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Apr 9, 2015 11:11 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Thursday, April 9, 2015


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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty yesterday on all 30 counts in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing attacks in 2013, and now faces the death penalty.

Federal officials say they're "gratified" by the verdict.

What's next after the Tsarnaev verdict? Here's a look.

Here's a timeline of events in the Boston Marathon bombing case, from the beginning through yesterday's verdict.

As the Tsarnaev trial plays out, preparations continue for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon.

Yes, there's snow on the ground for most of us this morning, but Chief Meteorologist Joe Joyce says things get a whole lot better from here.

Manchester Police have arrested more than 20 people in a large drug bust.

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul got his presidential campaign underway with a rally in Milford yesterday. He's calling a new attack ad running in New Hampshire "lies".

The jury in the Aaron Hernandez trial has requested an exhibit list.

At the State House, Kevin Landrigan reports that an effort to preserve the state's Rainy Day fund is getting pushback as budget talks continue.

Seniors continue to protest a proposed $7 million cut to state nursing homes that's part of the Governor's budget proposal.

Governor Hassan has moved to fill some posts in her administration.

Manufacturers of the synthetic drug known as "Spice" keep finding loopholes to skirt laws designed to ban the substance.

A canoe and a group of Pittsfield residents helped save a 90 year-old woman whose car went into a river.

A robbery at a store in Manchester was thwarted by a clerk with a big stick.

A man in Manchester is facing robbery and assault charges after an incident near Pearl Street.

Police in Pembroke are searching for a missing woman.

New Hampshire college students rank high among U.S. states when it comes to their graduation rate.

A Yale study suggests New Hampshire residents are among the least concerned about climate change.

A high school senior from Dover is hoping his baseball skills will help him realize his dream of playing in the big leagues.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham continues to tour the state as he considers a 2016 Presidential bid. He'll speak with NH1's Paul Steinhauser at the NH1 Media Center.

There's a legislative hearing on a Senate bill regarding alcohol ignition interlock requirements.

As of right now, tonight's Fisher Cats opening day game is on at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.

Restaurant Week is getting underway in New Hampshire.

Top News from around New Hampshire

One of the accomplices in the murder of Pamela Smart's husband has been granted parole. Pamela Smart, who is serving a life sentence for masterminding the killing, continues to assert that Patrick Randall pulled the trigger in the murder.

A Boston TV station has been reprimanded after being accused of following one of the jurors in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

David Whiby has resigned from the Manchester School Board after his arrest in connection with a prostitution sting. Former House Speaker Bill O'Brien blasted Whiby's former boss, Senator Kelly Ayotte, in an online post.

A new report shows that Portsmouth is the only VA Clinic in New Hampshire with above-average delays.

One of the suspects being sought in connection with the Girl Scout cash box theft in Rochester is under arrest.

A Portsmouth man accused of raping three women says he isn't a monster.

The man accused of triggering a lockdown at Keene State College wants to have contact with his pregnant girlfriend.

The Lyman woman who jumped out of a window while holding her two infant children, killing one, has been sentenced to a secure psychiatric facility.

Not a lot of common ground as the issue of bear-baiting was debated in Concord Wednesday.


The state's having some website problems today.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham toured New Hampshire Wednesday as he weighs a presidential bid.

Former Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman will be holding forums in New Hampshire this weekend.

First District Congressman Frank Guinta got behind the register at a Cumberland Farms in Portsmouth.

There's another candidate for an at-large alderman seat in Manchester.

The GOP is once again pushing for a residency requirement for New Hampshire voters.

The era of large housing developments in Derry appears to be over.

The future of the state's renewable energy fund-intended to jumpstart "clean energy" products is at stake as House budget negotiations continue.

Thousands of abandoned railroad ties are a real eyesore along Route 28 in Salem, and people are wondering when something's going to be done.

Could there be a Bobcat hunting lottery in New Hampshire?


A judge has ruled that the chief of police in Sandown can't be sued by an ex-sergeant over the placement of his name on the "Laurie List"-a list of police officers with credibility issues.

Closing arguments were scheduled for this morning in a sexual assault trial in Nashua where a man has been accused of groping an 8 year-old boy.

A woman in Dover has been found guilty of pushing her landlord into a wall after a dispute.

There's been a plea deal in the case of a man who stole statues from his girlfriend's parents' home.

A man accused of robbing a bank in Merrimack while wearing a President Obama mask will soon go on trial.


A man from Walpole is facing charges in connection with the Easter Sunday sexual assault of a girl in Hinsdale.

A man from Massachusetts has been charged with sexually assaulting an 11 year-old child in Seabrook.

A man is facing assault charges after what police are calling a drug set-up that went bad in Manchester.

Narcotics officers in Nashua have arrested a man suspected of dealing drugs.

Police say a Rochester woman is facing animal cruelty charges after abandoning her dog in an apartment she was evicted from.

A former worker at a restaurant in Salem has been accused of holding a manager at knifepoint.

Manchester school officials say a BB gun brought to one of their schools was seized without incident.

Drug charges for a Somersworth man who was found slumped over the wheel at a McDonald's in Newmarket.

A boiling pot of maple sugar appears to be the cause of a fire at a home in New London.


Unitil says they'll be crediting accounts hit with back charges after customers switched to another provider.

A report suggests New Hampshire is one of the states that has the most economic opportunity and security for women.

New housing data says the Manchester/Nashua area is the nation's 11th-hottest retail market.

Quakers demonstrated their opposition to the Kinder-Morgan pipeline proposal by walking the proposed route Wednesday.

Other news

National Guard soldiers from New Hampshire are headed to the Middle East after spending time in Texas.

A Christmas Tree Shop employee in Salem was fired-for chasing a shoplifter?

After a decision was made to allow students to choose the color of their graduation cap and gown-instead of the traditional girls' white and boys' black gowns-just two students have switched colors.

National and World News

Reaction and outrage continues over the shooting of a black man by a police officer in South Carolina.

Iran is calling for the end of sanctions, or else there's going to be no nuclear deal.

Longtime host of the CBS News Program "Face The Nation", Bob Schieffer, is set to retire.

Those Rob Lowe ads for Direct TV have been pulled after complaints.


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