Welcome to InDepthNH.org’s roundup of news that matters in New Hampshire for Jan. 9
NSA Adding Workers In Groveton As It Closes Londonderry Facility (InDepthNH.org)
GROVETON – NSA Industries’ new manufacturing facility in Groveton hasn’t opened yet, but the Vermont firm is already working on an expansion, NSA president James Moroney told InDepthNH.org.
Shea-Porter, Kuster Blast New Rule Giving Members Personal Ownership of Office Records (InDepthNH.org)
U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter and U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, both New Hampshire Democrats, criticized a new House rule that passed virtually unnoticed last week making congressional office records “personal property” of the member.
9-year-old Portsmouth girl battling rare brain tumor (Seacoastonline)
PORTSMOUTH – Nine-year-old Ciara Brill began having headaches a couple of weeks before Christmas, but nothing that couldn’t be treated with children’s Motrin.
Alternative healing; patients find relief with therapeutic cannabis (Nashua Telegraph)
When Cathy Sanderson completed her chemotherapy treatment and all signs of breast cancer were gone, she thought it was over ..
BARRINGTON, N.H. (AP) — The 1,500-acre undeveloped Stonehouse Forest in Barrington has received a $1 million federal conservation grant.
PLYMOUTH (AP) — Plymouth State University has hired its first female athletic director, naming Kim Bownes to the position.
Column: Why Do Vermonters Massacre French? (Valley News)
As amateur collectors of regional art, my wife and I are always eager to meet the artists who created the paintings we love. One such canvas is a winter scene of a Vermont sugar shack, by Denis Chassé.
AROUND THE NATION AND WORLD
Assange’s 10-Year Vision of Toppling Power Is a Reality (New York Times)
In a 2006 essay, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, outlined the politically disruptive potential of technology. Hillary Clinton’s loss might be a realization of his vision.
Trump Was the Elephant in the Ballroom (New York Times)
Even before Meryl Streep took President-elect Donald J. Trump to the Hollywood-shed, he loomed large over the show, particularly over Jimmy Fallon’s monologue.
With confirmation hearings set to start for Cabinet nominees, ethics experts are raising alarms about others with the president-elect’s ear, including billionaire investor Carl Icahn, Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, who stand to profit as members of a “shadow Cabinet.”
Protesters stage ‘celebration’ outside closed Dairy Queen (Chicago Tribune)
A gathering initially planned as a protest to boycott a Dairy Queen in Zion, after a racial incident went viral and sparked outrage, instead turned into a celebration Saturday after the Dairy Queen corporation cut ties with the franchise owner and the restaurant closed.
Compiled by InDepthNH.org, a nonprofit investigative news outlet published online by the New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism 603-738-5635