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January 02. 2012 11:59AM

Monday headlines

NEWS
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Pope names married bishop to head outreach to Episcopals
Rev Steenson stepped down in 2007 as the Episcopal Bishop of Rio Grande, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, after the Episcopal Church elected the first openly gay bishop, V. Gene Robinson of New Hampshire.


Fire damages Atkinson Country Club


3 suffer smoke inhalation in NH house fire


NH group says Vermont Yankee days are numbered
Nuke Free Monadnock, was formed as a way for New Hampshire residents to have a voice in the opposition of the nuclear plant, owned and operated by Entergy.


Jenny Thompson pool bathhouse renovations under way
The $185,000 project will be executed by Kittery, Maine-based Pine Brook Corporation.


Volunteers redistribute technology to low income Granite Staters


NH fugitive David Sweeney of Manchester captured in North Carolina
The warrant for David Sweeney of Manchester was issued on Nov. 29, 2011. His original charges include cocaine sales and aggravated felonious sexual assault on a child under 16.


Anti-tobacco funding gone up in smoke


FEATURES
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Merrimack teenager has rare syndrome


Acting Out War’s Inner Wounds
Experts say that public speaking alone is not a solution for the symptoms of P.T.S.D. But it can be therapeutic, helping people articulate their emotions and give meaning to their experiences. “It gives people some authority over what happened to them,” said Dr. Matthew J. Friedman, director of the Veterans Affairs National Center for P.T.S.D. in New Hampshire.


Video: NH man finds Florida 'polar plunge' no problem at all
"This isn't cold," laughs Charlie Reid, a veteran plunger, "it never gets to 70 in New Hampshire."


BUSINESS
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No easy answers to New England cod crisis


Medical supply executive is the $500M man
John Hammergren, the CEO of the McKesson Corp., owns a second home in New Hampshire. One of the nation’s highest-paid executives, Hammergen sits atop a pile of stock options and enjoys a private jet wherever he goes.


COURTS / PUBLIC OVERSIGHT
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U.S. v. BRAKE - Conviction for 700 Oxycontin affirmed in challenge of stop and frisk


POLITICS
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Q&A with Sen. Kelly Ayotte
The conservative junior senator from New Hampshire, dubbed the “Granite Grizzly” by Sarah Palin, explains why her two young children are more mature than her grown-up colleagues.


PRIMARY
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Desmoines Register: New Hampshire VERY Different from Iowa


Ron Paul, the anti-war candidate
In a field of hawkish Republicans (and a hawkish Democratic incumbent), the Texas congressman stands out


NH brings a new dynamic to GOP contest


Evangelical voters may be gathering behind Rick Santorum
A surge by yet another conservative champion in a chaotic field could be good news for frontrunner Mitt Romney, but bad news for former Georgia congressman Newt Gingrich, who – after attending church services here – continued to push himself as the former Massachusetts governor’s most potent nemesis.


Barack Obama’s primary concerns


Sports figures choose teams in 2012 elections


Newt hits Mitt Romney for Tsongas Democratic vote


Mass. voters divided on Romney presidency


OPINION
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Online Gambling: Don't Bet The Farmville
State-sanctioned internet lotteries, poker games and the like are set to explode; but this is troubling on so many levels.


Anti-tobacco funding gone up in smoke


SPORTS
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Boxing's making a comeback with Capitol Center fight night


No pressure for Oregon’s Kelly in Rose Bowl

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