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May 18. 2012 11:09AM

NH news from around the web - Updated 5/18

NEWS
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Cheesed off: Are TV ads helping to make your kids obese?
Previously, the link between television and behaviour in regard to food was unclear, but a new study in the US of 3,342 kids completed by the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical centre in New Hampshire is one of the first to identify fast-food ads on television with overweight kids.


ABC 20/20: Teen blames bizarre accent, seizures on Lyme disease from tick attack on NH soccer field


Time running out to raise money for Pepperell, Mass. July 4 fireworks
"It's great to see such good local support, especially since it's not just a Pepperell event," Gates said before naming off towns including Westford, New Ipswich, N.H., Hollis, N.H., and even Jaffrey, N.H., from which people come year after year for the celebration.


Costly Phone Scam Targets Elderly in Vt., N.H., Maine


Cabinet: Q&A with Bedford Town Planner Rich Sawyer on the town's future


Time: How Will Anglicans React if New Hampshire Episcopalians Elect Another Gay Bishop?


NHPR: NASA, SpaceX Aim To Launch Private Era In Orbit


FEATURES
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Fosters: 'Da Vinci Code' author Dan Brown to make rare NH appearance


Fosters: Dover girl to run 1,000 miles for aunt with brain tumor


BUSINESS
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Portsmouth's Bottomline announces stock repurchase program


Dover company launches India business
“The Indian government is addressing a critical shortage of health professionals in their country by streamlining their bureaucratic processes to enable a rapid increase in the number of medical teaching facilities. These facilities will require equipment to train India’s future physicians; iWorx India will be staffed with sales and technical support personnel to serve the important geographic segments of India,” said William P. Mitchell, iWorx Systems president and CEO.


Manchester's Single Digits closes funding totaling $10 Million


Jennifer Gray joins Bottomline board


COURTS / PUBLIC OVERSIGHT
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U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit: ASOCIACIÓN DE PERIODISTAS DE PUERTO RICO v. FBI
At approximately 10:00 AM on February 10, 2006, FBI agents executed a search warrant at the apartment home of Lillian Laboy-Rodriguez ("Laboy"). The search was one of six conducted by the FBI that day involving an alleged domestic terrorism plot by a Puerto Rican organization known as "Los Macheteros" (the Machete-Wielders). This organization, dedicated to the independence of Puerto Rico, has been involved in numerous prior violent acts and its former leader was killed in a shoot-out with the FBI less than a year earlier. For some reasons not explained, the FBI did not have assistance from local law enforcement for the operation.


EPA fines C&S $126,000 for Mass. chemical release


POLITICS
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Gallus Joins Four North Country Reps Favoring Private School Tax Credits


First Lady thanks Society for the Protection of NH forests proprerty director for helping vets and their families


PRIMARY
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Romney Muses On Moving to Low-Tax Florida


Ron Paul looks for new donations with ‘Stand for Liberty money bomb’


OPINION
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GotRegligion.org: Has Time printed the worst Anglican article ever?


The Next American: Who Is an American?
Through successive waves of immigration, the nation has struggled to define which new arrivals are “fit for our society.”


CATO: Huge Victory for Educational Freedom in NH


SPORTS
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NH's Kris Freeman a contender to elite cyclists at PPP race
Kris Freeman, a New Hampshire native and a member of the U.S. Nordic Ski Team, is expected to race in his first PPP, and he could be a serious threat to Boone


Triple Pundit: How Biking Has Become Part Of Levi’s Brand Culture



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