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March 02. 2012 1:42PM

Friday headlines - News from the web


USS Miami arrives at Portsmouth Shipyard for maintenance and upgrades

Hearing adjourned for woman accused of faking cancer

Boston Globe: Hazing issue ensnares Dartmouth president
HANOVER, N.H. - When Jim Kim became president of Dartmouth College in 2009, he seemed like a good candidate to improve the school's alcohol-soaked student culture. Arriving with a sterling resume in public health and a knack for cultivating tradition-bound alumni, he launched nationwide collaborative studies of campus drinking, earning praise for his careful, evidence-based approach. Then came Andrew Lohse. A senior on leave this semester, Lohse confessed in an opinion article in the Dartmouth student newspaper Jan. 25 that over the years, and under Kim's nose, his brothers in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity had been cruelly hazing pledges. Among the drunken initiation rites: a slosh through a kiddy pool of apparently feculent sludge and a meal of an omelet with regurgitated filling.

The New Hampshire: Dignan looks back on stabbing ordeal one month after brawl

‘But She Was Pregnant!': The Woman-and-Mother Narrative in Genocide
Can one be a good mother and still be capable of committing mass murder? If history is any indication, then yes. The most well-known case is that of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, Beatrice's own mother-in-law, who used a similar defense. This past June, Nyiramasuhuko made headlines when she was found guilty by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Refusing to learn from past experience, Munyenyezi's wayward defense strategy mistakenly hinges on her gender and her status as a mother to prove her innocence.

NH man asks Mass. court to reverse convictions in 2006 Mass. love triangle slayings

The Dartmouth: Researchers to focus on mentally ill


The Street - Why Businesses Need GPS Tracking Services
Provider Enterprises has an important job to do. Through their 250-vehicle fleet of buses, the company is charged with the safe transportation of special-needs students to and from schools throughout New Hampshire. It serves more than 1,700 children daily. In 2008, it decided to implement GPS-based fleet tracking and in the first year realized $50,000 in fuel savings.

ProPhotonix Limited. : Preliminary Results for the Year Ending 31 December 2011
Revenue up 12% on strength of LED sales, which rose $27%. Profit margin stable at 37.4%. Implemented threefold increase in LED production capacity early in 2011

Bankruptcies down, two N.H. businesses file in Feb.

NH firm announces heavy-duty cable reel made from recycled plastic


‘Catch Me' a tense and intriguing tale
Growing up in a small town in New Hampshire, Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant had two best friends. These friendships continued as the women reached maturity, and while their lifestyles changed, the love each had for the others remained firm and vital.

Aesop Rock kicks off spring break in the GSR w/ special guest Kimya Dawson of the Moldy Peaches and "Juno" fame

Wind Symphony performs new piece by UNH alum


U.S. v. Hulick - Ongoing dispute related to six Manchester aviation businesses
The Hulicks' motion to compel is granted. The government shall produce the two revenue officers for deposition within the next 21 days. With respect to the Hulicks' request for fees and costs, the government shall file a memorandum on or before March 14, 2012, explaining why the Hulicks are not entitled to their costs and fees.


A Closer Look at the Senate Race in Quirky Maine
The announcement set off a chorus of cheers on the left and howls of consternation in the middle. The right was more muted -- somewhat happy to see someone they viewed as a RINO go, but worried about the effect the retirement would have on their prospects for retaking the Senate in the fall.

Video: John E. Sununu sees 'long road' to nomination for Romney

NYT: Law Has Polling Firms Leery of Work in New Hampshire

******************************************************************* - Mike Shields: NH-02: Left Wing Darling vs. Independent Voice

Concord Monitor supports NH Liqour Monopoly Motion To Depose Four Judges: DENIED – Motion To Change Venue: DENIED
Two days after New Hampshire State Representative (and Redress of Grievances Committee member) George Lambert (R) (Hillsboro-27) authorized subpoenas for four sitting New Hampshire judges in the presence of New Hampshire State Representative JR Hoell (R) (Merrimack-13), Judge Kathleen McGuire DENIED Jason Talley the ability to question said judges about what they knew about the court orders that caused him to be arrested for mere POSSESSION OF A CAMERA.


Former Fisher Cat pitcher catches eye of Blue Jays management

Planning a record sled-dog run up Mount Washington

Gunstock Hosting National Telemark skiing championship