Itâ€™s a rather dubious honor, being named the number one state for the highest student debt.Â Thatâ€™s the title given to New Hampshire, as the nationâ€™s total student debt has now surpassed credit card debt.Â Student debt from loans averages more than 26-thousand 600 per student, and the recession combined with job instability hasnâ€™t helped, nor has the hike in tuition by for-profit colleges.Â In New Hampshire, the average student debt is more than 32-thousand 400, with 75-percent of New Hampshire students in debt.
The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.
Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
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U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.
The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.