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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, April 29, 2015


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Matthew Dion has been placed on the US Marshals' 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Dion has been missing since March of 2014 after an explosion at his parents' home in Manchester. Their bodies were later found in the home, apparent victims of strangulation.

She's not announcing just yet, but Carly Fiorina says she will be making an announcement soon that she's running for President.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will be coming back to New Hampshire following the news that he'll be running for President as a Democrat in 2016.

Former Maryland Governor Bob Ehrlich continues to consider a run for President, and says the violence in Baltimore is personal for him.

As the Supreme Court debates whether or not same-sex marriage should be the law of the land, we heard from both sides of the issue here in New Hampshire Tuesday.

2014 GOP candidate for Governor Walt Havenstein says he's not running for office in 2016.

Congressman Frank Guinta is holding a telephone town hall meeting Wednesday night.

Lawmakers have held off on creating a victims fund for those duped by a mortgage company in the Lakes Region that took their money as part of a ponzi scheme.

Geraldine Webber's former attorney says she was not competent enough to change her will when she altered it to leave Portsmouth Police Sergeant $2.1 million.

The prosecution in the Genevieve Kelley custody case wants statements from Kelley's daughter sealed.

The trial of a man from Lee who was shot by police in 2012 is underway. Attorneys for the state are arguing that Steven Amazeen wanted police to shoot him.

A man accused of setting fire to a home in Dover while a mother and her 3 children were inside is now out on bail.

The investigation into a fire in Bow Monday night continues.

Hooksett Police continue to investigate a crash that closed Route 3A Monday night.

Durham Police and officials at UNH are hoping to avoid a repeat of last year's rowdy Cinco de Mayo celebrations by college students.

Is solar energy the answer to your high energy bills? A company that's bringing its business to New Hampshire thinks so.

A mother in Baltimore made a very public display of disciplining her teenage son who was taking part in Monday's rioting in Baltimore.

Police have charged a man they believe is responsible for string of robberies in Manchester and 3 nearby towns.

A woman was seriously injured after she crashed into a fire hydrant, then a wood chipper.

Talk about making the most of your golden years: check out this 74 year-old powerlifting grandma from Dover.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

A couple of important votes taking place today in Concord. The House will decide the fate of a bill that would allow the licensing of 2 casinos in the state. They'll also vote on a bill that would do away with a permit to carry a concealed firearm.

The estate trial of Geraldine Webber continues. Portsmouth Police Sergeant Aaron Goodwin is accused of maniuplating Webber into leaving him a $2.1 million inheritance.

Carly Fiorina continues her 3-day visit to New Hampshire. She'll attend a breakfast meet & greet in Dover this morning, followed by a private lunch in Portsmouth being billed as a "Business Roundtable". Tonight she'll appear at State Senator Jeanie Forrester's Annual Spaghetti Dinner at the Horse Meadow Senior Center in North Haverhill.

Top News

New Hampshire's Attorney General is warning you to do your homework before donating to an organization that's raising money for relief efforts in Nepal.

It looks like Hillary has some competition.

The future of residents living at a foreclosed campground in Epsom are in dire straits after having their power cut this week.

Nashua aldermen have rejected a proposed ordinance intended to curb panhandling in the city.

State Police say a trooper who stopped to help a driver with a flat tire ended up being shoved onto the highway.

2 New Hampshire counties lag behind the rest of the state in a new air quality report.

Was there an earthquake in Sanbornton this morning?

A national nonprofit dedicated to exonerating prisoners using DNA evidence will be allowed to argue on behalf of Robert Breest as he requests a new trial in a 40 year-old murder case.

A bridge construction project in Nashua that's been delayed for a year by a bald eagle nest is finally getting underway May 1.

A 5-alarm brush fire kept firefighters busy in Hillsborough Tuesday afternoon. Similar brush fires around Concord are prompting officials to warn that while the ground may still be wet and muddy, the potential for brush fires is still high.

Someone's stolen puppets used for presentations to first-graders about sexual harassment.


The state liquor commission is pushing for a ban on sale of powdered alcohol in New Hampshire.

The Governor and Executive Council have approved bond requests for projects at UNH.

A rule change by the Veterans Administration could mean NH vets could have more options for health care.

Manchester is looking at a proposal from Massachusetts that could serve as a model for regulating the ride-sharing service Uber.

The owners of a package store in Portsmouth have taken up a petition against a proposed parking garage they say would negatively impact their business. More parking talk: a city resident who's also a traffic engineer says there's parking opportunities available in the downtown area.

Opponents of the Northern Pass Transmission project lobbied a Concord City Council subcommittee to oppose the project.

A Twitter feed that uses the city of Nashua's seal has prompted officials to propose rules that would fine outside groups from using the seal without permission.

A group of citizens in Claremont wants to distribute pumpkin seeds to children in area schools to encourage participation in the Pumpkin Festival being held there this fall.

A vacant House seat was filled Tuesday in a special election in Rockingham County.


A parole hearing has been scheduled for one of Massachusetts' most notorious killers, whose case has a New Hampshire connection.

A Rochester man is facing up to 20 years in prison after being indicted on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in 2014.

Two of the family members involved in last summer's melee at the entrance of Canobie Lake Park appear to be getting ready to go to trial for their roles in the incident.

Prosecutors are recommending a prison sentence of up to 20 years for a Salem man who hit two police cruisers head-on before trying to run down a police officer who was on foot.


A Kingston man who police say had a suspended license ended up crashing his car into his own home after a chase Tuesday.

A driver was airlifted after a late-night crash in Canterbury.

A Belmont man who was left in critical condition after a crash Monday night has been charged with DWI.

A man in Bennington has been charged with a marijuana growing operation.

A pan of burning oil left unattended by someone who then went to a convenience store is being blamed for a fire in Merrimack Tuesday night that sent one woman to the hospital.

A 2-alarm brush fire kept firefighters busy in Plymouth.

2 people were taken to the hospital after their canoe capsized on Dublin Lake Tuesday afternoon.

Just minor injuries after a 2-car crash in Salem Tuesday.

No injuries after a rollover crash in Hudson Tuesday afternoon.

A man from Temple is facing charges after police say he broke into a home and tried to steal video game consoles.

An active shooter drill was conducted at Pinkerton Academy in Derry on Tuesday.

Keene Police are talking about how they tracked down those involved in last fall's rioting near the Pumpkin Festvial.


An independent research group has walked away from a contract with Kinder-Morgan to conduct a study of its proposed natural gas pipeline, saying the were unable to agree on the terms of the agreement.

4 years after its last store closed in the city, Burlington Coat Factory is returning to Manchester.

A New Hampshire mechanical and general contractor has been named National Subcontractor of the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.


The Jets have been fined $100,000 for tampering with Darrelle Revis.

Other News

Rollinsford residents are rallying around a 9 year-old boy who is battling brain cancer.

The State Marine Patrol says its boater education efforts appear to be working-boating-related injures were down dramatically in 2014.

A 300 year-old tree is coming down in Portsmouth, and the couple who's taken care of it for 40 years say they're heartbroken.

Dover's Park and Ride is popular. Maybe a little too popular-cars are parking on grass on the busiest days.

The carnival is coming to Nashua this weekend.

National and World News

Here's the latest on the situation in Baltimore.

2 people were shot during protesting in Ferguson, Missouri Tuesday.

The focus is on Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev in the sentencing phase of his brother's trial.

Nearly 300 girls and women have been rescued from the Boko Haram extremist group in Nigeria.

The death toll from the earthquake in Nepal is now over 5,000.

A new study on news media suggests Facebook and your mobile device are where it's at.

Who's excited for Microsoft Windows 10? Hello? Is anyone still reading?


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