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Weekly N.H. News Roundup: October 20, 2017


The Granite State makes a pitch for Amazon "H.Q. Two," and the governor reverses course on commuter rail. And why the no-show for Keno?  Hearings on the electronic bingo game Keno are noticeably empty.  We also talk about how the opioid crisis is affecting the Manchester mayoral race.

Watch the show:


  • Dave Solomon - Statehouse reporter for the Union Leader. 
  • Dean Spiliotes - Civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capital. 

Related Reading:

The Pitch for Amazon HQ 2:

"Sununu Amazon pitch: If you like Boston, you'll love New Hampshire," from the Union Leader. 

The Impacts of Opioids on the Manchester Mayoral Debate:

"State to grant $150 to Manchester Safe Station program," from the Union Leader. 

Keno Public Hearings Lack Attendance:

"Keno: No One shows for Manchester Hearing," from the Union Leader. 

Does the Foliage Fall Short This Year?

"Is New Hampshire Seeing Peak Foliage...Or Weak Foliage?" from NHPR.

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