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Jan 21, 2015 3:18 PM

All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015


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NH1's Shioban Lopez investigates the ongoing battle to keep the synthetic drug "Spice" out of New Hampshire.

As the President proposes making community college free, New Hampshire is considering offering bachelor's degrees at its Community Colleges.

Video of a New Hampshire Navy SEAL's arrival at Logan airport has gotten a lotten of attention on the web.

A Nashua man is facing charges in Massachusetts in connection with a cock-fighting ring.

Police in Rochester have arrested a man they say robbed a bank Tuesday morning.

A New Hampshire truck and truck driver were involved in a crash on the Maine Turnpike Tuesday.

Talks between Fairpoint Communications and striking union workers enter a third week in Washington, DC.

The woman who was pulled from her wrecked SUV near Gilette Stadium Wednesday night has pleaded not guilty to DWI charges.

Manchester police say a local man was busy-2 arrests in 12 hours last week.

A fire in Salem that left 1 man with burns has been blamed on a faulty stove pipe.

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

A probable cause and bail hearing are scheduled at US District Court in Portland for Gregory Owens of Londonderry. He's accused of shooting his wife and another man at a home in Saco last month. Court documents suggest Owens shot his wife, who suffers from dementia, after his lover threatened to expose their affair.

A House bill that would restrict minors under 18 from using tanning booths gets considered by a House Committee today.

Members of the NH Rebellion, a group whose members have been walking from several points around the state as part of a call for campaign finance reform, will hold a rally today at 1pm at the State House.

Concord's Planning Board is holding a workshop tonight on zoning for medical marijuana treatment centers.

A candlelight vigil for Brielle Gage will be held tonight at 7pm at Derryfield Park in Manchester. The 3-year old died back in November from what investigators call blunt force injuries. The girl's mother, Katlyn Marin, is charged with the girl's murder and is being held without bail.

Top News from around New Hampshire

The Manchester Monarchs could be on the move-and another team could be replacing them in the Queen City.

A high-level NH sex offender is being sought by US Marshals for failing to register.

Manchester city officials have given Uber 2 weeks to respond to concerns about the ride-sharing service as they consider an ordinance to regulate the company and others like it.

Claiming wrongful termination, Hampton's former fire chief is suing the town.

Going to the Super Bowl to see the Pats beat the Seahawks? Lucky you-Southwest is adding a non-stop flight out of Manchester to Pheonix.


A pair of bills that would lower business taxes in New Hampshire were discussed at the State House Tuesday and have been identified as priorities by Republicans.

A hearing was held in Concord Tuesday on a bill that would ease access to birth control pills, should the federal government allow them to be sold over-the-counter.

A bill that would allow out-of-state health providers to sell insurance in New Hampshire is up for consideration in Concord.

A bill that would study the legalization of marijuana in New Hampshire is one of several pieces of marijuana-related legislation.

A bill would require New Hampshire employers to provide 5 sick days a year to workers.

There's a new Executive Director for New Hampshire's Republican Party.

Portsmouth's City Council will hear a second proposal for a new parking garage downtown.

Somersworth is taking steps to force landlords to clean up their act.

Nashua's new Citizen Services Director-who took over after the previous person in that post was abruptly fired by the mayor-is on the job.


The arson trial of a former Peterborough firefighter continues in Strafford County.

The man convicted of robbing a Rochester bank while wearing a zebra-print dress may get a suspended sentence.

A Portsmouth man has been indicted on child pornography charges.

A man who threatened to burn his mother's house down who police claim is a member of the Aryan Brotherhood has been indicted.


State Police had to rescue a woman trapped in her car after it flipped over on Route 101 in Brentwood Tuesday afternoon.

A man accused of squatting and then running across Interstate 293 to get away from police has been arrested in Manchester.

A woman found passed out behind the wheel in Rochester is now facing drug charges.

Manchester police are narrowing down the number of new applicants to be an officer-just 7 out of 141 remain.

A number of drug arrests made in the last week in Wolfeboro.


A group of residents in Merrimack is preparing to make a presentation before town officials Thursday to discuss concerns over the proposed Kinder-Morgan natural gas pipeline.

Not a repeat: A Main Street business in Nashua is closing; the owner is blaming the ongoing sidewalk improvement project. Another downtown restaurant is also closing this weekend.

Stellar marks for Southern New Hampshire University in a new survey.

BAE systems is touting a new military-grade thermal weapon sight.


"Deflategate" may be a little bigger deal than we first thought.

Other News

A 9-year old in Rochester had a cough-and is now fighting for his life after contracting both pneumonia and mrsa.

The state is looking for input on how to manage wild game.

A Nashua man is finally talking after his year-long silent trek across the USA.

A turkey is causing some trouble in Seabrook.

A woman from Dover's been named Miss NH USA.

National and World News

The President made some challenges to Republicans in tonight's State of the Union speech.

The Boston doctor shot at a hospital yesterday has died, and the shooter is dead.

Jury selection continues in the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bomber.

WWE wrestlers (who do not have health insurance) are suing over their injuries.


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