Hannah McCarthy

Producer

Hannah McCarthy is a producer for NHPR's Creative Production Unit, reporting and producing stories for "Word of Mouth," "Outside/In," and NHPR News.

Hannah received her M.A. in journalism from New York University, where she studied longform non-fiction writing and audio production. While in New York, Hannah worked as a reporter for Bedford + Bowery and interned at WNYC's "Death, Sex and Money" podcast.

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Coiled in jars of half-evaporated alcohol, hundred year-old snake specimens glow under soft lights. Nearby, the last cougar killed in New Hampshire sneers with lifeless eyes, early taxidermy technique making it look more like a stuffed toy than a once-live animal. But these attractions are nothing compared to the man-eating clam and four-legged chick, staple oddities at the Woodman Museum.

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  It’s difficult to help anyone who is struggling with a drug addiction problem. But helping a teenager comes with a unique set of obstacles. 

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  A new bank opened in Bedford this morning – It’s the first bank to open in New Hampshire since the onset of the Great Recession and the just the second chartered in the United States since 2010. 

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New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie visited Manchester on Wednesday to answer audience questions at the Americans for Peace, Prosperity and Security Forum.

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Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum made his first visit to New Hampshire this afternoon since announcing his candidacy nearly two months ago. 

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Monday afternoon, high school students in a program with University of New Hampshire launched a weather balloon they designed and assembled themselves.

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The headquarters of the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter on Quincy Street has three stories and 14,000 square feet aimed at feeding people in need. But executive director Lisa Christie thought there was one part of the property that could do even more for the organization’s mission.

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At midnight last night, 55 years after To Kill a Mockingbird was published and became an immediate success, Harper Lee’s second novel was released to the public. Gibson’s Bookstore in downtown Concord hosted a read-a-thon of the beloved novel as fans counted the hours before Go Set A Watchman went on sale. 

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The late June morning grows warmer as seven refugee farmers till their new plots at Lewis Farm in Concord. This is the second "incubator" farm established by the Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success, or ORIS. After the success of their first location, the organization established another to meet the interest of their clients.

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    Governor Maggie Hassan signed a bill this morning prohibiting the sale, use or possession of synthetic drugs. The bill is part of a larger effort to combat New Hampshire’s substance abuse problem. 

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When Gabe Rogers talks about beer, it’s with the casual confidence of an expert chemist. Rogers is the co-founder of Garrison City Beerworks in Dover, New Hampshire. It’s that depth of knowledge – which translates into the quality of his beers - that first caught the attention of his business partner Mike Nadeau.

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  Leaders from a wide range of faiths stood before a group of roughly seventy people to mourn the murder of nine worshippers in Charleston and to call for peace, unity and change. 

Reverend Jared Rardin of South Congregational said now is the time for people to come together to discuss racism and tolerance.

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A recent study by the Foundation for Healthy Communities found frequent delays in hospital discharges for medically cleared patients in New Hampshire. Data collected from 21 acute care hospitals in the state revealed that over half of affected patients were over the age of 65. 

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