Newscast http://nhpr.org en Fish And Game: As Ice Melts, Dead Fish Appear http://nhpr.org/post/fish-and-game-ice-melts-dead-fish-appear <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">As the ice continues to recede on shallow lakes and ponds, dead fish might be washing up on New Hampshire shorelines, but state officials say that's not uncommon.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:45:22 +0000 Associated Press 47177 at http://nhpr.org Fish And Game: As Ice Melts, Dead Fish Appear Giuliani Speaking On Leadership In Concord http://nhpr.org/post/giuliani-speaking-leadership-concord <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is giving a talk on leadership at the University of New Hampshire law school.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Giuliani, who served as mayor from 1994 to 2011, will deliver a presentation called "Leadership in the 21st Century" on Tuesday in Concord.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:54:40 +0000 Associated Press 47172 at http://nhpr.org Sunapee Expansion Back On Trial http://nhpr.org/post/sunapee-expansion-back-trial <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A longstanding legal dispute between the operators of Mount Sunapee Resort and the New Hampshire officials who blocked expansion plans is on trial once again.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:50:10 +0000 Associated Press 47171 at http://nhpr.org Sunapee Expansion Back On Trial N.H. Ranks High For Students Transferring Out Of State http://nhpr.org/post/nh-ranks-high-students-transferring-out-state <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">As college students prepare to leave New Hampshire and Vermont for summer break, a recent national study raises questions about how many will return in the fall.</p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:37:28 +0000 Associated Press 47071 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Ranks High For Students Transferring Out Of State N.H. Senator Odell Announces Retirement http://nhpr.org/post/nh-senator-odell-announces-retirement <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Six-term state Sen. Bob Odell says he will not seek re-election this fall.</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:27:40 +0000 Associated Press 46990 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Senator Odell Announces Retirement This Is Final Weekend For Skiing In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/final-weekend-skiing-nh <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The three remaining ski areas that are open in New Hampshire are planning to close after this weekend.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The "Ski New Hampshire" website shows that Loon Mountain Resort, Cannon Mountain and Bretton Woods plan to operate this weekend.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:18:00 +0000 Associated Press 46992 at http://nhpr.org This Is Final Weekend For Skiing In N.H. Hoax Bomb Detonated At Boston Finish Line, Suspect In Custody http://nhpr.org/post/hoax-bomb-detonated-boston-finish-line-suspect-custody <p>Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax device.</p><p>Police Superintendent Randall Halstead says the man was stopped Tuesday by an officer who saw him acting suspiciously. He says the man dropped the backpack.</p> <p>Halstead says the man also faces charges of disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:42:27 +0000 Associated Press 46849 at http://nhpr.org Rising Temps, Rain Raise Flood Worries In N.H., Maine, Vermont http://nhpr.org/post/rising-temps-rain-raise-flood-worries-nh-maine-vermont <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Concerns about flooding in northern New England are growing as more rain comes to the region.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:09:20 +0000 Associated Press 46796 at http://nhpr.org Sen. Shaheen Meets With Marathon Responders http://nhpr.org/post/sen-shaheen-meets-marathon-responders <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Hampshire police officers who pitched in after the Boston Marathon Bombings last year met in Manchester Tuesday with Senator Jeanne Shaheen.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:05:24 +0000 Ryan Lessard 46792 at http://nhpr.org Sen. Shaheen Meets With Marathon Responders Suspended County Attorney Turns To Court For Reinstatement http://nhpr.org/post/suspended-county-attorney-turns-court-reinstatement <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A New Hampshire county attorney suspended since November is returning to court to ask for his job back.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams cites the Attorney General's statement last month that no criminal charges would be filed against him.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:02:31 +0000 Associated Press 46312 at http://nhpr.org Suspended County Attorney Turns To Court For Reinstatement Keg Explosion Lawsuit Filed http://nhpr.org/post/keg-explosion-lawsuit-filed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The sister of a man who was killed in a keg explosion at a New Hampshire brewery two years ago has filed a federal lawsuit against three companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of the keg.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:58:08 +0000 Associated Press 46311 at http://nhpr.org Veterans Group Raises Money For Special Housing At Dartmouth http://nhpr.org/post/veterans-group-raises-money-special-housing-dartmouth <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A nonprofit group is raising money to buy a home for veterans who attend Dartmouth College. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Project </span>VetCare<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Inc. has received an anonymous pledge of $375,000 toward the home's $475,000 purchase price and is hoping to raise the rest by May 31. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:05:02 +0000 Associated Press 46282 at http://nhpr.org N.H. House Committees To Hold Hearing On Raising Gas Tax http://nhpr.org/post/nh-house-committees-hold-hearing-raising-gas-tax <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The House highways and tax committees are holding a joint hearing next week on a proposal to raise the tax on gas and diesel by 4 cents. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The hearing will be held Tuesday. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Senate-passed bill would provide more money over the next two years for highway improvements, then take some of the tax proceeds to pay off $200 million in borrowing toward completion of the I-93 project. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:00:50 +0000 Associated Press 46281 at http://nhpr.org N.H. House Committees To Hold Hearing On Raising Gas Tax Amid Settlement Battle With Regulators, HealthTrust Announces $13.9M Refund http://nhpr.org/post/amid-settlement-battle-regulators-healthtrust-announces-139m-refund <p>Communities that carry <a href="http://www.healthtrustnh.org/" target="_blank">HealthTrust</a> insurance for public workers could split $13.9 million following a vote by the program’s board of directors. &nbsp;In an <a href="http://www.healthtrustnh.org/Resources/ViewDocument/857" target="_blank">announcement</a> late Tuesday afternoon, HealthTrust noted that the refund was bigger than expected. &nbsp;The money comes from another risk pool, <a href="http://www.healthtrustnh.org/Coverage#pl" target="_blank">Property-Liability Trust</a>. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:26:26 +0000 Amanda Loder 46054 at http://nhpr.org Amid Settlement Battle With Regulators, HealthTrust Announces $13.9M Refund House Panel Weighs Ban On Discrimination Against Gays http://nhpr.org/post/house-panel-weighs-ban-discrimination-against-gays <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A House panel is holding a hearing on a proposed amendment to New Hampshire's constitution that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:57:16 +0000 Associated Press 46049 at http://nhpr.org House Panel Weighs Ban On Discrimination Against Gays