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All Things New Hampshire: Wednesday, September 2, 2015


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The family of the woman shot and killed in Manchester's North End Sunday night is asking for the public's help in finding her killer.

Manchester's Board of Aldermen overruled Mayor Ted Gatsas-twice-and approved a new contract for Manchester teachers, one day before they returned to school.

We're learning more about the murder-for-hire plot in Keene, and how police were able to use an informant to lead them to an arrest.

Police in Seabrook are looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting a child.

The debate continues over the release of body camera video showing police officers shooting and killing a man in Bath back in July.

More arrests in Laconia in connection with last month's large-scale drug bust, including a second arrest for a man caught up in the original sweep.

2 people were hospitalized in Manchester after a stabbing late Monday night.

The Vice President hasn't committed to running, but a "Draft Biden" Super PAC is hiring in New Hampshire as it looks to convince Joe Biden to seek the White House in 2016.

Representative Annie Kuster is preparing legislation in Washington for her "Working Families" agenda.

Riverbend Mobile Crisis Services launched Tuesday in Concord, and is the first in the state to offer psychiatric services at your doorstep.

Counterfeit tourniquets are threatening medical care by some New Hampshire EMS workers-NH1 News investigates.

A memorial is being built for the father and daughter killed in last month's deadly circus tent collapse in Lancaster.

Concord Police are looking for a suspect who tried to hold up a convenience store with a gun over the weekend.

Merrimack police have charged a teen with hopping a fence and entering private property while drunk and carrying marijuana.

A steel beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center is making its way to Portsmouth to become part of a 9/11 memorial.

A new study suggests New Hampshire is among the top 10 states for drivers.

Events we're following from the NH1 Media Center

Jury selection is set for today in the trial of Tristan Wolusky, accused in the murder of a Madbury teen in June of 2014, then leaving the body across the border in Maine.

A man accused of spraypainting racist graffiti on refugee homes is set to plead guilty today. Raymond Stevens' case was delayed for years after he shot himself in the head and survived.

Ohio Governor and Republican Presidential candidate John Kasich continues his campaign visit to New Hampshire. Stops today include an appearance at Robie's Country Store in Hooksett.

Rand Paul continues his campaign swing through New Hampshire. Stops today include events in Freedom, Wolfeboro, Laconia, and Manchester.

Governor Maggie Hassan will be in Londonderry this afternoon, picking the first apple of the fall harvesting season at Mack's Apples in Londonderry, a family-run farm that's been in business since the 1800s.

Senator Jeanne Shaheen will host a Town Hall Meeting this afternoon at 5:30pm at the Governor's Inn in Rochester that's open to the public.

This afternoon, a steel beam from the World Trade Center will arrive in the city of Portsmouth. It will be used for a permanent 9/11 memorial in the city.

It's the first day of classes in Manchester, just hours after the Board of Alderman overturned Mayor Ted Gatsas' veto of a new contract for teachers.

Former Manchester Fisher Cat Chris Carpenter-best known for winning the Cy Young award and a World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals-will have his number retired tonight in a ceremony before the Fisher Cats game.

Top News from around New Hampshire

The state and the ACLU have joined the push to have body camera footage released in connection with July's deadly shooting of a man by two Haverill police officers.

The investigation into last month's deadly tent collapse in Lancaster continues as the 145th Lancaster Fair gets underway today.

The Air Force is defending its response to the contamination of the Haven Well at the former Pease Air Force Base.

One of two Canadian men accused in the murders of two women in Nashua in the late 1980's appeared in court Tuesday.

An Ossipee woman has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges after state officials shut down her animal spa and rescue.

A Maine man was killed and another hurt in a rollover on Interstate 95 Tuesday afternoon that caused major traffic problems.

An attempted abduction is under investigation in Laconia.


2016 Republican Presidential candidate John Kasich touted his record as Governor of Ohio during a house party campaign event in Bedford.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker plans a weekend motorcycle ride through New Hampshire as part of his GOP Presidential campaign.

Jeb Bush has announced a campaign stop in Hampton this weekend.

Two more Republican Presidential hopefuls-Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Rick Santorum-will speak at a forum in Hooksett in October.

A change in the rules could mean Carly Fiorina will get to take the stage with the other top Republican Presidential candidates during CNN's upcoming debate.

Research and grant money provided by the state to companies is way down, and the ongoing state budget impasse may be playing a role.

The state plans to release results of its Common Core test scores this fall, well behind other states in the region.

Not everyone is happy about a new state law that went into effect this summer removing betting limits for some forms of charity gambling.

Rochester's City Council has passed a panhandling ordinance.

The Attorney General says Portsmouth's proposal to change its charter rules to allow voters to directly elect a mayor isn't legal.

The countdown is on for big rule changes to taxi and Uber service in Portsmouth.


A Keene man has been indicted on charges he lured a 14 year-old girl to a park for sex.

The trial of a Newmarket man accused of breaking multiple bones in an infant toddler's body has been rescheduled.

A Strafford County prosecutor is asking for a review of the sentence of a former Peterborough firefighter convicted of setting a string of fires in Durham in 2013.

A hearing on a lawsuit brought by local residents opposed to having a homeless shelter in their neighborhood in Exeter has been delayed until October.

The Attorney General's office has settled with a Hampton rug company over its seemingly never-ending "Going Out of Business" sale.

An effort by the town of Farmington to recoup unpaid tuition fees from neighboring Middleton has been rejected by a judge.


Police in Candia say guns are among the items stolen during a string of recent break-ins.

The victim of a drowning at Namaske Lake Sunday has been identified.


Businesses in the Lakes Region say it was a good summer.

Two telecommunications firms in Portsmouth and Maine have announced a merger.

Other News

The "Free The Nipple" movement is headed to Laconia this weekend in protest of an ordinance there barring bare breasts on city beaches.

Bear season is back in New Hampshire-but this time without chocolate as bear bait.

Who trusts scientists more? UNH research says people who identify as liberals.

A newly renovated UNH dining hall is back open for the start of the new school year.

A building many call the biggest eyesore in downtown Derry has been demolished.

A T-shirt shop in Portsmouth is making light of the ongoing controversy surrounding a former Portsmouth Police Sergeant's disputed inheritance from an elderly woman he befriended.


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