Westminster teacher Mike Merwin finishes hiking quest

...that was solo. Long ridges, and water was hard to find. WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE PART? New England, easily. Maine and New Hampshire are just unbeatable. WHAT'S NEXT? Good question, I'm still pondering that. My wife didn't hike too much. She does...

Facts, not advocacy

...integrity."Sorry, pal. You just lost yours.Why does this matter? Well, it matters a ton.Because only voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have a reasonable expectation of actually meeting a candidate in person, we depend largely on the traditional news media...

Carl Edwards leads way for Gibbs Racing in New Hampshire qualifying

...spots for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.Never a great qualifier...his first pole in 22 career races at New Hampshire.Joey Logano, who finished second...lone driver who failed to qualify. New Hampshire has seen 11 straight races with a different...

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Danica Patrick have air to clear before heading to New Hampshire

...Jr. and Danica Patrick will need repairing before two of NASCAR's most popular drivers head to this weekend's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.A couple of on-track incidents late in Saturday night's race at Kentucky Speedway left both with damaged...

Rick Perry stops paying presidential campaign staff in key early state of South Carolina

...have a strong presence in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina," Nashed said...voting, and has frequently visited New Hampshire and South Carolina, sites of the...disappointing showings in Iowa and New Hampshire.

A soft target

...Beijing and Tehran?Yet, consider this: Shockingly, Sanders has pulled ahead of consensus frontrunner Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, in a new Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald poll.That ought to frighten you.It sure might frighten Democrats...

Spinning a spill

...incompetent that it actually poses a danger to the nation's health.John E. Sununu, a former Republican senator from New Hampshire, said in The Boston Globe that the incident stems from the EPA having to justify its existence at a time when American industry...

2016 hopefuls hit the gym, try to skip pie on campaign trail

...to the rules. He cheats from time to time, though. In the spring he was caught on camera digging into blueberry pie in New Hampshire.These efforts help with health and stamina. But the candidates also want to look good on camera and along the rope line...

Carson-Newman vies for first national soccer title against Southern New Hampshire

...for its first national title when it faces No. 1 Southern New Hampshire in the NCAA Division II men's soccer championship at 3...by Ross Frame (19 goals, 11 assists), face a Southern New Hampshire squad (21-1-1) that's on a roll after losing its...

A filter of unfairness

...seen it for ourselves.We watched the New Hampshire "Voters First Forum" featuring 14...put together by host newspaper the New Hampshire Union Leader, along with media partners...Our hearty congratulations to the New Hampshire Union Leader and its partners for a terrific...