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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

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13 puppies that were stolen from a pet store in Manchester were quickly returned Tuesday morning.

See videos of the rescue of the pets.

A norovirus outbreak is making its way through the school system in Hampstead.

A hunter's been charged after shooting a bullet into a home in Pelham.

Police are looking for a man who showed a gun in an armed robbery in Concord last week.

A serious crash closed a road in Pelham for hours on Tuesday.

Keene Police say two people have been charged in seperate embezzlement investigations.

New Hampshire's unemployment rate continues to fall.

The State's giving out free nicotine patches if you're trying to quit smoking in the new year.

The "Blessing of the Boxes" was held Tuesday in Concord.

Enjoy some holiday music from grammy winner Ed Gerhard, performed live in the NH1 studios.

Tom Brady is not a fast runner, and he knows it.

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

Allen Prue, the Vermont snowplow driver convicted of killing a prep school teacher will be sentenced today.

After last night's debate in Manchester about Uber, Portsmouth's Taxi Commission is scheduled to discuss the service at its next meeting at 8 am in City Council Chambers.

At 11am, the company Planesense will be filling one of their PC-12 aircraft with food and bringing it to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, where Governor Maggie Hassan, Mayor Gatsas, and the executives of NH Food Bank will be on hand as they unload the plane and fill a NH Food Bank truck with food Planesense collected.

At 2pm, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats will host a check presentation to announce the proceeds from the 2014 Granite State Baseball Dinner. The presentation will take place at the CHaD Pediatric Specialties at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester, which the dinner helped raise funds for.

After postponing the vote on a proposed poultry processing plant, Concord's Planning Board may take up the issue tonight.

Top News from around New Hampshire

Arrests have been made in connection with a deadly meningitis outbreak that sickened some Granite Staters.

The ride-sharing service Uber was the topic of discussion with Manchester aldermen Tuesday. The service is looking to establish itself in the city but some are concerned about its impact on the taxi industry, which is regulated in ways Uber is not.

A Portsmouth couple looking to rent their home out using the Airbnb service has been denied by the city.

Some parents of students St. Anselm are upset that the school's graduation ceremonies have been moved-all because the college President wants to attend his son's graduation elsewhere.

The woman accused of fleeing the country with her daughter in a decade-old case will be in court Thursday.

Though he was cleared of rape charges, the state says it intends to pursue criminal threatening charges against a former Dover City Councilor.

is A Newmarket man has been indicted for the assault of his 8-month-old son.

Portsmouth Police are refusing to release records related to a dispute over a $2.7 million inheritance by one of its police officers.

Here's why you were stuck in traffic on the Everett Turnpike if you were in the Nashua area Tuesday.


Potential 2016 candidate Jeb Bush has alreadry reached out to one of New Hampshire's political leaders.

Senators Ayotte and Shaheen are praising the passage of a bill to aid veterans with brain injuries.

New Hampshire will receive $2 million from the federal government to improve health care.

A GOP faction unhappy with the election of House Speaker Shawn Jasper met Tuesday.

The new Speaker's also dealing with a Twitter impersonator.

Goffstown school officials have passed on a plan to renovate a former religious school, but may still want to buy the property for land.

Merrimack officials, citing transparency, say they won't hold private meetings with pipeline developers.

Durham is considering a law enforcement firing range.

An unexpected increase in Epsom's special education budget-to the tune of $700,000-is causing some headaches.


The battle over the state's liquor distribution contract is back in court.

A guilty plea brings losure for the family of a man from Epping, who had a heart attack and died hours after a robbery at the store he worked last Christmas.

A Londonderry man has begun serving a sentence for a marijuana growing operation at his home.

A judge has ruled that a Nashua man accused in a drunk-driving accident that killed his teenage son can't represent himself.

A man living in a home for the mentally ill has been found not competent to stand trial in the killing of his roomate.


A police chase that began in Plaistow ended at the front door to the Kingston Police Station.

A pair of men from the Keene area are facing embezzlement charges in separate cases.

A woman from Exeter is facing charges she set her mobile home on fire, then tried to blame her daughter.

Police in Exeter say a drug deal turned violent led a SWAT team to a Franklin Street home last week.

A 19-year old hunter was hurt when he fell out of a tree in Swanzey.

Hooksett Police would like to buy new guns.

Plaistow Police are asking you to keep your cars locked-there's been break-ins reported in one part of town.


BAE Systems is set to purchase a Texas-based firm.

A high-end English watch company has opened its first North American showroom in...Nashua?

There's opposition to the latest Alexandria wind farm proposal.

A driving range owner wants to use his land for parking for Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Other News

Things are getting back to normal at Nashua North High School after yesterday's evacuation brought on by the spilling of some art supplies.

A Derry family is working to replace gifts collected by a 7 year-old who planned to send them to the family of a wounded soldier in Florida.

The family of a woman living in a Somersworth apartment complex says they've had enough-they're moving her out after her apartment was plagued with bedbugs.

The Salvation Army is stepping in for Santa in Nashua.

National and World News

The Pennsylvania man wanted for the killing of 6 family members has been found dead.

The man responsible for the weekend seige in Sydney, Austrailia was apparently dropped off the country's terror watch list.

A woman found with dead babies in her Massachusetts home has been charged with murder.

The death toll is up to 148 in yesterday's attack on a Pakistani school.

Afghan insurgents have stormed a bank in a southern province of that country, killing 10.

A movie premiere was cancelled in New York after a group made 9/11-style threats.

Finally, on a happier note, one of the greatest films of the 20th century (in my opinion, anyway) has been chosen for preservation by the Library of Congress. Oh Yeah.


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