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Former NH House Speaker dies

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Former New Hampshire House Speaker Harold Burns has died.

The Whitefield Republican served 14 terms in the House and 6 years as Speaker.

Current House GOP Leader Gene Chandler describes Burns as a typical, down-to-earth New England politician who never sought the limelight.

The former speaker died at his house Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was 86.

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