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

January 21, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Jan. 21, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

SALINGER PHOTOS

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.

TOP STORIES:

WINTER WEATHER

CONCORD, N.H. _ Falling temperatures replaced the weekend’s falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States. The National Weather Service had forecast that temperatures would be more than 20 degrees below normal across the Northeast, with wind gusts up to 30 mph and wind chills approaching minus 40 degrees (-4 degrees Celsius) in northern New York and Vermont. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 700 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-NEW HAMPSHIRE: Democratic leaders in the New Hampshire Legislature are considering emergency legislation to help furloughed federal workers.

VETERANS HOSPITAL-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire’s Veterans Affairs medical center is holding a town hall meeting to hear the concerns from military veterans regarding their health care and benefits.

SHOOTING RANGE-OWNERSHIP: The new owners of a New Hampshire shooting range say they plan to make the range the home base for a local firearms training organization.

MLK DAY-HILSON: New Hampshire is both observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day and mourning the death of a man who led efforts to establish the holiday in the state.

GAS PRICES: Maine has the lowest gas prices in northern New England, though Vermont saw the biggest drop in prices over the last week.

CHILD CARE-TAX CODE: New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has reintroduced legislation to make child care more affordable and accessible by reforming the federal tax code.

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