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Climber Dies After Fall On Mount Washington

The Forest Service has announced the death of a climber on Mt. Washington. 37 year-old Jeremy Ullmann of Somerville Massachusetts died on February 10 th after a long sliding fall in the Huntington Ravine area.

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Senate Democrats are leading an effort to change how complaints of harassment and discrimination involving lawmakers are addressed in the State House, by establishing a new human resources officer who would be responsible for investigating those allegations.

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Officials with the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles and the statewide organization representing town clerks are among those raising concerns about a new proposal that would allow people to start the voter registration process at the DMV.

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Trade workers at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard said they’re worried President Trump’s plan to divert money for military construction to help pay for the border wall could affect work underway there.  

 

More than 6,000 workers at the shipyard repair the Navy's growing fleet, with a focus on Los Angeles-class submarines.

 

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The Executive Council is delaying voting on contracts to manage the more than $900 million dollar state Medicaid program.

Right now, Wellsense and Centine manage the state's Medicaid program. This contract, which would pay the companies millions, would continue that though 2024, but also add a third provider, AmeriHealth Caritas.

Members of New Hampshire's Executive Council say they want more information before voting, particularly about AmeriHealth Caritas, which had been penalized by regulators in Iowa over its work on that state's Medicaid program.

Sean Hurley

The Forest Service has announced the death of a climber on Mt. Washington. 37 year-old Jeremy Ullmann of Somerville Massachusetts died on February 10th after a long sliding fall in the Huntington Ravine area.  

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Democrats began their push this session to raise New Hampshire’s minimum wage during hearings at the Statehouse on Tuesday.

Lawmakers are considering three different bills that would each take a different approach to increasing the state’s rate, which currently stands at $7.25 an hour.

On Thursday, February 21, The Exchange interviews Congresswoman Annie Kuster. The following Monday, February 25, we interview Senator Jeanne Shaheen. Submit your questions, and tune in live at 9 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.

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Snow will begin to fall tonight across New Hampshire, with greater Concord expected to get 2- to 4- inches of snow before mixing to sleet and freezing rain by morning.

The forecast calls for a possible change to sleet and freezing rain before 8 a.m. Thursday.

N.H. Department of Justice

New Hampshire's Cold Case Unit says it's solved its oldest crime, the 52-year-old shooting death of an auto repair shop worker, and says the man who did it killed himself years later.

In September 1966, 49-year-old Everett Delano was shot three times in the head while working at Sanborn's Garage in Andover. 

A New Hampshire woman has been charged with misdemeanors and driving violations in connection with a crash that killed a correctional officer who was riding his bicycle.

Police said 41-year-old Patrick Bettens, of Concord, was traveling in the city when a car struck his rear tire in September, causing him to fall and be struck by the vehicle. He later died at a hospital.

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