AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.
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.
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ROAD SALT-STICKER SHOCK
ALBANY, N.Y.— Budget-busting road salt prices are leaving municipal officials in the Snow Belt hoping for a mild winter. Salt supplies are tight on the heels of a harsh winter last year that depleted reserves, leaving many localities in the Northeast and Great Lakes to pay prices that range from about 5 percent higher to almost double. By Michael Hill. SENT; 500 words, photo.
DEATH INVESTIGATION: New Hampshire authorities investigating a homicide say the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest.
DREDGING-HARBORS: The Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan for Fiscal Year 2019 includes $4.6 million to dredge the Hampton-Seabrook Harbor.
TACKLE HUNGER CAMPAIGN: The New Hampshire Food Bank says high schools that collected money during football games are among the contributions that have helped generate more than 76,000 meals for the hungry.
FATAL CRASH-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire state police say a driver has died in a vehicle crash on Interstate 93 and a passenger has been seriously injured.
LAKE SEARCH-ICE: Crews have been searching a New Hampshire lake following a report of a person who possibly fell through thin ice.
SWIPE IT FORWARD: Plymouth State University students are helping peers who might otherwise go hungry with a campaign called “Swipe it Forward.”
MANCHESTER VA: A government report looking into whistleblowers’ complaints about the Manchester VA Medical Center finds no fault with former leadership.
NH-COG RAILWAY: The Mount Washington Cog Railway is getting into the holiday spirit by offering visits from Santa, hot mulled cider and doughnuts.
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