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April 21. 2012 12:56PM

NH news from around the web - Updated 4/22


APNewsBreak: Translations key in genocide deadlock

The Dartmouth: Fraternity sentenced to three-term probation in wake of hazing incident

NH pension system attracts law enforcement to state for double dipping rules
A few local Massachusetts police chiefs have retired and started collecting pensions, then taken jobs in small New Hampshire towns and collected a salary on top of their pension. The state's pension system allows for it.

Phone survey questions plans for evacuation

DNA study shows Adirondack moose have ‘cousins' in neighboring states; they didn't cross the St. Lawrence
The results show that moose have moved between the four states of New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine and the neighboring Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, but not so much between New York and Ontario and Quebec.

Hello mom and dad, wherever you are
Creighton (right) and Reilly Ward, who were adopted separately by a woman in the United States, later found out they were sisters. They now hope to contact their birth parents in China

Manchester man, 22, charged with DWI after being tracked by dog after Conn. crash

Eagle-Tribune: Facebook comments about Salem officer result in arrest
An "interaction" with the police officer apparently sparked the foul threats Devito is believed to have posted on the social media website.

Eagle-Tribune: Burglary suspect killed in Keene had Lawrence gang ties


NH among nation's five most active states

Big Hollywood: Newest Victim of Limbaugh Backlash: Obama Supporter Sarah Silverman

Book Review - "Cloudland"
Catherine becomes the sounding board for her neighbor Anthony Waite, a forensic psychiatrist assisting the police in the investigation of the killer who has been striking in the upper valley region of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Where Is The Center of the Universe?

Merrimack student awarded Fulbright grant to study social archaeology in UK

Rescue group begins placing miniature horse in NH
A third horse left the farm yesterday for a new home in New Hampshire as a companion to two older horses, the MSPCA said.

New made-to-order home erected for osprey pair nesting near Lake Opechee

Academy Award Nominee Jose Rivera will step into off-Broadway run of his play Massacre
According to the Rattlestick, "In a small New Hampshire town, seven friends conspire to murder their mysterious neighbor Joe. On the night of the killing, as they confront the many meanings of their crime and finally relax and laugh and love again…there's a knock on their door."

Hiking Mount Washington, Northeastern America's Tallest Mountain (VIDEO)


LA Times: Soap makers raise the bar with eco-friendly shampoos
Lather, rinse, repeat. We all do it — usually with a liquid shampoo. But a handful of manufacturers are getting rid of the plastic bottles and the liquid and offering shampoos in solid bars that look like traditional hand soap. Canadian cosmetic company Lush makes nine formulas of solid shampoos, as well as a solid conditioner. J.R. Liggett's, in New Hampshire, makes six. And countless artisan soap makers also are capitalizing on growing customer demand for a concentrated product that has all the performance of a regular shampoo but with less packaging and fewer chemicals.

The Economist: Meet the new boss of the World Bank

Medicare bidding worries some medical suppliers

NECN Video - Solar brewery in NH doing more with less

Architectural Record: Williams Tsien on a roll with Dartmouth project
This is the Year of the Museum for Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. While the firm's new Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is preparing for a late May opening, and its Asia Society Hong Kong Center opened in February, the New York firm was just selected by the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, to undertake a major expansion and renovation of its 1985 structure.


FDA continues dialogue on 'Nano' regulation

Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans - New Hampshire Regional Haze - Reopening of comment period

$1.3M default judgment against New Futures Trading International Corporation and fugitive Henry Roche for swindling NH investors


Naturalization push eyes fall election in swing states like New Hampshire
CAMBRIDGE — A coalition of groups supporting immigrants has recruited teams of volunteers to help push programs they hope will add thousands of new U.S. citizens to the voter rolls in several states in time for the November presidential election.

States with no income tax did grow jobs, but connection is murky

Carroll County Democrats focus on platform, civil rights April 25

Slate: François Hollande has embraced the tactics of Obama's 2008 campaign - and it might win him the French election

5.4M join disability rolls under Obama
A record 5.4 million workers and their dependents have signed up to collect federal disability checks since President Obama took office, according to the latest official government data, as discouraged workers increasingly give up looking for jobs and take advantage of the federal program.


Politico: GOP elites hold off the tea partiers
“The important thing for any group in the party to understand…is that you need experience to govern,” said New Hampshire Republican Chairman Wayne MacDonald. “Everybody has to start somewhere. It's just important they learn the mechanics of how the party operates…It doesn't mean new ideas aren't welcome.”

CNN: Romney to return to New Hampshire for next primary night

Rick Perry considers another run at governor, and president

RNC panel approves change to keep S.C.'s presidential primary first in the South
The change would allow the four states that traditionally hold early primaries or caucuses -- Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada--to move their voting up to one month before other states without risking the loss of half their national convention delegates.


Sen. Burt Cohen: Drug war failing as prohibition failed

EDF, Wal-Mart, Walton ties get major media brush
The $1.3 billion Walton Family Foundation, started in 1987 by Wal-Mart's founders, Sam and Helen Walton, and directed now by the second and third generation of Waltons, has been underwriting EDF's successful effort to replace the nation's mostly small-business, owner-operated fishing industry — especially in communities such as Gloucester — with a model that works like a commodities market, with fishermen's "shares" of an allotted catch traded and potentially concentrated in the hands with the deepest pockets.


Yankees Fan Spends Celebration Day Covertly Around Fenway Park

A New Hampshire player and the problem of concussions in football
Chris Jeannot is among the hundreds of thousands of athletes who have to weigh the balance between their love for a sport and their health.

Video: Paraplegic works to make motorcycles accessible
Everything came to a screeching halt when he hit a wall on a track in New Hampshire in 1994. The accident left him a paraplegic

Web Extra: April 2006, A Fenway Baby Announcement

While winter was a no-show at ski areas, Mt. Washington has both unusually good quality and far fewer skiers than normal

Reflecting On Drew Hutchison's Debut

Dartmouth Lightweight Crew Claims Durand Cup

Peter Heed of New Hampshire among those to be honored by Clinton Canoe Regatta

44th Annual Market Days Festival
Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.,
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Darci Lynne
Saturday, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

2nd Annual Amherst Food Truck Festival
Saturday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

14th Annual New England Brewfest
Saturday, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The NH Angle