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Mediation allowed in Dartmouth College sex misconduct suit

May. 29, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal judge has agreed to allow Dartmouth College and nine women who accuse the school of ignoring years of sexual misconduct by three former professors to try to settle a lawsuit out of court. The judge in Concord, New Hampshire, issued an order Tuesday granting a stay of all...

Dartmouth, women want mediation in sexual misconduct lawsuit

May. 27, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College and nine women who accuse the school of ignoring years of sexual misconduct by three professors have agreed to try to settle a lawsuit out of court. In a joint motion filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Concord, New Hampshire, the school and the women asked a judge...

Joining biking trails and bringing money to New England

May. 26, 2019 9:31 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Looking to give an economic boost to rural parts of New England, one group is turning to mountain bikers for help. The new initiative called the Borderlands covers 250 miles of trails in seven areas of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire, and also takes riders to Quebec. The seven bike...

New Hampshire House overrides veto of death penalty repeal

May. 23, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House again moved to eliminate state's death penalty Thursday, overriding the governor's veto by the slimmest possible margin and sending the issue on to the Senate. With 247 voting in favor and 123 opposed, override supporters just met the necessary two-thirds...

New Hampshire's governor to seek 3rd term, not Senate seat

May. 14, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Chris Sununu will seek a third term as New Hampshire's governor in 2020, ending speculation that the Republican would make a bid for U.S. Senate. Sununu announced his decision Tuesday night, saying in a statement that he wanted to preserve strong leadership in the state's executive...

Former NFL player says he's innocent of stalking violation

May. 14, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge set bail at $50,000 for a former New England Patriots player accused of violating a protective order. Greg Spires says he is innocent in a video arraignment Monday from jail in Concord, New Hampshire. The 44-year-old Spires, of Cypress, Texas, was a defensive end in the...

Former NFLer arrested in New Hampshire on stalking charge

May. 11, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a former player for the New England Patriots has been arrested in the state's capital city for violating a protective order. The Concord Monitor reports 44-year-old Greg Spires of Cypress, Texas, will remain in jail through the weekend. Spires has been...

Lawsuit filed over display of Bible at veterans hospital

May. 7, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Bible on display at a memorial at New Hampshire's veterans hospital should be removed because it is a violation of the First Amendment, a U.S. Air Force veteran said in a federal lawsuit Tuesday. The Bible was carried by a prisoner of war in World War II and became part of the...