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DERRY, NH - FEBRUARY 3: John Jones, 75, (cq) of Sutton Mills, N.H., a former green beret, holds an American flag while standing on Route 120 on the outskirts of Hanover, N.H., Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Jones was standing the rain in support of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. (Photo by Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer)

Bill Nemitz: In New Hampshire, hunt for a president gets personal

In advance of the primary, the parade of politicians here inspires plain-spoken stories from true believers.

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Matthew Gagnon of the Maine Heritage Policy Center talks about the 2016 Maine Piglet Book during a news conference Thursday at the State House Welcome Center in Augusta. In a news release, the policy center said that the booklet “highlights the rampant and appalling examples of the abuse of taxpayer dollars that big government doesn’t want you to know about.”

‘Piglet Book’ reports Maine government spending is ‘far larger than it should be’

The Maine Heritage Policy Center cites examples of ‘wasted tax dollars’ in the first book since 2012.

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