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

February 1, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Friday, Feb. 1, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

ELECTION 2020-GILLIBRAND

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand makes her first trip to New Hampshire as a presidential prospect. Developing from late afternoon appearance, photos.

ELECTION 2020-CORY BOOKER

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday declared his bid for the presidency in 2020 with a sweeping call to unite a deeply polarized nation around a “common sense of purpose.” By Elana Schor. SENT: 1,185 words, photos.

SUPER BOWL-FINE ARTS FEUD

BOSTON — Careful about picking sides in the Super Bowl — one of these world-class art museums may tell you where to Van Gogh. As Sunday’s showdown between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams draws near, Boston’s prestigious Museum of Fine Arts and Los Angeles’ venerable J. Paul Getty Museum are engaging in a little trash talk. By William J. Kole. SENT: 445 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT: Nearly 2,300 hockey players are braving the cold for the 10th anniversary of the Labatt Blue New England Pond Hockey Classic in New Hampshire

TWO DEATHS-CARBON MONOXIDE: New Hampshire authorities investigating the carbon monoxide poisoning deaths of a man and woman say an alarm to detect the gas was found inside their home, but had no batteries.

RECORDED ASSAULT-SENTENCE: A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to 8 ½ years in federal prison for assaulting and robbing an individual during a firearms transaction who was working with authorities.

ICE STRIKES DRIVER: Police say ice and snow flew off a truck and into the windshield of a New Hampshire Department of Transportation vehicle, hitting the driver in the head.

COD FISHING: Recreational cod fishing will remain off limits in one of New England’s most significant bodies of water for at least the first several months of this year.

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