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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: Football season is upon us, Vermont Yankee to shut down

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

It might just be my favorite time of the year – football season! There’s nothing quite like it. The trees start to turn, the weather cools down just a bit and there’s always something on the TV during …

N.H. News Roundup: Summer camps in the Granite State, meet Miss New Hampshire

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

My experience with summer camps has been nothing but awesome. I went to the YMCA Camp Thunderbird outside of Charlotte, N.C., as a youngster until I was old enough to be a counselor – and then I joined …

N.H. News Roundup: Ted Cruz hits and misses, Lawmakers can accept E-ZPass

Monday, August 26, 2013

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz came to New Hampshire on Friday, and the question was whether Granite Staters would like or dislike him. The answer: both. Cruz made a grassroots pitch as theheadliner at a reception for the New …

N.H. News Roundup: Concord’s impending doom, Granite State obesity rate holding firm

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Since the end of the Mayan calendar last year, it seems like the end of the world has become a common theme. There were like five movies this summer, countless television shows, and of course books that borrow …

N.H. News Roundup: Get your ice cream fix, medical marijuana could get pricey

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Summer is starting to wind down here in the Granite State, but don’t hang your Halloween decorations quite yet. The sun is still out for a little while longer, and that means it’s still ice cream season! I’ve …

N.H. News Roundup: Documentaries and the Granite State, 2016 primary catch-up

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Documentaries aren’t new to New Hampshire. In fact, when I think “documentary” the first name that pops in my head is N.H. native Ken Burns. His Baseball series is my all-time favorite. But there’s more documentarians out there, …

N.H. News Roundup: Charity in the Granite State; the mom’s right to breast-feed?

Monday, August 19, 2013

I’ve been under the weather a bit since the end of the weekend, so I’m about at that point where I’m getting bummed out about it. So that’s why today I wanted to cheer myself up, and read …

N.H. News Roundup: N.H.’s best school mascot; ‘Schindler’s List’ documents sold

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Mascots are great. A good mascot name and you’re set. A bad one and you become the laughing stock of the league. In high school (in Dublin, Ohio) we were the Celtics (pronounced Kel-ticks – nobody ever got …

N.H. News Roundup: N.H.’s top docs, Jimmy Fallon names daughter after Winnipesaukee

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Well folks, it’s been a while. But we’re back from break and ready to roll. Have you been to the doctor lately? Maybe your’s made New Hampshire Magazine’s 2013 list for top doctor’s in the state. Among those …

N.H. News Roundup: Casino in N.H. all but dead, Prepping for medical marijuana

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

There may still be a heartbeat for a potential casino here in the Granite State. According to Monitor reporter Annmarie Timmins, Gov. Maggie Hassan has appointed three to a gambling study commission. If state Sen. Lou D’Allesandro, a …

N.H. News Roundup: Outsiders like the Granite State, UNH hits fundraising milestone

Monday, July 29, 2013

New Hampshire looks like it has some reputation from outsiders. I’ve seen travel reviews on websites and in papers from across the country, and I’ve yet to see one with anything negative to say. Here’s just a few …

N.H. News Roundup: Granite State has nicest drivers, N.H. casino still priority

Friday, July 26, 2013

You may have seen a Volvo ad recently (above) telling the tale of Irv Gordon, the man who is so close to driving 3 million miles (3,000,000 – just for emphasis) in the same vehicle, a 1966 Volvo P1800. So why is this news here in the Granite …