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Tom Murray

WPD - Fifteen Apps Parents should know about

Windham – A conversation parents need to have with their teenagers

If social media can influence an election, then maybe it’s time to realize that they can just as easily influence your teenage son or daughter’s behavior. As parents what we don’t often understand is the dark side of technology. Apps today are designed in a way not only subverts parents’ rights. They regularly violate personal …

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50 years after start of anti-Seabrook protests, a turn toward nuclear power

By Andrew Cline, Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy If San Francisco tech bro hipsters invented a carbon-free way to generate power 24/7, they would be hailed as saviors of the planet. Though they might yet come up with some use for a venti Matcha Green Tea Frappuccino, the energy technology in question predates them …

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Turn in your guns the government will take care of you

Response to Congressman Pappas and Robert Miller’s anti-gun screed

Here we go again. Another round of people displaying their ignorance about firearms while promoting restrictions on them. Robert Miller believes that mass shootings are uniquely American. Please research Norway, Australia, Kenya (2013 & 2015), and France. And, if you’ll allow arson as a valid form of mass murder, check out Kyoto and our own …

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Victoria Sullivan for Mayor of Manchester

Mayor Craig scrambles, deflects, and plagiarizes to fix the problems she has ignored

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 4, 2019 | Manchester, NH – With primary election day just 13 days away, Mayor Craig is in full panic mode. For months and months, she has been relying on incomplete crime data and talking points to claim that all is well in Manchester. She can’t hide from the facts any …

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Vetoing the minimum wage hike creates more opportunity for New Hampshire workers

By Sarah Scott In New Hampshire, we have a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the direction our economy is going. Record-low unemployment, record-high workforce participation, record-high revenue from business taxes, and top economic growth in the region make for an environment of opportunity that is lifting Granite Staters up the economic ladder. Gov. …

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Congress kicks the can again, but is about to run out of road

By Ross Connolly Congress was set to face a moment of reckoning in September. After years of reckless spending, the government would once again come up against the debt ceiling, meaning the country could no longer borrow to pay for out-of-control expenditures. This could have been a moment to begin getting serious about our mushrooming …

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