AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 1:30 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
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 207-772-4157. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
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ONLINE SALES TAX-SPECIAL SESSION
GREENFIELD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s Executive Council has approved calling a special Legislative session to protect New Hampshire’s tax advantage in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that affects online shopping. Though New Hampshire doesn’t have a sales tax, the ruling could force its businesses to collect taxes for other states. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.
ACID RAIN-TREE RECOVERY
STOWE, Vt. — The gray trunks of red spruce trees killed by acid rain once heavily scarred the mountain forests of the Northeast. Now those forests are mostly green, with the crowns of red spruce peeking out of the canopy and saplings thriving below. A main reason, scientists say, is a government-enforced reduction in the kind of air pollution that triggers acid rain. By Lisa Rathke. SENT: words, photos.
MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH: Police in New Hampshire say four people were hurt in a crash involving at least three vehicles in Manchester.
SANTA’S VILLAGE-FIRE: The Santa’s Village theme park in New Hampshire says there was a small fire in its Polar Theater, but damage was minimal and the park is open for business.
SUMMER STORM: A thunderstorm has knocked down trees and damaged some homes in parts of Maine and New Hampshire.
BODY FOUND-NEW HAMPSHIRE: The New Hampshire attorney general’s office says the body of a man has been found off the side of a road in Rindge.
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