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Opinion

From my point of view

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While merging New Hampshire’s Community College System and the University System may sound like a good idea, the details very quickly show how ill-fitting such a step would be. Forcing and rushing a merger between these institutions with very different missions, cost structures, cultures, ...

Open-source research

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In order to help meet our obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement, the United States should invest public funds into cultured-meat research. For those who don’t know, cultured meat is grown from cells, without slaughter. This revolutionary protein will have a dramatically smaller ...

House Republicans are extreme

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Sane Republicans and Independents, take note of what New Hampshire House Republicans are doing. Incredibly, in the wake of recent mass shootings, they have passed a bill allowing loaded firearms on snowmobiles and ATVs. (Beware, that snowmobiler hitting the bump you just hit might accidentally ...

End the mask mandate

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It’s time for the mask mandate to end. Most people I know have gone along with this fantasy, but now the time has come for individuals to make up their own minds. I personally just returned from Florida, the state is almost normal, and it was a breath of fresh air. If you want to wear a mask ...

Do you live on a private road?

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Many of us that live on private roads in New Hampshire are aware that although we pay property taxes just like residents on public roads we do not receive the same services. We do not get municipal road and related infrastructure maintenance, repair and replacement for our roads, lighting, ...

Snowshoe hares not dog training tools

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Snowshoe hares are essential to many other species’ survival, including lynx, bobcat, and great horned owls. They also help with the development of the forest by what they eat. Because of this influence over other plants and animals, they are considered a keystone species. Every single one of ...