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NH ranks among nation’s best for child well-being – but outcomes vary based on where in the state you live

According to a first-ever comprehensive ranking of U.S. counties released this week by global humanitarian nonprofit Save the Children, New Hampshire ranks third in the country for states whose children have the most protected childhoods.  But across the small state’s 10 counties, data shows, there are stark disparities. Children in New Hampshire’s lowest-ranked county – Sullivan – are nearly two times as likely as children in the highest-ranked county – Grafton – to have their childhoods impacted by negative experiences READ MORE
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Kitchen Revenge, Part 1: How I saved a bundle and lost weight by thinking outside the pound

You don’t need TV financial analysts to tell you what your wallet has been feeling:  the steady climb of food prices since the onset of Covid-19.  Just last week, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that April saw the biggest one month increase at the nation’s grocery stores since 1974; a 4.3 percent increase in meat, poultry, fish and eggs, and a 7 percent across the board increase in all departments since this time last year.  READ MORE
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Arrest of Albany man by NH State Police goes viral

Jean Ronald Saint Preux of Albany said he pulled over at the Albany Town Hall because it would have cameras there and that made him feel safer. He said he was heading south on Route 16 and the troopers were heading north. He said he made “eye contact” with the troopers near the White Mountain Moose Lodge, which is about a mile from the town hall. He said there was some traffic on the road at the time. READ MORE