Brady Carlson http://nhpr.org en Foodstuffs: Summer Plans For Winter Greens http://nhpr.org/post/foodstuffs-summer-plans-winter-greens <p>Winter feels far away right now, but farmers looking to grow winter crops - and there are a growing number of them -&nbsp; are starting to think about what they’ll put in their greenhouses.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:18:31 +0000 Brady Carlson 51706 at http://nhpr.org Foodstuffs: Summer Plans For Winter Greens Former Concord Monitor Editor To Administer Pulitzer Prize http://nhpr.org/post/former-concord-monitor-editor-administer-pulitzer-prize <p>One of the most prominent voices in New Hampshire journalism will now lead the committee awarding one of the most prestigious awards in journalism.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:36:02 +0000 Brady Carlson 51234 at http://nhpr.org Former Concord Monitor Editor To Administer Pulitzer Prize Outages, Flood Warnings Follow Severe Thunderstorms In New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/outages-flood-warnings-follow-severe-thunderstorms-new-hampshire <p>Updated 5:06 pm</p><p>Several thousand homes and businesses are without power following the severe thunderstorms that came through New Hampshire Wednesday afternoon.</p><p>Utilities reported some 6,500 outages as of 5pm Wednesday.</p><p>The National Weather Service says the storm brought more than 2 inches of rain to parts of New Hampshire, prompting concerns about flooding.</p><p></p><p>A <strong>flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Sullivan, Carroll and Grafton counties</strong>, until about 8pm.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:14:12 +0000 Brady Carlson 51233 at http://nhpr.org Granite Geek: Here's Where You Can Fly Drones In New Hampshire's Great Outdoors http://nhpr.org/post/granite-geek-heres-where-you-can-fly-drones-new-hampshires-great-outdoors <p>Unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, have been keeping government officials busy lately. They’re wrestling with a range of questions on whether any potential uses of drone technology may pose any problems. Recently <a href="http://online.wsj.com/articles/u-s-government-moves-to-ban-drones-in-national-parks-1403286430" target="_blank">the National Park Service has issued a ban on drones in national park areas</a>. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:56:44 +0000 Brady Carlson 51179 at http://nhpr.org Granite Geek: Here's Where You Can Fly Drones In New Hampshire's Great Outdoors Foodstuffs: A Neighborhood Market Searches For A Neighborhood http://nhpr.org/post/foodstuffs-neighborhood-market-searches-neighborhood <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A food market can be a cultural center for a neighborhood. The owner of an Asian market in Manchester is hoping to become just that, but first he must find a new space for his store. To learn more about the Saigon Asian Market we turned to Mark Hayward of the Union Leader who <a href="http://www.unionleader.com/article/20140617/NEWS02/140619022&amp;source=RSS" target="_blank">has written about the market’s struggle with the Manchester Zoning Board of Adjustment</a>:</span></p><p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:21:15 +0000 Brady Carlson 50840 at http://nhpr.org Foodstuffs: A Neighborhood Market Searches For A Neighborhood UNH Law Professor: N.H. Buffer Zone 'Vulnerable' After SCOTUS Ruling http://nhpr.org/post/unh-law-professor-nh-buffer-zone-vulnerable-after-scotus-ruling <p></p><p>While New Hampshire lawmakers passed and Governor Maggie Hassan signed a bill allowing for buffer zones outside facilities that provide abortions in New Hampshire, the U.S. Supreme Court was considering whether a Massachusetts law on buffer zones was constitutional.</p><p>On Thursday, the high court made its ruling.</p><p>John Greabe teaches constitutional law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law.</p><p>He explains the ruling and what impact it may have on New Hampshire’s law.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:21:16 +0000 Brady Carlson 50924 at http://nhpr.org UNH Law Professor: N.H. Buffer Zone 'Vulnerable' After SCOTUS Ruling Granite Geek: A Slow, Hard Road Back For American Chestnut Trees http://nhpr.org/post/granite-geek-slow-hard-road-back-american-chestnut-trees <p>For decades now, <a href="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/1040139-469/resurrecting-the-chestnut-tree-requires-patience-effort.html">scientists and volunteers in the Northeast have been trying to bring back the American chestnut tree</a>, which a century ago comprised about 25 percent of New England’s forests.</p><p>Blight nearly wiped out the American chestnut, and it did so quickly. Restoring the tree is taking a little more time, in part because the blight is still out there.</p><p></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:47:11 +0000 Brady Carlson 50780 at http://nhpr.org Granite Geek: A Slow, Hard Road Back For American Chestnut Trees Dartmouth Runner Poised For Long-Term Success On Pro Circuit http://nhpr.org/post/dartmouth-runner-poised-long-term-success-pro-circuit <p>Dartmouth College’s Abbey D’Agostino is turning pro now that her celebrated collegiate running career has come to an end. In four years at Dartmouth D’Agostino became one of the Ivy League’s all-time most accomplished. To learn more about her career and what lies ahead, I spoke to David Monti, editor and publisher of the New York based <em>Race Results Weekly:</em></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">This is an athlete that took a lot of people by surprise. What were the expectations when she first came to Dartmouth and what did she end up accomplishing?</strong></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:19:12 +0000 Brady Carlson & Austin Cowan 50693 at http://nhpr.org Dartmouth Runner Poised For Long-Term Success On Pro Circuit Salem Program Teaches A New Group Of 'Junior Chefs' http://nhpr.org/post/salem-program-teaches-new-group-junior-chefs <p>The school year is drawing to a close, but next week a group of teens in Salem are heading back to the classroom - and the kitchen.</p><p>They're taking part in the Junior Chef program, a partnership between the <a href="http://www.salembgc.org/portal/" target="_blank">Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem</a> and the <a href="http://www.tuscanbrands.com/kitchen/" target="_blank">Tuscan Kitchen</a> restaurant.</p><p><strong>Eddie Payne</strong> is an executive chef with the Tuscan Kitchen. He describes the program to NHPR's Brady Carlson.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:25:50 +0000 Brady Carlson 50846 at http://nhpr.org Granite Geek: Can’t Anything Fight Ticks And Leave Everything Else Alone? http://nhpr.org/post/granite-geek-can-t-anything-fight-ticks-and-leave-everything-else-alone <p>They are one of the least-enjoyed elements of the warm weather landscape in New Hampshire.</p><p>Ticks.</p><p>They bite. They carry Lyme disease and other nasty illnesses – and they’re pretty creepy looking as well.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:14:30 +0000 Brady Carlson 50009 at http://nhpr.org Hospital Tax Debate Crucial, If Not Flashy, In 2014 Legislative Session http://nhpr.org/post/hospital-tax-debate-crucial-if-not-flashy-2014-legislative-session <p><em>This week All Things Considered has been looking back at some of the major legislative debates this session at the New Hampshire statehouse.&nbsp;</em></p><p>The Medicaid Enhancement Tax usually flies under the radar in New Hampshire: it’s complicated, boring on the surface and, as far as taxes go, pretty narrowly applied.</p><p>But the MET, as it's called, has major implications for the state budget and the state’s 26 hospitals. And debate over how to fix the MET gained plenty of attention this year, becoming one of the biggest policy issues lawmakers took on in 2014.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:03:05 +0000 Todd Bookman & Brady Carlson 49839 at http://nhpr.org Hospital Tax Debate Crucial, If Not Flashy, In 2014 Legislative Session Amid A Changing Debate, New Hampshire Lawmakers Keep Death Penalty In 2014 http://nhpr.org/post/amid-changing-debate-new-hampshire-lawmakers-keep-death-penalty-2014 <p><em>This week All Things Considered is looking at the key bills at the statehouse this year – which passed, which didn’t, and why.</em></p><p>Proponents of repealing New Hampshire's death penalty law had new allies this year, including Governor Maggie Hassan, who promised to sign a repeal measure as long as it didn't affect the sentence of Michael Addison, the state's lone death row inmate.</p><p>The State House approved a repeal measure, but the Senate deadlocked 12-12 over the bill and ultimately laid it on the table.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:56:42 +0000 Brady Carlson & Josh Rogers 49786 at http://nhpr.org Casino Advocates, Opponents 'Dug In' Again This Year In N.H. Legislature http://nhpr.org/post/casino-advocates-opponents-dug-again-year-nh-legislature <p><em>All Things Considered is looking at some of the key bills of the 2014 legislative session – and how they ended up passing or failing to pass.</em></p><p>This year's casino debate may have seen some new lines of argument, but the outcome was the same as in years past: casino proposals won support in the State Senate, but came up short in the State House.</p><p>Reporter <strong>Norma Love</strong> of the Associated Press explains the dynamic behind this year's casino debate to NHPR's Brady Carlson.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:08:36 +0000 Brady Carlson 49714 at http://nhpr.org Casino Advocates, Opponents 'Dug In' Again This Year In N.H. Legislature How A Ban On Cellphones While Driving Came Together At The Statehouse http://nhpr.org/post/how-ban-cellphones-while-driving-came-together-statehouse <p><em>This week All Things Considered is looking at some of the key bills of the 2014 legislative session. </em></p><p>One of the most high-profile bills at the statehouse this year was a plan to ban the use of hand-held cell phones while driving.</p><p><strong>Garry Rayno</strong> covers the statehouse for the <a href="http://www.unionleader.com" target="_blank">New Hampshire Union Leader</a>. He explains to All Things Considered host Brady Carlson how the bill came to pass the House and Senate, and some of the details of the measure.</p><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:25:50 +0000 Brady Carlson 49840 at http://nhpr.org Brown Defends Advisory Role With Obscure Florida Firm http://nhpr.org/post/brown-defends-advisory-role-obscure-florida-firm <p></p><p><em>&nbsp; NHPR's Brady Carlson talks with Boston Globe reporter Todd Wallack.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Scott Brown has been back on the campaign trail this week, but it's the former Massachusetts Senator's work outside of politics that's now getting a lot of attention.</span></p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:24:15 +0000 Brady Carlson 49640 at http://nhpr.org Brown Defends Advisory Role With Obscure Florida Firm