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N.H. lawmaker drops loaded gun during public hearing

N.H. lawmaker drops loaded gun during public hearing

New Hampshire House Speaker Shawn Jasper was quick to offer a scolding after a lawmaker's loaded gun fell onto the floor during a public hearing on the merits of full-day kindergarten.

Rep. Carolyn Halstead, a Republican from Milford, lost control of her handgun and it fell onto the floor. The loaded firearm reportedly came out of her waistband while she was taking off her backpack before taking a seat during an Education Committee meeting.

Bow High student maps graves at New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery

Bow High student maps graves at New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery

A senior student at Bow High School has mapped graves at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, making it much easier for people to find the graves of their near & dear ones.

When Elin Warwick found out that people were having a difficult time in locating their loved ones’ graves, she used a geographic information program from Esri, marked the location of each and every grave and uploaded it to a computer installed in the N.H. State Veterans Cemetery’s welcome center.

New Hampshire man fatally shot

New Hampshire man fatally shot

New Hampshire State Police officials have confirmed that a 57-year-old man was shot and killed in his 22 March Hill Road home over the weekend.

Robert Wesley, who was a resident of Alstead, was found dead last Saturday night in his home. The case is being investigated by the New Hampshire State Police Troop C. The investigators have ruled the incident a homicide.

N.H. lawmaker wants state to consider ban on Russian liquor

N.H. lawmaker wants state to consider ban on Russian liquor

A New Hampshire lawmaker on Monday proposed a new measure that would prevent Russian vodka from making its way into the state’s liquor stores.

Proposed by Senate Minority Leader Jeff Woodburn, a Democrat from Whitefield, the new bill dubbed LSR 932 would establish a bipartisan commission for the state to consider ways to respond to the alleged “Russian interference” in the state’s democracy.

N.H. roll out of Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses gets muted response

N.H. roll out of Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses gets muted response

The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recently started offering federal Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses. However, the response has thus far remained muted.

One of the main reasons for the muted response is that Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses are currently optional, and not required. People are expected to go for these licenses as renewal dates come up.

Starting October 2020, any person travelling from the Granite State will have to present a Real ID-compliant license or a new acceptable type of identification even for domestic air travel.

N.H. father fired after he missed work to see the birth of son

N.H. father fired after he missed work to see the birth of son

A New Hampshire man was fired from his security guard job after he missed work to be with his pregnant wife who delivered the first baby born in Concord on New Year’s Day.

According to local media reports, Lamar Austin, who worked as a security guard at Salerno Protective Services, was told by his bosses that he would be terminated if he didn’t show up for his shift.

Thirty-year-old Austin said he had to choose between work and family, and he decided to choose family. Resultantly, he was fired from the job.

Chuck Morse becomes N.H. governor for 2 days

Chuck Morse becomes N.H. governor for 2 days

Republican Senate President Chuck Morse has become New Hampshire’s new governor, but only for a couple of days. Morse is filling the vacancy as former Gov. Maggie Hassan has sworn in as a U.S. Senator, while Gov.-elect Chris Sununu hasn’t yet entered the governor’s office.

Morse officially became the new governor of the Granite State at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday this week and he will hold the position until around noon Thursday, when Sununu will be sworn in.

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