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Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of November 4th

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On tomorrow's roundup: the New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled on the state’s only Death Penalty case, largely upholding the conviction. The state legislature opens a special session to decide Medicaid expansion. And cities around the Granite State held elections this week, with voters stating their preferences for Mayor, council, and other local offices.


  • Norma Love - Statehouse reporter for the Associated Press
  • Garry Rayno - Statehouse reporter for The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News.
  • Dean Spiliotes: civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and author of the website NHPoliticalCapital.com.
Laura is well known in New Hampshire for her in-depth coverage of important issues and is widely regarded for her interviews with presidential hopefuls. Laura is a graduate of Keene High School in New Hampshire. Prior to hosting The Exchange, Laura worked in public radio in Washington, D.C. as a local reporter and announcer for WAMU and as a newscaster for NPR. Before her radio career, she was a researcher for USA Today's "Money" section, and a research assistant at the Institute for International Economics. Laura occasionally guest hosts national programs such as The Diane Rehm Show and Here and Now. In 2007 Laura was named New Hampshire Broadcaster of the Year by the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters.

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