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Weekly N.H. News Roundup: December 8, 2017

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New Hampshire becomes the first state to opt out of FirstNet, a federal program designed to help first responders better communicate across the country.  Hillary Clinton returns to New Hampshire to sign copies of her book, and attracts protests and ponies as well as fans.  Eversource prepares to switch on its first major new power line in New Hampshire in 20 years.  And the Rockingham County attorney’s office releases more than 900 pages of the state’s investigation into Phillips Exeter Academy.
 

 
GUESTS:

  • Hadley Barndollar - Reporter,  Portsmouth Herald and Exeter News-Letter.
  • Garry Rayno - author of Distant Dome, a Manchester Ink link and indepthnh.org series that explores stories from the NH statehouse. He formerly worked as a 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
  • Paige Sutherland - NHPR reporter
  • Dan Tuohy - NHPR Digital Engagement Producer

Links to News Items

NHPR's  Casey McDermott did extensive investigative reporting on the culture at the Statehouse.

NH is the first state to opt out of FirstNet.

The Executive Council vote on a proposed toll hike is delayed.

Hadley Barndollar of the Portsmouth Herald reported on  the Rockingham County attorney’s office release of more than 900 pages of the state’s investigation into Phillips Exeter Academy.

National and state politicians reflect on the legacy of Mary Louise Hancock, following her death at age 97.

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