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May 19. 2012 12:02PM

NH news from around the web - Updated 5/20


Video: Cougar caught on video in Manchester resident's backyard

Breitbart: Exclusive Video: NATO protesters charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism behind viral video exposing Chicago Police

Lawyers: Terrorism Charges Against Broward Men Trumped Up

Knee surgery stats prompt changes at US hospitals
New Hampshire's Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is changing the way it handles knee replacement surgeries based on the results of a data-sharing project aimed at improving health care quality and lowering costs.

Fosters: Worker's death in keg explosion puzzles beer brewers

NH patrol helps motorists who break down on Interstate 95
The labor cost of the service was $31,000, according to information provided by DOT. That cost is set to increase to $60,000 this year.

Deep-sea microbes live life in the extremely slow lane
As Hoehler put it in an email, they "are 'breathing' at a rate about 2 million times slower than a typical human cell (which is admittedly quite a bit larger)."

Eagle Trib - Barrington, NH man faces serious Mass. drug and assault charges after leading police on chase
Peter O'Neil, 39, told police he ran because he didn't have a license and officers learned his license is suspended in New Hampshire. The bag was recovered from O'Neil and was found to contain five smaller bags, four holding a brown powder thought to be heroin and one a white hard powdery substance thought to be crack cocaine.

CDC Tells Baby Boomers To Get Tested For Hepatitis C, 1 in 30 have it

Got faith? Maine the least-religious state in the nation
A Gallup tracking survey in 2011 ranked Maine the third least religious state, behind Vermont and New Hampshire. A quarter of Mainers said they were “very religious”; 23 percent did in Vermont and New Hampshire, according to the telephone survey.

Keene Sentinel: A realistic look at 'New Hampshire and the Civil War'

Inclement, alluring road trip to the summit of Mount Washington

Littleton, NH steeplejacks complete rehab of NY church steeple

Photos: LeAnn Rimes performs at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom

Man brings practical experience to teaching motorcycle safety after near-fatal NH wreck
Outside a Concord, N.H., theater where Dave Cruz had sung in the opera La Traviata, he tucked his helmet into his black motorcycle's backpack and slid onto its leather seat. It was July 1998. The sky was blue. A day too beautiful to ride with a helmet. Headed for a friend's house, he traveled east on Highway 393, riding in the inside lane at 40 mph. As he approached an intersection, a 19-year-old in the left turn lane abruptly pulled into traffic to turn right. Her white Subaru sedan crossed Cruz's path and they collided.

Photos: Adam Sandler & Family Enjoy A Sunny Stroll

Car and Driver- Tech Dept.: The Latest on the Airless Tire-and-Wheel Combo
Michelin demonstrated Tweels on an Audi A4 and two Segway vehicles and announced that the first applications would be for military vehicles and skid-steer construction equipment. Time magazine called this one of 2005's most amazing inventions.

'Da Vinci Code' author Dan Brown speaks in NH
Brown was witty throughout the session in the late 19th century brick theater, and set the tone of the evening with several personal anecdotes from his childhood, which influenced his thoughts on the tense coexistence of science and religion.

NH Pediatric Society announces 2012 award winners

Conway Daily Sun - Bill Thompson: Valley Angler: Bamboo fun
The other day, I had the good fortune of spending the day with Fred Kretchman, one the best bamboo rod makers in New England.

Post Inteligenser: Book Review: The Rules of Attraction by Bret Easton Ellis


NH 'labor underutilization' rate stays in double figures

GTAT lands $8M in orders from Taiwan wafer manufacturer

Eagle Trib - Chester COllege announces closing

75-ton Yankee Dryer installed at Gorham Paper and Tissue mill

Reuters: Analysis - New facilities spotlight next-generation bio fuels
NH-based Mascoma, which has received financial backing from Valero Energy, Marathon Oil Corp (MRO.N) and a General Motors Co (GM.N) investment fund, has said it was targeting operating costs of $1.77 per gallon for ethanol produced from hardwood.


Social media: Verdict in - Evolving technologies force court system to stay on its toes

EPA Air Quality Designations for the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards
New Hampshire


MSNBC: Super PACs Having Wide Impact
But in New Hampshire, one Democratic House candidate, Carol Shea-Porter, who is trying to win back the seat she lost to Republican Rep. Frank Guinta in 2010, does not want Super PACs to air TV ads in her race. She has called on Guinta to agree to a mutual pact to disavow Super PAC spending in their race, along the lines of the one that Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts entered into with his Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren.


Forbes Magazine says Mitt Romney worth 230 million dollars


Could America's 250 percent tariff on Chinese PVs help the Mideast?
Proposed antidumping tariffs ranged from 31 percent to 250% and would come into force sometime after October 2012. The tariff is expected to significantly increase the cost of solar installations in the US.

Concord Montitor: New Hampshire scores an F in legal protections for children

John Smith column 5/19/12: Former area bishop urges connection in Christ
He had his main illustration with him in four young men who had survived an African massacre years ago and had been baptized in a chilly New Hampshire creek.


Video: High-tech device allows NH native, world-class cross-country skier and Olympian, to wear an insulin pump under clothes during PPP victory
"It's the first patch insulin pump," he said afterward. "Every other one would have tubing that would get in my way when I'm racing. But I just program this before I start it ... I fill it up with my Lily insulin and off I go," said Kris Freeman.

Keene Sentinel: Fact-finding complete in Hooper Golf Course matter
WALPOLE — A committee formed to address the future of the nine-hole Hooper Golf Course expects to make recommendations to the board of selectmen in July.

Wright State Raiders sign Brewster Academy alum Joe Bramanti

Revolutionary BAUER RE-AKT Helmet Hits Retail

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