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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2009 file photo, Frank Knight, 101, of Yarmouth, Maine, stands in front of an elm tree known as

Clones help famous elm tree named Herbie live on, for now

Jan. 19, 2020 1:11 PM EST

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A massive elm tree nicknamed Herbie is long gone, but it is going to live on, thanks to cloned trees that are being made available to the public. At 110 feet and more than 200 years, Herbie was the tallest and oldest elm in New England and survived 14 bouts of Dutch elm disease...

Southbound Open Road Toll lanes at I-95 to close Tuesday

Jan. 19, 2020 9:31 AM EST

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation plans to temporarily close the Open Road Toll lanes at the Hampton Toll Plaza on Interstate 95 for maintenance work. The southbound lanes will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21. These closures are necessary in order to...

Man dies in northern New Hampshire snowmobile crash

Jan. 19, 2020 8:58 AM EST

STRATFORD, N.H. (AP) — A 55-year-old man is dead after a snowmobile crash in the North Country town of Stratford, said the New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game. Emergency responders were called around noon on Saturday to a spot on Nash Stream Road, about six miles from the trailhead. Responders used...

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., talks to reporters just after the start of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sanders steps up appeals to women after flap with Warren

Jan. 18, 2020 9:25 PM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stepped up his pitch to women in early-voting New Hampshire on the heels of a squabble over sexism in politics with fellow progressive and 2020 rival Elizabeth Warren. The Vermont senator delivered a brief speech Saturday at the...

Several hundred turnout for women's marches in Portland

Jan. 18, 2020 4:32 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Several hundred women and their allies marched in Maine's largest city Saturday as part of their continued call for equal rights for women and people of all backgrounds while taking part in the fourth annual women's march. The protesters who marched on Portland's Congress Street...

Volunteer Erick Zehr carries campaign signs outside a venue as snow falls before an event with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Facing Senate trial crunch, Dems blitzing Iowa, early states

Jan. 18, 2020 4:07 PM EST

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — As a winter storm barreled down on Iowa, Elizabeth Warren’s campaign team struggled with whether to scrap a town hall scheduled at the old Maytag headquarters. There was more than weather at play as the Massachusetts senator's campaign monitored the forecast and called expected...

Sutherlin leads New Hampshire past UMBC 65-60

Jan. 18, 2020 2:40 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Sean Sutherlin scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Nick Guadarrama made four free throws in the last 10.7 seconds to lift New Hampshire to a 65-60 win over UMBC on Saturday. Guadarrama had 17 points for the Wildcats (9-9, 2-3 America East Conference). UMBC rallied from a 28-16...

Bill asks for proclamation marking 1st labor strike by women

Jan. 18, 2020 12:49 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A state lawmaker has introduced a bill asking for a yearly proclamation commemorating the first labor strike in the United States by women, which was in Dover, New Hampshire. On Dec. 30, 1828, about 400 women walked out for three days in protest of harsh, dangerous working...

New Hampshire gets funding for youth suicide prevention

Jan. 18, 2020 10:44 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation announced that the state will get more than $700,000 in federal funding to help youth suicide prevention efforts in the state. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas said the state will receive...

Hassan calls for cybersecurity coordinators in every state

Jan. 18, 2020 8:06 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Every state would have its own cybersecurity coordinator under a bill proposed by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan. Hassan, a New Hampshire Democrat, is co-sponsoring the legislation with Republican Sens. John Cornyn of Texas and Rob Portman of Ohio, and Michigan Democratic Sen. Gary Peters. ...