Lincoln http://nhpr.org en 4.21.14: Why We Make Things, Bowling, Fast-Food & Lincoln's Beard http://nhpr.org/post/42114-why-we-make-things-bowling-fast-food-lincolns-beard <p></p><p><em>Things </em>are important. They help us get places, allow us to sit back and relax, provide entertainment, memories, sustenance, and warmth. I used to vow intense dislike for the word "things" (<em>"It's so vague; what does it mean?!"</em>).&nbsp;But truthfully, things - and the many uses of the word - are important. On today's Word of Mouth, we're exploring a lot of things. Really. From making to eating to growing, things can do so much for us. Hop on the "thing" bandwagon and listen up. As Oprah would say, "<em>You get a new thing! You get a new thing! Yes, you get a new thing!</em>"</p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:27:54 +0000 Word of Mouth 47123 at http://nhpr.org 4.21.14: Why We Make Things, Bowling, Fast-Food & Lincoln's Beard Lincoln State Rep Proposes Two Casinos http://nhpr.org/post/lincoln-state-rep-proposes-two-casinos <p>Several bills that would expand gambling in New Hampshire are likely to be introduced this session.&nbsp; One North Country lawmaker plans to file a bill to allow two casinos in the state.</p><p>NHPR’s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p>As the legislative session begins, Governor-elect Maggie Hassan has repeatedly said that she’s open to expanded gambling in the state.</p><p>And she thinks New Hampshire would benefit most from a single high-end casino near the Massachusetts border.</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 21:34:04 +0000 Chris Jensen 19457 at http://nhpr.org Man Dies In Mudslide In Sandy's Aftermath http://nhpr.org/post/man-dies-mudslide-sandys-aftermath <p>One person in New Hampshire has died as the result of the remnants of Hurricane Sandy sweeping the state. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 17:20:42 +0000 Chris Jensen 15812 at http://nhpr.org