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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, December 9, 2015


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Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is calling Donald Trump's proposed ban on allowing Muslims into the U.S.-at least temporarily-"dangerous", and is criticizing the rest of the Republican field for having ideas that "are not so different".

Jeb Bush is campaigning in New Hampshire this week and says he believes Donald Trump will not be the GOP Presidential nominee.

Local political leaders are also weighing in on Donald Trump's comments about Muslims as well.

A leading firearms group is panning a pair of Republican Presidential candidates-New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Ohio Governor John Kasich-for their record protecting gun owners.

A local Muslim woman offers her perspective on the latest Trump controversy.

The U.S. House has passed a bill that would limit entry into the U.S. without a visa.

Friends of a Nashua man accused of dangling his daughter over the Merrimack River are defending him, saying he'd never intentionally hurt the child.

Two people are hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a fire at a Manchester apartment building Tuesday afternoon.

Police in Franklin are investigating after a man robbed a convenience store at knifepoint on Monday night.

The parents of a Stevens High School freshman in Claremont are suing the school district after they say their child was knocked unconscious in a school hallway by a classmate.

Police in Manchester are cracking down on panhandling on busy city roads.

Two men are facing charges in Manchester after police say they were caught prowling and possessing cocaine.

An Atkinson couple in their 60s are charged with growing marijuana, but they say it was not for profit but personal medical needs.

A Nashua man is facing assault charges after police say he attempted to strangle a woman he knew.

Officials in the town of Newport say it'll cost $30,000 to repair vandalism to a 200-year old cemetery in town.

What's the rest of December looking like weather-wise? Will there be snow? Chief Meterologist Joe Joyce gives us the details.

In an NH1 News Special Report, we take a look at one local organization's effort to educate those at risk for prediabetes.

Mothers in Goffstown have created a Facebook group to help provide Christmas gifts for needy families in New Hampshire.

The annual Greater Lakes Region Children's Auction kicked off Tuesday.

A local Boys & Girls Club is sending gifts and letters to a 5-year-old girl in New York who lost her family in an arson fire.

New Hampshire is ranked among the top 10 states producing volunteers for the Peace Corps.

A survey has identified two New Hampshire cities as among the best in the nation for beer and breweries.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Republican Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina campaigns in the Granite State today, appearing at a pair of events in the Upper Valley.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush continues his campaign swing through New Hampshire, appearing at an event at St. Anselm's College.

Jesse Gosselin is arraigned in court today. The Dover man's charged in connection the hit-and-run accident that killed a disabled veteran's service dog in Berwick, Maine over the weekend.

It's day 2 of the Greater Lakes Region Childrens' auction.

Top News

The state’s emergency responders will begin training to treat victims more quickly and improve people’s chances of survival during an active shooter situation.

The Attorney General says his office is going to start charging drug dealers with second-degree murder when someone overdoses on drugs they sold.

Drug deaths in New Hampshire in 2015 are likely to double what they were in 2013.

Supporters of Drug Courts made their case before the state's legislative task force investigating ways to fight the growing heroin and opioid crisis.

Police in Milton are searching for a woman who's been missing since Monday afternoon.

Donors to local police unions are unhappy after a national marketing group fundraisers were working with pulled out of a scheduled comedy show in Merrimack last weekend.

Those who knew a Henniker man killed in a fiery crash on Route 202 Monday afternoon are remembering him as "well-respected".

Kyle Witty's defense team wants to have his case dismissed. Witty's on trial for manslaughter after being accused of running a red light and hitting a vehicle driven by a Nashua woman who later died.


Republican Presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has won more endorsements in New Hampshire.

Hillary Clinton talked ISIS, guns, and Donald Trump in an editorial board interview with the Concord Monitor Tuesday.

In the midst of his controversial comments about Muslims, Donald Trump is scheduled to be a guest at New England Police Benevolent Association event Thursday in Portsmouth.

Despite Trump's controversial comments, Senator Kelly Ayotte won't rule out supporting Trump if he becomes the GOP Presidential nominee.

Some Portsmouth city officials are growing concerned about the rising cost for the city's parking shuttle service.

There's going to be less free parking in downtown Portsmouth this holiday season.

Nashua's Board of Alderman has voted to purchase the Mine Falls Park Hydroelectric Facility for $4.2 million.

A hearing to discuss the placement of a sober living home in Somersworth drew both supporters and opponents.

Derry will use a placement firm to hire its next town administrator.

The frugality of Epsom voters is being cited as a reason the town is getting so few bids to build a new town hall.


A Keene woman indicted on charges she tried to hire her ex-husband to kill her ex-boyfriend.

A probable cause hearing for the man accused of murdering Michael Pittman outside of his home in Manchester, scheduled for Tuesday, was recessed until later this week.

A former New Hampshire state trooper is on trial for punching his wife.

WMUR reporter Audrey Cox has pleaded not guilty to charges she was driving drunk when her vehicle struck a 79 year-old pedestrian.

A Keene man has been indicted on charges he exposed himself in a park back in August.


A former state representative is facing drunk driving charges after police say he got into 2 crashes within five minutes on Tuesday-with children in his car.

Police in Haverhill have identified the pedestrian killed in a motor vehicle crash last Thursday, and the driver of the vehicle.

Police say a driver suffered a medical emergency just before a crash in Deerfield this morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The body of a Chesterfield man suffering from dementia who went missing in 2014 was found by hunters last week.

Police in Kensington have charged 2 suspects they say they found in the middle of a burglary at a home on West Road Tuesday.

Four people were hurt after a single-vehicle crash in Rochester on Tuesday.

Police in Salem say a man accused of stealing tablets from Best Buy tried to cover his tracks by ducking into a Sports Authority store and changing sweatshirts.

Portsmouth residents are dealing with a rash of break-ins.

A Newmarket man is the first person to be issued a summons under Rochester’s new panhandling ordinance.

Somersworth Police Chief Dean Crombie is retiring next year after 42 years of service.

Training sessions on how you can administer Narcan are being held in Dover and Rochester in the coming days.


Building big energy projects-and the difficulties in getting them built in New Hampshire-was the subject of the annual New Hampshire Energy Symposium Tuesday.

Opponents to the Kinder-Morgan natural gas pipeline project plan to rally at the State House in Concord on Friday.

A national used-car dealer plans to move into the site of the soon-to-be-vacated Wal-Mart building on Keller Street in Manchester.

Other News

A woman who's been paralyzed for 10 years due to an accident is doing what she can to give to others.

For the second Christmas in a row, the Rossview Farm won't be selling trees as dispute between the family over who owns the trees appears headed to court.

The town of York is joining the fight against moving the Maine Turnpike's toll plaza 1.5 miles north of is current location.


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