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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015


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In the wake of the recent murder-suicide at a hospital in Dover involving a woman struggling with mental illness, NH1's Andy Mattison investigates how the state is handling mental illness issues.

Newly released 911 audio may shed more light on what went wrong in last weekend's parachute training accident that killed New Hampshire Navy SEAL William Marston.

Nashua police are asking for your help as they investigate the November death of a city man.

Some ex-Fuller Oil customers are going to court trying to recover lost fuel credit.

A rally held in Portsmouth yesterday protesting the expansion of the Keystone XL pipeline.

NH1 Political Director Paul Steinhauser says we should expect to hear sooner rather than later on a third Mitt Romney bid for the White House.

An effort to draft Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 Presidential race comes to New Hampshire on Saturday.

A Concord man is facing charges after police say he crashed his car-with 2 kids inside-and then walked away. It turns out he's a former city councilor.

A Rochester man is facing felony marijuana charges after police found plants at his home last Wednesday.

Prospective jurors in the murder trial of former Pats tight end Aaron Hernandez are being asked about their fanhood.

Remember the opening scene in Frozen with the guys cutting blocks of ice? (What, you don't have a 3-year old who watches it on a loop at your house? Lucky you.) The real thing-called Ice harvesting-is underway on Squam Lake in Holderness.

Police in Hudson are seeking a fraud suspect.

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

Kentucky Senator and potential 2016 presidential candidate Rand Paul is visiting New Hampshire today and has 6 events on the schedule.

Portsmouth's Taxi Commission will hold a public forum for input and discussion Wednesday. Expected to be at the center of discussion: Uber and other ride-sharing services.

The Governor holds an Executive Council meeting at 10am.

The trial of James Robarge-the Vermont man accused of killng his wife in New Hampshire on the day she filed for divorce-gets underway today.

Dover's City Council will consider a proposal that would give a tax break to help jump-start waterfront development.

The Hill School Board is meeting to discuss withdrawing from the Franklin School system, ending a relationship that goes back 50 years.

Dominio's is holding job interviews around New England today as part of an effort to hire 1,000 new employees.

Top News from around New Hampshire

A new report was issued Tuesday that looked at how New Hampshire is doing with education in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields.

A judge has ruled a cold case suspect competent to stand trial in the 2001 murder a Manchester businessman.

A man accused of taking part in a violent attack at a home in Hampstead may use the birth of his child as an alibi.

Nashua's Mayor is not seeking re-election, and the jockeying to replace her has already started.

Nearly 1 out of every 20 sophomores at Dover High School says they brought a gun to school in the last 3 months.

It's a battle in Laconia among gas stations-and gas under $2 a gallon is their weapon.


The state says it's expecting Medicaid waiver expansion approval.

The Governor's Executive Council will continue to wait on a vote on a contract with Fairpoint as they negotiate to end a strike with union workers.

Even before the state's medical marijuana program gets off the ground, there's a number of proposed changes to the new law that will be considered by the legislature.

When it comes to rail expansion, the chair of the NH Rail Transit Authority says it's all about the money.

Math scores are being talked up in Manchester.

One of Manchester's longest-serving Aldermen is said to be near death after learning he has liver cancer.

The New Hampshire Rebellion workers are on the march.

Hudson's Fire Department is requesting $2 million for a new station.

Somersworth is trying to figure out what to do with its old police station.

Dover's debating whether to pay someone to synch up some troublesome traffic lights.

Standing-room only at a Temple town meeting last week...over manure?


Bail has been denied for a Madbury teen accused of murder.

Prosecutors will consider whether to retry a man accused of negligent homicide in an accident that killed a retired New Hampshire judge.

Some legal manuvering in the case of Genevieve Kelley, who turned herself in after disappearing with her 8-year old daugther during a custody dispute 10 years ago.

The NH Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Mont Vernon woman accused of plotting to burn a building for insurance money.


Auburn police say they found a suspected meth lab in the trunk of a car owned by a rape suspect.

Police in Manchester have charged a school bus driver with threatening a 6th-grade student.

Threatening text messages may be connected to a pair of suspicious fires in Raymond.

A Rochester man's been charged with failing to register as a sex offender.

Another Rochester man has been charged with drug posession after police say he tried to dispose of some pills when he was approached by an officer.

Serious injuries for a man in a snowmobile accident in Salem.

A New Hampshire woman has died in a Peabody accident.

A bad accident on Route 101 in Auburn Tuesday sent a man to the hospital.

DNA testing has helped Rochester police make an arrest in a 2013 burglary.

A Hooksett man who gave a police officer the silent treatment is facing charges.

A burst pipe has forced the closure of a medical office building in Plymouth.


Pease may be getting a lot of business if Boston ends up hosting the 2024 Olympics.

A pipeline task force is being formed in Amherst.

Signatures are piling up for a petition that's looking for a delay in the proposed Kinder-Morgan gas pipeline.

An electronic manufacturing firm is moving from Massachusetts to the Nashua area.


The Monarch's dominance over the Worcester Sharks this season came to an end last night.

The UNH men's hockey team picked up a big win over Providence.

Other News

The DOT is now on patrol on the Spaulding Turnpike, looking to help stranded drivers.

Franco-Americans in Manchester are showing their support for French journalists killed last week during a terror attack.

After 50 years, Nashua's Symphony NH Chorus is hanging it up in April.


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