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

March 6, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, March 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

ATVS-TOWN MEETING

STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. — Voters on Town Meeting Day in some northern New Hampshire towns will consider whether to close town roads to ATV use because of noise and traffic concerns. SENT: 500 words.

IN BRIEF:

OPIOID TREATMENT: New Hampshire’s Democratic congressional delegation is urging President Donald Trump to prioritize funding for State Opioid Response grants in his annual budget proposal to Congress.

SEABROOK POWER PLANT: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it plans to approve a license extension for New Hampshire’s Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant next week.

BODY CAMERAS-MANCHESTER: Some police officers in Manchester, New Hampshire, will be equipped with body cameras in a pilot program. WMUR-TV reports 14 officers will have the cameras for a 30-day period.

SCHOOL BUDGET: Voters in a New Hampshire town have given swift approval to a school budget that saw an increase of about 3 percent from last year.

LITERARY AWARDS: The 13th New Hampshire Literary Awards is looking for submissions.

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