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All Things New Hampshire: Monday, March 9, 2015

Basement flooding's expected to be a big issue over the next few weeks. Here's a look at some ways you can be prepared in case it happens to you.

A deadly snowmobile accident in Pembroke over the weekend.

Another man is facing charages after a snowmobile pursuit in Groveton.

Senator Lindsey Graham paid a visit to the Granite State this weekend, and sat down with NH1 News.

The man accused of killing Pamela Smart's husband in an infamous murder case from the 1990's is up for parole this week.

A new court option for drug addicts in New Hampshire.

No injuries after a roof collapse at an abandoned home in Litchfield.

A man from Plymouth was charged with OUI in Massachusetts.

A NH business leader says find new sources for the state's electricity supply is the key to lowering prices.

Instruments from UNH researchers will be part of a satellite launch later this week.

There's a push to keep the state house open on the weekends.

Our NH1 Top 5 continues with the top 5 restaurants in Keene.

Stories wer're following from the NH1 Media Center today:

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham was the featured speaker at "Politics & Eggs" in Bedford this morning.

The murder trial of Aaron Hernandez resumes today.

The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dhokhar Tsarnaev resumes today.

Remember the Vermont family that got into a brawl at Canobie Lake Park? The father of the clan is in court today as jury selection begins in his trial. E. Alan Perry is claiming self-defense.

A pair of public hearings on Governor Hassan's budget are being held this evening-one in Derry at 5pm, the other in Conway at 6pm.

Concerned veterans of America is holding a "reform summit" in Manchester today.

After several delays, Shannon Dannible is set to appear in court for sentencing. She's the former Litchfield principal accused of embezzling money from the private school she worked at.

Congressman Frank Guinta will be at New Horizons for New Hampshire in Manchester serving meals at the senior dinner meal between 3pm and 4pm today

Selectmen in Rye will hold a meeting tonight at 6:30pm at Town Hall to discuss beach parking in Rye. Beach parking passes are like gold in Rye; town officials tell NH1 that there's less than 10 available this year.

The Concord City Council will discuss whether or not to continue the city's panhandling ordinance at its meeting tonight.

A meeting is scheduled tonight for concerned residents who leave near Pease, as officials discuss the latest on the well contamination there.

Top News from around New Hampshire

A Lyman woman who jumped out of a window last summer, killing her 4 month-old son and severely injuring his sister, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

A pair of teens are recovering after a snowmobile accident in Hooksett.

Governor Hassan has reconfirmed her opposition to the decriminalization of marijuana.

After years of fighting in the courts and at the polls, Plaistow's animal control officer has won back her job.

In addition to talking with us at NH1, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham made a stop in Concord Sunday.

The EZPass toll booth damaged in Thursday's accident in Dover is expected to be back open today.

There's still snow on the ground, but pothole season is here, like it or not.


Carly Fiorina was back in the Granite State over the weekend as the potential 2016 presidential candidate continues to look more and more like she's running for office.

Senator Ayotte is backing a bill that would improve confidentiality for sexual violence victims.

The NH House will vote this week on a bill that would grant some immunity to a person who seeks medical assistance for an overdose victim.

A bill that would allow government to charge you for time spent processing right-to-know requests is moving forward at the State House.

Status quo for the Democratic Party's officer slate in NH.

The Free State movement wrapped up its Liberty Forum this weekend, and Rand Paul was a hot topic.

Hooksett voters will decide next week on a long-term tuition agreement with Pinkerton Academy.

Some Moultonborough residents want to eliminate the town administrator position.

With less than a day to go before a vote, A judge will decide if ballots in Grafton will need to be changed after some residents accused selectmen of "electioneering" by indicating their voting preferences on the ballot.


Prison time for a Russian national who used mailboxes from vacant homes as part of a money laundering operation in the Hampton area.

An Ossipee man has been indicted on charges he stuffed 2 backpacks full of goods at the Wal-Mart in Somersworth and tried to walk out without paying.


A porch was damaged in a fire in Manchester Sunday afternoon.

A porch fire on Auburn Street in Nashua was quickly put out Friday.

A restaurant in Milford has been victimized by a fake coupon scheme.

A police captain in Nashua is retiring.


Yes, gas prices are still rising-but experts believe they'll level off soon.

Not exactly breaking news-it's been a busy winter for contractors who work on roofs.

While the likelihood of potentially explosive oil passing through Nashua by rail is low, plans continue to be made should the worst happen.

The owner of a former firehouse-turned-boxing gym is looking to raise $50,000 in a matter of days-or be forced to move the business.


The Patriots' Devin McCourty is sticking with the team after agreeing to a new deal Sunday.

The Bruins picked up a win over the Red Wings on Sunday.

The Celtics blew another 20-point lead on Sunday.

Could Tim Tebow be making a comeback?

Other News

A idea that should have happened a long time ago: a drive-thru to buy girl scout cookies in Salem.

The rough winter has slowed work on the I-93 widening project.

A drop-in center for homeless youth in Manchester is relocating.

A veteran in Somersworth is hoping to create a "living memorial" for those killed in the Iraq War.

A Nashua martial arts instructor took part in 50 consecutive jiujitsu matches for a good cause over the weekend.

National and World News

Thousands were in Selma this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of the protest march that ended in police violence. Granite Staters recreated the march in Portsmouth this weekend.

An 18-month old baby is alive after being trapped for 14 hours in an overturned vehicle submerged in water.

A fraternity in Oklahoma has been suspended over a racist chant caught on tape.

Excitment is building for the unveiling of the Apple Watch today.

5 people have been stabbed to death in Japan.

A spring training game was delayed because of bees. Lots and lots of bees.

Uncle Jesse went back to the "Full House" home in San Francisco...and no one recognized him.


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