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NH Senate committee hears from college presidents

The presidents of New Hampshire's public colleges and universities told state senators Monday that going along with the House plan to cut their state funding by 45 percent would make higher education unaffordable for many students and put a significant dent in the state's economy. Full story

NH proposed budget ends state's shellfish fishing

Will Carey gave up helping stage Broadway shows four years ago to stand knee deep in water, seven days a week, farming oysters in Little Bay. Now that he's about to turn a profit, shellfish harvesting could be shut down after lawmakers slashed the funding required to test the water. Full story

US school acquires Robert Frost's letters to pal

Writing from England as World War I got under way, Robert Frost was more worried about his personal finances than the threat of war. Full story

Biden launches sexual violence awareness campaign

A nation that prides itself on fighting the abuse of power has an obligation to prevent sexual violence in schools and on college campuses, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday as he kicked off a nationwide awareness campaign on schools' responsibilities and victims' rights. Full story

Effort seeks to help schools prevent sex violence

Federal officials who want educators to better understand how to prevent and respond to sexual assaults will kick off a nationwide awareness campaign Monday outlining victims' rights and schools' responsibilities. Full story

Ron Paul: No decision yet on 2012 presidential bid

Texas congressman and former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul says he hasn't ruled out running for president again but he's not on the verge of making a decision. Full story

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  Containing the Oil Spill

Discussing what's next in stopping the deluge of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico, with Nancy Kinner, director of the NOAA at the University of New Hampshire.

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