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February 07. 2012 1:40PM

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NEWS
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Conn. home appraiser missing since appointment with Manchester, NH man two weeks ago


Carsey Institute: Americans' Knowledge of Polar Regions Up, But Not Their Concern
UNH study finds that Americans are now more aware of the earth's polar regions, but awareness isn't translating into greater concern about climate change.


Chase across state lines leads to 3 arrests in Mass. for Atkinson burglary


Parents Blame Child Sex Abuse Victims More if Perpetrator is Another Youth
DURHAM, N.H. - Parents are much more likely to blame and doubt their children when their child has been sexually abused by another adolescent instead of an adult, according to new research from the Crimes against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire.


NH Fish and Game workshop to address landowner liability


Hampton woman accused of pocketing restaurant profits


USS New Hampshire heads to sea with an escort for "routine operations"


USS New Hampshire in running for 2012 Capt. Edward F. Ney Memorial Awards for Food Service Excellence
The award is named for Capt. Edward F. Ney who served as the head of the Subsistence Division of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounting, from 1940-1945. The results are expected to be announced in February 2012.


Audio: USS Kearsarge departs for Bold Alligator 2012
Named for Mount Kearsarge in New Hampshire, the USS Kearsarge is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship. It carries 1,893 Marines, 1,004 sailors, 22 V-22 Osprey, 5 Harrier V/STOL attack jets and 6 Blackhawk helicopters.


More on Bold Alligator 2012


HHS mandate presents Catholic college presidents with grave choice
""I will stand by my oath and with my bishops. I hope that in so doing I will not be forced to stand against my own country," said Thomas More College President William Edmund Fahey in a Feb. 2 letter to Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Frank C. Guinta.


The Dartmouth: Local human trafficking persists in Upper Valley
Trafficking, which Tassel called "modern-day slavery," often stems from domestic and sexual violence, with a trafficker posing as the victim's boyfriend or partner.


Lakes Region marine contractor fined $20,000 for wetlands violations


Hinsdale fire chief gets three days in jail for drunk driving


Temple, NH, man gets 4-6 years in Mass. prison for cocaine sales


BUSINESS
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Tedeschi acquires six Munces stores in NH


Nashua-based Lawn Dawg expands to Conn. with acquisition
"This marks the 4th acquisition we've made in the last 2 years, and it may very well be the most exciting due to the incredible potential of the market coupled with the addition of two industry veterans."


NHBR: Positive earnings announcements from GT, Bottomline, PC Connection


BAE Systems, Electronic Systems headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, selects iBASEt to standardize its manufacturing systems
"Linking operations, quality and engineering around a common process and quality definition is what sets Solumina apart from the rest."



FEATURES / ENTERTAINMENT
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Interview with Dr. Sophie Sparrow: The UNH Law School professor and Fulbright scholar is currently teaching at NLU Jodhpur


New books for Valentine's Day - 'Love & Letters'
"Love & Leftovers," by Sarah Tregay, is told in poetry by a girl from Idaho who goes to New Hampshire for the summer and falls in love.


Preservationists look to save historic Prattville, Alabama cotton gin complex
Daniel Pratt, a New Hampshire native, founded the city that bears his name along the fall line of Autauga Creek. The creek was to provide the power source for his dream, which would grow to include the gin shop, cotton spinning mills, a foundry, sash and door mill and lumberyard. He laid out the streets of Prattville and ensured plots of land were set aside for churches and schools.


COURTS / PUBLIC OVERSIGHT
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NH Supreme Court - Oral Arguments - March 8, 2012
> Regina Mbahaba v. Arthur J. Butt -
> Lynne DiGaetano v. John M. DiGaetano -
> Professional Fire Fighters of Wolfeboro v. Wolfeboro -
> NH v. Derrick DiMaggio -
> Great American Insurance Company v. Robert Christy, esq. -
> In the Matter of Mark Messenger and Laurie Messenger -
> In the Matter of Carolyn P. Cottrell, DDS and Mostafa El-Sharif, DMD -
> Barrington v. Richard Townsend -


Court rules amended regarding professional conduct and judicial conduct
Amendments regard conduct related to lawyers changing firms, 15% cap on outside income for judges, media access to trials for photography, recording and broadcast.


NHPUC - Public Service Company of New Hampshire's Motion for Protective Order and Confidential Treatment is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. - Regards scrubber at Merrimack Station



PRIMARY
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Daily Beast: Romney regains his balance


Will Minnesota and Colorado give new life to Rick Santorum?


OPINION
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Globe - NH gay Bishop Gene Robinson: Keep religion out of the marriage debate
"Marriage equality doesn't need to be "fixed'' because nothing replaces equality. Nothing."


SPORTS
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NH girls qualify to compete at figure skating at 2012 State Games of America in Hershey, Pa.
Of the four representing the Brattleboro Figure Skating Club, three are from NH - Amelia Opsahl of Chesterfield, N.H., Amy Yannizee of Hinsdale, N.H., and Elise LaCroix of West Chesterfield, N.H.


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