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Reappearance of Native American mascot stirs controversy

Nov. 18, 2019 12:56 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire high school has brought back images of its former Native American mascot, as well as some controversy. Merrimack Valley High School in Concord got rid of the Native American man in a headdress 15 years ago in response to concerns that the image was offensive. New...

Gas prices down a bit in Vermont, unchanged in Maine, NH

Nov. 18, 2019 10:35 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There’s been little change in northern New England’s gas prices over the last week. The latest GasBuddy surveys show that the average price of gas in Vermont dropped 3 cents, to $2.59 a gallon. But prices were unchanged in New Hampshire at $2.45 a gallon, and in Maine, at...

Deaths of father, 4-month old daughter being investigated

Nov. 18, 2019 9:06 AM EST

HILLSBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire law enforcement officials say they’re investigating the suspicious deaths of a man and his 4-month-old daughter in Hillsborough. Police said the bodies of 39-year-old Miles Deuse and his daughter, Makenzie Deuse, were found at an apartment Sunday. Officials...

Weary Democratic voters balk at new presidential candidates

Nov. 18, 2019 7:32 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The number of Democrats running for president is growing as the first votes of the primary approach. And voters have a clear message: stop. Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick roiled the race last week by launching a surprise bid. New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg is likely to...

Reid: Iowa, NH not diverse enough to provide Dems’ guidance

Nov. 18, 2019 1:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire get to weigh in first on the Democratic presidential contest next year, but the states are not ethnically diverse enough to offer any insight into how a candidate will fare across the country, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Sunday. “I...

Motorist busted for hitting 126 mph on I-95 in New Hampshire

Nov. 17, 2019 3:40 PM EST

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police say a motorist was clocked at 126 mph on Interstate 95. Troopers say the motorist, 19-year-old Alexey Kidney, of York, Maine, told them he was running late for work Sunday morning. The posted speed limit was 65 mph. New Hampshire State Police say an...

Concord launches team for children in trauma

Nov. 17, 2019 2:01 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Children who are exposed to violence in Concord have a new team working to help them. Concord police and a group of human service organizations have created an Adverse Childhood Experience Response Team. Modeled after a program in Manchester, the team visited three dozen homes in its...

Hassan hosting second entrepreneurship forum

Nov. 17, 2019 1:55 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Maggie Hassan is hosting the second Innovate New Hampshire Entrepreneurship Forum to help entrepreneurs launch innovative businesses and thrive. The forum is Nov. 18 at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College. It will include two panel discussions, the...

NH officials investigate suspicious deaths in Hillsborough

Nov. 17, 2019 12:08 PM EST

HILLSBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire law enforcement officials say they’re investigating suspicious deaths in Hillsborough. Local and state police are at the scene Sunday where two bodies were found. Officials said the incident appeared to be self-contained and there does not appear to be any...

County votes to end drug treatment policy for jail inmates

Nov. 17, 2019 9:21 AM EST

OSSIPEE, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire county has voted to end a medication assistant treatment program for jail inmates. The Carroll County Commission voted 2 to 1 Wednesday against continuing the current treatment program that provides anti-opioid medication and counseling and therapy at Carroll County...