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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 1:30 pm, NH

April 16, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Hampshire. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 603-224-3327. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking news and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org


MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. — A report says a snow ranger who worked to dig a skier out of an avalanche on Mount Washington heard him moaning from beneath the snow and eventually determined he was in a seated position with his lower legs and feet buried about 6 feet (1.8 meters) down. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING; 200 words by 5 p.m.


HEPATITIS-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire health officials say they’re seeing an outbreak of hepatitis A cases in the state.

DRUG OPERATION-VERMONT: The Vermont office of the United States Attorney says more than a dozen people are facing federal and state drug charges following a three-day operation in the Brattleboro area.

SALMON RECOVERY: Addressing the problems caused by dams is still the biggest challenge facing the recovery of the Atlantic salmon.

HASSAN-HOMELAND SECURITY: U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan is speaking up about what she calls a growing number of threats to America’s homeland. Hassan, a Democrat, is giving a speech Tuesday at Southern New Hampshire University about bipartisan strategies to counter international and domestic terrorism and to protect infrastructure from cyber-attacks.

COCAINE TRAFFICKING-SENTENCE: A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for distributing cocaine and possessing over 500 grams of the drug.


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