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June 19. 2012 11:56AM

NH news from around the web - Updated 6/19

NEWS
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Laconia fee to play at ballfield upsets out-of-town parents
LACONIA — The Parks and Recreation Commission will charge a one-time annual $10 fee for each out-of-town Babe Ruth League baseball player who plays a game on Robbie Mills Field that is not against Laconia. The fee would cover the entire summer, not just one game.


Exeter Hospital CEO expresses concern over future of Exeter Hospital


Man wanted in NH charged with smuggling cocaine into Rutland jail
After an investigation, police said they believed True had hidden drugs inside his body. While in the holding cell, he encouraged the other men in the cell to use the drugs as a way of disposing of the evidence, police said.


Pope's top aide blames the devil and media 'pretending to be Dan Brown' for leaks scandal
The Associated Press reports that Vatican has been on the defensive ever since sensitive documents alleging corruption and exposing power struggles began appearing in the Italian media in January.


FEATURES
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Maine, NH high schoolers exploring dental careers at summer camp in Maine
Students hail from the Maine towns of Norway, Saco, Ashland, Chebeague Island, Fort Fairfield, Berwick, North Berwick, Lisbon, Wade, Cape Elizabeth, Kennebunk, Holden and Fort Kent, and from New Hampshire's Pelham and Lisbon communities.


Archives of Internal Medicine: Loneliness in Older Persons - A Predictor of Functional Decline and Death
Loneliness is a common source of distress, suffering, and impaired quality of life in older persons. We examined the relationship between loneliness, functional decline, and death in adults older than 60 years in the United States.


Subcompact Darwinism: The evolution of the Ruger LCP



Price of 380-year-old NH family farm drops
The 135-acre Tuttle Farm in Dover was originally offered at $3.35 million during the summer of 2010. A difficult market and a reworking of what the sale will include have lowered the price to $1.87 million.


NH cop who used uniform money to buy women's slippers files wrongful termination suit
BROOKLINE, N.H.—A fired police sergeant in Brookline, N.H., has filed a lawsuit against the town, saying it was wrong to terminate him.


BUSINESS
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Hampton firm UNTHA Introduces new shredder to America


Liquid Health Labs gets $100K in angel funding
The company is based at the abi Innovation Hub, a non-profit incubator in Manchester, N.H. that went by the name of Amoskeag Business Incubator until last February. The company holds a patent for the PowerCap, which it's selling to other vitamin water companies, and has also launched its own brand of nutritional liquid.


Remote patient monitoring expected to save Dartmouth Hitchcock $1.4M on one floor alone
The pulse oximetry and clinician notification system technologies, provided by the Irvine, Calif.-based Masimo, were implemented in all post-surgical, general floor units at the medical center.


Amherst's AeroSat to provide airborne satcom systems to Gogo
The company's innovative satellite communications systems enable aircraft to connect to the Internet whether in-flight or at the gate, affordably maintaining high-speed broadband connections in every region of the world.


Wolfeboro crepe shop complains about selective enforcement of sidewalk rules
He went on to say "I feel we have been singled out in this case." He cited Bailey's Bubble having tables and chairs on the sidewalk and pointed out that Bradley's Hardware uses the sidewalk in front of it store for displays and other uses.


Gorham papermill savior Lynn Tilton seeking an executive assistant
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Gilford awaits engineering report for larger Wal-Mart
GILFORD, N.H.— A town planning board in New Hampshire has tabled an application for final approval of an expanded Wal-Mart store.


COURTS / PUBLIC OVERSIGHT
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City of Manchester vs. Secretary of State


PSNH Reconciliation of Energy Service and Stranded Costs for Calendar Year 2011
Order defining scope of the proceeding and granting motion to intervene to TransCanada.


Pew Center on the States: State pension shortfalls balloon toward $1.38T


POLITICS
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New York, Conn. top state income tax per capita, NH has the lowest


Vt. officials meet with NH docs on health care reform


NRC Petitioned To Stop Final Licensing Decisions For Nearly Three Dozen Nuclear Reactors In Wake Of Waste Confidence Ruling


Coos County commissioners clash over economic development funds


PRIMARY
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Veepstakes: Rubio not being vetted?


NYT: At Party, Bloomberg Tips Hand on Endorsement - Says Romney would do a better job running the country
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York has remained coy about whether he plans to endorse a presidential candidate this year, even as Mitt Romney and President Obama aggressively court the billionaire media mogul.


OPINION
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Josiah Bartlett Center decries Lynch veto of school choice bill


Keene Sentinel: Remember acid rain?


Blame Canada? Trying to head off tar sands pipeline through New Hampshire


SPORTS
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GEOCACHING - A GPS Treasure Hunt


2012 Funny Cars Under the Stars New England Dragway in Epping



Drift Spot Junemanji 2012 at NHMS in Loudon


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