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April 07. 2012 12:29PM

Weekend headlines - NH news from online


NH alters salmon restoration strategy

Death of NH organ donor during surgery sparks questions
2,500 Live Donors Have Shared Liver In Past 25 Years; 4 Have Died Since 1999

U.S., Canadian police team up for Easter highway safety
The Sûreté du Québec, Ontario Provincial Police, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and state police in New York, Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire announced on Friday they've reprised their Safety Without Borders campaign this holiday weekend, which means more officers will be patrolling the highways.

Nashua man on track for singing record
All of this singing started on July 8, and now St. Louis is in good shape to set the world record for most musical performances by an individual or group in a 12-month period.

Extreme weather: The 'new normal' according to a new report from Environment New Hampshire

Rave promoter asks Laconia for music till 2 a.m.
LACONIA — Christina Contardo, who plans to stage an electronic music festival in a field at The Weirs in August, will ask the City Council to permit the use of outdoor loudspeakers until 2 a.m. , well past the deadline of 10 p.m. set by the city ordinance, on the nights of Friday August 10 and Saturday, August 11.

NH cement truck driver pushes Kia a mile down Route 128

Hinsdale chief retires after 4 decades of service

Bennington Banner: Why no fracking in NH, Vt.?

CBS video: Czech grifters assumes identity of defunct Cheyenne, Wyoming, car dealership and take NH buyer for $35,000
The warning comes after a New Hampshire consumer wired $35,000 to what he thought was a legitimate online Cheyenne auto dealer only to discover the website was phony and there was no way of getting his money back.

BBC: A Cambodian American who can never 'go home' to New Hampshire
Immigrants taken to the US by their parents as young children grow up as Americans - but on paper they remain foreigners. This means they can be deported if they commit a crime, and condemned to a life of permanent exile. This happened to Sam, whose first memory is riding a sled in the snow on the way to primary school in New Hampshire.

Murdered Vermont school teacher had checkerboard patterns of bruises 'like the toe of a shoe' on her naked body

New charges against Vt. rapist caught in NH
Police say Breer repeatedly beat a woman and stole her car, and now he's also accused of sexually assaulting her.

Segways helping wounded vets get mobile
Jerry Kerr is founder of Segs4Vets, a program that started in 2005 with a simple goal: To give away one Segway to an injured vet. Since then, the organization has awarded more than 900.


Stoneham, Mass., library's April art show features work of NH artist Craig O'Neill

Life's all sunny for ‘Being Human' star Sam Huntington
NH's Sam Huntington, who plays the cursed werewolf Josh Levison on “Being Human,” feels very blessed these days.

Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H.:No longer a humble retreat

New book details Isles of Shoals
Author and historian J. Dennis Robinson says 250,000 artifacts were unearthed on rocky Smuttynose Island, one of the islands in the group that straddles the Maine-New Hampshire border 6 miles offshore.

David Eastman - Country Ecology: American black duck

Northfield, Mass., campus available for free to the right Christian school idea

Antiques: Lions, ukelins and teddy bears! Oh, my!

New book offers glimpse at life as foster child in early 1900s NH

Ossipee and Moultonborough classrooms receive 200 eastern brook trout eggs to raise

Conway Daily Sun: Hiking alone a 193-year-old trail


Gorham papermill owner Lynn Tilton introduces new armed scout helicopter
he field of companies offering armed scout helicopters to the U.S. Army and other militaries has grown with the addition of MD Helicopters, which is proposing the MD 540F, an upgrade of its MD 530F light helicopter, equipped with a weapons management system from Israel's Elbit Systems. The offering is based on the same airframe MD Helicopters supplies to Boeing for the AH-6i, which is also a competitor for the Army's armed aerial scout (AAS) program.

Bits and Pieces: Solowheel gets raves at Vegas consumer show

Gyroscopic Two-Wheeler Concept Vehicle Is A Head Turner

NU, NStar spent $33M to 'win' merger approval
The Hartford and Boston utility parent companies promised more than $2 billion in rate rebates, rate freezes, infrastructure upgrades and power purchases to secure the approval of Massachusetts and Connecticut regulators. The brunt of that cost will be borne by Massachusetts ratepayers, but Connecticut ratepayers aren't off the hook either.

Keene Sentinel: Next time, let the oil change come to you

SocialMed: Going Online to 'Blue Book' Healthcare

Dead entrepreneur's new company working novel treatment for ringing ears
Norman Priebatsch, who disappeared on Sunday while hiking Tuckermans, had recently founded a company working on a novel solution for tinnitus.


Superior court orders Newton police chief to issue gun license & pay attorney fee costs


Reuters: Congress' spring break a time for voters to vent
CLAREMONT, New Hampshire (Reuters) - At home in New Hampshire, the land of Yankee skepticism, congressman Charlie Bass was being asked to explain his support for the new Republican budget.

CBS: Women candidates to make inroads in Congress
New Hampshire Senator Jean Shaheen spent 15 years working on other people's campaigns before finally launching one of her own. Shaheen is now the only woman in history to serve as both a governor and a senator.

Eagle Tribune: NH education officials warn of changes ahead to GED test


National Journal: Romney's VP Sleeper - Kelly Ayotte

CJR: Why media polls that slice and dice the electorate could miss the big picture
While forecasting models are hardly perfect, they have persuasively shown that presidential elections are shaped by fundamental factors like incumbency and the economy, which tend to move demographic groups roughly in parallel.

Paladino says Gingrich has 'blistering' pre-primary schedule planned for NY


Is the World Bank like a Nigerian political party?

Charles Greenhalgh: Leadership, thought and Waldorf education


WWE Smackdown to be taped June 12th at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester

Hometown Pride: Pittsburgh Pirate Jeff Locke graces Conway Town Report cover

BDN: UNH Wildcats rank #15 in hockey attendance, #11 in avg. attendance

Carreno eager to stick with Toronto Blue Jays
They do not have a Big Buck Hunter Pro arcade game in the New Hampshire clubhouse, where Carreno was stationed a few days earlier. But that was double-A and this is The Show, where the clubhouses, the diversions and the competition are a tad more upscale.

Babe Ruths daughter stands with Red Sox nation
Julia Ruth Stevens, 95, summers in New Hampshire.

4 Reasons Why Nerlens Noel Would Be Better off at Syracuse Than Kentucky

New Hampshire Highland Games
Friday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.,
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.,
Sunday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Full Throttle Weekend
Saturday, 8 a.m.

Portsmouth Fairy House Tour
Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Thomas Rhett
Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

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