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Three people, including two students from New England College, were shot in Henniker early Sunday morning, and the shooter is still at large, the police said.

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It's the final stretch before the first primary ballots will be cast in New Hampshire, and candidates are crisscrossing the state to make their final case to voters here. Bookmark this page for updates on what the candidates are up to in these final days, what Granite State voters are saying, and more.

Click here for Part 2 of our Primary Countdown Blog.

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Line crews from electric utilities are working to restore power to more than 12,000 customers in New Hampshire   

The snow, sleet and ice build-up contributed to outages around the state.

As of 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Eversource reported 11,500 customers without power. New Hampshire Electric Cooperative reported 1,520. Both utilities had already restored service to several thousand people.

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Amy Walter, host of WNYC's Politics with Amy Walter and National Editor of The Cook Political Report, offered her perspective on the New Hampshire presidential primary and 2020 politics during a special event Thursday at NHPR.

As the Democratic presidential candidates court voters before the first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday, electability is on the mind of some. Walter said she was surprised to hear Joe Biden deliver that as part of his final pitch in Iowa, where he placed fourth. 

Democratic presidential candidates are debating for the final time before the New Hampshire presidential primary on Tuesday. The debate is from St. Anselm College in Manchester.

Follow along as the seven candidates debate - and visit NHPR's 2020 Primary Dashboard for more news on the first-in-the-nation primary,

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President Trump is delivering the State of the Union address tonight before Congress. NHPR is carrying the speech live, and it can be listened to online at NHPR.org

Watch the president's remarks below:

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The Senate trial on the impeachment of President Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress, continues. Watch the trial via the livestream player below or listen via NHPR on the radio or streaming at NHPR.org

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On Thursday, Feb. 6, Gov. Chris Sununu will deliver his State of the State address before a joint convention of the state House of Representatives and Senate.

NHPR will have live coverage of the address, beginning at 10 a.m. Laura Knoy, host of The Exchange, will host the special broadcast. She will be joined in studio by NHPR's Senior Political Reporter Josh Rogers and Anna Brown, director of research and analysis for Citizens Count.

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On Tuesday night, Feb. 4, 2020, President Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver his State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress. Afterwards, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to deliver the Democratic Party's response. 

NHPR will carry NPR live anchored coverage of the State of the Union Address and the Democratic Party response. 

On Monday, Feb. 3, NHPR will carry live coverage of the 2020 Iowa caucuses, beginning at 7 p.m.

7 p.m. - "America - Are We Ready?" Iowa Edition.

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New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) is offering live coverage of the First in the Nation New Hampshire Primary on Tuesday, February 11th, 2020.

NHPR’s coverage will begin at 8 PM eastern and will run no later than 12MID eastern. If a winner is declared early in the evening, NHPR may choose to end coverage at 11 PM. Stations will be alerted through the night about broadcast plans as news develops.

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In an interview Sunday with NHPR, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders declined to elaborate on a dispute with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren that kicked off a broader debate this week over gender and electability. But Sanders did weigh in on the obstacles facing female candidates.

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N.H. Congresswoman Annie Kuster has endorsed Pete Buttigieg in his campaign for president, making her the highest-ranking elected official in the state to back a 2020 Democratic candidate.

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The House of Representatives is taking the formal step of voting to transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, which will hold a trial. The House voted to impeach Trump last month on two articles, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

After the House vote to transmit, the articles are physically brought to the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that the trial will likely start Tuesday. 

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this morning is announcing who will present the case for President Donald Trump's impeachment in the Senate trial.

Watch the press conference live at approximately 10 a.m.

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A former executive director of the New Hampshire Republican Party, who also served in the Trump administration, wants to represent the state's 1st Congressional District in Washington.

Matt Mowers, 30, lives in Bedford and works as a consultant.

Speaking on the Jack Heath radio show Tuesday, Mowers said incumbent Democrat Chris Pappas promised to be an independent voice for New Hampshire, but he claims Pappas has voted in near lockstep with his party’s left wing.

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Six Democratic presidential candidates will face off tonight in the final debate before the Iowa caucuses, in what is becoming an even closer race in the homestretch. Candidates making the debate: Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, and Elizabeth Warren.

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A class action lawsuit alleges decades of abuse at New Hampshire's state-run youth detention center.

The lawsuit filed Saturday comes six months after two former counselors were charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy at the Youth Development Center in Manchester in the late 1990s.

The victim in that case is now the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit filed by attorneys representing 35 others who say they were abused between 1982 and 2014.

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President Trump is scheduled to speak to the nation at 11 a.m. today following attacks on military bases in Iraq where U.S. troops are stationed.

Trump tweeted on Tuesday night that "All is well!" and that an assessment of the casualties was underway. Iran said the missiles were launched as an act of self-defense after the U.S. killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq.

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Corey Lewandowski says he won't run for U.S. Senate in 2020.

President Trump's former campaign manager announced his decision today on Twitter.

The conservative Republican had waged a high-profile exploratory campaign against Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat seeking her third term in 2020.

New Hampshire's senior senator pointed to Lewandowski's possible candidacy to help raise funds for her re-election bid.

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Note: Scroll to the bottom of this story for links to utility outage maps and other severe weather resources.

Updated at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday:

Utility crews have restored power to thousands of customers across New Hampshire, and are continuing to address newly reported outages. As of 9 a.m., Eversource reported 444 without electricity, with 167 in Danville and 162 in Sandown. Unitil has 23 customers affected, and N.H. Electric Cooperative around 80.

The holidays are often a quiet, restful  time: a chance to take a few days off from work, visit family, catch up on sleep before the new year begins.

Not for the 2020 presidential candidates, or at least not when it comes to New Hampshire.

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Today, from 10 a.m. until noon, NHPR will air a special broadcast of Lessons and Carols.

The program is recorded at the candlelit chapel of King's College, Cambridge, and based around nine Bible readings interspersed with Christmas hymns and carols sung by the famous chapel choir

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New Hampshire Public Radio covered thousands of stories in 2019. Some stories offered closure, while others still await a final chapter.

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Democratic presidential candidates debate for a seventh time tonight. The debate, hosted by PBS NewsHour and Politico, is at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and it begins at 8 p.m. 

NHPR will broadcast special debate coverage. Watch a livestream of the debate below:

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The House of Representatives is debating impeachment articles against President Trump before an expected vote early this evening. 

NHPR is airing special coverage of the House session. 

NHPR is broadcasting live coverage of Wednesday's historic impeachment vote - you can hear that on our broadcast airwaves, or on our livestream player right here.

But if you'd rather listen to regularly scheduled programming from NHPR, we've got you covered. Click here to listen our special livestream.

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The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office has released its final report on a police shooting that took place in Weare in August.

The reports says the shooting started as a domestic dispute and ended in gunfire, and clears the two officers involved in the incident.

Officials say although the suspect involved was hit three times in an exchange of gunfire with police, an autopsy determined a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest is what caused 43-year-old Jeffrey Clough-Garvin’s death.

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The House Judiciary Committee voted along party-lines today to approve two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Each vote was 23 to 17. The charges head now to the full U.S. House of Representatives for a vote next week.

U.S. House

The House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing today in the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry, focused on constitutional grounds for impeachment.

The Judiciary Committee is tasked with drafting potential articles of impeachment against President Trump. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Watch the hearing live.

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