Author Stephen King has written more than 50 worldwide best-sellers. More than 80 feature and television film adaptations have extended King’s reach far beyond the bestsellers list, earning him the title of “Master of Horror,” and establishing him as one of the most influential writers of our age.
With 200 new jobs available at the federal prison in Berlin a group of organizations from the North Country is offering a series of free meetings through the North Country to provide details and help applicants.
The two-hour meeting will include presentations from officials with the New Hampshire Employment Security, The Gorham Family Resource Center and the White Mountains Community College.
While the jobs are seen as having good pay and benefits the application process can be tricky since much of it must be done on the Internet.
The Union Leader reports a Littleton businessman fighting with the town over a right-to-know request is likely to take his case to the state’s Supreme Court.
Here’s part of the Union Leader’s story:
“Littleton pizza shop owner Demetrios “Jim” Sourgiadakis alleges he was one of 13 merchants police officers and their union targeted for boycott last spring in a dispute over the proposed annual town budget.
The Bi-Partisan Congressional Super-committee failed last week to reach a deficit reduction agreement. That means automatic spending cuts kick in, in twenty thirteen…and President Obama says he’ll veto any attempt avoid those. We talk with two economists about what this all means…and about the rocky political and economic roads ahead.
Dear EarthTalk: Thorium is a naturally occurring element that is supposedly more available, more efficient and safer to use than uranium for generating nuclear energy. Is this true and, if so, why haven’t we made the switch? -- Jane Westermann, Austin, TX