BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest, 1:30 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Saturday, Feb. 23, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. _ Twenty-nine communities will vote in the coming months on proposals to set up the electronic bingo game keno, which would help fund full-day kindergarten, according to the New Hampshire State Lottery. So far, 66 communities have approved keno either through elections or the town meetings, and 166 establishments offer the game statewide. Sales have totaled $23.8 million and profits reached nearly $4.5 million. By Michael Casey. SENT: 500 words.
NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS: Ten licensed practical nurses in New Hampshire will get a free opportunity to earn degrees necessary to advance their careers thanks to a generous gift to Rivier University.
HERRING FISHING: Interstate fishing regulators are holding hearings on the East Coast about a plan to protect herring off of New England when the fish are spawning.
CAR INTO HOUSE: A Jaffrey man faces multiple charges after police say he led them on chase and crashed his car into a house.
CHURCH GRANTS: The Diocese of Manchester is accepting applications for grant funding from programs that help New Hampshire residents with their basic needs.
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