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The N.H. News Recap for March 4, 2022: 2 years since the first COVID cases, Ukraine demonstrations

A photo of protesters standing in front of the State House. Some hold signs that say stop war, another says glory to ukranian democracy, and another says Peace for Ukraine.
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Recap guest Teddy Rosenbluth spoke to Marko Rondiak, who attended another demonstration supporting Ukraine in downtown Concord this week. “Every hour matters,” Rondiak said. “We figured it’s important to just get out now and then hopefully we can do something bigger.”

This week, Granite Staters showed their support for Ukraine after Russia’s invasion.

And it’s been just over two years since New Hampshire's first cases of COVID in New Hampshire and cases are now declining after the omicron surge. Plus, Manchester Police are receiving training on responding to calls involving people with autism.

Meanwhile, an NHPR investigation revealed involving Oath Keepers in New Hampshire revealed the extent to which political extremism and calls for political violence have attracted residents of New Hampshire in positions of power, in addition to a range of other citizens.

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Jackie Harris is the Morning Edition Producer at NHPR. She first joined NHPR in 2021 as the Morning Edition Fellow.

For many radio listeners throughout New Hampshire, Rick Ganley is the first voice they hear each weekday morning, bringing them up to speed on news developments overnight and starting their day off with the latest information.
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