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

January 22, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Jan. 22, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



DURHAM, N.H. _ Rarely seen photos of J.D. Salinger by famed photographer Lotte Jacobie are being displayed at the University of New Hampshire 100 years after the author’s birth. By Holly Ramer. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos by 7 p.m.


PORTLAND, Maine _ Detention hearings are scheduled for a married couple accused of using Chinese nationals in a sex-trafficking operation in northern New England. SENT: 130 words. Developing.


NEW YORK — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro launched his campaign by pledging support for “Medicare for All,” free universal preschool, a large public investment in renewable energy and two years of free college for all Americans. That wasn’t enough for some of his party’s most liberal members. By Steve Peoples. SENT: 1,090 words, photos.


ICE RUNWAY OPENS: The only FAA-approved ice runway in the lower 48 states is open for business in a cove of New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee.

PRIVATE SCHOOL-SEX ABUSE: An all-boys private school in a Maryland suburb of Washington says seven alumni have reported sexual abuse by a now-deceased fifth-grade teacher.

FIERY CRASH-DEATH: Police in New Hampshire say one of three teenagers who suffered serious injuries in a fiery crash that split a car in two last month has died.

WOMEN IN OFFICE: A report shows that Democratic women have gained ground in the New Hampshire Legislature, but that Republican women are falling behind.

POLICE DEPARTMENT AUDIT-INVESTIGATION: The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office is investigating the deputy police chief in Salem following the town manager’s release of a department audit and the police chief’s retirement.

LITERATURE AWARDS: Ten organizations that provide literary programs to rural, low-income and at-risk children in Vermont and New Hampshire have received funding for storytelling sessions and other projects.

MAPPING STONE WALLS: New Hampshire has launched a new tool that allows residents to map the state’s historic stone walls.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apconcord(at)ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867

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