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Global Giraffe Population Decimated by Trophy Hunting and Local Pressures
23 Jun 2017 at 10:44pm
Giraffes are one of the most iconic animals in the world, but their existence is increasingly under threat. In large part due to trophy hunting by American tourists, the species has experienced rapid depopulation over the past few decades.
Woman back in custody a day after escaping from cruiser NEW
23 Jun 2017 at 6:23pm
Authorities said a woman is back in custody a day after escaping from a police cruiser during a prisoner transport in Laconia. Police say 35-year-old Tamara Ipock was being transported to a different jail when she escaped from her handcuffs at an intersection in Laconia on Thursday.
Turn pinecones, paper and felt into faux succulent plants
23 Jun 2017 at 9:34am
CONCORD, N.H. – Not only am I without a green thumb, but I have a black cat that nibbles on anything vaguely leafy that enters my home.
PHOTOS: Market Days Festival kicks off in Concord
23 Jun 2017 at 5:29am
Standing on his stilts, Jeff Dorian places a finished balloon parrot on the finger of Bella Downing, 4, of Concord as her sister Arya , 8, and grandmother Bonnie Paul look on during the Market Days Festival in downtown Concord on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Two-year-old Gideon Dudley of Penacook plays mini golf with his family during the Market Days Festival in downtown Concord on Thursday, June 22, 2017.
Legislature votes today on $11.7b budget; here are some highlights
22 Jun 2017 at 11:19pm
The state budget that lawmakers in the House and Senate will vote on today spends $11.7 billion.
Veteran's son deserves praise
22 Jun 2017 at 6:56pm
Many events in Concord whether it is the Heights, downtown, or Penacook are not organized by the city of Concord. Many people take it for granted the City of Concord paid for a parade with bands, floats and many participants.
Executive Council OKs Planned Parenthood contract
22 Jun 2017 at 2:37pm
Planned Parenthood supporters watch as the Executive Council votes on a $250,000 contract on Wednesday.
Conservative blocs say they'll vote for budget today
22 Jun 2017 at 10:18am
A Concord woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to reckless conduct and was sentenced to one year behind bars for having taken illegal drugs while she was in labor.
In His Own Words: Concord fifth-grader Israel Bishaze Faraja on his dream for...
22 Jun 2017 at 6:03am
If there was one thing I could change about the world, it is the lack of humanity. It seems like every new year, people become less caring and violence keeps on increasing.
Woman in labor who demanded drug injection gets jail time
21 Jun 2017 at 9:46pm
This booking photo released Wednesday, March 8, 2017, by the Concord, N.H., Police Department shows Felicia Farruggia, arrested about six months after she had demanded to be injected with heroin and methamphetamine while in labor with her son in September 2016. Farruggia has pleaded guilty to reckless conduct and has been sentenced to a year in jail.
Disability advocates raise alarm about rulemaking bill NEW
21 Jun 2017 at 7:40pm
Disability advocates are once against raising the alarm about House Bill 620, a bill intended to limit unfunded mandates, saying a last-minute conference committee amendment imperils protections for special education students. Leadership in both the House and Senate say they expect Republican majorities to back the amended bill, which would prohibit the State Board of Education from writing rules to exceed federal minimum standards if they would result in "unreimbursed expenditures or administrative burdens on the local school district."
Marshals: Fugitive failed to appear on meth charge
21 Jun 2017 at 5:20pm
A 38-year-old man wanted for failing to appear on the charge of attempted manufacturing of methamphetamine is this week's New Hampshire Fugitive of the Week, according to a press release from the U.S. Marshals Service in Concord. Richard E. Williams, Jr., who also goes by Dick Williams and John Williams, is wanted on warrants issued by Rockingham County and Londonderry Police, according to the Marshals Service.
Editorial: The human cost of reefer madness NEW
21 Jun 2017 at 4:46am
Last month, a 23-year-old Concord woman lost her life over $90 worth of marijuana. The amount involved, according to police reports, was a half ounce.
Expanding salaries, benefits crowd out ambulance addition NEW
19 Jun 2017 at 5:37am
For the 10,000 followers of the Concord firefighters' union Facebook page, one message has become a regular presence in their news feeds. "7:40 a.m. and all ambulances are out on calls," read a June 6 post.
Officials urge caution after fatal car accident with deer in Concord
18 Jun 2017 at 2:56pm
The end of the high school spring season means the start of the third annual Granite State Games featuring a record nine sports played in Manchester beginning Monday.