Die Frau Ohne Schatten February 15, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. A legendary Met production directed by the late Herbert Wernicke returns for the first time in ten years. The fantastical genius of the Strauss score and the Hofmannsthal libretto will be interpreted by conductor Vladimir Jurowski and a thrilling cast. Anne Schwanewilms and Torsten Kerl are the otherworldly Empress and Emperor, and Johan Reuter is Barak. Christine Goerke, the rising dramatic soprano star, returns to the Met as the Dyer’s Wife, whose shadow the Empress must win to free herself from a fatal decree.
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In the past few years there’s been a resurgence in American moonshine, including high-end bottles on liquor store shelves. The movement comes thanks in no small part to the Discovery Channel reality show, Moonshiners. And while ‘White Lightening’ may have its roots in Appalachia, in the deep shade of New Hampshire’s forest, there’s at least one illegal operation.
Bass fishing is now big business in America, with high profile tournaments getting plenty of coverage on networks including ESPN. And it’s also New Hampshire’s newest high school interscholastic sport. And last spring New Hampshire high school students got to show off their own angling abilities at a bass fishing tournament on Lake Winnipesaukee.
Conditions in New Hampshire’s White Mountains are notoriously harsher than their altitude suggests. But for World Class mountaineers this makes the Whites a perfect training ground. Reporter Sam Evans-Brown spent the day with one out on the icy slopes.
The most critical issue New Hampshire faced in 2013 was how to adopt and roll out the ACA. And those decisions didn’t come easily. State lawmakers must still decide whether to expand Medicaid and because of New Hampshire’s small size, only one insurance company offers plans on the federally-run online marketplace. Reporter Todd Bookman followed the twists and turns of the ACA and produced a mix of daily and feature stories to illustrate our state’s complicated relationship with the law.
During the 2013 legislative session New Hampshire grappled with the question of whether to allow the state’s first casino. NHPR followed the debate at the State House but also wanted to better understand the larger implications. We sent a reporter to Washington, Pa. where Millennium Gaming runs a casino. The company hopes to build a casino in New Hampshire. Throughout our coverage we learned how the area has benefited, but also looked into the social costs of gambling.
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Motorists are being urged to use caution and leave extra time for travel as a winter storm promises to deliver more snow and bitter cold temperatures to the Granite State.
New Hampshire Department of Transportation spokesman Bill Bonyton said roads are slick and that drivers need to take it slow. Speed limits have been reduced to 45 MPH on New Hampshire's interstates and turnpikes.
The local jobs picture in New Hampshire continues to improve. New data out Thursday from N.H. Employment Security shows that all ten counties had lower unemployment rates in November than compared to the start of 2013.
The rate in Coos County remains the highest in the state, but it’s down 2.4% from last January. Cheshire and Strafford have each seen their jobless rates fall by 2 percentage points.
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