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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NH

March 29, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Friday, March 29, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TRUMP

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. _ Presenting himself as both vindicated and vindictive, a fired-up President Donald Trump turned the findings of the Russia investigation into a political weapon at a Michigan rally that was part victory lap, part 2020 campaign push. By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin. SENT: 960 words.

MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENT-STATES

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. _ The governor whose state is at the center of the fight over work requirements for Medicaid recipients said Thursday he wants to fight a judge’s ruling blocking those rules, while Republicans elsewhere are trying to determine the decision’s effect on their state. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson urged the federal government to appeal the ruling against his state’s requirement that certain people covered by its Medicaid expansion work or lose their coverage. A day earlier, a federal judge in Washington blocked work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky. By Andrew Demillo. SENT: 860 words, photos. Moved late Thursday.

IN BRIEF:

OPEN-WATER FISHING: It’s nearly time for the open-water fishing season on New Hampshire’s large lakes for salmon and lake trout.

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