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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH

January 5, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Saturday, Jan. 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 da

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SNOWMOBILE WEEKEND ENDS

New Hampshire can no longer promote an annual weekend for snowmobilers registered in Maine and Vermont to ride its trails for free. For seven years during the last weekend of January, snowmobilers registered in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont have been allowed on trails in all three states without paying additional registration. Maine and Vermont changed their regulations to allow a free weekend for registered snowmobilers from any state, with the ability to change the date. SENT: 369 words, photos. By Kathy McCormack.

IN BRIEF:

LOWER ARSENIC LEVEL: New Hampshire’s Department of Environmental Services has recommended a more protective limit for the amount of arsenic in drinking water provided by public water systems.

PLASTIC BAG BANS: Lawmakers in New Hampshire are preparing to consider a new push against plastic bags in the coming legislative session.

SNEAKER PURCHASE STABBING: A 19-year-old New Hampshire man sought by police in Massachusetts for allegedly stabbing a teen during an attempt to steal a pair of expensive sneakers has turned himself in.

EARLY CHILDHOOD-GRANTS: Lawmakers in New Hampshire are preparing to consider a new push against plastic bags in the coming legislative session.

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