Friday NH News Roundup

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9:00 am
Fri August 1, 2014

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

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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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5:40 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 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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9:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 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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9:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - June 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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5:40 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - June 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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9:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

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

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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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9:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

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

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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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9:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

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

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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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9:00 am
Fri May 23, 2014

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

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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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9:00 am
Fri May 16, 2014

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

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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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9:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

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

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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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9:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

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

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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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9:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - April 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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9:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

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

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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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9:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

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

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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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4:00 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

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9:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

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

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We’re looking at the stories of the week: town meetings across New Hampshire, 25-page complaint released about Jim Reams, and the House votes to pass the death penalty repeal.

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  • Kevin Landrigan – political reporter at The Telegraph of Nashua
  • 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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9:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Mar. 7th, 2014

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We’re looking at the stories of the week: former U.S. Senator Bob Smith launches his campaign to regain his old seat, a state Senate committee approves a 4 cent gas tax increase, and Granite State Unemployment dips below five percent.

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9:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Feb. 28th, 2014

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We’re looking at the stories of the week: disagreement over when to issue ID cards for medical marijuana, wood pellet manufacturers are taken by surprise by demand,  and former Senator Bob Smith prepares to kick off his campaign to regain his old seat.

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9:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 17th

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We’re looking at the stories of the week: the gas-tax debate revs up, the House puts off a vote on a bill to ban hand-held use of cell phones while driving,  and the city of Rochester repeals its panhandling ordinance under pressure from the ACLU.

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9:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 10th

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We’re looking at the stories of the week: a bill to expand background checks for gun purchases,  an explosion at the New Hampshire Ball Bearing plant in Peterborough, and the Granite State’s official state dog’s first appearance at the Westminster dog show.

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4:50 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of February 3rd

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The week of February 3rd was one headlined by political orations, snowy frustrations and Olympian ovations. Yesterday, Governor Maggie Hassan gave her first State of the State speech calling for one high-end casino, and standing firm against legalizing marijuana. UNH President Mark Huddleston gave an address of his own, defending a new $25 million athletic complex. A former high-ranking official for the Diocese of Manchester will face prison time due to theft charges, while oil company owner Fred Fuller gets a bill from a state bailout last month.

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9:00 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 27th

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We’re looking at the stories of the week, from statehouse debates about keno and marijuana legalization, to the Business and Industry Association’s list of bills it feels are anti-business, to the Republican National Committee’s affirmation of New Hampshire’s first in the nation primary, and a look at conditions that are affecting and reducing New Hampshire’s moose population.

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9:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 20th

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We’re looking at the stories of the week, from statehouse debates about gun control and animal cruelty, to the republican nomination for Ray Burton’s Executive Council seat, to continued scrutiny over a state representative’s run-in with some ducks.

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9:00 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 13th

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We're looking at the top news of the week, from recreational marijuana's first overcome hurdle, to a rejection of license plate scanners, and hearings have begun on domestic violence legislation.

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9:00 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of January 6th

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week, from the reconvening of the legislature for the second half of their session  and dealing with bills from minimum wage to Medicaid Expansion, to the polar vortex with its icy grip on the Granite State, to Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas' third inaugurated, and a Bedford coffee roaster that receives national recognition as one of the best in the country.

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9:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Weeks Of December 23rd and 30th

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We're looking at the news of the past weeks, from a $72 million budget surplus to new laws in effect and bills under consideration.

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  • Norma Love - State House Reporter for the AP
  • Garry Rayno - State House 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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9:00 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of December 16th

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We're looking at some of the top stories of the week, from the onset of winter weather, to the continued heat-up of the 2016 political conversation.

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9:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of December 2nd

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We're looking at some of the top stories of the week:

  • The man convicted of infecting dozens of patients with Hepatitis-C is sentenced to four decades in prison.
  • New Hampshire’s Transportation Commissioner has dire predictions about his department’s finances and its future.
  • A longtime fixture of New Hampshire politics gets ready for a comeback.

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9:00 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 18th

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We’re looking at some of the top stories of the week, from the downfall of a Medicaid expansion compromise, to the Business and Industry Association’s release of a Strategic Economic Plan. Also this week, a New Hampshire coffee roaster scored a major victory against Starbucks,  and Granite Staters observe the half-century anniversary of the Kennedy assassination.

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