do about 50 more crosses. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

The Latest: Ireland sets new virus restrictions for 6 weeks

Oct. 19, 2020 8:12 PM EDT

LONDON — Ireland’s government is putting the country at its highest level of coronavirus restrictions for six weeks in a bid to combat a rise in infections. Premier Micheal Martin said Monday the measures take effect at midnight Wednesday and run until Dec. 1. People are being asked to stay at home,...

Lakes Region General Hospital files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Oct. 19, 2020 6:18 PM EDT

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire hospital moved to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday. Lakes Region General Hospital has begun the legal and regulatory process of filing Chapter 11 and has received an offer from Concord Hospital to potentially acquire hospital assets, WMUR-TV reported. Concord...