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PHOTO: American Diabetes Month finds 77,000 people in the Granite State checking their blood sugar and living with diabetes. Credit: C.D.C.

CONCORD, N.H. – November is American Diabetes Month, and 2014 finds a growing number of people in the Granite State living with the disease. Chris Boynton, executive director of the American Diabetes Association of New England, says the latest numbers show 29 million Americans with diabetes,...Read More

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PHOTO: A new Annie E. Casey Foundation report finds New Hampshire could produce better outcomes for tens of thousands of low income families by taking a two-generation approach to poverty. Credit: @mlcliff

CONCORD, N.H. - A two-generation approach, is what a new report says is needed to help New Hampshire families and others across the nation break the cycle of poverty. Ellen Fineberg, executive director with New Hampshire Kids Count, says the report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation recommends be...Read More

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PHOTO: Three groups are suing the FDA over their approval of new combinations of growth enhancing drugs to be administered to millions of animals raised for food, including pigs. Photo courtesy Humane Society of the United States.

NASHUA, N.H. – Pharmaceuticals – they’re what's for dinner. And three groups in the U.S. are suing the federal government over the drugs. The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS), United Farm Workers of America and the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit in San Francisco ove...Read More

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PHOTO: As political pundits analyze the impact of the midterm election, political insiders are gearing up for the 2016 elections. Photo credit: @mlcliff

CONCORD, N.H. - After enduring months of campaign ads, Granite Staters are waking up today and learning how the candidates and issues they favored in this midterm fared. But today barely marks a break in the action for political insiders, as they start ramping up for the 2016 presidential election....Read More

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Photo: The Granite State ranks No. 22 in a new American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy scorecard that compares states for energy-efficiency. Credit: Kuster House/NH Gov

CONCORD, N.H. - The Granite State dropped again in a new national report card that ranks states for energy-efficiency. Annie Gilleo is a state research analyst with the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, which issues the annual rankings. She says the Granite State's ranking dropped a...Read More

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Photo: A new survey finds broad support across party lines by American age 21 and older for the value of Social Security, even when it comes to paying a little more to expand benefits. Photo credit: AARP

CONCORD, N.H. - A new survey finds broad support across party lines and age generations for the value of Social Security, even when it comes to paying a little more to expand benefits. The survey of Americans 21 and older finds three out of four value Social Security, with 86 percent agreeing the ...Read More

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GRAPHIC: The FCC is holding an auction in which wireless companies will bid on parts of the nationís airwaves currently being used by television stations and use them for wireless broadband. Some say that threatens minority broadcasters. Credit: Federal Communications Commission.

NASHUA, N.H. – As the song goes, "Video Killed the Radio Star." Will wireless kill some free public TV? That's the latest media question. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is holding an auction in which wireless companies such as Verizon and AT&T will bid on parts of the nation's...Read More

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PHOTO: New Hampshire ranks lower for car-related energy efficiency than several other states in New England and the Upper Midwest, but is doing much better in terms of home energy efficiency. Photo credit: Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks.

CONCORD, N.H. - New Hampshire ranks low in a new nationwide report on car-related energy efficiency as to how far people drive each year, compared to how much gas they use to get to their destination. Wallethub, a financial advice website, charts the annual progress of home and transportation energ...Read More

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