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May 12. 2012 11:55AM

NH news from around the web - Updated 5/14

NEWS
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NH man indicted for fatal crash
A grand jury has indicted Scott Currier of Epping in connection with a Jan. 8 crash in his hometown that killed 25-year-old Joshua Pratt of Newmarket.


Historic NH hotel auction could last into evening



Bloody Foster ordered held without bail charged with Hinsdale home invasion


Fosters: Berwick police wrestling with bath salts crimes


Fosters: Witness in convicted killer Twardus' bid for new trial says right guy 'already in jail'


Dental records confirm ID of body found in pond as Missing NH trucker, 48


Grim news for family of missing driver from New Hampshire


Hearing on environmental impact of new F-35 fighter jet at Burlington Air Guard Station in Vt <<< Littleton hearing planned.
The public hearing process is a required step as the Air Force works to finalize an environmental impact statement for its effort to establish operational bases for the F-35 Lighting II fighter jet.


CBS Video: NH woman says coyote moved in under her mobile home and he won't leave


FEATURES
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10 UNH students to sail around the world


Bush make plans for return to New England
They'll hit New Hampshire for a show at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Sunday, July 15.


NETRC Accepts 100th Retired Racehorse
The New England Thoroughbred Retirement Center (NETRC) in Deerfield, N.H., has announced the arrival of its 100th retired racehorse, Alex's Hope. A five-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, standing 17 hands tall, Alex's Hope last raced at Penn National Racecourse in Grantville, Pa., on January 12. He is by the 2002 stallion Afleet Alex and out of the Slew o' Gold mare Vikki Slew. Alex's Hope retired after only nine starts as a maiden in 2011 and 2012.


NH celebrates National Train Day at Hobo RR in Lincoln


White Mountain Seminary alum Citizen of the Week in Montgomery, Pa.


Dartmouth Thesis - Julian P. Fenn - Kony 2012, Youth Movements, and a Globalizing World: Can Advocacy Via Social Media Result in Collective Action?
So, I have a thesis proposal due in like four days that I'll be spending a year writing. I had everything all planned out…”Economic globalization, the Neoliberal revolution, and the American worker”. A fun little adventure into describing an era, which in many ways, has proven to be pretty lousy for the past 30 years or so. Then came the KONY 2012 video.
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ABC Video: Manchester woman hammers for a good cause in Charlestown, S.c.
"I really just wanted to do something to give back, and it seemed like a great organization," said Lauren Giesecke from Manchester, New Hampshire. "I thought it would be a good bonding experience with other people from a different area."


Country Ecology: Invasive insect pests in N.H. woodlands


BUSINESS
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CEO of Lawrence Hospital 'Concerned' About New Hampshire's Easing of CON


Keene Sentinel: New data could aid in care of N.H. vets seeking assistance for PTSD


Survey: Which States Are Small-Business-Friendly?
California plus the Northeast (aside from New Hampshire) are the most unfriendly overall.
Clickable map - http://www.thumbtack.com/survey


Lehigh Gas files for IPO of up to $120 million


NPR: Three Reasons Why It's Boom Time For NH Manufacturers


POLITICS
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MetroWest Daily News: Mass legislator favors revenue sharing with NH rather than duplicate tolls at borders
Southborough Planning Board member Kathleen Bartolini asked about how realistic is the idea of adding tolls on Interstate 93 near the New Hampshire border. State Rep. Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, said that idea has been discussed many times. If New Hampshire puts tolls on its side of the border, Massachusets officials should look at a revenue sharing agreement rather than building a second tollbooth, she said.



Ayotte, Rubio Urge President to Fill Inspector General Vacancies



Shaheen joins sponsors of Password Protection Act of 2012
legislation aimed at curbing the growing practice of employers requiring prospective or current employees to provide access to password-protected accounts as a condition for employment.


SPORTS
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Patience pays for Voynov and Kings


Slideshow and Video: Superpark 16: Day 4 Photos & Recap
A team from Loon Mountain in NH helped construct the park.


Red Sox announce a week of VA Hospital visits as part of the '100 Acts of Kindness'
On Monday, May 15, from 12 p.m.-2 p.m., Red Sox alumnus Skip Lockwood, Fenway Ambassadors and Wally the Green Monster will travel with the World Series Trophies to the Manchester VA Medical Center in Manchester, New Hampshire located at 718 Smyth Road.



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