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Feb 3, 2015 10:16 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, February 3, 2015


The snowstorm forced the pre-emption of yesterday's ATNH, but it would have been a short one anyway. Here's what you missed:
1) It snowed a lot.
2) The Patriots shut up a nation of critics and naysayers by winning the Super Bowl, with some help from a curious coaching decision from Pete Carroll.

There, you're caught up on Monday.

Stories that have us clicking on NH1.com:

1 person is dead after a 3-vehicle accident in Lancaster during Monday's storm.

All the snow is taking a toll on New Hampshire's budget.

A lot of businesses were forced to close again because of Monday's snow-but how much is it impacting their bottom line?

Nashua is digging out after this latest storm.

An accident on I-89 involving a plow has brought another reminder from state officials on driving safely in bad weather.

No injuries in a school bus-plow truck collision in Whitefield.

A mom driving with her teen has been charged with DWI after crashing into a snowbank in Portsmouth.

Police in Portsmouth are looking for whoever robbed the Market Basket on Layfayette Road Monday night.

A new parking study is making recommendations on potential changes for Concord.

NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser lays out who benefits most from Mitt Romney's departure from the 2016 Presidential race last week.

Scott Brown says Mitt Romney was right in a new op-ed piece, and calls for a new set of GOP leaders to step forward.

Marco Rubio is back in New Hampshire later this month.

New Hampshire Democrats are accusing Senator Kelly Ayotte of 'playing politics' with national security.

Laconia is looking to tweak its law relating to medical marijuana dispensaries.

Gas prices continue to drop in New Hampshire.

Not tired of celebrating the big Pats win? Relive it here through the eyes of NH1's Andy Mattison.

The video game Madden '15 can predict the future!

NH1's Shari Small breaks down just how big a Super Bowl win is for the paycheck of players like Malcolm Butler.

Some local puppies were stars of Sunday's Puppy Bowl.

And then there's that (REDACTED) groundhog.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today:

Former New York Governor George Pataki, who's been aggressively laying groundwork for a Presidential campaign, is back in New Hampshire today and tomorrow.

Governor Hassan is joining business leaders from Nashua and Manchester to discuss the results of a study into the possibility of extending passenger rail service from Massachusetts into New Hampshire.

In Concord, the legislature is revisiting the issue of "Ballot Selfies".

The Aaron Hernandez murder trial resumes today in Boston with more witness testimony.

Former Dover City Councilor Michael Weeden's trial on criminal threatening charges begins today. He's accused of pointing a gun at his former lover's head while threatening to shoot her and himself.

Former Governor John Lynch is picking up the Robert Frost Contemporary Award tonight at a ceremony at the Radisson hotel in Manchester.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Congratulations (sort of) to the good people of Weare, who appear to have gotten the most snow from Monday's storm.

Concord's still counting the costs from the cleanup of the latest storm.

After Henniker lost all their plows in a garage fire last week, the community rallied to get through the storm.

Emergency responders were kept busy yesterday in central NH.

The results of a new rail study show it's a better investment to extend service from Massachusetts to Manchester than to have it end in Nashua.

2 people are facing charges after police responded to a report of shots fired in Claremont.

A former deputy county attorney under Jim Reams claims the former Rockingham County Attorney was the target of a "smear campaign".

A fire ripped through a farmhouse in Lyndeborough Monday night.

A harrowing rescue of a woman stricken while climbing Mount Washington-she was carried out by several friends.


A Pennsylvania man accused of stealing a Salem Police cruiser during a 2-state chase has been sentenced to jail time.

A guilty plea for a Londonderry man in a sex assault case.

A Dover man who conned his victim out of a pair of Nike shoes has been indicted.


A 19-year old Hollis woman is facing multiple drug-possession charges after an arrest in Windham last week.

12 people have been arrested in a multi-town drug bust in the Lakes Region.


Former UN Ambassador John Bolton is considering a run for President.

Rochester officials are concerned about Fairpoint service.

A 19-year old student is running for a State Representativre's seat.


Opposition to the proposed Kinder-Morgan pipeline is getting organized.

A quick reminder: PSNH is now Eversource Energy-don't throw your bill away by accident.


Remember that truck Tom Brady got as part of winning his MVP award at Super Bowl 49? He's giving it away.

Rob Gronkowski appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and talked about the thrown punches at the end of Sunday's Super Bowl.

Despite the weather, the rush was on yesterday to pick up Patriots championship gear.

Other News

The weather-and the flu-are taking a toll on blood donations.

A Concord-area crisis center that helps victims of domestic abuse has developed a special "panic button" for its website that they hope becomes a model for others.

A Windham music teacher has picked up a Grammy award. A Dover native could also win a Grammy for his work on Beck's latest album. (The awards are on Sunday.)

A haircut at one salon chain today could mean a free cut for a homeless person.

National and World News

The FCC wants to make high-speed internet a public utility.

Former NFL player Warren Sapp's in hot water after being arrested at the Super Bowl in Pheonix on prostitution charges.

The daughter of Whitney Houston is "fighting for life" after being found unresponsive in a bathtub last weekend. (Her mother was found in a similar condition when she died in 2012.)

Radio Shack may not be long for this world if a deal with Sprint goes through.

I still can't believe this story-a man with a 21 mile commute to work, mainly on foot, is getting some help from people who heard about his plight.


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