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Dan Tuohy
Writing, running, hiking, and ought to be skiing in the Granite State.
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The "Chieftain" trailer in the Finestkind IPA label. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at Granite Slate
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It's New Hampshire Maple Syrup weekend. At Willow Creek Sugar House in East Kingston, the Patrick Phaneuf evaporator, shown here, was burning away March 22, 2014. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Granite Slate
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The spotlight shined on the New Hampshire Executive Council's District 1 with Republican Joe Kenney defeating Democrat Mike Cryans on March 11, 2014. It's a district that covers the northern half of the state, though each of the five councilors... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Granite Slate
After a disappointing third place finish in the Iowa Straw Poll, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has quit the race for the Republican nomination for president. Here are a few story links: Tim Pawlenty Quits Pawlenty drops out of GOP... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2011 at Granite Slate
Gov. John Lynch has again delivered a sales pitch to Bay Staters that NH has no sales tax ... 365 days a year. Said Lynch, "In New Hampshire, we believe you should be able to shop on your own time,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2011 at Granite Slate
Ron Paul is again targeting Mitt Romney. This time by name. And Michele Bachmann. Again, by name. In a letter to likely New Hampshire voters this week, the congressman begins: "They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." Paul... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2011 at Granite Slate
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Back from a couple vacation days on the range. Here is a snap of Lakes of Clouds on the way to the summit of Mount Washington. Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2011 at Granite Slate
Ron Paul has a new letter to New Hampshire independents today professing he is "the one candidate who is a lifelong constitutional conservative." In it, the congressman takes aim at his rivals, singling out Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann -... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2011 at Granite Slate
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Dear Patriot, begins the six-page letter from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, as the Kentucky Republican reaches out to conservatives in New Hampshire. "Either get behind an establishment politician who isn't always with them - or stand with Ron Paul in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2011 at Granite Slate
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., made a surprise return to the House yesterday to cast a vote for the plan to raise the debt ceiling and avert a possible economic crisis. It is just seven months since she survived a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2011 at Granite Slate
Interesting event tomorrow at the Statehouse: Governor Lynch is to accept a New Hampshire state flag flown at the North Pole by the crew of the USS New Hampshire, a Virginia-class submarine named for the state in 2009. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2011 at Granite Slate
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The folk singer-songwriter and author Bill Morrissey died Saturday while on a Southern tour. He was 59. I saw Bill Morrissey perform maybe 10 times over the past 15 years, which is to say, in no small way, that I'm... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at Granite Slate
Primary Leapfrog, redux. Everyone's looking at a New Hampshire Primary date of Feb. 14, 2012, but does anyone really think Cupid's Day would be the first presidential primary? No, and certainly not New Hampshire Secretary of State William M. Gardner,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at Granite Slate
States rights ... to pay up? The debt ceiling debate include this story in The New York Times on how the debt limit, if it's not adjusted by the Aug. 2 deadline, could impact federal spending for states. Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Granite Slate
Before President Obama's 50th birthday on Aug. 4, his campaign people are trying to get supporters to muster 50 donors or convince 50 people to attend campaign events. No doubt, there'll be many more "50" themes over the next three... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at Granite Slate
Rudy Giuliani returns to New Hampshire on Thursday. The Seacoast Republican Women's group has invited him to speak at One Liberty Lane in Hampton. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Granite Slate
The friendly rivalry between Massachusetts and New Hampshire is not always so friendly. Here's another story on how the states work to lure companies across the border. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Granite Slate
Poll Position. Another UNH poll. Another UNH poll showing Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney with a commanding lead in the first-in-the-nation state. Democrats are calling him a flip-flopper, claiming rampant inconsistency in his comments. But, as the Times reports today,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2011 at Granite Slate
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The wild consumes this Wild and Scenic sign on the coast. Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2011 at Granite Slate
Cheers to you, Thomas Jefferson. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2011 at Granite Slate
A New Hampshire man has died from injuries suffered in Afghanistan, two days after the president outlined his plan to withdraw 10,000 troops from the war-torn country by the end of the year. Spc. Nicholas Bernier of East Kingston died... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2011 at Granite Slate
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One man, One Vote. It's that simple, right? Governor Lynch vetoed Senate Bill 129, which would require a voter to present photo ID to cast a ballot in any municipal, state or federal election in New Hampshire. Here's what he... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at Granite Slate
ICYMI: State yesterday approved power purchasing deal between NH's largest utility and a proposed biomass/wood chip plant in Berlin. The order was a real Alphabet Soup of acronyms: PUC ok'd PPA for PSNH on RECs despite IPPs objection to the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2011 at Granite Slate
Some of the largest signs in New Hampshire are going up on Interstate 93 as part of the $800 million widening of the interstate from Massachusetts to Manchester, a stretch of about 20 miles. A total of six "dynamic message... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2011 at Granite Slate