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Apr 8, 2015 8:27 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, April 8, 2015


Stories that have us clicking on NH1.com

Snow? On April 8th? Chief Meteorologist Joe Joyce says yes, that's happening.

In a special NH1-on-1, Keke Vencill took a look at life at home for Governor Hassan and how her political career is a family affair.

No verdict in day 1 of the Tsarnaev trial.

A man in Gorham is facing murder charges in connection with Monday night's shooting.

Could the Pumpkin Festival be coming to Nashua?

The trial continues for a Nottingham woman accused of starving a young child in her care.

The announcement of Rand Paul's arrival to the 2016 presidential race was celebrated in Manchester ... with karaoke. The Kentucky Senator even made an unannounced appearance at the event.

Former UN Ambassador John Bolton is questioning Rand Paul's positions on national security, while considering a 2016 presidential run of his own.

Congressmen Frank Guinta talked about Rand Paul's entry into the race as well as an upcoming veteran's job fair in an NH1 Radio interview.

What are the odds a casino bill makes it through the legislature this year? Lawmakers had a hearing on the bill Tuesday.

Lawmakers are considering giving immunity from prosecution to those who report drug overdoses.

Belmont Police are looking for whoever vandalized the tombstone of an infant child.

Concord's Main Street project has an official mascot.

Hooksett firefighters rescued a deer that fell through ice at Pinnacle Pond yesterday morning.

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

A day after making his candidacy official, Rand Paul will be in New Hampshire to speak at a rally in Milford.

Robert Reich is making a speech at UNH.

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham is making a stop in Barrington today as he continues to mull a presidential bid.

Jury deliberations continue in the trials of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Top News

Manchester officials are promising the release of more details following the arrest of a gym teacher accused of posing as an underage girl online while trying to solicit pictures of other underage girls.

There's reports that Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas performed CPR on the former aide to Senator Kelly Ayotte who's facing charges related to a prostitution sting.

The Attorney General's office is looking for cash that's been missing since last Friday.

Police in Pembroke are looking for a woman who's been missing since last Friday.

A 60 year-old Navy vet has won a $21 million dollar malpractice verdict against the Manchester VA Medical Center after he was left completely paralyzed.

Almost 300 people have signed up to take part in blood testing related to the Pease water contamination.

They're calling it an "Easter miracle"-a 90 year-old woman was rescued by Pittsfield residents using a canoe after her car went into the Suncook River.

A judge has rejected a bear hunter's bid to halt a hearing on a proposed ban on using chocolate to bait bears.

The trial of one of the men accused in a violent break-in attack at a home in Hampton is underway. Prosecutors say Abraham DePaula and two others posed as contractors before forcing their way into the home.

A clerk used an ax to ward off a would-be robber at a store in Manchester last night. Three other armed robberies are under investigation in the city.

A benefit has been scheduled for a man police say was sucker-punched last week in downtown Dover.


Several presidential hopefuls are sponsors of the upcoming GOP summit in Nashua.

Outgoing Nevada Senator Harry Reid has joined several NH Democrats in signing a petition urging Democratic Presidential candidates to push progressive issues.

Those looking to decriminalize marijuana are targeting new state Senators as the bill gets debated in Concord.

The NRA is targeting a Portsmouth-area state rep as the debate over a concealed-carry bill continues.

Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas opposes a proposal to charge a fee to all users of Gill Stadium.

Cool times ahead at Manchester City Hall after approval of funding to fix an AC unit.

Merrimack's officially opposed to the proposed Kinder-Morgan pipeline project.

Local business owners in Goffstown are voicing opposition to a proposed ordinance targeting pawnshops.

Auburn's town manager is coming back, just weeks after he quit.

Nashua's city clerk is retiring.

We'll have to wait for a resolution to the Headmaster/Principal debate at Pembroke Academy.


Police in Rollinsford are looking for tree cutters who may have caused a power outage in that town as well as Dover and Somersworth.

Police in Conway are investigating a report of a man trying to lure a boy into a truck.

A fire damaged a Chili's last night in Lebanon.

A man in Atkinson is facing charges he pretended to be someone else and drove after his license was suspended.

A Fitzwilliam man is facing charges he was driving drunk with his 2 kids in the car.

14 months after losing his job, Peter Varney is back as the New Durham fire chief.

Nashua's fire rescue chief is retiring after 8 years on the job.

5 people and 3 pets are out of a home after a fire in Salem.


Plans for Durham's old town hall are moving forward.

A new study says New England states should work together to drive more manufacturing jobs to the region.

Eliot Health Systems is once again part of the Anthem health insurance network.

Rochester-area residents will get a chance to weigh in with feedback on Fairpoint service.

A new study says that 4-year public colleges in NH rank second in the nation for completion of their degree.


Mitt Romney: former Massachusetts Governor, ex-presidential candidate...NCAA Bracket savant?

Other News

A principal in York, Maine-who lives in Barrington-is apologizing after being charged with drunk driving.

Manchester's West Side Library will likely be closed through the summer for repairs after a burst pipe.

Cleanup is underway after a fire at a Portsmouth church. Food for needy children was ruined as a result of that fire.

Seabrook families remain out of a home after a weekend fire at an apartment complex.

A new study suggests New Hampshire residents are the least concerned in the US about climate change. (Insert your own joke about this winter.)

National and World

Outrage over a new video showing a police officer shooting an unarmed black man in the back. The officer is now facing murder charges.

Jurors are asking questions in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

New details about the controversy surrounding Brian Williams in a Vanity Fair report.

The former (ficticious) Sheriff of Hazzard County has passed on.

This is a new one: A judge has ruled a woman can serve divorce papers via Facebook.


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