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University of Utah student Abigail Shull takes a rapid COVID-19 test at the University of Utah student testing site Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Salt Lake City. As college students prepare to go home for the holidays, some schools are quickly ramping up COVID-19 testing to try to keep infections from spreading further as the coronavirus surges across the U.S. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Heading home for the holiday? Get a virus test, colleges say

Nov. 20, 2020 3:23 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As college students prepare to go home for the holidays, some schools are quickly ramping up COVID-19 testing to try to keep infections from spreading further as the coronavirus surges across the U.S. Thousands of cases have been connected to campuses since some colleges reopened...

FILE— Mark Brave smiles as he poses outside the county court house in Dover, N.H., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Brave has won the election to become the only Black sheriff in New Hampshire. He defeated Republican Paul Callaghan in Strafford County. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Brave wins election, becomes state's only Black sheriff

Nov. 5, 2020 4:06 PM EST

A candidate running on a promise of law enforcement reforms has become New Hampshire's only Black sheriff. Mark Brave, who promised to increase transparency in the sheriff’s office and supports expanded use of body cameras, defeated Republican Paul Callaghan in Strafford County in Tuesday's election,...

FILE- IN this Dec. 26, 2019 file photo, Benedictine monks of Saint Anselm Abbey celebrate in Manchester, N.H. Monks at a Catholic college in New Hampshire have settled a dispute with the school's board of trustees over an effort which they perceived as limiting their power. (AP Photo/Michael Casey, File)

Saint Anselm monks, board settle governance issues

Nov. 5, 2020 3:16 PM EST

Monks at a Catholic college in New Hampshire have settled a dispute with the school’s board of trustees over the amount of influence they wield. Saint Anselm College Board of Trustees and members of the Saint Anselm Abbey filed the settlement agreement with a Hillsborough Superior Court on Tuesday. It must...

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., raises her arms after claiming victory at a gathering with supporters, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Manchester, N.H. Shaheen faced Republican businessman Corky Messner. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

NH backs Biden, Democrats in Congress, GOP governor

Nov. 4, 2020 1:51 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democrats dominated nearly all the top races Tuesday in New Hampshire, where voters reelected a U.S. senator and both House members and backed Joe Biden for president. The only bright spot for Republicans was in the governor’s race, where Gov. Chris Sununu defeated Democrat Dan...

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., raises her arms after claiming victory at a gathering with supporters, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Manchester, N.H. Shaheen faced Republican businessman Corky Messner. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

New Hampshire reelects Democrats in Congress, GOP governor

Nov. 4, 2020 12:57 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen along with Democratic Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas were reelected Tuesday, ensuring that Democrats maintain their dominance of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation. Democratic challenger Joe Biden beat President Donald Trump in New Hampshire....

Court ruling keeps police wrongdoing list secret for now

Oct. 30, 2020 3:08 PM EDT

A state Supreme Court ruling Friday means that a list of about 275 officers in New Hampshire who have committed wrongdoing will remain secret for now. The court upheld a lower court ruling that the list is not confidential, but remanded it back so that a judge could consider whether releasing the list would...

FILE - In this June 24, 2019, file photo, Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, of West Springfield, Mass., stands during his arraignment in district court in Springfield, Mass. In a trove of documents released Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, by federal investigators related to a June 21, 2019, crash, Zhukovskyy, the pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists, told authorities he had drug problem, regularly used heroin and cocaine but believed he was not impaired at the time of the crash. (Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, Pool, File)

NTSB release details in crash that killed 7 motorcyclists

Oct. 28, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

The pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last year told authorities he had drug problem, regularly used heroin and cocaine but believed he was not impaired at the time of the crash. The admission by Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was included in a trove of documents...

FILE - In this May 19, 1998, file photo, the sun sets on Squam Lake, as seen from Red Hill in Moultonborough, N.H. New Hampshire filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, against the agrochemical giant Monsanto over what it says has been widespread PCB pollution in the state. The state said PCBs have fouled about numerous square miles of the Atlantic Ocean and 46 other water bodies including Squam Lake and stretches of the Souhegan River. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

New Hampshire sues Monsanto over PCB contamination

Oct. 27, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

New Hampshire filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the agrochemical giant Monsanto over what it says has been widespread PCB pollution in the state that has fouled waterways and found its way into the wildlife include seals, loons and fish. The state alleges Monsanto and two companies that used to be part of Monsanto,...

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)

Coronavirus hangs over House race between Pappas, Mowers

Oct. 27, 2020 9:58 AM EDT

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers may have wanted to spend the campaign talking about health care, taxes and immigration. But like so many races this year, the coronavirus and President Donald Trump’s response to it has dominated their discussions in the 1st...

Mark Brave, a Democrat running for sheriff in Strafford County, poses outside the county court house in Dover, N.H., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Brave, who currently works for the sheriff's department, has vowed to hire more people of color and bring greater transparency to the department. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Candidate vies to be NH's only Black sheriff, urges reforms

Oct. 24, 2020 1:42 PM EDT

When he started his campaign, Mark Brave heard from some voters that police reforms and tackling racial injustice shouldn't be a priority in New Hampshire. What's the point, they say, in a mostly white state that has no headline-making cases about Black people dying at the hands of police? But Brave, a Democrat...