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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, October 14, 2015


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In a stinging rebuke to its Town Council, Derry voters turned out in big numbers to overturn all 8 budget items on the ballot.

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders went head-to-head last night in the first Democratic Presidential candidates' debate, which you heard live on 99-1 NH1 News.

NH1 News Political Director Paul Steinhauser took a ride on the campaign bus of Ohio Governor and GOP Presidential candidate John Kasich Tuesday.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has drawn the ire of New Hampshire Democrats after he suggested earlier this week that New Hampshire shouldn't have such a prominent role in the Presidential primary process.

The Manchester home of the parents of Matthew Dion, long a grim reminder of their murders, will be demolished before their son goes to trial on charges he killed them and set the house on fire.

Upset parents of students at Nashua High School North met with administrators to address the discovery of a "death list" inspired by a Japanese comic book.

A woman who works for the state has lost her battle to breast-feed her child at the workplace, as a judge has sided with government officials. NH1 Investigates Breast-feeding battle.

Two Republican state senators are proposing a $2.5 million fund to expand the use of drug courts across the state to help in the fight against the heroin epidemic.

Investigators into the deadly circus tent collapse in Lancaster now say there were more people underneath the tent than originally thought.

A flipped box truck-likely the result of its sleepy driver-caused major delays yesterday morning on Interstate 93.

A witness in the murder trial of Tristan Wolusky is facing charges after failing to show up in court yesterday.

Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez is attempting to delay the start of his double-murder trial. He's already serving life in prison for the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

A motorcyclist involved in an accident last week in Manchester has died from his injuries.

Concord Police are looking for two suspects in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store on Monday night.

Police in Manchester have arrested a man they say was kicking another man while wearing steel-toed boots.

A Manchester man is facing charges after threatening a woman with a gun, then shooting it into the ground outside the home they share.

Got a summer horticultural project that's gone missing? Danbury Police took to Facebook to let a marijuana grower know they've found his stash.

Police are investigating after a robber broke into the KMart in Lebanon over the weekend, making off with jewelry.

Best Buddies and UNH have partnered to bring supportive relationships to more teenagers and young adults with developmental disabilities.

It's not going to be as big the Keene Pumpkin Festival, but the Monadnock Pumpkin Festival hopes to draw crowds to Swanzey this weekend.

Today's NH1 Top 5: The top 5 most creative (and cheapest) DIY kids' Halloween costumes.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Testimony in the Tristan Wolusky murder trial could wrap up today.

The New Hampshire Fish & Game Commission will hold a meeting today to discuss whether to bring back hunting & trapping season for the Bobcat.

The seventh annual Homeless Veteran Stand Down is being held today at Harbor Homes in Nashua. Homeless vets can pick up donated winter clothes, eat a free breakfast and lunch, and get haircuts and flu shots.

Top News

Closing arguments are expected by Thursday in the murder trial of Tristan Wolusky, accused of killing Madbury teen Aaron Wilkinson in June of 2014.

A vigil was held Tuesday for the missing Manchester woman whose body is believed to be the one found inside a false wall in her apartment over the weekend.

Someone's setting fire to and vandalizing scarecrows that are part of Jaffrey's annual Scarecrows on the Common event.

Police in Middleton are looking for a teenage girl they believe ran away from home.

Nashua's School Board is standing firm on the privatization of 101 custodial jobs, despite a big turnout from supporters of union workers at last night's meeting.


Fresh off her debate appearance on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton will campaign in New Hampshire on Friday.

Donald Trump is accusing a woman who asked him questions at Monday's "No Labels" event in Manchester of being a plant for fellow GOP Presidential candidate Jeb Bush.

Speaking of Jeb Bush, the former Florida Governor was in Manchester Tuesday to lay out his alternative plan to the Affordable Care Act.

Fueled by a strong debate performance last month, Republican Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina's campaign says it's raised $6.8 million since July.

Senator Jeanne Shaheen is leading a Congressional delegation to Europe to get a closer look at the Syrian refugee crisis. Shaheen's also joined the chorus of New Hampshire politicians criticizing Senator Harry Reid for his comments about the NH primary.

Jeanne Shaheen's daughter Stefany, currently a Portsmouth City Councilor, says she'll decide "soon" if she'll run for Governor.

The debate over campaign finance and money from big corporations and labor unions was back at the State House Tuesday, with backers of a Constitutional Amendment disappointed by lawmakers' decision to put off lending their support to changes in the law.

By one vote, Nashua leaders have approved an anti-panhandling ordinance.

Concord's City Council is sending a clear message in the debate over the Northern Pass transmission line project: the lines need to be buried.

The Manchester Board of School Committee was told Tuesday that the Manchester School of Technology needs $6.5 million to expand or it will may have to cut its programs.

One of the candidates for Mayor in Nashua picked up several endorsements Tuesday.


Credibility issues with a former Nashua Police's chief work while a detective in the 1980's is the basis for a convicted murderer's request for a new trial.

New Hampshire's Bankruptcy Court will be moving from Manchester to Concord in 2017.

One of the leading women behind the "Free The Nipple" movement will get to challenge in court an ordinance in Gilford that forbids topless women, claiming it's a violation of your constitutional rights.

6,000 federal prisoners deemed as "non-violent" will be released later this month, but only 7 in New Hampshire.

A Massachusetts man convicted of robbing CVS stores in Nashua and Manchester back in 2013 was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

A woman is pleading guilty to charges she stole pills from a pharmacy, then put them in her mouth to conceal them.

Charges have been reduced in the case of a Portsmouth woman charged with marijuana possession in Rollinsford.


A driver has been charged with violating the state's hands-free driving law after a rollover crash on Interstate 93 in Canterbury.

A Nashua man's been charged with taking a car for a test drive, then never coming back.

Police in Pelham have charged two teens with breaking into a home, taking a set of keys and stealing a truck.

A 43-year-old woman is facing charges in Laconia after police say she sold drugs to undercover officers.

3 men are facing reckless gun charges after police say they found them shooting at Martins Ferry Cemetery in Hooksett Tuesday.

Merrimack Police say they've charged a Manchester man on gun charges after finding him with a loaded gun behind Commons Plaza.

A Merrimack man's been charged by police with spitting at, pushing, and threatening a woman Sunday night.

Dover Police want to use money from a grant to fund a position that handles "nuisance issues".

A fire Tuesday forced a family out of their home in Ossipee.


New Hampshire's State Liquor stores continue to undergo a facelift.

The closing of a nuclear power plant in Massachusetts in 2019 could mean higher prices for New Hampshire electricity customers.

Other News

The Open Road Toll lanes on I-93 in Hooksett will be closed tonight for maintenance.

Changes in the traffic pattern are coming Monday to the Exit 12 interchange on I-93.

A student group in Dover is calling on retailers to stop selling drug- and alcohol-themed merchandise, especially to children.

A robot that's designed to help kids cope during doctor's visits got a chance to meet Governor Hassan on Tuesday.


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