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September 24. 2013 12:20PM

Truck involved in last week's fatal loose tire incident on I-93 has safety issues


A commercial truck and trailer involved in a fatal crash on Interstate 93 last week should not have been on the road, according to an inspection conducted after the accident.



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New Hampshire Young Republicans engulfed in early blast of 2016 drama

CONCORD, N.H. -- The annual meeting of the New Hampshire Young Republicans Federation is not the kind of event that typically generates much interest outside the group’s membership. This year, however, it is the site of a brewing conflict between young conservative activists on one side and the New Hampshire Republican Party and a top hire for Sen. Rand Paul’s presidential campaign on the other.

Legislators hear merits of addiction-centered alternative sentencing program

With all of her drug use, financial struggles and frayed personal relationships, a cup of unsanctioned hot cocoa seemed the least of Sara Whittum’s concerns. She was a heroin addict in her early 40s facing multiple felonies and, by 2010, floundering in drug court, the alternative sentencing program meant to keep nonviolent offenders like herself out of prison.

Advisory board to work on Pease water contamination

PORTSMOUTH — Mayor Robert Lister has named a seven-person community advisory board to address issues around the water contamination and subsequent blood testing protocol at the Pease International Tradeport.

Master jeweler David Bellman and Segway inventor Dean Kamen unveil Aquasonic Wave for Daytime Emmy stars

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This year's Daytime Emmy(R) Award stars will walk away with trophies and accolades as well as learning about a revolutionary new invention, The AquaSonic Wave. Co-created by Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway, and Master Jeweler David Bellman, the AquaSonic Wave provides a novel, time-effective way to keep diamonds and other precious jewelry sparkling like new.

Politico: NH man who confronted Chris Christie on 'Bridgegate' changes story

A New Hampshire man who confronted Chris Christie about his role in the Bridgegate traffic scandal on Wednesday was mistaken about being stuck in the paralyzing September 2013 traffic jam in Fort Lee, New Jersey, he told Politico.

Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler do death metal version of 'I Feel Pretty'

Here’s how Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler might have considered doing I Feel Pretty from West Side Story in that bridge scene from 2003’s Anger Management.

$2 million sale in Meredith

MEREDITH — The town's largest shopping center has been purchased by Ocean State Job Lot, according to records at the Belknap County Registry of Deeds.

Homeland Security arrests Laconia couple

LACONIA — A couple that is new to the city was arrested by Homeland Security on Wednesday for allegedly selling counterfeit DVDs and laundering money.

Laconia man arrested for Lakeport car thefts

Police arrested a Laconia man on Wednesday in connection to a series of car and building thefts in Lakeport and the city's north end.

Weare police department seeks accreditation as reputation rebounds

The past few years have seen the Weare Police Department often in the headlines, rarely for good news.

Concord planning board approves plan for senior housing complex

The Concord Planning Board has okayed a 140-unit complex for independent senior living on the Heights. Calamar Builders will likely break ground by the end of the summer.

Human trafficking exhibit to come to UNH

DURHAM — GIFT Box, a walk-in exhibit that brings awareness and educates the public on human trafficking, has been brought to New England for the first time and will be on display at the University of New Hampshire from April 19-23.

Murder accomplice required to testify as part of plea deal

DOVER — Zachary Pinette, who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder this month for his role in the murder of Madbury teen Aaron Wilkinson, is required to testify against another suspect as part of a plea agreement with the state.

Sixth Street commercial project gets 'seamless' approval

DOVER — The commercial plaza proposed on upper Sixth Street near Liberty Mutual was approved at Tuesday's meeting by the Planning Board.

Rochester man injured in motorcycle accident

ROCHESTER — A motorcycle and car collided Wednesday morning in Rochester sending one man to the hospital.

Police searching for man who allegedly set Christmas tree afire

ROCHESTER — Police are searching for a man who allegedly lit a Christmas tree on fire last month, tied it to a bicycle and rode away.

Man to be retried on negligent homicide charge in crash

DOVER — Prosecutors have decided to retry Ryan Marchant on a negligent homicide charge for allegedly causing the death of a retired New Hampshire judge in a 2013 auto accident after the jury deadlocked on the charge in January.

Portsmouth kicks off master plan discussions

PORTSMOUTH — City officials, residents, business owners and other interested parties gathered at 3S Artspace Wednesday evening for the Master Plan kick-off meeting, discussing the long-term direction of the city for the next 10 years.

Reasons for Patricia Gallup's shares unload of PC Connection, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Admin Officer, Patricia Gallup is the PC Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCCC) 25.74 +0.05 0.20%‘s insider which made a sale of shares of Pc Connection Inc, 6,250 to be precise. Patricia Gallup’s shares were based on an average price per share of $26.1, with the cashout worth approx. $162,894 U.S. Dollars.

Sarah Silverman admits she made up a wage-gap story, then calls critics 'maniacs'

Comedian Sarah Silverman admitted that a story she told about wage discrimination (in which she even went so far as to call out a specific employer by name) was a lie - and then said people who might consider her lie a reason to question the movement she was supporting "maniacs."


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