BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Feb. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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
CONCORD, N.H. _ A Senate committee takes up a bill to create a comprehensive system of care for children’s behavioral health. Developing.
BURLINGTON, Vt. _ A Vermont man charged with kidnapping a woman and her son and later sexually assaulting the woman is scheduled to make his initial appearance Tuesday in federal court in Burlington. Developing.
FOREVER CHEMICALS-EMERGING THREAT
WASHINGTON _ The chemical compounds are all around you. They’re on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss. Increasing numbers of states have found them seeping into water supplies. There’s growing evidence that long-term exposure to the perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds, or PFAS, can be dangerous, even in tiny amounts. By Ellen Knickmeyer, Michael Casey and John Flesher. SENT: 1,030 words, photos.
HUMAN REMAINS-WASTEWATER PLANT: New Hampshire authorities have confirmed that the remains of a fetus were found at a wastewater treatment plant.
HOUSE ON FIRE-CELLPHONE: A New Hampshire man says he saw his house go up in flames on his cellphone while he was nearly 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) away watching the Super Bowl.
KIDNAPPER MANHUNT: A Vermont man charged with kidnapping a woman and her son and later sexually assaulting the woman is scheduled to make his initial appearance in federal court in Burlington.
GAS PRICES: Gasoline prices haven’t changed too much in northern New England.
CLASS SIZE-CONCORD: The Concord school board plans to discuss its current class size policy while two-thirds of Concord’s kindergarten and elementary school classrooms are at or below enrollment targets.
RIVER PROTECTION BILL: Members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation have introduced a bill to designate parts of rivers in the state and in Massachusetts as scenic rivers under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
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