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  • Bid, Dick, bid: 'Dick and Jane' artworks for sale Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    He's also Nancy Childress' childhood neighbor and the model for the drawing by her father, Robert Childress, that along with Jane, Sally, Spot and others brought the pages of the reader to life. Nancy Childress is selling her father's artwork at auction in New Hampshire at the end of April.

  • New Americans turn to goats to address food demand Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    COLCHESTER, Vt.— A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.

  • Lowe's agrees to minimize lead dust, pay fine Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    As part of the deal announced by the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency, the North Carolina- based home improvement retailer also pledged to adopt a compliance program for dealing with lead paint during the renovation programs offered through its more than 1,700 stores.

  • House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.

  • NH unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    In March 2013, the seasonally adjusted rate for New Hampshire was 5.3 percent. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 6.7 percent, unchanged from the February rate, and a decrease of. 08 percentage points from the March 2013 rate.

  • *Citigroup one of S&P's biggest gainers after results. NEW YORK, April 14- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, rebounding after a sharp selloff in the previous session as strong results from Citigroup and bullish retail sales data lifted sentiment.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- U.S. stocks bounced back on Monday, following a sharp selloff last session, with earnings results from Citigroup and retail sales data lifting sentiment while traders kept tabs on the possible escalation of hostilities in Ukraine.

  • NH gas prices up nearly 2 cents in past week Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— The average price of a gallon of gas in New Hampshire has gone up nearly 2 cents a gallon in the past week, to $3.51. The price as of Sunday is 4 cents higher than the same day a year ago, and 1.4 cents more than last month.

  • Rand Paul: US 'can't invite the whole world' Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love." Bush, a former Florida governor, says the GOP cannot demonize immigrants and should show compassion. Paul was interviewed on ABC's "This Week" during a visit to early nominating New Hampshire.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- U.S. lawmakers investigating General Motors' slow recall of 2.6 million cars are zeroing in on engineers and others who may have been aware of problems with ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.

  • Dartmouth receives anonymous $100M donation Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    HANOVER, New Hampshire— Dartmouth College has received an anonymous gift of $100 million, the largest single donation in its 244- year history. College officials say half of the amount will support the "Cluster Initiative" proposed by President Philip Hanlon, which includes adding 30 to 40 new faculty positions over the next decade.

  • Senate hopeful Brown: Health law erodes freedom Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— Hoping to return to Washington by way of New Hampshire, former Massachusetts Sen. Obamacare forces us to make a choice, live free or log on— and here in New Hampshire, we choose freedom, "Brown planned to tell supporters Thursday night.

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, April 8- Iowa and North Carolina said they are looking into a breach involving a subsidiary of Experian Plc that exposed some 200 million social security numbers, in addition to two states that previously announced investigations.

  • 4 cent gas, diesel tax increase before NH panel Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 5:02 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— A proposed 4 cent increase in New Hampshire's tax on gasoline and diesel would provide much-needed money to fix deteriorating roads and help finish the expansion of Interstate 93, supporters testified Tuesday.

  • Obama signs actions taking aim at gender pay gap Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 3:33 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages, linking Obama executive actions with pending Senate legislation aimed at closing a compensation gender gap that favors men.

  • Ford recalls nearly 435,000 vehicles Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    The SUVs were originally sold or registered in 20 states and Washington, D.C., where salt is used to clear snow and ice from roads. The Escapes covered by the recall were built from Oct. 22, 1999 through Dec. 19, 2003 at the Kansas City Assembly plant, and from May 1, 2003 through Jan. 23, 2004 at the Ohio Assembly plant, Ford said in a statement issued Monday.

  • Average price of gas stable in NH Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— The average price of a gallon of gas stayed the same in the past week in New Hampshire, at $3.50 per gallon. Nationally, the average went up 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week to $3.55. GasBuddy operates NewHampshireGasPrices.com and more than 250 other websites that track prices at more than 140,000 gas stations in the United States and Canada.

  • BOSTON, April 4- Experian Plc is enmeshed in litigation over its 2012 purchase of the assets of data firm Court Ventures, which is at the center of a breach that exposed some 200 million American Social Security numbers to criminals.

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, April 3- U.S. attorneys general have launched a multi-state investigation into a breach in which criminals gained access to a repository of some 200 million social security numbers through a unit of data provider Experian Plc.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- A rare burst of good news on President Barack Obama's healthcare program has given Democrats their first glimmer of hope in months on an issue that has helped drag the party down ahead of November's U.S. congressional elections.

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