Animals have long played a part in human therapy and healing; from dogs trained to assist the disabled, to all manner of animals making visits to hospitals and nursing homes. For one Vermont woman, it’s a horse that’s helped her heal; not from physical ailments, but from the emotional and spiritual scars of abuse. Sean Hurley brings us her story.
9:56: Gage says over the summer, all five regions of state putting together professional development for teachers to help with implementing Common Core standards. “We’re going to be working very diligently.”
9:52: Question about impact of students at upper end of academic scale, says his daughter’s needs are not being met. Peterson says the nation is not challenging high school students enough.
No prospective casino developer has been in the news more than Bill Wortman and his firm, Millennium Gaming. Wortman has been courting the town of Salem for years and recently unveiled his concept for a casino at Rockingham Park.
Wortman may have started off as a CPA but he clearly enjoys the role of casino developer that he's morphed into. A beefy man who favors a casual, open collar look, Wortman began his gaming career in 1978 at one of the iconic casinos on the Las Vegas strip:
What would a casino at Rockingham Park mean for Salem city government? We traveled to Western Pennsylvania to find out. There, a $550 million casino and racetrack called The Meadows has injected millions into local government.
Open any Torah, Bible or Koran, and the passages about homosexuality seem clear: being gay is an abomination; a sin; something that incurs the wrath of God. But for some, these interpretations are changing. "Gay in the Eyes of God" explores the ways in which the major American religious traditions grapple with acceptance of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. We present personal stories as well as interpretations of scripture and theology - both traditional and progressive.
Four of New Hampshire's more prominent colleges and its only law school are holding graduation ceremonies.
Graduating students at the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth State University, St. Anselm College, New England College and the University of New Hampshire School of Law are collecting their degrees Saturday.