Correspondent Sean Hurley dons a necklace of Ice Claws while out Nordic skating on the Connecticut River.
NHPR's Josh Rogers speaks to Senator Chuck Morse after the governor's budget address on Thursday.
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Cece, a service dog, waits patiently for her owner Sandra Teti of Rochester to finish a conversation at the Legislative Office Building in Concord on Thursday. Teti was attending a hearing on a bill allowing companion dogs in the outdoor area of restaurants.
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Nancy Chaddock at her home in Hill, NH. Chaddock, who does not own a gun herself, is not bothered by the many gun owners who live around her.
As federal lawmakers grapple with tighter gun control laws, business is good for the firearms industry.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?
A look at the impact of the firearms industry on the Granite State's economy
For many rural residents of New Hampshire, owning a gun is not a political statement; it’s a tool, or a form of recreation. Even for some non-gun-owning neighbors, the idea that others have guns for hunting or target shooting is pretty non-controversial. And what’s more, the data available indicate that in New Hampshire that rural gun-culture only seems to be growing.