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March 20. 2012 12:43PM

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NEWS
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Convicted former Tyco chief Kozlowski now a nonprofit consultant
Kozlowski has just been transferred to a minimum security work-release prison facility in Manhattan after some years in an upstate New York prison. According to BusinessWeek, as part of his work-release activities, Kozlowski's lawyer says that the felon is "working full-time as a financial consultant for a non-profit organization that helps ex-convicts." While in prison, he shared space with convicted former New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi and rapper Ja Rule, with the latter mentioning Kozlowski's good work in helping teach inmates to read in order to qualify for their GEDs.


Portsmouth Herald: Runaway mom barred from contact with minors; told to get a job


Vt. woman critical after being struck by two cars, the second driven by NH woman


Back from Uruguay, Alstead's Sean Fortier returns from global summit
Fortier, a longtime Meeting Waters YMCA staff member, was chosen as one of two young American leaders to attend the University of Participation and Leadership -- a week-long planning session of youth workers from around the world -- from Feb. 27 to March 3.


Laconia Citizen: Rescued Nashua snowmobiler fights release of medical records as state tries to prove DWI charge


The Dartmouth: Amid Dartmouth hazing scandal, Amarna continues to offer students an alternative to Greek life
Located at 23 East Wheelock Street, Amarna was founded in 1994 as an alternative to Greek organizations, Miklin said. The original founders of the house were former presidents and officers of Greek houses who de-pledged their respective fraternities and sororities, and the house had a very large “anti-Greek” membership, Amanda Mata '11, who has been active in Amarna since her freshman year, said.


BUSINESS
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Presstek closes year with another loss


After Timberland buyout, VF looks for next big deal


GT Advanced Technologies receives $12.6M order from Zhejiang Shangcheng Science & Technology Co. for sapphire furnaces
Shangcheng is a vertically integrated sapphire manufacturer producing boules, cores and wafers which it sells to LED manufacturers.


FEATURES / ENTERTAINMENT
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Holly Petraeus makes her own mark on the military


Second annual conservation psychology institute set for June 23-27 at Keene college


COURTS / PUBLIC OVERSIGHT
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UNH relinquishes FERC preliminary permit for tidal power generation research at General Sullivan Bridge over Newington restrictions related to commercial development
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Preliminary Permit docket number P-13503-000 presently held the University of New Hampshire (UNH) is hereby relinquished. Thepurpose of the preliminary permit is to enable the holder to develop the data base for acommercial scale development. The University acquired the permit for the purpose of developing the site at the General Sullivan Bridge (GSB) as a research test site. more


U.S. District Court delivers whipping to IRS - USA v. David and Caroline Hulick


PRIMARY
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Obama in 2004: Military Strike Preferable to a Nuclear-Armed Iran


OPINION
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The New Hampshire - Editorial: Bring evaluations of professors online
The move would save money once put in place. It wouldn't need to take up class time, it wouldn't require as much manual effort on the administrator's end, and it wouldn't require physical forms.


LA Times - Michael Eisner: Americans Elect -- bring democracy into the digital world
The primary system we use today borders on the absurd. It starts off in Iowa, a state with less than 1% of the nation's population. The caucuses there are nonbinding and, in the case of the Democrats, don't even use secret ballots. One week later, the attention shifts to New Hampshire, a state with less than one-half of 1% of all Americans, where the first primary is held.


WaPo - John Kelly: A painful correction about the end of the world
Bart, you see, is an atheist and so doesn't go in for that eternal damnation stuff. He is retired and lives in New Hampshire where he plays with his dogs, putters around the house and pens various anti-organized religion tracts under the pen name “Dromedary Hump.”


SPORTS
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SkiRacing.com: J3 East slaloms to Slattery and Shaw
Logan Slattery toasted the field by an astonishing 2.73 seconds, but then, he was behind first run leader George Steffey when he left the start house in his second heat. When Steffey exited the course it left Slattery, Franconia NH and the Holderness School, well ahead of Spencer Smith in second.


CUP: Final Hendrick Hearing Today


New triple lift at Cranmore next season


Jump restoration project at Gunstock receives donation


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