Friday NH News Roundup

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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.

GUESTS:

  • 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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9:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 11th

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We'll look at several stories, from the death of longtime North country councilor Ray Burton, and more testimony and more support for Medicaid expansion in the legislature, to a private school in Manchester that hosted the first statewide 'rock-paper-scissors' contest.

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