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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, June 10, 2015


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25 people are out of a home after Monday night's 5-alarm fire in Nashua.

Three firms have been picked to open four medical marijuana treatment centers. Where those centers will be located is still up in the air.

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has weighed in on the practice of "Robin Hooding"-feeding parking meters in Keene ahead of meter readers.

A Vermont murder suspect with some connections to NH remains on the run, but investigators are confident they will track him down.

A woman from Hong Kong has turned herself in, charged with facilitating the massive underage drinking party at a home in Sunapee that led to 74 arrests.

Potential 2016 candidate New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spoke in Manchester Tuesday, and tells NH News that there needs to be a limit to the number of candidates on the stage when Republican Presidential candidates debate later this year. Christie also says his family's on board if he decides to seek the White House.

Carly Fiorina was also in New Hampshire Tuesday, and pledges she'll make the cut to be on the debate stage.

Concord High's principal will be back on the job next year despite a battle with ALS that has left him largely unable to talk.

The trial of Peggy Starr, the Barrington woman accused of intentionally starving a child in her care, has been delayed again.

The Principal of Concord's Beaver Meadow elementary school has resigned, weeks after being put on paid administrative leave following an unspecified incident with a student.

Seniors at Concord High School have been asked to return class T-shirts amid suspicion of hidden, possibly racist messages.

What should you be paying for a copy of your deed? NH1 Investigates in our 2-part series "Deed Dilemma".

A Nurse's license has been suspended by the state after Fentanyl and other drugs turned up missing at Portsmouth Hospital.

A former Nashua firefighter has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges.

4 people are facing drug charges in Manchester after police say undercover officers saw a drug deal go down at a gas station.

A teen walked away from a crash in Auburn that flipped his car.

Police in Derry have charged a man with stealing cash out of the register of a convenience store.

Lobster prices are hitting record levels-and the cold winter appears to be the cause.

A Raymond woman is using her truck as a rolling billboard seeking help for her friend who needs a new kidney.

Governor Hassan plans to meet with Seniors from Profile High School who donated class trip money to their principal who's fighting cancer.

Belmont police have set up a drop-off box for unwanted medication.

What does El Nino mean for you? Hint: Not this guy. NH1 Chief Meterologist Joe Joyce explains.

A young girl's dance moves to an Aretha Franklin classic is getting a lot of attention online.

Rob Gronkowski has decided that a party bus just isn't enough, so he's taking a party cruise-and you can join him.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

The Governor's Executive Council meets today at 10am.

Governor Hassan is proclaiming United State Army Day today in a ceremony at 1pm.

Tonight at 5pm backers of reversing cuts to Derry's Town Budget will continue to gather signatures at 5pm today.

Game 3 of the Monarchs Calder Cup Finals series with the Comets takes place in Utica tonight. Manchester leads the series 2-0.

Top News

A judge has ruled that the arrest of an Alton man during a selectman's meeting was a violation of free speech rights.

A Republican state representative is suing the state over delays in the implementation of the state's medical marijuana law.

A research group at the University of New Hampshire released findings Tuesday of a report it prepared for a White House task force investigating better ways to protect students from sexual assault.

There's a debate in Dover over whether the high school's football program should continue.

The state is trying to reach out to the community to offer low-cost strategies to help avoid drug addiction.


Senator Kelly Ayotte is not happy with what she calls "mind-boggling" holes in the vetting system for TSA employees.

House and Senate budget writers appear to be closer than they thought on revenue estimates for the next state 2-year budget.

State health officials will discuss the results from the first batch of blood samples collected from those concerned about contaminated well water at Pease International Tradeport.

The Manchester Board of Mayor and Alderman approved a city budget last night, but not before a heated debate over a proposed drug court.

The President of Concord Steam is asking the City Council to sign a 10-year contract to ensure that city building will be heated by steam power instead of natural gas.

Rochester's City Council has approved a $117 million dollar city budget.

A budget panel in Nashua is recommending adding a police officer to help with patrols downtown.

After a potential mayor candidate visited an elementary school earlier this month, Nashua's school board is revisiting its policy on political visits.

An amended ordinance that includes language regulating ride-sharing services like Uber will soon go before the Portsmouth City Council.

The election of the next Sheriff of Rockingham County will be done in public, and not by secret ballot as some had hoped.

There's a new Portsmouth High School principal, a week after the recently hired new principal quit citing a family conflict.

Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is planning 4 stops in New Hampshire this weekend.


3 people were hurt in a crash in Manchester Wednesday morning.

A couple that lead police on a multi-state chase last month are now facing additional charges related to a jewelry store theft.

A Brentwood man is being sought by police after running away after a crash in Fremont Tuesday afternoon.

A Manchester woman is facing charges after rolling her car Wednesday morning, then kicking and spitting at officers who were trying to help her.

Police in Hampton are investigating a potential assault after a man was found unconscious outside of a bar Monday night.

Police in Hudson say a woman from Derry is facing charges after being found trying to get inside a home early this morning.

Police in Wakefield are searching for a missing man.

A cab driver found dead behind the wheel in Manchester over the weekend has been identified.

Dover's fire chief is set to retire after 34 years with the department.


Prosecutors say they plan to move forward with a trial of a man charged with attempted murder, even though the woman he's accused of strangling at a hotel in Salem in November 2013 is nowhere to be found.

A Chichester man has pleaded guilty to charges he collected disability benefits for years while holding a full-time construction job.

Evidence collected from a motel in Seabrook helped a convict a Maine man on charges he stole $87,000.


A proposed brewery off the Route 1 Bypass will be taken up by Portsmouth city officials.

A couple who has run a florist shop in Nashua is retiring and closing the doors after 33 years.


A big win by LeBron James and the Cavaliers last night in the NBA Finals.

Other News

The new Exit 3 access to the Pease International Tradeport off the Spaulding Turnpike is expected to open in October.

A Portsmouth doctor has been reprimanded for writing prescriptions for a woman he later had a relationship with.

Poison lead signer Brett Michaels will be performing at next month's Sprint Cup Race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Crowds of up to 60,000 are expected this weekend at New England Dragway and Motorsports Park in Epping for the annual NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.

Portsmouth has been named one of the "10 Happiest Seaside Towns".

In a sign of unity, Oyster River High baseball players are shaving their heads in support of a teammate fighting cancer.

National and World News

New details in the search for two men wanted after escaping a maximum security prison in upstate New York.

The NTSB now says the engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia was NOT on the phone just before the crash.

The officer caught on video in Texas pinning a black teenager in a swimsuit to the ground while responding to a report of rowdy behavior at a pool has resigned.

3 jurors have been dismissed in the Colorado theater shooting trial.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert made his first court appearance on charges he lied about paying out hush money to cover up "past misconduct".

Parts of the White House and Capitol complex were evacuated after bomb threats Tuesday.

Job openings hit a record high in April nationally.

FIFA has suspended bids for the 2026 World Cup.

What? "Simpsons" creators say Homer and Marge will legally separate during the upcoming season.


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