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Feb 4, 2015 9:45 AM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015


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3 people were hurt, though none seriousy, after a school bus went off a road in Nottingham.

2 more police state cruisers were hit during yesterday's slippery commute.

Paul Meuller continued his NH1 Investigates report on convicted murderer Robert Breest, who maintains his innocence. Paul spoke with the sister of Susan Randall, who remains convinced Breest is the killer.

Yesterday's snow caused some traffic issues, like a tractor-trailer blocking a road in Portsmouth.

A measure that would do away with New Hampshire's concealed weapons permit is moving forward in Concord.

Republican legislators say they've got the answer to the state's workers compensation costs problem.

Should "ballot selfies"-taking a picture of your ballot in the voting booth to share with others on social media who you voted for-be legal? That issue was discussed at the State House Tuesday.

Former New York Governor George Pataki weighed in on the issue of vaccinations during a visit to NH yesterday.

NH1's Kevin Landrigan reports Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking his time deciding on a 2016 Presidential run.

Someone who's not running for President, Mitt Romney, is making a big speech at St. Anselm's College later this year.

Governor George Pataki tackled the issue of vaccinations for children during a visit to New Hampshire Tuesday.

Firefighters were called to a Windham condo complex after a report of high carbon monoxide levels.

Concord's courthouse is back open after a weekend fire.

The Mayor of Boston is defending the timing of today's Patriots Super Bowl victory parade.

After Tom Terrific won his 4th Super Bowl title, the debate is on: Brady or Montana?

Gronk keeps on Gronking after Sunday's Super Bowl win.

The weather didn't keep people from taking part in the annual ice fishing derby in Merrimack.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center today

The Patriots' Super Bowl victory parade happens this morning in Boston. NH1's Andy Mattison is covering the action.

Nashua's Board of Education Budget Committee meets tonight as they consider cuts to teaching positions and to athletics.

Kinder-Morgan officials are holding an informational meeting in the town of Winchester tonight to discuss a proposed natural gas pipeline.

Top News from around New Hampshire

State, city, and town budgets are being strained by all the snowfall.

They're still digging out in Nashua.

Snow on the roof of the Wal-Mart in Seabrook kept the store closed for several hours Wednesday.

A new study is recommending passenger rail expansion from Massachusetts to Manchester.

After a fire at a Londonderry salvage yard last week, the town is looking to shut it down.

The Keene Pumpkin Festival organizers are proposing a fundraiser to help pay off costs associated with last year's event that was marred by nearby rioting.

Human trafficking cases are on the rise in New Hampshire.

The Associate Attorney General is defending the release of redacted reports pertaining to the investigation into former Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams.

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Department is reviewing its procedures after a man in custody was able to escape while getting an X-ray at Exeter Hospital.


State revenues came in $11.1 million dollars higher than expected in January.

The state is considering letting parents "opt out" of the state's immunization registry.

The ACLU is suing the Secretary of State, accusing him of "bullying" voters who register in New Hampshire but live in another state (i.e. college students).

Nursing home advocates are pushing back against a proposed $7 million cut in Medicaid reimbursement rates.

A bill that would do away with a cap on state education funding distributed to local cities and towns was discussed in Concord Tuesday.

New Hampshire Republicans are filing a right-to-know request to get details on Governor Hassan's January travel. In the words of Kevin Landrigan: "Let the Senate Race begin."

Portsmouth has tapped a city attorney to help re-write their taxi ordinance to include guidelines for the ride-sharing service Uber.

Henniker's town administrator is new to the job and is coping with last week's "baptism by fire"-in the form of a fire that destroyed all the town's snowplows. The town is also looking for funding for the reconstruction of the garage and replacement of the equipment.

An increase in special education costs mean cuts in supplies for Epsom schools.

Manchester officials, who gave the ride-sharing service Uber a 2-week deadline to propose an ordinance regulating the company, says they'll let the deadline pass since the company has been in regular communication with them.

The effort to draft Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 Presidential race has hired a New Hampshire Director.

A bill sponsored by Senator Kelly Ayotte to help prevent suicide among military veterans has passed the U.S. Senate.


A man known as "Jack The Snipper" is being blamed by defense attorneys as the real culprit behind a string of arson fires in Durham.

The criminal threatening trial of a former Dover City Councilor has been postponed.

The lawyer for the teen accused of being under the influence when he struck two women walking in Hampton last June is challenging a rule that allows the state to round up his blood-alcohol content.

A former sports editor for the Portsmouth Herald may be indicted this month on child pornography charges.

A Manchester woman has been convicted in New Jersey for a deadly accident that killed her husband.


3 people have been arrested in Manchester in connection with a heroin operation.

The nose of a police dog in Manchester helped lead officers to a drug arrest.

A wild situation in Portsmouth Sunday: A 78 year-old man was tased-twice!-after driving into several parked cars at a BJ's Wholesale Club.

3 people are facing drug charges in Berlin.

A man who tried to use a blow torch to melt ice ended up starting a house fire.

Last weekend's fire at a farm in Lyndeborough is being blamed on a malfunctioning refridgerator.


Construction on a new state veterinary diagnostic center is underway at UNH

A Hudson medical device maker has been found in violation of federal rules.

Other News

Former Governor John Lynch was honored last night with an award that bears Robert Frost's name.

A ski area that's been closed for 35 years is re-opening in Littleton.


Been wondering why Bill Belichick didn't take a timeout after the Seahawks got near the end zone just before Maclom Butler's interception? Bill explains himself here.

The Celitcs aren't good, but they're better than the Knicks.

A juror's been removed from the Aaron Hernandez murder case.

World and National News

Dramatic video of a plane crash in Taipei-warning: this might be disturbing for some.

6 people have been killed after a SUV hit a train in New York.

Jordan is considering its response after ISIS burned alive one of its pilots.

Police say former cycling champion Lance Armstrong tried to get his girlfriend to take the blame for a crash.

The man known to Game of Thrones fans as "The Mountain" really is as strong as he looks.


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