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April 23. 2012 1:36PM

NH news from around the web - Updated 4/23

NEWS
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Video: Strout to be sentenced for role in Ormsby case
Ormsby murdered 2 men and a 10 year old boy in Amity. Prosecutors then say Strout helped Ormsby burn evidence and drove him to New Hampshire to stay with his son.


Power outage hits Bartlett, Jackson and Conway


NTSB report: Pilot disorientation led to crash that claimed life of New Hampshire woman


Video: NH high-wire walker crosses China's Grand Canyon in two minutes


BUSINESS
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MetLife to pay $478M in unpaid policies, penalties
MetLife did not admit wrongdoing but has also agreed to strict business reforms to ensure that it quickly pays life insurance benefits, the California Department of Insurance said Monday. Insurance regulators in California, Illinois, Florida, New Hampshire, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania will use their portions of the settlement money to find and pay people who are owed millions of dollars in "death benefits" — cash for a beneficiary when a life-insurance policyholder dies.


NHBR: GT Advanced Technologies adds shares to executive bonus pool
Advanced Technologies Inc. will be able to award its top executives with as much as $93 million in stock -- and they may be able to receive some of that stock three months earlier, thanks to a change in the company's fiscal year.


Bank Of America says 'No' to gun manufacturer


NH gaming expert's endorsement carries weight with players and investors
Zpocalypse have just breached D-Day Dice's old record in becoming the highest earning boardgame kickstarter campaign EVER. The figure: $210,237. If you scroll down to the bottom of their Kickstarter page, you see a familiar looking badge that a lot of kickstarter campaigns are sporting nowadays, The Springboard Seal of Quality.


FEATURES / ENTERTAINMENT
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NECN: Some parents leery of NH vaccination program


NH's Jennifer DePaul: 11 tips for enjoying life while paying back your student loans


‘Project Runway All Star' Austin Scarlett to host historic NH fashion show


British museum falls short in bid to buy historic letter from Titanic auction in NH


Photos: Dogs begin journey to new homes in NH


COURTS / PUBLIC OVERSIGHT
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NHPUC: Time Warner Cable petition for resolution of dispute with Public Service Company of New Hampshire
Time Warner's petition states that in early 2012, PSNH sued Time Warner in Merrimack County Superior Court for failing to pay the amounts PSNH contends are due for Time Warner's attachments. According to Time Warner's petition, the amount alleged to be due now exceeds $1,000,000.


POLITICS
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Nine-year-old horse advocate Declan Gregg goes back to Washington
The nine-year-old from Greenland, New Hampshire heads back to Washington, D.C. today to thank Congressman Guinta for sponsoring H.R. 2966, The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act


Berlin native Jackie Cilley brings her campaign for governor home


Bipartisan support for Violence Against Women Act
Though the bill is expected to pass the Senate by a wide margin, Democrat Sens. Patty Murray of Washington, Dianne Feinstein of California and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire told reporters that it was shameful for Republicans to not support the VAWA bill, and if it didn't pass, it would “absolutely” become an election issue.


PRIMARY
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Jon Huntsman compares Republican Party to China, gets press


Romney returning to NH to mark 'semi-official' end to GOP primary


OPINON
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Editorial: In the end, Colson fought the good fight
Photo - Prison Evangelist Chuck Colson speaks about the Bible while addressing inmates at the New Hampshire State Prison Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002 in Concord, N.H. as part of Operation Starting Line.


The Hill - Rep. Charles F. Bass: New Hampshire a model for responsible conservation and energy efficiency


The Hill - Judd Gregg: Why stay? President, Congress should just go home until after the election


NYT Ombudsman: Papers must take a hard look at the president's record
Now, though, the general election season is on, and The Times needs to offer an aggressive look at the president's record, policy promises and campaign operation to answer the question: Who is the real Barack Obama?


FreeKeene - New Mover: 'My first New Hampshire civil disobedience experience'


SPORTS
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Pattie Petty out as chair of Victory Junction board
Petty, the wife of former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty, founded the Victory Junction Gang Camp on 72 acres in Randleman in memory of her son, Adam, who was killed in 2000 during a practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


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