A group of New Hampshire fourth-graders who traveled to the state's capital in Concord to learn about the joys of civic engagement were given a surprisingly realistic picture of the American legislative process after one lawmaker used their bill—a proposal to name the red-tailed hawk the official state raptor—as an opportunity to rail against the evils of abortion.
During a speech to his conservative supporters in Barrington, New Hampshire this weekend, Senator Ted Cruz bashed the "Obama-Clinton foreign policy of leading from behind," saying the "world is on fire," to the horror of a three-year-old sitting in the front row.
Being a good reporter often means pissing off the very person you're attempting to interview—you try to keep it civil, but sometimes, the situation spirals out of your control. When an establishment menace in a festive outfit attempted to silence a New Hampshire TV journalist last night, he handled it like a pro.
Two toddlers were injured, one critically, after the bounce house they were playing in was picked up by a gust of wind and sent flying through the air before crashing back down to the ground. One father told reporters he was informed by a volunteer at Sullivan's Farm in Nashua, NH that the structure was open and free to play on; farm officials say the bounce was being dried from a cleaning and wasn't tied down.
Governor Margaret Wood Hassan of New Hampshire has declared a state of emergency after at least 41 reported overdoses of fake pot in the Manchester area. According to a statement issued by the governor, the "Bubblegum" flavor of "Smacked!", a synthetic cannabinoid has been linked to a spate of overdoses, and poses "a serious threat to public health, especially to young people."
Fifteen-year-old Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family Sunday evening, nine months after she disappeared from a small New Hampshire town in Mount Washington Valley. Hernandez was last seen leaving her high school in October of last year. Authorities are still investigating the circumstances of her disappearance.