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  • Gas prices fall slightly in New Hampshire Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week. That's still a little higher than the national average, which fell 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61. Gas prices in New Hampshire 6 cents a gallon higher than they were a year ago, and are 3.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

  • Biden calls on governors to lead nation Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:06 AM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation "out of this mess" while insisting that Congress approve billions of dollars to repair the country's aging infrastructure.

  • Ga. Senate: Kingston, Perdue spend combined $11M Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    ATLANTA— The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined $11 million so far on the race, with just over a week to go before the July 22 runoff. The race is among a dozen being watched nationally as Republicans seek control of the Senate. Sam Nunn, will be able to claim the Georgia seat and help them keep a majority in the Senate.

  • Senate panel backs tighter rules on political cash Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Members of the Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent to their colleagues a long-shot proposed change to the Constitution that would rein in political spending. "The plain text of this amendment would allow Congress to ban books, to ban movies and to silence the NAACP," said Sen.

  • RGA raises $26.6M in 2Q on Christie's watch Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    NEWARK, N.J.— The investigations into New Jersey Gov. The Republican Governors Association will report Thursday that it raised a record-breaking $26.6 million in the second quarter of 2014 under Christie's leadership.

  • US students in middle of pack on financial knowhow Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— In an increasingly global economy, just 1 in 10 teenagers around the world is able to make some key— but complex— financial decisions, including choosing among various loans or analyzing invoices and pay slips.

  • Gas prices creeping up in New Hampshire Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— Gas prices in New Hampshire are creeping up, rising 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week. The average price of a gallon of gas Monday was $3.66 a gallon, according to gasbuddycom. Gas prices in New Hampshire are 21.1 cents a gallon higher than they were one year ago, and are 5.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

  • Maine's shrimp fishery may face new restrictions Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Maine— Federal regulators may limit the number of fishermen allowed to catch northern shrimp in the Gulf of Maine once the depleted fishery reopens.

  • Business Highlights Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 3:57 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.

  • Square One: How trailblazing women got their start Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 3- Since last fall, Reuters has asked prominent achievers about the first job they ever had. From Mia Hamm to Margaret Atwood, Bob Schieffer to Tavis Smiley, they have shared their memories about the humble beginnings of their careers. Professor, Colorado State University; autism activist and subject of HBO movie " Temple Grandin".

  • Subaru recalls 660K vehicles for brake line rust Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    DETROIT— Subaru is recalling more than 660,000 cars and SUVs because the brake lines can rust and leak fluid, and that can mean it will take longer to stop the vehicles.

  • Recovery of lost jobs by states, at a glance Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The United States in May finally recovered all the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But 32 states still don't have as many jobs as they did when the recession officially began in December 2007. The rankings from best to worst:.

  • Florida man among 22 honored as Carnegie Heroes Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:23 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH— A Florida man who saved a woman from a burning sport utility vehicle is being honored for his heroism with his second medal from the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, only the fifth time in 110 years someone has won twice. Charles T. Carbonell Sr., of Tampa, is among 22 people to be honored on Wednesday with medals and cash awards.

  • 880,000 visitors expected in NH for holiday Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— An organization that studies New Hampshire tourism says an estimated 880,000 out-of-state visitors are expected for the July 4th holiday weekend and they are expected to spend about $131 million. The forecasts from the Institute for New Hampshire Studies are higher than last year's predictions.

  • Hassan signs hospital tax deal; state was sued Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— New Hampshire Gov. St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua did not settle. The tax brought in about $185 million this year and was used for Medicaid and other state spending.

  • Ex-newspaper editor named Pulitzers administrator Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The Pulitzer Prizes, among journalism's highest honors, have a new administrator. Mike Pride, the former editor of the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire and a former member of the Pulitzer board, was named to the post Tuesday by the board and Columbia University in New York, which administers the prizes.

  • NEW YORK, June 30- Even as BlackRock Inc is set to amass $1 trillion in exchange-traded fund assets in its iShares business, U.S. retail investors increasingly prefer to send their money to low-cost leader Vanguard Group, highlighting a weak spot for the world's biggest money manager.

  • The deal was approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Brendan Shannon in Wilmington three months after Brookstone filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection when it saw sales fall as shoppers cut discretionary spending.

  • *Big Lots shares jump after results. NEW YORK, May 30- U.S. stocks were little changed on the last trading session of the month on Friday after traders shrugged off mixed economic data.

  • WASHINGTON, May 22- Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer will give a boost to 2014 political candidates from seven U.S. states who work to combat climate change, countering political support from fossil fuel interests.