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NH News
3:57 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Women's Prison Coverage

Credit Cheryl Senter / NHPR

NHPR's Emily Corwin has been covering the news around the New Hampshire State Prison for Women

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2:37 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Queen City Crime

During the summer of 2013, NHPR’s newsroom took a closer look at crime in Manchester and how it affects the city and its residents. The largest city in a small state, in roughly equal proximity to Boston and the White Mountains, Manchester is in an unusual position, balancing small-city challenges with big-city problems.

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2:32 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

The Download On N.H.'s App Economy

Credit Sara Plourde / NHPR

More than half of all Americans own a smartphone.  The explosion of this technology over the past few years has created a rapidly growing job sector in designing and developing smartphone apps. NHPR’s Amanda Loder looks at how this industry is growing and changing in New Hampshire: she introduces us to the world of mobile app development, introduces us to some Granite Staters who are gambling on startup success and the challenges they face, and talks with professors and students about how they see themselves fitting into the mobile app economy.

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2:31 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

250 Years In The Making: Stories From 13 New Hampshire Towns

Credit Sara Plourde / NHPR

In 2013, 13 New Hampshire towns celebrated their 250th anniversaries.  As part of this series, NHPR’s Keith Shields traveled to each of these places, learned more about their founding and found the unique stories buried within their borders.

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Growing Pains
11:46 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Growing Pains: New Hampshire Farms Fight For Viability

Heron Pond Farm sells produce and other goods at their farm stand in Kensington, N.H.
Credit Emily Corwin / NHPR

With almost 60 farmers markets across the state, demand for local food is growing.  But local farmers still struggle to make a profit growing local food. In fact, about three quarters of all farms in New Hampshire gross less than $10,000 from sales each year. Seacoast Reporter Emily Corwin takes an in-depth look at New Hampshire's agriculture community in her five-part series, Growing Pains.

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Health
9:06 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Planning For The End: A Look At Advance Directives

Credit Todd Bookman / NHPR

Advance directives—sometimes called living wills—let people decide who can make medical decisions for them and what invasive treatments should be avoided at the end of life. Many in the healthcare system say they are vital plans that ensure a patient’s voice is heard, but only 25% of Granite Staters have signed advance directives.

In this series, Health Reporter Todd Bookman looks at efforts to increase that number, gives an introduction to the form and its latest re-write. and examines the impact of not having a completed advance directive.

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Education
1:09 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Common Core Comes To New Hampshire

By the 2014-2015 school year, the new Common Core State Standards are set to be in full effect.

  • What are the Common Core standards?
  • Where do they come from?
  • Why the push for new educational standards at all?
  • What arguments are critics making against it?
  • What exactly will change for students & teachers in the classroom?
  • How will the new standardized testing affect school curriculum?

In a week-long series, NHPR education reporter Sam Evans-Brown answers all these questions and more on the Common Core.

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NH News
12:00 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Casino Coverage

Credit Emily Corwin / NHPR

As the proposal of legalizing a casino made its way through the NH House of Representatives, the NHPR newsroom spent a week covering the many sides of this issue, from economic impacts to social services for problem gambling.

Series Page: Casino Coverage

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Special Series
10:37 am
Fri February 8, 2013

A Loaded Issue: Guns In New Hampshire

Credit Sara Plourde / NHPR

Over the course of a week, NHPR's newsroom examined issues and topics surrounding guns in New Hampshire for our special series, A Loaded Issue. Stories include a look at our state’s gun laws, the big business of manufacturing guns, how parents are prosecuted in accidental shootings, the culture around open carry and the efforts to repeal the state’s Stand Your Ground law.

Series Page: A Loaded Issue

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Environment
10:23 am
Sat February 2, 2013

New Hampshire's Energy Future

PSNH's control center monitors the flow of electricity across the grid in New Hampshire.
PSNH

New Hampshire is about to start re-thinking its ten year energy plan. In a weeklong series, NHPR's Environment Reporter Sam Evans-Brown looked at where we get our electricity from and where we will get it in the future.

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Shifting the Balance
4:45 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Shifting the Balance

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Shifting the Balance is a station-wide series focused on the positive impact environmental and policy changes can have on the fight against obesity in schools, workplaces, and communities. While so much of the national conversation about obesity focuses on the effect of personal choice, NHPR’s reporters and producers are examining what happens when the choices themselves are changed.

NH’s Immigration Story
4:31 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

NH’s Immigration Story

Our 9 month series, New Hampshire's Immigration Story explores just that... the vast history of who came to New Hampshire, when they came, why they came, the challenges they faced once they landed on Granite State soil and the contributions that they brought to our state. Over the next 9 months The Exchange, Word of Mouth, and our News Department will look at the issue of immigration from its first arrivals to the newest refugees calling New Hampshire home.

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StateImpact
11:34 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Getting By, Getting Ahead: Voices of N.H.'s Economy

Mill worker Rollie Leclerc.
Amanda Loder NHPR

In this seven week series, NHPR’s StateImpact reporter Amanda Loder explores how N.H. residents feel about the state’s economy and the role state government should play in economic recovery.

Listen to series reports on-air Tuesday mornings through August 14, and any time online at StateImpact NH

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Northern Pass
4:05 pm
Thu December 22, 2011

Northern Pass

Chris Jensen, NHPR

In October 2010, the Northern Pass Project, comprised of Massachusetts-based utility NStar and Northeast Utilities, formally announced a partnership with Canadian energy giant Hydro-Quebec to bring hydroelectric power from Canada through New Hampshire. Promising new construction jobs, cheaper and greener energy sources, and additional tax revenues, the plan at first enjoyed broad support.

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Tipping The Scales: Examining Obesity in NH
12:00 am
Mon September 19, 2011

Tipping The Scales: Examining Obesity in New Hampshire

 In New Hampshire, almost two out of three adults and more than a quarter of our children are overweight or obese. NHPR’s series explores the causes, the consequences, and some promising solutions to a growing crisis.

Fast Facts about Obesity in NH

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