NH news from around the web - Updated 4/30

April 30. 2012 1:17PM



Family calls Marlborough man's shooting a murder, NH man charged in hunting mishap

A grand jury last week indicted New Hampshire man Wade Holmes with negligent homicide and reckless shooting in the hunting incident last fall that resulted in Kenneth's death.

Women's slaying puts Arab leaders, bloggers at odds with dueling conferences

"It's breathtaking to think that this (the United States) is a beacon of freedom," said Spencer. "Meanwhile, people here try to accommodate the enemies of freedom."

Drugs, weapons lead to prison for New Hampshire man

Convicted killer Twardus asks for a new trial

ALFRED, Maine - Testimony began Monday morning in a hearing to determine whether Jason Twardus, convicted of murder in 2010, will be granted a new trial.



Dartmouth researcher contributes to 'Matrix' inspired approach to protecting sensitive infrastructure from cyber threats

IN THE MATRIX, the famous "bullet time" effect showed how Keanu Reeves's character Neo was able to sway out of the path of incoming bullets, as time appeared to slow. Now the film has inspired engineers to develop a way to cope with cyber attacks on crucial infrastructure, such as electricity grids, water utilities and banking networks.

Kaiser Health News: Hospitals seek to cut costs, compete smartly



Comedy about middle school statutory rape? Does Adam Sandler's 'That's My Boy' go too far?

Marilyn Manson Rocks New Hampshire - Review + Exclusive Photo Gallery

Getting to witness Marilyn Manson perform live in a venue that has a capacity of roughly 2000 people, is a pretty unique experience and it certainly lived up to the hype. On Saturday (April 28) Manson rolled into a sold-out Casino Ballroom in Hampton, Beach, N.H., on his 'Hey, Cruel World' tour.

Lancashire Telegraph: Last letter by Colne Titanic hero Wallace Hartley fetches 95k

New Hampshire Episcopalians may replace gay bishop with another gay bishop

Bridges, Hirschfeld and Rich will be meeting with congregants in New Hampshire this week.

Man gives alpacas a haircut on Eastern Shore of Virginia

PUNGOTEAGUE -- Spring brought an unusual visitor to Virginia's Eastern Shore -- alpaca shearing expert Jay Mariacher, who traveled all the way from New Hampshire to shear a herd of 13 alpacas at By the Bay Alpacas farm in Pungoteague, owned by Tara King and Andrew Leach.

Take a science fiction road trip for a weird and wonderful summer

Rocket enthusiasts may want to head through Warren, New Hampshire, where a genuine Redstone Rocket sits in the town square. It's the same kind of rocket that hurled Alan Shepard, a Warren native, into space.




Sen. Shaheen lauds Obama administration shift on allowing young people to work on family farm

Young people who work on farms in New Hampshire and across the county learn valuable skills and gain important experience while contributing to their rural communities,' said Shaheen. 'I am glad the Obama Administration has withdrawn this rule, respecting our country's important commitment to the tradition of family farming and protecting the financial stability of these families.'

Emily's List endorses Hassan for governor



USA Today: Focus on Sen. Ayotte as Romney campaigns in NH

Politico - Alexander Burns - Sununu: Ayotte one of '19 or 20' VP options



Woodsmen host annual competition

Cheers echoed across the Green as almost 200 competitors competed in events ranging from axe throwing to crosscut sawing as part of the 66th annual Woodsmen's Competition held on April 27 and 28 on the Green and the Organic Farm.

Salve Regina College wins national rugby championship

SIG SAUER's Max Michel, Jr., Stays Hot, Wins USPSA Area 1 Single-Stack Title

NH Roller Derby teams promote upcoming UNH event

Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow our RSS feed
Union Leader app for Apple iPad or Android *
Click to download from Apple Apps StoreClick to download from Android Marketplace
* e-Edition subscription required