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

March 11, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, March 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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CONCORD, N.H. _ The managed care companies vying to provide coverage under New Hampshire’s expanded Medicaid program are answering questions from the Executive Council. By Holly Ramer. Upcoming: 400 words by 5 p.m.

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OPIOID TREATMENT-FUNDS: New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she welcomes continued funding levels for opioid treatment in President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, but she is concerned about cuts to programs that help law enforcement and community groups to combat the epidemic.

VOTING IN TWO TOWNS: A New Hampshire man has been accused of voting in two communities during town elections last year.

HISTORIC CHURCH-FIRE DAMAGE: An engineer says a 300-year-old meetinghouse in New Hampshire that was heavily damaged in a 2016 fire poses a safety threat.

JAZZ FESTIVAL-RACIST IMAGE: Boston Public Schools and the University of New Hampshire are investigating who’s responsible for sending a racist image to some high school students about to perform at a regional jazz festival.

IMPERSONATING POLICE OFFICER-ARREST: A man is disputing allegations that he pretended to be a New Hampshire police officer.

GAS PRICES: Gasoline prices are still climbing in northern New England.

CARDBOARD CITY: Students in New Hampshire participated in a sleep-out to help draw attention to homelessness over the weekend.

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