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FILE - This March 15, 2013 file photo shows former Massachusetts Gov., and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. Romney told "Fox News Sunday" that he has accepted an apology from MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, who joked about a Christmas picture that included the 2012 Republican presidential candidate's adopted, African-American grandson. Romney said that he sees Melissa Harris-Perry's apology as sincere and is ready to move on. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

N.H. News Roundup: Romney says ‘No, no, no’ despite N.H. poll; What about Scott Brown?

Monday, February 3, 2014

In a surprising twist of events, Mitt Romney would be the GOP choice in New Hampshire to run for president in 2016, according to a poll released last week. With 25 percent, Romney is leading Rand Paul (18 percent) and Chris Christie (17 percent). He also received a 72 percent favorability rating from New Hampshire GOP voters. Romney quickly tried …

N.H. News Roundup: Famous Granite State products, An end to distracted driving?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

I was scrolling through the latest issue of New Hampshire Magazine, and found myself very intrigued by one its articles. It was called “Famous Products Made in New Hampshire,” and it listed 25 companies and/or products that New Hampshire could claim as its own. As a transplant to the state, I was super …

N.H. News Roundup: Loon Mountain’s ice fairy tale, Walking for Aaron Swartz

Monday, January 13, 2014

Seemingly by all accounts, the ice castle at Loon Mountain is straight out of a Disney movie. Or a fairy tale. Or a Disney movie about a fairy tale. The castle debuted a the end of last year, and has been a destination for tourists since. Instead of building the castle, those involved …

N.H. News Roundup: Wacky winter weather, Is SNHU the ‘ of universities?’

Monday, January 6, 2014

Happy (belated) New Year from the Roundup! It has been a weather-heavy newscycle so far this year, and Isure as heck wasn’t able to avoid it. I got snowed in for an extra four days of a holiday …

N.H. News Roundup: N.H. caught Mega Millions fever, Granite State of breweries

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Every so often – maybe once or twice a year – the country seems to go nuts for the lottery. That’s because we’ve seen jackpots eclipse the $600 million mark several times already (this year). And New Hampshire …

N.H. News Roundup: (N.H.) Primary season approaches, Granite State perfect for retirement

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

For those of you who live for the Presidential Primary, there’s something to get excited about next year. N.H.’s primary season is already heating up for the 2014 elections in the Granite State. Think of it as soccer …

N.H. News Roundup: New Hampshire: Home of football champions, High winds hit state hard

Monday, November 25, 2013

It was some kind of weekend for football here in the Granite State. TWO local teams won state high school championships. Concord High took care of business against Pinkerton, 42-14, to complete its undefeated season and win the …

N.H. News Roundup: Playoff Granite State football, SNOB Film Festival returns

Friday, November 8, 2013

It’s playoff time for football in the Granite State. Four area teams are vying for a championship in their respective divisions. And there’s some crazy story lines with just those teams, too. Concord High is currently in the …

N.H. News Roundup: Is it already ski season? State gets boost in heating aid

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Can you believe it’s already time to hit the slopes? Well, its not the case for all the resorts, but several nearby ski areas have opened fully or partially for the season. The first N.H. resort to open …

N.H. News Roundup: State Sen. Fuller Clark hits pedestrian, Ayotte wants health care ‘time out’

Monday, November 4, 2013

N.H. State Sen. Martha Fuller Clark was involved in an accident Friday in Portsmouth where, according to the police, she “blacked out” behind the wheel, hopped a curb and struck a pedestrian from behind. The 71-year-old senator did …

N.H. News Roundup: Scott Brown forms PAC, Series’ Game 6 ticket most expensive ever

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Speculation is spiking about a possible Scott Brown run for Congress in New Hampshire after he formed the People’s Seat PAC in the Granite State. According to a filing with the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office, Brown’s …

N.H. News Roundup: 14 hours clinging to a boat, Ellen DeGeneres rewards Sarah Hoidahl

Monday, October 21, 2013

What could you do for 14 hours? Sleep? . . . . I don’t even think I could do that. Well, this weekend two New Hampshire men hung on for their lives in the water for 14 hours …

N.H. News Roundup: Tag isn’t it at school, heating up the Granite State

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

It wasn’t that long since I was in elementary school. I mean, it definitely was. But it shouldn’t seem like this long to me. Tag has been banned at Charlotte Avenue Elementary School in Nashua. Tag. The game …

N.H. News Roundup: Ruby Tuesday waitress surprises Guard members, Abigail Hernandez used her phone

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

A cool thing happened last week in Concord. Ruby Tuesday waitress Sarah Hoidahl surprised a few women who had been furloughed from the National Guard by picking up their lunch tab. Hoidahl, a 21-year-old single mother of a …

N.H. News Roundup: Abigail Hernandez is still missing; Sen. Kelly Ayotte is frustrated

Monday, October 14, 2013

Abigail Hernandez is still missing. The just-turned 15-year-old Kennett High Student was last seen walking home from school at about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Hernandez’s birthday was on Saturday, her teary-eyed mother said a press conference where she …