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Nov 24, 2014 12:00 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Monday, Nov. 24, 2014


Good morning! It's a short week for many of us, including All Things New Hampshire. We won't have updates on Thanksgiving Day or Friday as we work off all the turkey we plan to be eating.

Stories on NH1.com that have us talking:

A New Hampshire woman is now among those going public with sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, and NH1 was the first to have her speak on camera about it. In a related story, WBIN has decided to drop airing re-runs of the Cosby Show.

A man is facing charges after shooting a bullet through a ceiling, narrowly missing a 2-year old, in Manchester.

Ash from a wood stove is being blamed for a fire in Manchester.

One person was seriously burned in a fire in Wolfeboro.

Could the warmer weather this week hurt snowmaking efforts at NH ski resorts?

It was the opening weekend for the "Gift of Lights" at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.

NH1 is still looking for donations for the annual Children's Auction.

Here's some events we're following today:

We're expecting a visit from New York Governor George Pataki at the NH1 Media Center Monday. We'll have highlights from his interview on NH1 News on WBIN-TV Monday night and also on NH1 Radio.

Governor Hassan has a busy schedule today. At 10 a.m., she visits the Legislative Office Building at 10am to present State Agency Budget Reduction Plans to the Fiscal Committee. At noon, the Governor is scheduled to speak at the Governor's Highway Safety Luncheon at the Grappone Center in Concord.

The Small Business Administration's Regional Administrator, Seth Goodall (who's originally from Maine) pays a visit to downtown Dover this morning starting at 9;30am for the Small Business Saturday Preview Walking Tour.

The sale of Fred Fuller to Rymes Oil is up for approval at a 2pm hearing in Bankruptcy Court.

Top stories from around New Hampshire

After a string of heroin overdoses statewide, officias are considering a plan to make a drug that reverses the effects more widely available.

Some in the immigrant community think President Obama's Executive Order on immigration is just a "Band-Aid".

Others think the President's action is a positive "first step".

A proposed NH route for a natural gas pipeline, once considered the alternative, is now the "preferred choice" of the company who wants to build the pipe.

A man is facing charges after being caught driving with a suspended license-for the seventh time.


Budget writers have a tall task ahead of them as they prepare to sumbit the next biennial budget.

Could New Hampshire be in for a kinder, gentler House Speaker in Bill O'Brien?

Was a letter the undoing of Gene Chandler in the race for House Speaker?

Congresswoman Carol-Shea Porter is winding things down at her constituent offices.


A judge has rejected reconsidering a lawsuit against the Northern Pass project by the former owners of a golf course the project would be built through.

A Newton man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of kidnapping and raping a 15-year old girl before taking her with him to make drug deliveries in Massachusetts.

A jury has found a Mont Vernon man not guilty of negligent homicide in the texting-while -driving death of an Amherst man last year.

Despite claiming he was talking to a teenage prostitue for "research", a NH Guard officer has been found guilty in a Texas court on charges of sex trafficking.

An MBTA sergeant accused of assaulting his girlfriend at a party in Salem has been indicted on multiple charges.

The State Supreme Court is deliberating whether Keene's "Robin Hooders" need to back off. Meanwhile, the group was featured last week on the Colbert Report (Not Really SFW).

A Newmarket woman has been indicted on charges of "doctor shopping" (getting multiple doctors to fill perscriptions).

A Merrimack man has been indicted on burglary charges in Rockhingham County.


A pizza shop was robbed in downtown Dover Saturday.

2 men have multiple injuries after falling from a roof in Nashua on Saturday.

Somebody's stealing from cars in Manchester.

The mother of a man who's about to plead guilty for stabbing another man in Rochester says he doesn't believe her son did it.

A man accused of a pair of armed robberies in Portsmouth is now facing charges for a robbery in Exeter.

The 30-year old missing person case of Tammy Belanger remains open.

It feels like a plot out of of bad 80's sitcom: an "abandoned" dog turned out to be part of a plot by a young child to let his mom bring a pet into the house.

A woman was hurt after being thrown from a horse in Newport.

3 Keene State College students are OK after Fish & Game officials tracked them down after they got lost.


An airport expert is optimistic about the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Lower gas prices this Thanksgiving holiday mean more people are expected to travel this week.

An accreditation group has given Nashua's St. Joseph's Hospital high marks for the 4th year in a row.

Has Concord's Steeplegate Mall seen better days?

Other News

A Manchester special education teacher is 'thrilled' to be back on the job after being cleared of abuse allegations.

The flavor is better, but the price tag is higher for locally grown turkeys.

More extensive drills have followed the USS Miami fire at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Weekend Sports Wrap-up

Big news for the Red Sox this morning: They've reportedly agreed to deals with shortstop Hanley Ramirez (who the Sox traded back in 2006 as part of the deal to get Josh Beckett) and third baseman Pablo Sandoval.

The Patriots took care of business in their win over the Lions Sunday.

UNH has secured the top seed in the upcoming FCS playoffs.

Pinkerton won the Division 1 state high school football champsionship over the weekend.

In Division II, Windham beat St. Thomas Aquinas, and Campbell won the Division III title.

The Celtics dropped another one to the Trail Blazers.

The New England Revolution got a road win in their Eastern Conference Finals matchup.

National and World News

A US official says a deadline with Iran on nuclear talks may be extended.

A suicide bomber killed 45 at a volleyball game in Afghanistan.

Flooding's now the concern in Buffalo.

Still no word on a possible indictment in Ferguson in the Michael Brown shooting case.

A 12-year old with an air gun was shot and killed by police in Cleveland.

The University of Virginia has suspended fraternity organizations in the wake of allegations of gang rape.

Just hours after leaving the hospital, former DC mayor Marion Barry died late Saturday night.

More naked people in the news: a naked man is accused of assaulting an 84-year old man at Logan Airport - after falling from the ceiling.


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