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Donald Trump returned to New Hampshire Thursday for a rally in Bedford, where he took aim at Hillary and former President Bill Clinton.
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The University of New Hampshire is waiving its fifty dollar application fee for all in-state undergraduate applicants this year.

Last year, UNH had a record number of total applicants – over 20,000. But less than 25 percent of those were New Hampshire residents. The number of in-state applicants is down from five years ago.

Victoria Dutcher, head of enrollment management at UNH, hopes waiving the fees for in-state applicants will help change that.

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Democratic lawmakers are pushing legislation to create a statewide paid family and medical leave program.   Today in Manchester, more than a dozen lawmakers attended a conference on the subject.

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The New Hampshire Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on whether information regarding the victim's sexual past in the Seth Mazzaglia murder case should be kept sealed throughout the appeal process.

During trial this specific information on 19-year-old UNH student Lizzi Marriott was protected under the state’s Rape Shield Law.

The candidates for New Hampshire governor faced questions around economic issues, addressed issues including energy prices, health care costs, and the Granite State tax structure.  

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Members of the public who had been able to listen in on police communication in New Hampshire’s largest city are now in the dark.

The Manchester Police Department earlier this month encrypted all police radio transmissions, silencing scanners and apps that could monitor the communication.

A state police captain is set to be nominated as the next head of the New Hampshire State Police.

Gov. Maggie Hassan says she will put forth the nomination of Captain Christopher Wagner of Litchfield as director of the state police at Wednesday’s Executive Council meeting.

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The novelist, short story writer and essayist Cynthia Ozick's best known piece of writing is called The Shawl, a brutal, phantasmal story of a woman and two children marching to a Nazi concentration camp. The Holocaust and Jewish identity are recurring topics in Ozick's fiction and criticism. Growing up in the Bronx, she was called Christ-killer, and humiliated for not singing Christmas carols at school.

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The New Hampshire Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in the case of Seth Mazzaglia, a Dover man convicted of raping and killing 19-year-old UNH student Lizzi Marriott in 2012.

Mazzaglia is appealing his 2014 conviction, for which he received a life sentence without parole.

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New Hampshire House Speaker Shawn Jasper is hoping to hold onto his leadership role for a second term.

But the Republican is already facing opposition from within his own party.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Colin Van Ostern held a campaign stop at a solar farm in Lee today to emphasize his support for renewable energy.

Van Ostern spoke at the Oyster River Forest Solar Array in Lee, which was completed just a few months ago and is the state’s second largest assembly of solar panels.

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