Sullivan County http://nhpr.org en Newport Dedicates Monument To "Mother Of Thanksgiving" http://nhpr.org/post/newport-dedicates-monument-mother-thanksgiving <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A century and a half after President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday, a public monument is being dedicated to the New Hampshire woman often credited with influencing his decision. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Sarah Josepha Hale was born in Newport, where a bronze memorial is being dedicated Saturday. A magazine editor, abolitionist and champion of women's causes, Hale also devoted years of her life to lobbying for Thanksgiving. Sat, 23 Nov 2013 16:39:53 +0000 Associated Press 39024 at http://nhpr.org Sturm, Ruger Announces Plans To Expand Out-Of-State http://nhpr.org/post/sturm-ruger-announces-plans-expand-out-state <p>It’s been a busy few years for <a href="http://www.ruger.com/index.html" target="_blank">Sturm, </a><a href="http://www.ruger.com/index.html" target="_blank">Ruger</a>…so much so, the company is looking to start another factory out-of-state.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 22:04:06 +0000 Amanda Loder 26841 at http://nhpr.org Sturm, Ruger Announces Plans To Expand Out-Of-State Rockingham Healthiest County In N.H., Coos Struggles http://nhpr.org/post/rockingham-healthiest-county-nh-coos-struggles <p> Rockingham County is officially the healthiest place in New Hampshire, while Coos County is struggling in terms of public health.&nbsp; That’s according to a <a href="http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/app/new-hampshire/2013/rankings/outcomes/overall/by-rank" target="_blank">report</a> released by the <a href="http://www.rwjf.org/" target="_blank">Robert Wood Johnson Foundation</a> and the <a href="http://uwphi.pophealth.wisc.edu/" target="_blank">University of Wisconsin</a>.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:36:21 +0000 Amanda Loder 24030 at http://nhpr.org Rockingham Healthiest County In N.H., Coos Struggles N.H. Benefits From Firearms Boom http://nhpr.org/post/nh-benefits-firearms-boom-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As federal lawmakers grapple with tighter gun control laws, business is good for the firearms industry.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Across the country, gun dealers can’t keep them on the shelves, and manufacturers can’t keep up with demand. But how do these trends affect New Hampshire's economy?</span></p><p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:20:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 21699 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Benefits From Firearms Boom