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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, June 3, 2015


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Congressman Frank Guinta's claims that money he borrowed from a family bank account was his don't match up with statements made by his mother and sister.

Residents in Derry turned out to last night's Town Council meeting for a chance to sound off on budget cuts that they never got to weigh in on when the cuts were being approved last month.

A convicted killer and fugitive from justice is back behind bars after being tracked down in Massachusetts yesterday.

Crews pulled a body from the Connecticut River yesterday, and the medical examiner is investigating what might have happened.

Following Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover, transgender Granite Staters are talking about their own experiences and what Jenner's story means for them.

Access to Narcan and other medication intended to reverse drug overdoses are now more widely available thanks to a bill signed into law by Governor Hassan, but some emergency responders are urging caution.

NH1 Investigates the new mail policy at the state prison in "Return To Sender".

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham says New Hampshire could be the secret weapon in his longshot 2016 presidential bid.

New Hampshire police say a 4-year investigation netted 16 arrests and 1,000 grams of drugs.

A Nottingham man who broke into a neighbors apartment and sexually assaulted her in 2013 wants permission to participate in a community based treatment program.

An Exeter man who conspired with friends to rob a marijuana dealer pleaded guilty on Tuesday.

A bill that would have allowed children to be depicted on beer bottles has been rejected by the Governor. The Governor also vetoed two other bills, one related to end-of-life decisions and the other concerning a constitutional convention.

Could a special kind of beetle be New Hampshire's best ally against a destructive tree caterpillar?

A new study by UNH researchers sheds light on just how many disabled Americans are taking part in the workforce.

A New Hampshire town has been named "best small town in the US" in a recent survey.

The Manchester Monarchs are entering uncharted territory, as they're about to play in their first Calder Cup finals.

The head of soccer's governing body, FIFA, is stepping down amid a growing scandal.

Something to look forward to this week-Friday is National Donut Day and that means free donuts.

Stories we're following from the NH1 Media Center

The remains of Army Cpl. Elmer Richard will be laid to rest today in his home town of Exeter. Richard's remains were recently identified, 65 years after he was captured during the Korean War.

Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will kick off his longshot 2016 Presidential campaign today. Hillary Clinton's campaign, meanwhile, will open its Concord office today on State Street.

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is still in the Granite State, stopping at the Roundabout Diner in Portsmouth this morning before attending a lunchtime forum at UNH.

The trial of George Daniels is set to get underway today. He's accused of raping two female relatives in Henniker more than two decades ago.

State Representative John Burt is holding his 4th annual Hot Dog Day to benefit the Cocheco Valley Humane Society of Dover. Burt made headlines earlier this year when he made a joke about naming an official state hot dog during debate over a bill proposed by students that would make the red-tailed hawk the official state raptor.

Top News

One of the friends of convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to prison Tuesday, and apologized for his role in trying to cover up Tsarnaev's involvement.

Democrats in the legislature ratcheted up the rhetoric over the Senate Finance Committee's version of the 2-year state budget Tuesday.

Two New Hampshire health insurance providers are proposing double-digit rate hikes, blaming upcoming changes to the state's Medicaid program.

A report by a panel investigating a Portsmouth Police Sergeant's $2.1 million inheritance from an elderly woman he befriended has found that Aaron Goodwin breached the departments code of ethics, and there was a lack of supervision from above. The Police Commission and the Police Chief have both issued statements on the report.

Months after a heavy snow load on the roof of the Sanborn Middle School forced eighth graders to go to class elsewhere, the students remain displaced and won't be going back to that part of the school this year.

An anti-panhandling ordinance is back on the table in Nashua.

The search continues in Merrimack for a man who tried to lure two children to the river behind Kids Cove last Saturday.

State health officials say they know the effects of the contaminated water in a well at the Pease International Tradeport.

Manchester Police officially have a new chief, as Assistant Chief Nick Willard was confirmed last night.

A New Hampshire woman and Red Cross volunteer is in Texas helping flood victims.


Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee met with Democrats in Cheshire County on the eve of his entry into the race for the White House in 2016.

Funding for 3 North Country DMV substation has been restored by a Senate committee.

The Chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts visited Nashua Tuesday and lent her support for a downtown performing arts center.

Local developers of the "Pickup Patrol" app got a chance to meet with government and business leaders in Concord on Tuesday.

Portsmouth High School's new principal has quit two months after he was hired, citing family issues.

The sale of Durham's old town hall could be finalized by June 15th.


The former Fortune 500 executive convicted in a deadly crash on I-89 that killed a Vermont couple and their unborn child says he's not financially liable.

A man who apparently acquired a new set of fingertips to avoid detection when entering the U.S. after being deported is being deported again.

A man who was part of a police chase that started in Epping and ended in Massachusetts has a lot of charges to answer for.

A November trial has been set for a man who was behind the wheel of a truck involved in a deadly accident in Merrimack last summer.

A California man headed for trial on charges he kidnapped a 13 year-old Seabrook girl has been allowed supervised release.

The family of a former Pembroke Academy teacher who died from side effects of the cancer medication he was taking has filed suit against his doctor for not stepping in sooner.


A New Hampshire native was shot and killed by police in Texas over the weekend after breaking free from restraints and waving what turned out to be a BB gun at officers.

Eight of the suspects arrested in connection with a brawl in downtown Nashua back in April appeared in court Tuesday.

Monday's drowning death of a 2 year-old boy in a pool in Epping is the second drowning case in town in the last month.

A man pulled from a burning home in Portsmouth last month has died from his injuries.

Police in Rochester are investigating how a man wound up dead in a puddle in the street yesterday.

Portsmouth Police are looking for a man wanted for questioning in connection with an assault.

One person was airlifted to the hospital after a serious crash on Route 11 in Farmington Tuesday.

A police chase that started in Maine Tuesday ended with a crash on an Interstate 95 off ramp in New Hampshire.

State Police have charged a Nashua doctor with writing a bogus prescription.

Nashua has a new fire chief-35-year veteran Steven Galipeau.

Hampton's former fire chief has dropped his wrongful termination suit against the town.


Health insurance company Anthem says it will offer a free college education to all of its employees through Southern New Hampshire University.

Opponents of a proposed expansion of a resort at Mount Sunapee are teaming up to deliver comments about the plan to the Governor this week.

The loser of the election for the president's position for the NH AFL-CIO is appealing the result to the national level after a dispute over ballots.

A portion of the site of the former police station in Manchester could be used for a church in addition to the original plan of converting it to a storage facility.

$10 million dollars will be invested in a historic mill in Franklin.

A new report suggests New Hampshire is getting a little more green.

The President of Plymouth State University is getting ready to step down after 9 years on the job.


It's official: Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal of his Deflategate suspension later this month.

Despite a win last night, the owner of the Red Sox is calling this year "painful".

Other News

Nashua's Broad Street Parkway project is on track for an October completion-at least according to the contractor.

A traffic shift is scheduled for later this week at the Lee traffic circle at the intersection of US Route 4 and Route 125.

National and World

A bill that includes reforms for the NSA domestic surveillance program passed the US Senate and went to the President for signature Tuesday.

Fallout continues from the FIFA World Cup scandal.

The trial of the Colorado movie theater killer continues with testimony from a psychiatrist.

Californians are conserving more water recently, but they've got a ways to go to meet the mandatory requirements that go into effect later this month.

Amtrak's CEO is vowing new safety technology in the wake of last month's deadly train derailment in Philadelphia.

There's new clues in the investigation into the death of a wealthy family in Washington DC.

There's been an upswing in bison-on-human violence at Yellowstone National Park.

Ambivalence about President Obama's job performance is nothing new, but here's a surprise: Approval ratings for George W. Bush are at their highest since he left office in 2009.


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