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Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal

CHICAGO (AP) — Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay,...
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Feb 14, 2017 6:53 PM

Recovery Lasts a Lifetime: Steve

In our continuing coverage of the state's addiction crisis, NH1 News is airing a series of positive stories of recovery and hope....
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Feb 11, 2017 10:33 AM

UPDATE: Welcome Home manager responds to complaints, hopes to make it 'greater than it's ever been'

MANCHESTER — The manager of the Welcome Home has responded to complaints from former tenants about the cleanliness of the room they...
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Feb 10, 2017 6:00 PM

Manchester homeless family speaks out about unsafe living conditions in housing

MANCHESTER - A homeless family is speaking out against city officials after they were given a room that they described as so...
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Feb 9, 2017 11:10 AM

Free dental care is being offered at 6 NH locations if you want to brave the snow

Thursday will offer free dental care for families in need, thanks to a local dentist. Dr. Nanarao Krothapalli will offer dental...
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Feb 5, 2017 4:39 PM

Recommendations for NH psychiatric hospital released, critics wary

CONCORD — Critics have called the recent outside review of procedures at the state psychiatric hospital a whitewash by committee members. ...
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Jan 29, 2017 4:58 PM

NH emergency shelters have yet to receive money from fine imposed almost 2 years ago

New Hampshire emergency shelters have yet to see any money from a fine on convicted domestic abusers that was imposed nearly two...
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Jan 23, 2017 11:40 AM

Seacoast shelter hosting homelessness discussion at Dover Public Library

DOVER- A Seacoast shelter is hoping people will gather together Monday evening for an informal discussion about helping those struggling with homelessness....
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Jan 23, 2017 8:49 AM

Cigarette smuggling highest from NH; eclipses all other states

New Hampshire is the leader in outbound cigarette smuggling according to a study released by a tax policy research organization. According...
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Jan 19, 2017 8:41 AM

Somersworth physician assistant at center of spray fentanyl pain med scam

SOMERSWORTH - A physician assistant is at the center of an investigation and eventual punitive action by the state for his role...
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Jan 16, 2017 11:11 AM

Assault experts will be on hand for Tuesday hearings on sex assault bills in NH

The House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold hearings Tuesday on two bills that sex assault experts say would make...
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Jan 16, 2017 10:53 AM

Legislators pitching group to study sex trade in NH

Legislators have scheduled a hearing for January 18 for a bill that would form a study group to take a closer look...
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Jan 12, 2017 11:33 AM

CHaD All-Star High School Football Game announces NH rosters

A total of 84 graduating high school seniors will suit up June 30 at Saint Anselm College for the CHaD East West...
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Jan 12, 2017 9:24 AM

Maine Gov. LePage after surgery: 'There's 50 less pounds of me to hate'

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he had weight loss surgery and jokes that now "there's 50 less pounds...
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Jan 12, 2017 9:13 AM

Undercover video does not help bring cruelty charges to New England chicken farm

TURNER, Maine (AP) - A state report says there is no reason to pursue animal cruelty charges stemming from an investigation of...
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Jan 9, 2017 10:59 AM

Mental health care provider teams up with Concord Fire for emergency evaluations

Concord first responders have another tool at hand when responding to substance abuse or mental health-related emergencies through a partnership with a...
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Jan 9, 2017 7:40 AM

NH senators scheduled to visit Planned Parenthood

EXETER (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen are planning a visit to Planned Parenthood to speak about the...
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Jan 5, 2017 10:58 AM

Hazardous material cleanup under way at Brady Sullivan project in Nashua

The developer renovating a former manufacturing building in Nashua has filed a notice with state environmental officials that it is handling hazardous...
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Jan 5, 2017 10:04 AM

More Bedford homes receiving bottled water as PFC testing expands

BEDFORD - Thirty more homes are receiving bottled water as state environmental officials continue water well testing. Jim Martin of the...
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Jan 5, 2017 8:10 AM

Health organization encourages babies to eat foods with peanuts to lower chances of later allergies

WASHINGTON (AP) - New guidelines say most babies should start eating peanut-containing foods well before their first birthday, to lower their chances...