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4:05 pm
Sat October 13, 2012

Arrest Made In Death Of UNH Student

Jon Lynch

Authorities say a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student missing for days is dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder.

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6:05 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

LGC Will Return $22.5 Million Surplus

The Local Government center will return twenty-two-and-a-half million dollars to its members. The board will return the money as a contribution holiday payment, which lowers the amount members pay over the coverage year.

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5:00 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

A Profile of Kathrine Switzer

Forty-five years ago, on the eve of the Women’s liberation movement Kathrine Switzer made history by becoming the first women to ever ‘officially run’ the Boston Marathon.  But it was four photographs taken of Switzer’s famous altercation with a race director that day would spark a revolution not only in women’s running, but also in women’s rights.

Switzer was in New Hampshire this week to give the keynote address at the annual Women Building Community Luncheon in Manchester put on by the United Way of New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and the Women’s Fund”

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4:11 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Family Of Missing UNH Student Offering $10,000 Reward

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Marriott. Blonde hair. Blue eyes. 5' 5", 130 lbs.

The family of a missing UNH student is offering a ten thousand dollar reward for information in her disappearance.


19-year-old Lizzie Marriott was last heard from by text message on Tuesday night. After class, she told a friend in Dover she was on her way there. Since then, investigators say, there has been no activity on her cell phone, credit cards or Facebook page.


The FBI, State Police, Chester Police, New Hampshire Fish and Game, and several volunteers continue to search for her.

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NH News
5:00 am
Thu October 11, 2012

To Get Kids Eating Vegetables, Get Them Growing Vegetables

Any parent can tell you that sweet foods are an easier sell to kids than, say, sprouts or salad. But with more than a quarter of New Hampshire struggling with obesity, researchers at Keene State College are working on innovative ways to get children as young as three years old hooked on vegetables.

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NH News
4:04 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

State Ends Fiscal 2012 With $13.8m Surplus

Governor Lynch credits state department heads for managing wisely. Legislative leaders, meanwhile credit their spending plan.

The Governor says very aggressive fiscal management allowed for the small surplus. Lynch stressed to reporters that the challenge was made steep by a GOP crafted budget that he says made inappropriate cuts. 

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4:03 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Driver Dies After Swerving To Avoid Bear

New Hampshire State Police say a 24-year-old motorist died after swerving to avoid a bear that had been struck by another vehicle and killed on Interstate 89 in Hopkinton.

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4:19 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Free Voter Identification Cards Now Available

If you show up to vote on November 6th, election officials will, for the first time in New Hampshire, ask for identification. Voters can show a driver’s license, military ID, student ID or a passport.

For those without an ID, the state is now ready to distribute a free voter ID card, says David Scanlan, Deputy Secretary of State.

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NH News
5:15 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

State Attorney General Wants Crackdown on Predatory Lending

New Hampshire Attorney General Michael Delaney is joining 40 other state attorneys general in urging congress to crackdown on predatory lending practices.

Delaney today signed a joint letter urging Federal lawmakers to oppose the Consumer Credit Access, Innovation and Modernization Act.

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2:19 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Income Tax Opponents Ramping Up Efforts To Get Out The Vote

Former Republican Candidate for Governor, Kevin Smith, layed out plans to drum up support for Question 1, a consitutional ban on an income tax. Smith was flanked by anti-tax advocates, like Speaker of the House Bill O'brien (left)
Sam Evans-Brown

Former gubernatorial candidate Kevin Smith will be heading up an effort to build support for the constitutional amendment banning an income tax.

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5:07 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

N.H. Voters React to Presidential Debate

A day after the presidential debate in Colorado, pundits and politicians are giving their views on the showdown. To get a sense of what New Hampshire voters thought of the debate, we visited Main Street in Keene, and present this audio postcard.

NH News
3:11 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

N.H. Court Says Police Search Was Unconstitutional

The New Hampshire Supreme Court is reversing a drug conviction, saying Haverhill police went beyond the bounds of a search warrant to check for guns in a convicted felon's home.

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6:21 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Exeter Hospital Calls State Request a 'Government Overreach'

SSkennel Flickr

In a press conference at Exeter Hospital today, lawyers called the state’s request for broad access to medical records a government overreach. The state continues to investigate the Hepatitis C outbreak.

In August, Exeter Hospital filed a protective order in Merrimack Superior Court. It’s seeking to block the state’s request for broad access to patient medical records.

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5:02 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Fall Colors At Peak In Northern N.H.

Raymond Larose Flickr / CC

New Hampshire's weekly fall foliage report says the colors are at their peak in the Great North Woods and in the White Mountains region.

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5:25 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

State Officials Push For Medical Records Release Following Exeter Hospital Outbreak

State officials investigating the outbreak of Hepatitis C at Exeter Hospital continue pressing for access to patient medical records.

In August, the hospital went to court seeking a protective order, arguing that the Division of Public Health Services’ broad request for records violates both state and federal privacy laws.

Today, the state filed its response in Merrimack Superior Court. It says that healthcare providers are required to share information during a public health investigation.

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