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Early examples of secret ballots conserved in New Hampshire

Jul. 06, 2022 10:28 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Some of the earliest secret ballots used in New Hampshire are now available for public viewing after a lengthy professional conservation project. Until 1891, political parties printed their own ballots and handed them to voters. Because the ballots differed in...

First monkeypox case reported in New Hampshire

Jul. 02, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Health officials in New Hampshire say they have identified the state’s first probable case of monkeypox. The state Department of Health announced Wednesday that the patient is a resident of Rockingham County. Further information was withheld to protect their...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jul. 01, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Pregnancy center graffiti considered potential hate crime

Jul. 01, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

LITTLETON, N.H. (AP) — Graffiti that was spray-painted on an anti-abortion pregnancy center in New Hampshire is being investigated as a potential hate crime, police in Littleton said. Someone spray-painted the words “fund abortion abort God" on the side of the Pathways Pregnancy...

NH's mobile vaccination clinics, home program ending

Jun. 30, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The state-managed COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinics and homebased vaccination program are ending, to coincide with the end of federal funding, New Hampshire officials said Thursday. The clinics began in July 2021 with one mobile vaccination van, and...

New Hampshire GOP Senate hopefuls pressed on abortion

Jun. 28, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Five of New Hampshire’s Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls are suggesting they don’t support enacting federal legislation restricting abortion, though most of them initially sidestepped the question during their first debate. Donald Bolduc, Bruce Fenton,...

Missing girl's stepmother indicted on gun charges

Jun. 27, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The stepmother of a missing New Hampshire girl who vanished in 2019 at age 5 has been indicted on charges that she received stolen firearms, unrelated to the child's disappearance. Kayla Montgomery, 31, is accused of receiving a rifle and a shotgun between...

From under to on the rocks: Invasive crabs become whiskey

Jun. 27, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Care for a hint of crab in your whiskey? A New Hampshire distillery has come up with its newest concoction called “Crab Trapper" — whiskey flavored with invasive green crabs. Tamworth Distilling, a maker of craft spirits, is not afraid of...

Coast Guard: Overdue sailors are safe, on course to Virginia

Jun. 24, 2022 14:39 PM EDT

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Two people reported overdue after deciding to return to Virginia in their weather-damaged sailboat instead of continuing their trip to Portugal’s Azores are safely headed home, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday. Virginia Beach natives Yanni Nikopoulos...

Sununu vetoes bill to dispense ivermectin by standing order

Jun. 24, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu on Friday vetoed a bill that would have permitted pharmacists to dispense a parasite drug to treat COVID-19 by means of a standing order without a prescription. Some Americans have been turning to ivermectin to treat the virus, a...