Todd Bookman

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GOP candidate Nikki Haley attracts more attention from New Hampshire voters

Thursday, January 04, 2024

Some voters in New Hampshire are looking for an alternative to Biden and Trump, former presidents who are both running for re-election. That's leading them to consider Nikki Haley.


Preservationists are trying to restore national park trails destroyed by the weather

Saturday, July 29, 2023

National parks and hiking trail networks around the country are facing dual pressures - crowds and changing weather. Preservationists in New Hampshire are painstakingly restoring one such trail.


A New Hampshire church rose quickly — until questions about its pastor led to its equally rapid fall

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Next Level Church in New Hampshire grew quickly and spread into three states. It died almost as quickly, leaving many questions about the conduct of its charismatic pastor.


This Girl Scout is a vocal critic of the Girl Scout cookies and is making her own

Thursday, March 16, 2023

A Girl Scout, distressed that the cookies she was selling contained palm oil, went rogue and baked her own to raise money for her troop.


Meet the queer people who practice shooting to defend themselves from hate groups

Sunday, February 26, 2023

A group of gay and trans people gather regularly in the woods of New Hampshire to practice shooting. They want to be ready to defend themselves from hate groups.


The psychedelic ayahuasca is easier to find even though its legality is questionable

Friday, August 19, 2022

A church in New Hampshire offers the use of ayahuasca. It's one of a small but growing number of retreats where people can use hallucinogens.


Competitive congressional districts are on the decline. New Hampshire bucks the trend

Friday, June 10, 2022

The GOP-led legislature passed a map to dramatically redraw the state's two districts. But Republican Gov. Chris Sununu wanted both of the districts to remain competitive.


As misinformation swirls, many N.H. towns will vote on ballot counting machines

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

Activists contend, without proof, that New Hampshire's ballot counting machines can be hacked or rigged. So voters in more than a dozen towns will decide whether to revert to hand counts.


COVID surge in New Hampshire overwhelms the state's hospitals

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

ICU workers at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, say the COVID-19 spike feels like a never-ending tsunami. Most of the patients in the unit have not been vaccinated.


Remembering the owner of the world's largest arcade who died earlier this month

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Generations of pinball players and game lovers are remembering Bob Lawton who died at the age of 90. For decades, Lawton was a regular presence at Funspot in Laconia, N.H.


Tux Rentals Are Getting Back To Business

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

There are only a few occasions where someone needs to rent a tuxedo. And most of those events — proms, weddings — were canceled last year. Now, tux rental stores are getting back to business.


Goodwill Doesn't Want Your Broken Toaster

Thursday, May 06, 2021

"Wish-cyclers" are donating millions of pounds of broken goods and trash to Goodwill.


Stranded in Paradise: N.H. Retiree Rides Out Pandemic In New Zealand

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Carol Clapp, a 73-year-old widow, has been taking art classes, gardening — and she has a new sweetheart.


New Hampshire Woman Rides Out The Pandemic In New Zealand

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

A 73-year-old widow from New Hampshire got stranded in New Zealand when the pandemic hit last year. Where she's living now is handling COVID-19 very differently than the United States.


Newly Sworn-In GOP N.H. House Speaker Dies Of COVID-19, Autopsy Shows

Thursday, December 10, 2020

New Hampshire Republicans elected Rep. Dick Hinch as speaker of the House after the GOP took control of the chamber in November. Hinch's death, now known to be of COVID-19, was announced Wednesday.


States Demand Refunds For Unemployment Money Paid In Error

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

In New Hampshire, more than 10,000 people who collected unemployment during the pandemic have received notices that they weren't entitled to benefits and had to return the money.


Human Trafficking Survivor Settles Lawsuit Against Motel Where She Was Held Captive

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Lisa Ricchio recently settled a first-of-its-kind lawsuit under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. She sued the motel where she was held captive, accusing it of turning a blind eye to her abuse.


Regulators Allege Christian-Based Health Care Provider Broke State, Federal Rules

Monday, November 25, 2019

Health care sharing ministries offer consumers an alternative to traditional insurance, and people are drawn to their lower premiums. But one company is accused of selling illegal insurance products.


Frank Lloyd Wright, But DIY: A Rare 'Usonian Automatic' House Is For Sale

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The famed architect conceived a number of dwellings for the mass market to be made from concrete blocks. The idea never took off. But in New Hampshire, one such building is now hitting the market.


What Happened At This Educator's Sentencing Is Still Raising Questions A Year Later

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A New Hampshire educator pled guilty to sexually assaulting a student. But what happened at her sentencing is still raising questions about child safety and free speech a year later.