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May 10. 2012 12:54PM

NH news from around the web - Updated 5/10


Missing Fla. woman planned to leave longtime boyfriend, brother says
After 25 years, she wanted out. Linda Losacano laid the news on her boyfriend, Timothy Dean Arnold, while the couple spent the summer at David's house in Concord, N.H. Linda was going to move there with her brother and sister, and bring her 5-year-old daughter Kylie, too. And there was nothing Arnold could do about it.

Eagle-Tribune: NH farmers look forward to early harvest

Eagle-Tribune: Program targeting illegal immigrants takes many in N.H. by surprise

Convicted con man Kevin Milette back in court
NORTH SMITHFIELD - A North Smithfield man who has been accused of swindling victims with intricate scams involving motor vehicles in five different states, including NH.

Federal official explains pulling visa of teacher who would have taught Chinese in Portsmouth
According to a letter from Robin Lerner, deputy assistant secretary for private sector exchange, the visa was canceled because it was not the appropriate type of visa for grade school teachers.


Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Laboratory Certification Suspended for 1 Year
A settlement agreement between CMS and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, N.H., has gone into effect after the hospital struggled to keep its Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments certification, according to a Fosters report.

Apple's e-store satisfaction score jumps, thumps Microsoft's; PC Connection below average
The average score for the 10 computer and electronics retailers ForeSee measured was 79, just a point above the average for all 100 stores. PC Connection scored a 74.

Despite operating at full capacity amid continuing heavy demand, Sturm Ruger sees one-month 73% rise in short interest

Parties present arguments in Vermont Yankee water permit case


4th annual Cow Pie Bingo to be held June 27 in North Conway
The star of the show was born in May of 2011, Rectors Merchant Paris 22258, she is a P9 heifer with a genomic Jersey Performance Index™ of 151. She is sired by Sunset Canyon Merchant-ET, GJPI 176. Her dam by Ahlem Lemvig Abe-ET (GJPI 147) is Very Good-85% with 19,214-967-729 m.e. at 1 year, 9 months of age. The fourth dam is Excellent with four records over 21,000 lbs. milk, 1,000 lbs. fat and 800 lbs. protein.

Fall 2012 TV lineup: some possibilities
"Susan 313" Sarah Silverman-Jeff Goldblum sitcom based on her own life, looks likely.

NYULOCAL: In Honor Of MCA, Four Cool People That Set Foot Inside Your Dorm
Adam Sandler was an RA in Brittany. Let's think about this for second: at one point in the history of the universe, someone was busted for smoking a bong in their bathroom by none other than Billy Madison, aka Happy Gilmore....

Auction preview opens at NH's Balsams resort
The auction will not include items from the ballot room where voters traditionally cast the first ballots in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary every four years.

NH Gazette - Video: Printing on the Wooden Common Press at Strawbery Banke in Portsmouth

Book Review: "Book Review: The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Imposter" by Mark Seal


Robin Foley v. Town of Lee <<< In these two orders, court dismisses in part, continues in part.
Part 2
When certain of the defendant officers threatened the plaintiffs with arrest if they did not leave the camper, then, that amounted to a violation of the plaintiffs' procedural due process rights. Those rights, moreover, are clearly established, and it would have been clear to a reasonable officer in the defendants' position that they were violating them. So, as fully explained infra, the defendant officers who threatened the plaintiffs with arrest unless they left the camper are not entitled to summary judgment, on the basis of qualified immunity or otherwise, on their procedural due process claim."


License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing - NH middle of the pack for occupational licensing
#1 most burdensome occupation is preschool teacher followed by athletic trainer.


U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: 'Our students deserve better'

Free Keene on activist Irvin Rosenfeld smoking pot in the State House smoking lounge
Since childhood, Irvin has been struck with Multiple Congenital Cartilaginous Exostoses, a bone disorder that causes tumors to form in his joints. Without using any other medicines, Irvin has not had tumor growth since he began using cannabis, which he has been doing regularly for 30 years as one of the few surviving participants in a federal medicinal cannabis study.


USA Today: Martensdale-St. Marys needs 2 wins to tie the national record held by Portsmouth

Loon Mountain team helps build super jumps for Superpark 16
SuperPark 16 involves professional snowboarders riding larger-than-usual snowpark features, documented by photographers and videographers.

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