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10:49 am
Thu June 20, 2013

N.H. Senators Call On State Department To Renew Efforts to Find Missing Journalist

Credit Nicole Tung, courtesy FreeJamesFoley.org.

U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen are calling on the State Department to renew efforts to find a freelance journalist from New Hampshire who went missing seven months ago.

James Foley was last seen in Syria on Nov. 22.

That’s when family members from Rochester say he was kidnapped by gunmen.

In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, Senators Ayotte and Shaheen urged the state department to use "every resource and means available to find him."

Foley was working for GlobalPost, which has reported there is strong evidence that he being held by the Syrian government.

Ayotte and Shaheen co-authored the letter with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, who are also seeking help locating a freelance journalist who went missing in Syria.