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Aviation Factory Struggles To Attract Young Workers

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:20pm

Business is booming at the GE Aviation plant in New Hampshire, but it's having trouble drawing young workers.

Obama Administration Releases Budget Plan, But It's Dead On Arrival

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:13pm

Republicans in control of the Senate and the House have already said they're not even considering the president's proposal.

Voters Head To The Polls In New Hampshire

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:06pm

After months of intense campaigning, the primaries are finally underway in the Granite State.

A College Campus Where Guns Are Welcome

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:52am

Students at Paul Smith’s College are invited to bring their rifles, muzzle loaders and shotguns to school for the fall hunting season.

Elections 2016

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:40am

Get live results, news and hear the latest special broadcast or podcast.

N.H. Reporters Roundtable: Gender On The Campaign Trail

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:40am

We sit down with two longtime watchers of New Hampshire politics: Felice Belman of the Boston Globe and Dante Scala of UNH.

Kik App Faces Scrutiny After Murder Of Virginia Teen

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:33am

The messaging app Kik is popular with teenagers, but authorities are voicing concern that it may be unsafe.

Opiate Addiction In New Hampshire

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:33am

Robin Young visits a clinic called Recover Together that charges patients $65 a week for group therapy and a suboxone prescription.

Why It's So Hard To Make A Solid Test For Driving While Stoned

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:27am

Blood alcohol levels match well with a person's impairment. But the THC in marijuana doesn't move around the body the same way, so blood tests can miss people who are stoned.

Chesapeake Energy's Losses Rattle Oklahoma Economy

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:12am

As the second-largest natural gas extractor in the U.S. and a major employer, the plummeting stock is raising concern.

What Are N.H. Voters Thinking As They Head To The Polls?

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:06am

With primary day underway, Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd pays a visit to the ward 7 polling place in Concord to speak with voters.

In Chaotic Iraq, ISIS Is Just One Challenge Among Many

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:53am

The war against ISIS is hardly Iraq's only problem. Many factions are angling for power, sectarian differences abound and falling oil prices have left the economy in shambles.

First Watch: Liima, 'Amerika'

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:52am

America, in a new video from the Danish electro-pop band Liima, is anything but the promised land.

Meet The Repo Man For Global Health: Skim Off A Grant, He'll Make You Pay

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:50am

When he isn't fixing up vintage cars, Cees Klumper goes after officials who misuse money meant to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

How 401(k) Withdrawals Can Complicate Health Plan Subsidies

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:32am

When someone taps into pretax retirement savings, the IRS considers it income. An unexpected withdrawal can change a person's subsidy for health premiums.

Anti-Everything: The Culture Of Resistance Behind Rihanna's Latest Album

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:29am

The Barbadian pop star's album Anti includes so many musical styles that it's been tagged "adrift" or "confusing." But there's method — and plenty of Caribbean history — behind the madness.

5 Things To Know About President Obama's Budget

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:25am

This is Obama's last chance to give Congress his full policy wish list in budget form.

Jeb Bush Finds His Stride In New Hampshire, But Is It Too Late?

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 9:39am

The former Florida governor finally seems at ease on the campaign trail. Is he peaking at the right time or have months of missteps made it just too much for him to overcome?




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