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Gov proclaims Girl Scout Cookie weekend in New Hampshire

Feb. 21, 2019 11:01 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It's Girl Scout Cookie Weekend in New Hampshire. Gov. Chris Sununu made the proclamation earlier this week honoring Girl Scouts for investing in the future of girls. Patricia Mellor, the CEO of Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains, says the cookie program teaches girls five...

Man accused of having 3 wives in 3 states awaits extradition

Feb. 21, 2019 10:47 PM EST

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Maine prosecutors say New Hampshire will have first dibs on a man who is accused of being married to three women in different states. Forty-three-year-old Michael Middleton is being held in Ohio while awaiting extradition to New Hampshire, where he's charged with bigamy. Officials...

Blagojevic lifts Hartford over New Hampshire 70-50

Feb. 21, 2019 9:39 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — George Blagojevic tallied 13 points and 10 rebounds to lift Hartford to a 70-50 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night. J.R. Lynch had 18 points for Hartford (14-13, 7-5 America East Conference). Travis Weatherington added 11 points. John Carroll had 10 points for the road team. Nick...

Authorities investigate death of Mount Washington climber

Feb. 21, 2019 11:15 AM EST

CAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says police are investigating the death of a Mount Washington climber who was hiking up a snowy and icy area of the Northeast's highest peak when he apparently slipped and fell more than 300 feet (91 meters) into a boulder-strewn area. The Forest Service said...

Ready to fight: Cory Booker shows his tough side to voters

Feb. 20, 2019 6:18 PM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Nearing the end of a lively town hall with hundreds of voters packed into an art gallery, Cory Booker surveyed the crowd and reassured them that his sunny, unity-first presidential campaign is also tough. "People who think my philosophy is weak, come on," the New Jersey Democratic...

New Hampshire cold case unit solves 5 decade old murder

Feb. 20, 2019 3:39 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Cold Case Unit said Wednesday it has solved its oldest crime, the 52-year-old shooting death of an auto repair shop worker, and said the man who did it killed himself years later. On Sept. 1, 1966, Everett Delano, 49, was shot three times in the head while working at...

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

Feb. 19, 2019 8:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination again, a decision that will test whether he can still generate the progressive energy that fueled his insurgent 2016 campaign. "Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump," the...

Harris: Facts unfolding in probe of alleged Smollett attack

Feb. 18, 2019 11:38 PM EST

Sen. Kamala Harris says she won't comment again on the investigation into a reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett until it's completed. Speaking Monday to reporters in Concord, New Hampshire, during her first presidential campaign trip to the state, the U.S. senator from California says that "the...

The Latest: Klobuchar takes a 'relative' look at gun laws

Feb. 18, 2019 11:36 PM EST

The Latest on the presidential candidates (all times EST): 11:30 p.m. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says that she comes at gun safety legislation from the perspective of: "Would this hurt my Uncle Dick in the deer stand?" Appearing Monday night at a CNN town hall in New Hampshire, the 2020 Democratic presidential...

Sen. Kamala Harris says she's no democratic socialist

Feb. 18, 2019 8:04 PM EST

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Monday she's not a democratic socialist, a not-so-veiled distinction setting her apart from New Hampshire voters' favorite 2016 primary candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders. Sanders, a potential rival for the party's 2020 nomination,...