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All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, January 26, 2016


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Donald Trump rallied in Farmington Monday night, telling supporters to ignore the polls (even though he's ahead in all of them here in NH) and go to the polls February 9th. In Meredith, the FBI could be investigating after a Trump supporter found a campaign sign at his home vandalized.

GOP Presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich says that he expects to move on past New Hampshire and continue his Presidential campaign.

Republican Presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tells NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser he wants to be the "first governor" in the New Hampshire primary.

Planning to vote in the New Hampshire primary? Make sure you bring your voter ID.

Nashua's Board of Education has approved a measure that will allow the overdose-reversing drug Narcan to be stocked in city schools.

A Massachusetts businessman has been convicted of luring a a Rochester woman to Dover hotel on the pretense of giving her a job interview in September 2013-and kidnapping her instead.

Police in Goffstown believe a man who robbed a Citizens Bank Monday may be connected to a robbery attempt on Sunday in Concord.

Police say Capri Market in Manchester was held up at gun point by a masked man.

Police in West Chesterfield used a K-9 unit to track a convenience store robbery suspect into Vermont.

Police in Ossipee have arrested a woman they say was found with 67 grams of heroin in a vehicle with 2 children also inside.

Investigators in the January 2015 parachute accident that killed New Hampshire Navy SEAL Blake Marston say the Concord native never should have jumped out of the plane.

Part of Route 124 in New Ipswich was closed for several hours on Monday after a propane truck rolled over.

The cause of a fire that destroyed a historic home in New Castle remains under investigation.

A discarded cigarette's being blamed for a fire in Newington.

Police in Manchester have charged a man with driving drunk after he struck a telephone pole, shrubs, a granite bench and a stone wall after he lost control of his vehicle.

Manchester Police say they arrested a man after a bystander said he saw him flee the scene after hitting a parked car near Central High School on Maple Street, and later found him with drugs.

Police in Salem have made a 4th-and what they say is final-arrest connected to vandalism in the Norwood Road area.

A boil water order's in place in Lisbon.

There's a debate over whether Merrimack High School should be searched periodically for drugs by K-9 units.

A New Castle couple is hoping someone will return their beloved concrete statue of a Newfoundland dog, stolen from their home several weeks ago.

As the 30th anniversary of the Challenger explosion nears, National Geographic is airing a documentary with some never-before-seen footage.

Police around the Seacoast are in mourning after 38 year-old Hampstead Police officer Matt Moore lost his 15-month battle with cancer.

A lack of ice on Lake Winnepesaukee has forced the New England Pond Hockey Classic to switch lakes.

Gas prices continue to drop in Northern New England.

At an recent event, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sting performed a song he co-wrote about murdered Rochester journalist James Foley.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

While most Republican Presidential candidates have headed to Iowa, Ohio Governor John Kasich-who's putting most of his energy into winning here in the Granite State-has several stops in the state today. He attends a Town Hall at Molly's Tavern in New Boston at 10am. At noon he hosts a Town Hall at Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, and wraps up his day with another Town Hall at Souhegan High School in Amherst at 5:30pm.

A House committee will hold a public hearing on a bill to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana.

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on SB 468, a bill related to last year's 'John Doe v. State of New Hampshire' Supreme Court decision allowing some sex offenders who previously required to be on the state's Sex Offender Registry for life to petition to have their name removed.

Governor Hassan is among those speaking at a reception to celebrate the Staff Sergeant Ryan M. Pitts Scholarship Fund at UNH's Manchester Campus. The Medal of Honor winner is a 2013 graduate of the school.

Top News from around New Hampshire

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by those who claimed three Alderman had a conflict of interest when they voted to approve a new 3-year contract for city teachers last year.

Manchester Police are investigating a report of multiple shots fired on Amherst Street Monday night.

A New Castle volunteer firefighter's first assignment on the job turned out to be a call to put out a fire at the building he lived in. That fire has raised new questions about whether there's enough water available to battle fires in some parts of town.

Portsmouth Police were before the cameras on Monday recording a PSA about access to recovery from drug addiction.


A new high for Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, who according to a new poll now has the backing 4 in 10 GOP voters nationwide.

Another newspaper endorsement for Republican Presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie-this time the Boston Herald. But do those endorsements mean anything?

A campaign tradition that actually does appear to mean something are campaign signs-according to a new study.

Twin brothers from Texas-one a Congressman, the other the Secretary for Housing and Urban Development-campaigned for Hillary Clinton on Monday.

Former New Hampshire U.S. Senator Judd Gregg, a Republican, and former Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell pushed for a bipartisan solution to the country’s financial situation during a forum at Great Bay Community College on Monday.

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission says it's saved big money since signing a new contract for liquor warehousing and distribution.

Lawmakers in Concord are once again debating opening the State House for tours and activities on the weekends.

Manchester's School Board has approved changes to the way school lunch money is collected from students.

Issues over titles are complicating the city of Portsmouth's purchase of land intended to be used to build a second parking garage downtown.

With 2 new members, Concord's City Council met Monday to set goals for the coming year.

Selectmen in Grafton say the town won't seize the Peaceful Assembly Church-damaged in a fire that killed its former pastor living in the building-as long as back taxes are paid on the building.

The Town Council in Kittery, Maine has approved a plan to repair the Wood Island Life Saving Station.


A man charged in his role in a standoff with police in Middleton in 2013-whose original charges were dropped over concerns about his competency-has been re-indicted.

A hearing in the city of Dover's suit against the state over educational funding is scheduled for February 22.

A second man has been indicted on murder charges in connection with the stabbing death of Benjamin Marcum on a bike path in Nashua last March.

A Rochester man's been indicted on robbery charges in connection with an incident last year where police say he broke into a home on Academy Avenue and threatened people inside.

A Farmington man's been indicted on domestic violence charges.

A different Rochester man was indicted on charges he attempted to strangle a woman in September of last year.

A man from Nashua was sentenced to prison time in connection with a wild police chase that started in Manchester, passed through a construction work zone, and ended in downtown Manchester.


A woman from Swanzey was killed when her pickup slammed into a tree on Saturday night.

Police continue to investigate an accident in Lincoln that killed a pedestrian from Massachusetts over the weekend.

A Farmington man is accused of strangling a 27-year-old woman and cutting her throat with a utility knife.

A woman suffered an elbow injury after being struck by a train in Newton Saturday night.

A man from Hampton, already under investigation in connection with the overdose death of a Sandown man, has been indicted on drug charges.

A woman who volunteered to make phone calls soliciting donations for the Merrimack Senior Citizens Club is now facing charges she cashed a check intended for the club and pocketed the money.

Portsmouth Police are expected to provide updates next month on 4 unsolved murder cases in the city.


The head of the Associated Grocers of New England is stepping down.

Could electricity customers be forced to foot the bill for new natural gas pipelines?

The Bedford planning board has approved plans to build a new Murphy's Taproom and Banquet Hall at the site of the former Weathervane on Route 101.

A New Hampshire company's high-tech materials are on board the Juno satellite, which is on a mission to Jupiter.

The vacant Indian Head Bank building in Nashua is up for sale.


In the "bad decisions" department, somebody got a "Patriots Super Bowl 50 champs tattoo" before Sunday's loss in Denver.

Patriots AFC Championship shirts-made useless to most Pats fans after Sunday's game-will instead be donated to organizations who will use the shirts for donations to impoverished nations.

Other News

The state's annual one-day homeless count is set for Wednesday.

There's parking restrictions in effect on First Street in Dover today for snow clearing.

A mid-winter count of the state's bald eagles left volunteers optimistic about the population here in the state.

You can win a pint of a limited-edition ice cream made by Ben and Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen called (wait for it)...Bernie's Yearning.


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