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January 30. 2012 4:24PM

Monday headlines


Lawyer gives up claim on $14M lottery ticket, but why?
On the website of Crawford Shaw, 76, he lists his residence as Freedom, New Hampshire, but he told Reuters he lives in Bedford, New York, and he showed Iowa Lottery authorities a Texas driver's license.

Gloucester Times: Frontiero's accused killer indicted in NH
The man accused of killing Gloucester church activist and off-duty emergency medical technician Paul Frontiero III last October has been indicted on first-degree murder and related charges in the fatal attack on Frontiero outside an apartment building in Nashua, N.H.

Piano project to place 50 instruments across Upper Valley
HANOVER, N.H. -- Wanted: pianos to be played at bus stops, parks, general stores and other places in parts of New Hampshire and Vermont.

Texas health care crook must repay $10M, had deal with NH medical equipment company
Investigators say Odelugo, from mid-2005 through March 2008, had a bogus billing deal with more than a dozen durable medical equipment company owners.

Parents of dead Texas boy look to NH-based charity to keep his legacy alive in Africa
AS HE BATTLED LEUKEMIA, 7-year-old Liam Lowe raised awareness — and thousands of dollars — for clean water wells in Kenya. The family working with NH-based The Water Project set up “Liam's Wells,” a web page to collect donations in his name. Thus far, The Water Project has collected enough money through “Liam's Wells” to fund four clean water wells. Two have been drilled — one at a primary school and another at a hospital in rural Kenya.

NH Occupy crtical of Oakland vandalism and violence
After Occupy protests in Oakland culminated with some activists vandalizing City Hall and burning American flags, some sympathetic to the movement from across the nation took to Twitter on Monday to voice criticism of the weekend's events.


Mandatory overtime caps for nurses having desired effect of reducing overtime hours for new RNs
According to the study, in 2010, 16 states had rules restricting mandatory overtime hours for nurses: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington and West Virginia

Fla. AG urged to get tough on foreclosure deal
Nevada, New York, Delaware, New Hampshire and Massachusetts contend the deal isn't strong enough because it would protect banks from future civil liability.

Imperial executive targeted by FBI probe takes leave of absence
Federal authorities raided the offices of the Boca Raton-based company (NYSE: IFT) in September in connection with a probe by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Hampshire. Subsequently, numerous shareholder class action securities fraud lawsuits were filed against Imperial Holdings.

58% sales jump for Micronetics in Hudson

NH 48th in the nation in exports in 2011

NH team designs MiVeu: A wearable iPhone harness for action photography

S.C. bases sweat out F-35 delays
To fend off such a fate for the F-35, U.S. Reps. Kay Granger, R-Texas, and Norm Dicks, D-Wash., formed the congressional Joint Strike Fighter Caucus in November. In addition to Texas and Washington, most of its members are from other states that Lockheed-Martin says will see at least 1,000 jobs tied to F-35 production, including California, Florida, Illinois, New Hampshire, New York and Georgia.

Asia Report: DOC Extends solar trade case deadline to March 2
Solar players on both sides of the Pacific have been warily anticipating the Feb. 13 deadline when the Department of Commerce was set to announce whether it would impose duties on solar cells and modules coming in from China. Now, it appears the wait will be extended for the second time. The new deadline for the DOC's preliminary determination is March 2.

How NH's manufacturing sector stacks up to New England neighbors

Fat Boys on Great Wall help Harley cut yields


Hey, ho, no go: Ramones jacket pulled from auction
Bobby Livingston, vice president of the 30-year-old RRAuction in Amherst said the item was withdrawn Tuesday after Marky Ramone, whose real name is Marc Bell, questioned whether it was his. Bidding had reached about $3,100.

UNH Prof. Tom Newkirk: Reading is not a race - The virtues of the ‘slow reading' movement

Review of NH's Tom Rush live show
"One, he's a stunning guitarist. This is a skill that, to fully appreciate, one must witness in person. Two, he's laugh-out-loud funny, a man who possesses a sharp wit and a brilliant sense of humor."


James O'Keefe Sues the New Jersey Star-Ledger for Defamation after New Hampshire Voter Fraud Expose

Politically SpeaKing: Prospective Iowa congressman considers himself in good company with Guinta to be target of CREDO PAC

Former Sen. Gregg: Obama Most Divisive President in History
“He wishes to amend the American dream, which is based on the idea that people can and will succeed in our society, so that success can only be achieved under a set of rules the president and his people set down as to what is socially correct.”

DNC chair unapologetic about using Giffords shooting in NH to further party's political goals
"I make strongly worded statements so people pay attention a little to what I'm saying."

$4M federal grant to NH to promote 'sustainable communities'

Rumblings could lead to big changes at State House
University of New Hampshire polling has ranked the GOP Legislature among the three biggest problems facing the state, behind the economy and the state budget.

CSM: Why New Hampshire lets parents have broad say over children's coursework

Super PAC targets Minnesota lawmaker who moved family to NH


Insider Advantage poll: Gingrich closes gap on Romney in Florida

Gingrich Looks Past Florida Vowing Long Fight Against Romney

Rough week in Fla. brings out underdog in Gingrich

Is James O’Keefe Misrepresenting His Own Lawsuit Against A Newspaper?

J.D. Salinger Revisited: "Young Girl, Get Out of My Mind"
As we pass the two-year anniversary of J.D. Salinger's death, why is it that no one remarks on the obvious? In his life and in his fiction, Salinger had a predilection for young girls and women that, at least from a 21st century lens, does not seem all that healthy.

Florida to GOP: We're waiting for our thank-you note

WSJ: Bashing Payday Lenders - Obama targets another industry that serves low-income Americans

WaPo: How to think about Mitt Romney VP choices
"(More exciting choices might be former New Hampshire attorney general and now Sen. Kelly Ayotte or New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez)."

Gaming's Lure: Raise your stakes to stay at the table
Gaming has evolved over the years. It is no longer typified by the free-standing bingo parlor, the slots and/or the tables that offer maybe a short-order restaurant or two. That type of operation simply does not constitute enough of a draw to woo back players, particularly in the aftermath of the 2008 global economic meltdown. Successful gaming operations are now full-service destinations, where players can still gamble but also enjoy diversified recreation, fine dining, marquee stores, luxurious spas, cozy quarters and top-flight entertainment.


Leanne Smith posts career-best seventh in St. Moritz World Cup

New Binghamton lease has an escape clause that would allow Mets / Jays to swap
The Akron Aeros, Erie SeaWolves, Harrisburg Senators, New Britain Rock Cats, New Hampshire Fisher Cats and Richmond Flying Squirrels all have expiring player development contracts after the 2012 season

A Super Bowl menu to keep both Pats, Giants fans happy

Jays annual pep rally to have more questions than answers
Now comes this pep rally, following a winter of the fans' discontent. It's season No. 3 of the AA Era and the best baseball is still being played in places like Las Vegas and Manchester, New Hampshire.

NH-based writer laments being unable to get ESPN3 from Fairpoint to watch NLL lacrosse

The NH Angle