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Scott Brown explores bid as GOP gathers in NH

03/14/2014 3:30am
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is exploring a U.S. Senate bid in New Hampshire as high-profile Republicans from across the country gather in the state with an eye on the 2016 presidential contest.

Families encouraged as lawmakers OK hemp extract bill

03/14/2014 7:08am
Families of children blighted by a rare form of epilepsy are encouraged now that legislation that could improve their kids' lives has cleared the legislature and awaits a signature from the governor.

Lawmakers approve bills on STEM education, 'revenge porn' during final hours

03/14/2014 1:01pm
Utah lawmakers approved several bills during their final hours of the 2014 legislative session, including on to give $20 million to STEM education and another bill making "revenge porn" a crime in Utah.

Gov. Herbert calls 2014 Legislature a success

03/14/2014 1:43pm
Gov. Gary Herbert spent the last night of the 2014 Legislature Thursday celebrating his success in getting nearly all of his $13.3 billion passed —without a controversial and costly initiative from House Speaker Becky Lockhart.

Clinton action committee to drum up support in NH

03/14/2014 3:21pm
A political action committee supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to visit New Hampshire next week to begin organizing support in case the former first lady and secretary of state decides to run for president in 2016.

Kerry makes 11th-hour push on Ukraine

03/14/2014 3:34pm
ecretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have practically been joined at the hip in the past week or so. Kerry left Thursday for yet another round of talks with Lavrov — this time, an 11th-hour push in London aimed at averting an escalation of the situation over a referendum for the strategic peninsula to rejoin Russia.