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Hotel conference rooms can be suffocating, the type of places where energy and creativity get ground down, leaving permanent stains in the beige carpet. But the mood is very different, very alive at the Autumn Seacoast Psychic Fair, held inside the Hampton Inn in Exeter.

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Census officials are working with local partners in New Hampshire to get the word out about the 2020 Census. The city of Rochester held an event on Tuesday at Great Bay Community College Advanced Technology campus and invited community leaders to share ideas on how to increase participation in 2020. 

Census Day is April 1st, 2020. The first address canvassing operation has already begun in mid-August and will continue until mid-October in all 10 counties in New Hampshire. 

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Four posters covered the columns of the church. They read “Estamos contigo Miguel. Estamos Contigo Gregorio. Estamos Contigo Facundo. Si se puede.”

These three men were among the more than 30 people detained in the Upper Valley in the past two months. "We are with you. Yes we can." The signs said.

About 60 people gathered in front of the First Congregational Church in Lebanon on Monday night to call attention to people detained by federal immigration authorities in the Upper Valley.

Asma Elhuni, an immigration organizer, shared their stories.

The state of New Hampshire is suing four members of the Sackler family who own drug maker Purdue Pharma.

Read the lawsuit here.

The state accuses the Sacklers of being the architects of a deceptive marketing campaign around opioids that contributed to the state's drug crisis.

House Judiciary

Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, has refused to answer most questions congressional Democrats put to him Tuesday about alleged obstruction of justice by the President.

Lewandowski sparred with the House Judiciary Committee chairman from the start of his testimony.

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Hotel conference rooms can be suffocating, the type of places where energy and creativity get ground down, leaving permanent stains in the beige carpet. 

But the mood is very different, very alive at the Autumn Seacoast Psychic Fair, held inside the Hampton Inn in Exeter. 

House Judiciary

Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's former campaign manager who is considering a run for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire in 2020, is testifying before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's hearing Tuesday.

Watch Lewandowski, who lives in Windham, N.H., testifiy live below. The Judiciary committee's hearing is titled, "Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power." 

Lewandowski repeated several of Trump's assertions, for starters calling the FBI investigation a "fake" Russian probe. He insisted there was no collusion.

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The New Hampshire Attorney General's office says it will increase oversight over the Nashua-based non-profit, Harbor Homes, after a review found problems with cash flow and financial management at the organization.

Harbor Homes is one of the largest organizations in Southern New Hampshire, providing mental health, addiction treatment, and low-income housing services through twelve separate non-profits that operate independently but share a common board.

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The Univsersity of New Hampshire begins a lecture series Tuesday that will explore mass incarceration in New Hampshire and in the U.S.

Donna Perkins is an associate professor of justice studies and UNH, and Blair Rowlett is the director of the Strafford County Mental Health Court. NHPR's Morning Edition Host Rick Ganley spoke with Perkins and Rowlett about defining criminality.

Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts, who joined an upstart NPR in 1978 and left an indelible imprint on the growing network with her coverage of Washington politics before later going to ABC News, has died. She was 75.

Roberts died Tuesday because of complications from breast cancer, according to a family statement.

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Bernie Sanders turned his outsider credentials and call for political revolution into a commanding victory in the 2016 New Hampshire primary. But as he seeks a repeat performance, the Vermont senator could face unlikely competition.

On their own, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard and Marianne Williamson sit near the bottom of the New Hampshire polls. But together, their novel calls for dramatic change to American politics could attract just enough support to complicate Sanders' path to victory in a tight New Hampshire race.

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