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Lawyer: Motorcyclist at Fault in Crash That Killed 7 Bikers

Truck driver was charged in June New Hampshire crash

(Newser) - One of the motorcyclists in a crash that killed him and six fellow bikers on a north woods New Hampshire highway was drunk and actually was the one who hit a pickup and caused the accident, the lawyer for the truck driver charged with homicide said in a document made... More »

They Told Him to Turn In His Uniform. He Took Them Literally

Police chief stripped of duties strips down to boots, hat, and skivvies, heads into storm

(Newser) - A New Hampshire town's board of selectmen voted this week to shut down its one-man police department—and the police chief reacted to the news by stripping down to his skivvies and walking out into a snowstorm. Per CNN , Croydon's three-person board unanimously decided Tuesday to give Richard... More »

10 US States Where Your Vices Can Run Amok

Nevada is the most sinful, Vermont the most upright

(Newser) - Lent begins next week, and for many, the denial of certain vices and bad behaviors in an attempt to give something up during the religious observance. In some states, though, the temptation may just be too much. WalletHub looked at nearly four dozen metrics in all 50 states across seven... More »

Key Takeaways From the New Hampshire Primary

'Stunning' collapse for Warren, Biden

(Newser) - As pollsters predicted, Bernie Sanders has won the New Hampshire primary for the second time in a row, giving him the first clear win of the primary season after the chaos in Iowa last week. But while Sanders' win may have been expected, the other New Hampshire results have shaken... More »

Trump Scores Record Win in New Hampshire

Vote total higher than any previous incumbent

(Newser) - There were no surprises in the Republican primary in New Hampshire on Tuesday as President Trump cruised to victory by a wide margin over challenger Bill Weld. With almost 90% of precincts in, Trump had 85.7% of the vote, Weld had 9.1%, and assorted write-in candidates had 2.... More »

Democrats Hope for Reset in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders pulls ahead in polls

(Newser) - Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Pete Buttigieg have all topped the polls in New Hampshire at various points over the last few months—but Bernie Sanders has pulled away in the home stretch, according to CNN . A tracking poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center from Feb.... More »

Storied NH Town Has Picked Its Candidate

Dixville Notch gives 3 votes to Bloomberg, 1 each to Buttigieg and Sanders

(Newser) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has won the votes of a tiny New Hampshire community that barely hung onto its tradition of being among the first to cast ballots in the presidential primary. Dixville Notch's five residents cast their ballots just after the stroke of midnight Tuesday... More »

Trump Urges NH Supporters to Vote for 'Weakest' Democrat

'They can't even run a caucus in Iowa'

(Newser) - After tweeting that he wanted to "shake up the Dems a little bit," President Trump spoke to thousands of supporters at a rally in New Hampshire on the eve of the state's primaries. Senate Republicans "voted to reject the outrageous partisan impeachment hoax and to issue... More »

Amy Klobuchar on a Roll Ahead of NH Vote

She's up to third place in polls

(Newser) - Amy Klobuchar earned positive reviews for her debate performance Friday night , and she appears to be reaping the rewards. She's drawing her biggest crowds yet, she pulled in $3 million in donations in 48 hours after the debate, and, perhaps most significantly, she has risen to third place in... More »

'Crying Nazi' Accused of Sending Threatening Text

White nationalist Christopher Cantwell is being held without bond in New Hampshire

(Newser) - Christopher Cantwell made a name for himself by popping up in a Vice documentary shot at Charlottesville's violent 2017 Unite the Right rally, followed by getting blocked on Facebook, Instagram, and PayPal. Then things got worse for the white nationalist when he posted a tearful YouTube video in which... More »

After Attack on Son, Dad Kills Coyote With His Bare Hands

'It was very much the aggressor,' NH father says

(Newser) - A New Hampshire father took his family for a hike on Monday and ended up killing an apparently rabid coyote with his bare hands. Police say Ian O'Reilly went into "protection mode and suffocated the coyote until it succumbed" after the animal attacked his 2-year-old son on a... More »

The 10 Most, Least Educated US States

Massachusetts comes in at No. 1, Mississippi is last

(Newser) - Looking to surround yourself with brainiacs? Some states have more of an emphasis on education than others, and WalletHub looked at the data to see which ones graduate at the top of the class. The site analyzed all 50 states in terms of educational attainment (meaning such factors as the... More »

Here Are the 10 Best, Worst States to Retire In

Enjoy your golden years

(Newser) - When to retire is a big decision, but knowing where to live out your golden years can be just as important. WalletHub wants to help you tackle the latter, and so it set out on a mission to find the best states to retire in, looking at all 50 across... More »

Dixville Notch Keeps Its Place at the Front of the Voting Line

New Hampshire town preserves midnight balloting by adding a resident

(Newser) - Every four years, the nation's attention shifts briefly to Dixville Notch, New Hampshire. The town has opened the doors of its polling place at a tick after midnight for presidential primaries and general elections for almost 60 years. That tradition was at risk but has been spared, NECN reports.... More »

This Is the Best State to Bring Up Your Brood

Minnesota tops the list

(Newser) - Myriad factors come into play when considering where to raise a family, and WalletHub has just tried to make the task a bit easier. The site took a close look at all 50 states, examining more than four dozen metrics in five main categories: family fun (which includes such things... More »

One Presidential Candidate Had a Chilly Start to 2020

Tulsi Gabbard rode the waves in Hampton, NH

(Newser) - Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard chose New Year's Day to get back on her board. Decked out in a full winter wetsuit, the Democratic presidential candidate surfed the Atlantic in Hampton, NH, watched by several supporters carrying signs, per NBC News . "History is being made!" yelled one, who... More »

Lewandowski Not Running for Senate After All

But he's 'certain' he would have won in New Hampshire

(Newser) - Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said Tuesday he is forgoing a run for US Senate in New Hampshire, the AP reports. Lewandowski, a Republican, said on Twitter that his “priorities remain my family and ensuring that @realDonaldTrump is re-elected POTUS.” “While taking on a career politician... More »

Hikers Find Lost Ring on 4K-Foot Snowy Mountain

Bill Giguere of Massachusetts calls them 'very nice people'

(Newser) - A man's quest to find his wedding ring on a 4,000-foot snow-covered mountain in New Hampshire has been completed by a couple of hikers—and a metal detector, the AP reports. WMUR-TV reports Bill Giguere of Massachusetts recently lost the gold band on Mount Hancock. Giguere, who had... More »

Traveling Couple Found Buried in Shallow Grave

James Lawrence Butler and Michelle Elaine Butler were touring the country together

(Newser) - For family who reported them missing, it's the worst possible news. James Lawrence Butler and Michelle Elaine Butler—who've been on the road for over a year—were found last Sunday buried in a shallow Texas grave, CNN reports. Authorities say the murdered couple was found on a... More »

Church Shooting Suspect, Groom Linked by Murder

It goes back to the murder of a minister at the same New Hampshire church

(Newser) - The man charged with wounding a clergyman and a bride during a wedding at a New Hampshire church is the stepson of a minister from the same church who was killed earlier this month, a state prosecutor said Sunday, per the AP . Dale Holloway, 37, is the stepson of 60-year-old... More »

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