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

January 2, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Jan. 2, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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STATEHOUSE GUNS

CONCORD, N.H. — Guns and other deadly weapons are once again banned on the House floor in New Hampshire. Rules on allowing guns in Representatives Hall have changed over the last decade according to which party holds a majority. Democrats who won back control in November started the first session of 2019 by restoring the ban Wednesday. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m., photos.

IN BRIEF:

HUNTING SEASONS: New Hampshire’s Fish and Game Department says preliminary hunting numbers show a state record for bear season and increases in the deer and fall turkey seasons.

CRASH THREAT-ARMED UBER DRIVER: Police in New Hampshire say a man who crashed into cars and a restaurant was held at gunpoint by an Uber driver acting as a good Samaritan until officers arrived moments later.

SNOWMOBILE CRASH: Authorities say two people on a snowmobile were ejected and injured in a crash on a New Hampshire lake.

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