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March 10. 2012 10:52AM

Weekend headlines - NH news from the web

***************************************************************************** Never-before-seen home video of Challenger space shuttle explosion surfaces (VIDEO)

The Daily Review: Community rallies around longtime NHMS announcer who suffered a stroke
Robinson’s active life of race track announcing and news reporting hit the brakes when a debilitating stroke on May 11 rendered Robinson without the use of much of the left side of his body. Since that time, and in need of 24-hour care, Robinson has one goal in his mind: to get back to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway where he served as an announcer for 21 years, and to be near the water.

Interstate 93 widening added to NH project list

Keene men wanted for Bellows Falls bank robbery

Seabrook man charged with patronizing prostitute in Conn.

WSJ: Dartmouth fraternity faces hazing allegations
The national Sigma Alpha Epsilon headquarters has placed its Dartmouth chapter under a "cease-and-desist order," which means it "must halt all chapter activities pending the school's investigation of hazing allegations made against the chapter and several members," the national group, which is based in Evanston, Ill., said in a statement Friday.

SmartPhone apps bust ski area snow exaggeration

NH jurors begin deliberations in genocide case


Outdoors: Canada lynx make their way to Vermont

NH artist Michael Reilly's "Portraits of Jazz" exhibit at Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

NH UFO group seeking public's help is looking for sincere people to get involved. Even if you are just interested, and not investigate, that is fine with this organization.

New Website for the New England Cottontail

Conway Daily Sun - David Eastman: Country Ecology: Canada lynx

Boston Globe: Would you wait in line 8 hours for a beer?
Pitch black and viscous, Kate the Great is a thick, hearty beer suited for sipping. Six different kinds of malt - “tons of malt,'' Mott said - and seven varieties of hops go into its creation. At 10 percent alcohol, it's twice as strong as a typical beer.

NH filmmaker Ken Burns praises reconstruction of Civil War era balloon the Intrepid
The Intrepid is being built by AeroBalloon Inc. of Hingham, Mass.

‘One for the Road' author, traveler to hold signing at Ruhamas Books in the Sand


Kona brings green beer to the East Coast with help of Redhook brewery in Portsmouth

BDN: New round of closures could doom Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Concord Monitor: Northern Pass hits roadblocks as many North Country landowners refuse to sell their property

Rivers Casino owner eyes on other gaming opportunities in NH

Planned buyout shows banks, CUs can work together
GFA Federal Credit Union's president/CEO said her credit union is showing by example that credit unions can work with community banks as it continues planning its purchase of a New Hampshire mutual.

Ping4 Inc. of Hollis raises $1.1M in equity
The software “pings” smartphone users when they're close to their favorite stores. Company was founded by Jim Bender. Before running for office in 2010, Bender launched and exited several companies, including IDEA Associates and Aware Inc. At his latest company, Nashua, N.H.-based network server company Logicraft, a handful of Bender's former team members had been working at startup 1stWorks Corp. of Norfolk on the technology behind Ping4Deals.

Jimi Heselden's legacy expands after Segway tragedy Deka's new prosthetic arm born from 'Star Wars'
The lifelike arm, developed under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contract awarded to New Hampshire-based Deka Research and Development, has undergone more than 4,000 hours of testing, largely in clinical trials at Veterans Affairs Department sites around the country.


NH court denies AP motion for access to arguments

Audio - U.S. Supreme Court's Golan v. Holder Decision
On this edition of IP Counsel, host Attorney Peter Lando, partner at the firm of Lando & Anastasi, LLP, welcomes returning guest, Mary Wong, Director of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, to discuss the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Golan v. Holder.


Women not participating in local government in New Hampshire
Women make up 51 percent of the state's population but occupy just 20 percent of the seats on boards of selectmen, city and town councils and boards of aldermen in New Hampshire's 234 towns and cities, according to a Monitor analysis. There's no evidence women don't win when they run for municipal office. Instead, women simply aren't running.

RGGI Cap & Trade program in U.S. to tighten caps


Q&A with Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier
Plantier, a former outfielder who holds the record for the most career home runs by a player born in New Hampshire with 91, played for the Padres for parts of four seasons in the 90s.

Shrine Bowl team adds Monadnock lineman

Cox: Talented youngsters give Blue Jays starters plenty to think about


Nashua Telegraph - Laura Hainey: Education tax credits would hurt our public schools
Laura Hainey is president of the American Federation of Teachers-New Hampshire.

Union Leader and Concord Monitor clash on rail study