Friday NH News Roundup

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9:00 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - March 27th, 2015

A look at the biggest New Hampshire news of the week: budget battles kick into a higher gear, as the House prepares to vote on final plan. Republican presidential hopefuls continue to spring up, with frequent Granite State visitor Ted Cruz the first to declare candidacy. And an energy bill energizes opposition among solar-power companies concerned about big utilities.

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9:00 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - March 20th, 2015

A look at the biggest New Hampshire news of the week: the state budget moved front-and-center this week with Republicans and Democrats wrangling over propsed cuts to Health and Human Services, the Department of Transportation, and the state university system. The Department of Corrections is having budget troubles of its own, forcing them to delay construction on a new women's prison in Concord. And the latest from presidential hopefuls in the Granite State including Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush.

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9:00 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - March 13th, 2015

Voters gather at town meetings to have their annual say on local spending, with many this year, saying “no” to new ventures.  At the Statehouse, lawmakers tackle an enormous array of bills from the minimum wage to marijuana.  And as the snowbanks melt, Presidential candidates are blooming in Granite State.

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9:00 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - March 6, 2015

A look at the biggest New Hampshire news of the week: A flurry of activity in the statehouse with bills aimed at protecting minors from cigarette smoke and tanning beds in motion. Senators sideline a proposal to reopen and expand the Balsams resort. And the House votes for a longer list of illnesses eligible for medical marijuana. Meanwhile in Boston, the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev brings back painful memories.

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9:00 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - February 27, 2015

A look at the biggest New Hampshire news of the week: political heavyweights Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Marco Rubio descend on the Granite State. Anthem reveals that more than six hundred thousand New Hampshire customers were affected by the recent data hack. And the Associated Press explores the impact of declining federal funding for the state’s roads.

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9:00 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - February 20, 2015

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We're looking at the top stories of the week: lawmakers return to the perennial debate around casino gambling in the state, a house bill would bring New Hampshire into line with the rest of New England in decriminalizing marijuana possession, and the Mount Washington summit records the world’s second coldest temperatures.

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9:00 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - February 13, 2015

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The top story of the week, of course, is Governor Hassan’s budget address.  Her proposed spending increases include kindergarten through college education, mental health, corrections, and rail.  The governor also seek more revenue from tobacco taxes, vehicle registrations, and government consolidation. We'll talk about that, as well as some other headlines of the week.

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9:00 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - February 6, 2015

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We're following the top stories of the week: lawmakers engage in a new debate over an old issue: the state’s role in funding public education.  A house bill would require all state police officers to wear body cameras when interacting with the public. And a new commuter rail study says “sorry Concord,” recommending train service from Boston to Manchester.

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9:00 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - January 30, 2015

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We're looking at some of the top stories of the week: Granite Staters mop up from the storm, with many saying it wasn’t as bad as it could have been, the State receives 14 applications from those hoping to run medical marijuana dispensaries,  a new bill is filed on voter residency requirements, and Fish and Game debates drones and other technology in hunting.

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9:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - January 23, 2015

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We’re talking about the top news stories of the week: lawmakers start to dig into this year’s bills on subjects from out-of-state health insurance to mandatory paid sick leave, Health and Human Services officials unveil a huge shortfall, and hundreds rally at the Statehouse for campaign finance reform.

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  • Jeff Feingold – editor of the New Hampshire Business Review
  • Josh Rogers – senior political reporter for NHPR

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9:00 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Friday N.H. News Roundup - January 16, 2015

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We’re talking about the top news stories of the week: the Governor’s STEM Task Force releases its recommendations on boosting science, technology, nngineering and math education, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul returns to the Granite State, fueling more Presidential speculation,  and southern New Hampshire ponders the impact of a Boston Olympics.

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9:00 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - December 19, 2014

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We're looking at the top stories of the week: political unease continues in the New Hampshire House, with a Republican caucus divided, the state’s Homeless count shows the overall population down, but increases among some groups like veterans,  and Berlin considers a Bearcat, with city police making their case for an armored vehicle.

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9:00 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - December 12, 2014

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We're looking at the top stories of the week: a N.H. Supreme Court decision in the pension contributions case, a Franklin businessman applies for a medical marijuana dispensary license, and House Speaker Jasper chooses House committee chairs.

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  • Rik Stevens - northern New England correspondent for the Associated Press
  • Kevin Landrigan - chief political correspondent for New Hampshire 1 News, a new media company based in Concord

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8:02 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Friday New Hampshire News Roundup

An upset at the New Hampshire House as members choose Hudson Republican Shawn Jasper as Speaker over Bill O’Brien.  Hundreds turn out for a community discussion in Keene,on the future of the city’s Pumpkin Festival.  And FairPoint customers in Northern New England start to feel the effects of a worker strike.

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9:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - November 21, 2014

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We're looking at the top stories of the week: House republicans narrowly vote to return Bill O’Brien as Speaker, for the next legislative session.  At the Statehouse it's also budget season , and agency heads are making their cases for more revenue.  And, a new study measures the toll of substance abuse on the Granite State economy.

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9:00 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - November 14, 2014

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We’re looking at the top stories of the week: Foster’s Daily Democrat sold to the Seacoast Media Group after one hundred and forty years of family ownership.  Open enrollment on Healthcare dot gov starts tomorrow. Governor Hassan bows to pressure from wind and Northern Pass opponents.  And this week’s developments in New Hampshire state politics.

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9:00 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - November 7, 2014

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As the victors in Tuesday’s elections make plans for their new terms, and the pundits slice and dice the results, we’ll examine what might be next for the New Hampshire and National agenda.  We’re also checking in on results elsewhere in New England, from a pro-Casino vote in the Bay State to some gubernatorial surprises.

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9:00 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - October 31, 2014

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With Elections just days away, candidates make their final pitches with a flurry of debates and visits by outside political heavyweights. New Hampshire issues its Ebola protocol, requiring in-home quarantines in some cases. And state preservationists release their “Seven to Save” list of historic buildings.

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9:00 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - October 24, 2014

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From politics to Pumpkin Fest, we're looking at the top stories of the week: officials are still trying to figure out why mayhem erupted near Keene State College during last weekend’s Halloween festival, while candidates hashed out issues from Obamacare to energy for an intense week of debates and forums.

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9:00 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup: 2014 Election Edition

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A special election edition of our Friday New Hampshire News Roundup.  We’ll sit down with NPR’s senior Washington editor Ron Elving, who’s in the Granite State this week, and NHPR’s senior political reporter Josh Rogers. We’ll get their take on the midterms and how New Hampshire’s races fit into the national narrative.

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9:00 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - October 10, 2014

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week: including political wrangling over voting records and campaign ads and  hospital preparations across the country and here in New Hampshire for the Ebola virus.

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  • Garry Rayno – Statehouse reporter for The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News
  • Rik Stevens - Northern New England correspondent for the Associated Press
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9:00 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - October 3, 2014

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week: including an energy summit, an election update, and news on health care enrollment.   

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9:00 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - September 26, 2014

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week: election politics, an updated platform for N.H.’s GOP, and a winter prediction for more cold but less snow. 

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  • Garry Rayno – Statehouse reporter for The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News
  • Dean Spiliotes–  Civic Scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and author of the website NHPoliticalCapital.com
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5:40 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - September 19, 2014

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week: election politics, unfinished business in the legislature, and a declining poverty rate in New Hampshire.  

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9:00 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - September 12, 2014

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week: general election campaigns taking shape following the primary, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's visit to the state to rally New Hampshire Republicans, and 9/11 remembrances across the state.

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9:00 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - September 5, 2014

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week: Republican candidates face off in a final round of debates before next week’s primary, second journalist with New Hampshire ties is murdered by Islamic extremists, and here, in New Hampshire, Vice President Joe Biden issues a resounding threat to the killers.

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9:00 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - August 29, 2014

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week: after a summer of protests, Arthur T. returns and a Market Basket deal is signed; primary politics heat up, as the state Republican and Democratic parties file dueling campaign finance complaints in the Governor’s race; and Plymouth State University joins those institutions no longer requiring applicants submit SAT scores.

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9:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - August 22, 2014

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GOP primaries for governor and congress heat up as the September primary nears, civil liberties advocates sue the town of Hudson on behalf of local panhandlers, and Rochester couple Diane and John Foley call their son, war reporter James Foley, a “martyr for freedom” after his grisly killing by Islamic extremists.

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9:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - August 15, 2014

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We're covering the top stories of the week: the saga of market basket continues as the deadline for employees to return to work is imminent and the hint of a deal between the Arthur S and Arthur T DeMoulas factions could happen very soon, and lots of political activity in the races for Senator, Congress and Governor begin to heat up in advance of the fall elections.

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9:00 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - August 8, 2014

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We're covering the top stories of the week: the continuing saga of Market Basket, with job fairs this week trying to recruit new employees, the Attorney General's order that Governor Hassan give back $24,000 in campaign contributions, evidentiary hearings taking place in the kidnapping case of Abigail Hernandez, and two boys from NH receiving their bagpipes back in time for a competition after confiscation at the border.

  

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