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All Things New Hampshire: Friday, April 10, 2015


Stories that have us clicking on NH1.com

A Pembroke woman who's been missing for a week is back home and safe this morning.

Parole has been granted for another co-conspirator in the murder of Pamela Smart's husband.

Here's the latest edition of Kevin Landrigan's NH1 Political Report, with some tough words from former House speaker Bill O'Brien, an update on the casino debate, and a Presidential candidate getting targeted in a new series of ads.

A photographer for a Boston news station has been banned from the Aaron Hernandez murder trial. Here's a timeline of events in the Hernandez case to help you get caught up.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, who continues to weigh a bid for President, is taking aim at fellow Senate and declared Presidential candidate Rand Paul.

Police say 17 "squatters" have been removed from a bank-owned home in Manchester that's been the source of a lot of problems.

A member of a white supremacist gang has been sentenced in the 2010 beating death of another inmate at the NH State Prison.

Police say a man accused of several sexual assaults in Portsmouth targeted women advertising as escorts online.

A man accused of assaulting his 6 year-old son, leaving him with red marks, has been given a suspended sentence.

A former restaurant worker in Salem has been charged with holding up his former boss after they met for a cup of coffee.

A man who wore a zebra-print dress while robbing a bank in Rochester was back in court Thursday.

The state Supreme Court has declined to hear arguments over a bill that would tie voter registration to registering your vehicle.

Problems for the state's website yesterday.

A warning from a highway safety group: Wash your car.

Restaurant Week is underway in Portsmouth.

Today's NH1 Top 5: The Top 5 Restaurants in North Conway.

The Truth Is Out There . . . some NASA scientists are claiming that alien life will be discovered within the next decade.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

Jury deliberations continue in the murder trial of former Patriot Aaron Hernandez.

The "NH Heroin Summit: An overdose of Truth and Hope for Solutions" gathers lawmakers, law enforcement, and medical professionals at the Wentworth-Douglass hospital in Dover.

1st District Congressman Frank Guinta is one of the backers of a veterans' job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Great Bay Community College.

The Fisher Cats will try once again to kick off their regular season tonight after yesterday's game was postponed due to snowy conditions.

The New Hampshire Boat Show kicks off today and runs through this weekend at the Sportsplex in Bedford.

Top News

The wait could finally be over for Hillary Clinton supporters, as there's reports she'll announce her presidential candidacy this weekend.

The man known as the "UNH rapist" who's been jail for for 25 years in connection after a series of sexual assaults in the late 1980's wants his jail sentence reduced.

Add Claremont to the list of communities exploring hosting the former Keene Pumpkin Festival.

Vermont's governor is expressing concern about the spike in cost for a drug that's intended to reverse drug overdoses.

The U.S. District Attorney in New Hampshire is stepping down.

In his state of the city address Thursday, Concord's mayor said state budget cuts could delay a reconstruction project on Loudon Road.


Police and EMTs in Nashua are backing an anti-overdose measure sponsored by Kelly Ayotte.

2nd District Congresswoman Annie Kuster has raised more than $350,000 in the most recent financial reporting period.

Republicans want a 30-day residency requirement before you are eligible to vote in New Hampshire.

State Senators were not able to agree on the issue of allowing regulatory boards to charge investigative fees in disciplinary actions.

It was largely a dead issue after being soundly rejected by voters last month, but the DOT has made it official, ruling a commuter rail station in Plaistow not feasible.

A state rep from Seabrook has resigned - after never showing up for a vote. (He's got a good reason, though.)

They've set a panel to review City Council stipends in Rochester.

A Democrat running against a 19 year-old college student in a state rep race has gotten an endorsement from the AFL-CIO.


A man linked to a Mexican drug cartel got 10 years in prison after sentencing in federal court in Concord Thursday.

A Nashua man has been found not guilty on child sex abuse charges.


Police believe a Littleton man's death this week may be drug-related.


After Thursday's opening day was postponed due to the snowy weather, the Fisher Cats will try again and kick off their season tonight under fairer skies.


A bankruptcy judge has approved a deal to provide $95 million in financing for GT Advanced Technologies, which filed for bankruptcy after an agreement to provide sapphire glass to Apple fell through last year.

Speaking of Apple, pre-orders for the Apple Watch go on sale today, though it's not clear whether we'll see shoppers flocking to local Apple stores when it hits shelves later this month.

A group is raising concerns with federal regulators about a proposed snow-making plan for the Balsams Resort should a renovation plan move forward.

An oriental rug dealer in Hampton who's been advertising a "Going Out of Business" sale for months - and is still open - has been fined.

A big donation came in Thursday for the New Hampshire Food Bank in Manchester.

Nashua's Main Street farmers' market is expanding.

Other News

Honors for a Derry firefighter who rescued two boys who fell through ice at Hood Pond back in November.

New Hampshire police officers are getting ready to honor one of their fallen brothers. For one Fremont Sergeant, it's the third time one of his traning classmates will be part of the rememberances.

A Salvation Army shelter in Concord has announced plans to add 16 new beds.

Road work is scheduled for Intersate 93 near the Hooksett tolls Sunday night into Monday.

A week-long run as champion on the game show Jeopardy is over for a Manchester woman.

A free parking shuttle service is returning to downtown Portsmouth in May.

The American Robin is making a comeback in New Hampshire.

National and World News

President Obama is scheduled to meet Cuban leader Raul Castro today.

A new poll focusing on "swing states" shows Rand Paul making gains, and Hillary Clinton slipping a bit.

Really? Game wardens in Maine are investigating who left buckets of dirty diapers in streams in woods in a pair of towns.


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