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All Things New Hampshire: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A Nashua teen was arraigned in court Monday morning in connection with the stabbing death of Benjamin Marcum near his city home last week.

Troubling numbers out of Manchester, where there have been 14 deadly drug overdoses since the beginning of the year.

NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser talked to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who says he's not interested in critcizing potential Democrat opponent Hillary Clinton.

Ted Cruz tells Paul Steinhauser he's seen some great support during his weekend visit to New Hampshire.

Another likely Presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina, will host a fundraiser for Congressman Frank Guinta tonight.

Controversy in Tilton, where there's been a repeal on residency limits for convicted sex offenders.

Some rain and snow are in our forecast for Tuesday.

With warmer weather on the way, Governor Hassan is reminding you to be prepared in the event of flooding.

Slippery roads were blamed for an accident in Rochester Sunday night.

Employees of the state Department of Transportation are protesting a possible budget cut.

A New Hampshire company says a proposed internet sales tax could cost them thousands.

Campus police at UNH say they're preparing for spring, which means outdoor parties and possible unruly behavior.

Pelham Police are starting a voluntary registry to help people with mental or developmental disabilities.

Fishing rule changes could impact cod, haddock, and lobsters here in NH.

Tedy Bruschi was in Concord last night raising awareness about strokes-you may remember Bruschi is a stroke-survivor himself.

Officers in both Windham and Hampstead are rallying around a fellow officer who's battling brain cancer.

Extreme weather could make hiking Mount Washington a challenge.

Yesterday was K9 veterans day, and New Hampshire State Police debuted the latest member of the K9 team, and yes, he's adorable.

March Madness is here and we go into some of the numbers surrounding those brackets.

A new men's health survey ranks which muscles get noticed first.

The latest NH1 Top 5: The top 5 highest-rated luxury resorts in New Hampshire.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

A pair of potential Presidential candidates, former New York Governor George Pataki and South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, will attend the 24th Annual Wild Irish Breakfast at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua this morning.

There's an all-day conference scheduled at the UNH School of Law titled "Beyond Campus Adjudication: Improving the Criminal Justice System's Response to Campus Sexual Assaults".

The trial of Aaron Hernandez resumes today after a postponement Monday.

Governor Maggie Hassan will be on hand for the dedication of the newly renovated Northbound Welcome Center in Hooksett to the late Executive Councilor Raymond Burton during a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday.

There's a legislative hearing on a bill that would extend the time between when a foreclosure notice is sent to a homeowner and when that home is actually foreclosed on. Supporters say it would give homeowners more time to take advantage of programs to help them avoid losing their home.

Top News from across New Hampshire

A Spanish reporter who was held in captivity with murdered Rochester journalist James Foley says Foley had a chance to escape ISIS but didn't want to leave his friend behind.

A police chase that started with a hit-and-run case in Manchester ended in Nashua with an arrest.

A Maine driver is being credited with saving a woman from jumping off of the Piscataqua bridge in Portsmouth.

Online gaming may have had a role in a case of "swatting" in Manchester over the weekend.

Blood testing protocols connected to suspected contamination of water at Pease International Tradeport came under fire at a Portsmouth City Council meeting last night.

The future of the state's Medicaid expansion program is up in the air after a house panel voted to allow the program to expire at the end of next year.

Several New Hampshire communities are hoping for federal dollars to help offset costs incurred from the long, snowy winter.

Uber is threatening to pull out of Portsmouth if a new ride-sharing ordinance is approved in the city. The issue is over background checks for drivers.

Manchester officials are busy drawing up a new panhandling ordinance, modeled after a similar measure in Concord.


Senator Jeanne Shaheen is critcizing a letter sent to Iran signed by U.S. legislators, including Senator Kelly Ayotte.

His visit didn't get the press received by some of the other candidates, but former New York Governor George Pataki was back in New Hampshire Monday.

A state Senate Committee has approved a bill that would require health insurance companies to cover oral anti-cancer drugs as they would intravenous chemotherapy treatments.

The first New Hampshire students have begun taking the Smarter Balanced assessment test.

A battle over school choice is brewing in Croydon, where the school board plans to challenge a ruling that bars them from paying tuition for students sent to private schools.

Bow residents will take another vote on a proposed public safety complex this Thursday night.

5 candidates have lined up vying to replace a Manchester Alderman who died back in January.

Rail officials made their case to an aldermanic committee in Manchester on why extending rail service to the Queen City is a good idea.

After a bid for a new town hall failed with voters last week, the future of a proposed library in Barrington is uncertain.

And there there's this guy, who keeps bringing a goat to political events so Presidential candidates can meet him.


A Massachusetts man has been indicted for his role in a violent break-in and baseball bat attack in Portsmouth.

An indictment for a man accused of strangling his neighbor's dog in Portsmouth.

4 men have been indicted on charges they robbed a man at gunpoint during a drug deal that went bad.

A Nashua police department employee has won his back-pay lawsuit against the city.


State Police are vowing to step up their patrols today.

A woman in Manchester is facing charges after back-to-back burglaries.

A burglary at a mobile home park in Rochester is under investigation.

A wanted man in Rhode Island is in custody after being arrested in Manchester.

Nashua police say they have arrested a city man after a knife threat.

Classes will be in session at Nute High School in Milton despite a fire Monday evening.

A lunchtime grease fire caused an estimated $150,000 in damages to a Papa Gino's and a neighboring business in Salem.


Opponents of the Kinder-Morgan natural gas pipeline proposal have taken their fight to the Public Utilities Commission.

Could 3 New Hampshire ski resorts be up for sale?

North Country businessmen plan to gather in Concord in support of a bill that would provide a state-backed $28 million bond for renovation of the Balsams Resort.

A number of North Country towns have expressed their opposition to a new wind power project, though the decision's not really theirs to make.

A Merrimack-based company has been awarded a Navy contract for 1,500 laser-guided range finders for U.S. Marines.

A pedestrian bridge at the old Wayfarer Motel could find a new home as demolition work begins on the building.

Businesses along the Seacoast are getting ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day today.


The UNH Men's Basketball team's postseason is over pretty quickly, losing last night in the Tournament.

Other News

The state is expanding MtBE testing in private wells in New Hampshire.

There's a new effort to bring a homeless center to Exeter.

The Manchester Police Department recognized several officers at an awards ceremony Monday. 11 new officers were also sworn in at the event.

Welcome news if you park on the street in Manchester: parking restrictions have been loosened there.

The DOT is planning bridge rehabilitation work in Charlestown.

National and World News

Are the words of a suspected killer caught on mic admissable in court?

A United Airlines flight had to turn around midair after a passenger tried to rush the cockpit.

Hillary Clinton is said to be taking no chances and running hard in the early primary & caucus states, including New Hampshire.

Mitt Romney vs. Evander Holyfield? In a boxing ring?

The cast of "The Breakfast Club" gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film.

Betty White is getting a lifetime achievement award at the Emmys next month.

A 9-year-old lukemia survivor famous for fist-bumping the Bruins last fall is now trying to raise money for a good cause.


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