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The Case of the Hairy Hand

It's one of the first cases taught in law school—and one of the weirdest. But the Case of the Hairy Hand had its start right here in the Granite State.

Busted in Bethlehem

The Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem - now the North Country's major arts and culture center - was once embroiled in a legal fight that helped define what constitutes pornography.

Losing Your Home

Ignoring unpaid taxes can lead to big trouble — fast. Here's what to do (and what not to do) if you find yourself fighting to keep your home.

Should You Fight or Pay That Ticket?

What to consider before you go to court to contest a ticket.
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Counter Revolution

Sanders argued it’s time for a political revolution, but no one is picking up a pitchfork to help lead the movement.

Short on Experts

The system in NH is the reason.

A Chilly Campaign Season

Not even a constitutional amendment could reform this political mess.
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Spring cleaning starts with recycling the political signs

The election’s over — time to toss the remains of the campaigns

Eating With the Presidential Candidates

It’s a familiar scene here in the Granite State — presidential candidates trying to win your vote over pancakes and pie. As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first-in-the-nation primary, the path to the White House still must go through our diners and restaurants.

How NH Defied the Feds, Mob and Church to Create the First State Lottery

In 1964 we hosted the first state-run lottery at Rockingham Park in Salem, a horse race that sparked a national sensation and scandal and put us in the crosshairs of the mob, media and the church.
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More>> Legislature 101

Fun facts about the New Hampshire legislature

Here are some of our favorite, and most interesting, did-you-know facts about the NH legislature.

New Hampshire Districts

You've got to draw the line somewhere.

Welcome to Statehouse, NH

If the New Hampshire Statehouse was a (very) small town in the Granite State, here's what its demographics would be.

Packing heat in the Statehouse

New Hampshire Voting Tool Kit

An easy reference to find out where to vote in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire State Legislature 101

Everything You Wanted to Know About Your State Legislature (But Were Afraid to Ask).
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