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February 05. 2013 12:51PM

NH lawmakers fighting to restore free skiing for themselves

Former NH first lady Dr. Susan Lynch, left, and Gov. John Lynch at Cannon Mountain. 

Some New Hampshire Representatives want their free lift ticket back. After getting free passes to state-owned Cannon Mountain Ski Area for years, a Legislative Ethics Committee letter last winter found that the freebies violated the Legislature's ban on gifts over $25.



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