Friday NH News Roundup

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

Nov 8, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Oct 31, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Oct 24, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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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Friday N.H. News Roundup: 2014 Election Edition

Oct 17, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Oct 10, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

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

Oct 3, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Sep 26, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

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

Sep 19, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Sep 12, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Sep 5, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Aug 28, 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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Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Aug 15, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

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

Aug 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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Friday N.H. News Roundup - August 1, 2014

Aug 1, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We’re covering the top stories of the week: investigations continue since Abigail Hernandez’ return home last week, the turmoil at Market Basket continues with an ultimatum to employees, and New Hampshire reaches record level liquor sales.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014
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We're covering the top stories of the week: New England Governors and Canadian Premiers meet in Bretton Woods to discuss energy policy and cross border cooperation, Scott Brown picks up an endorsement from a potential GOP presidential candidate, Jeb Bush, and after more than two decades of trying one of the toll booths on the Everett Turnpike is closing.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 11, 2014

Jul 11, 2014
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We're covering the top stories of the week: a U.S. Supreme court decision on buffer zones around Massachusetts Abortion clinics, the state’s fire Marshal considering a ban on certain types of fireworks, and the Division of Motor Vehicles' temporary stop to “vanity” plates, following a debate over free-speech.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - June 27, 2014

Jun 27, 2014
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We're covering the top stories of the week: from tax returns as political fodder in the Granite State’s race for U.S. Senate, to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against an abortion-clinic buffer zone law in Massachusetts, to a family-feud at the Market Basket grocery chain and a leadership shakeup that rattles employees around New England.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - June 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014
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We're covering the top stories of the week:  from Rockingham county District attorney Jim Reams' announcement that he is resigning from his job, to a new report showing that up to eighty thousand New Hampshire residents could be drinking contaminated water,  and Bike Week bringing thousands of two-wheeled vehicles to Laconia.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - June 13, 2014

Jun 13, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're covering the top stories of the week: Governor Hassan signs into law a twenty-five-foot “buffer zone” for protesters around abortion clinics, candidates for this fall’s elections line up at the Secretary of State’s office for the filing period, and comedian and Granite State native Seth Meyers hosts a fundraiser for Manchester’s Palace Theatre.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - June 6, 2014

Jun 6, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're looking at some of the top news of the weeks, from the candidate filing period opening for this fall’s elections, to state Senator Sylvia Larsen's announcement her retirement, criticism for Governor Hassan’s trade mission to Turkey, and New Hampshire’s only Holocaust museum opening in Nashua.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're covering the top stories of the week, from bills on alternative energy and the Medicaid Enhancement Tax at the last full week at the State House, to the veterans honored at Memorial Day remembrances around the state, and Belmont’s school board votes to keep its controversial Red Raiders logo.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We’re looking at the stories of the week: the Granite State remembers and says goodbye to fallen Brentwood police officer, Steven Arkell, Governor Hassan signs into law a 4-cent gas tax increase effective July 1st, and after a week’s worth of pressure, the Wolfeboro police commissioner criticized for making racist comments resigns.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We’re looking at the stories of the week: a tragedy in the town of Brentwood leaves a police officer and his attacker dead and a lot of un-answered questions,  state lawmakers work on filling a budget hole, now that  two courts have found a key hospital tax unconstitutional,  and, New Hampshire celebrates the homecoming of American idol finalist Alex Preston.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - May 9, 2014

May 9, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We’re looking at the stories of the week: a cell-phone ban while driving goes to Governor Hassan’s desk, the Manchester YWCA closes its visitation center, and the governor makes a controversial nomination for the state board of education.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - May 2, 2014

May 2, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We’re looking at the stories of the week including another House vote on a Casino bill, a Senate Committee also says “nay” to a higher state minimum wage, and the twitter-wars heat up in New Hampshire’s U.S. Senate race around a hockey game.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - April 25, 2014

Apr 25, 2014
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We’re looking at the stories of the week including house speaker Terri Norelli is retiring, the gas tax bill moves on for Hassan’s signature, and physicians in New Hampshire and Vermont had their social security numbers stolen and used in tax fraud.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - April 18, 2014

Apr 18, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We’re looking at the stories of the week: the state Senate 'tables' bill to repeal the death penalty, leaving it in place for now, the state’s hospital is ruled unconstitutional, and the son of retired Yankees legend Mariano Rivera is playing baseball in Laconia this summer.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - April 11, 2014

Apr 11, 2014
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We’re looking at the stories of the week: the Speaker of the House is optimistic about passage of the 4.2 cent gas tax increase, Scott Brown has officially announced his candidacy for the US Senate, and gender pay equity  was spotlighted by Governor Hassan.

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Next Week On The Exchange - March 17, 2014

Mar 14, 2014

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