BC-NH–New Hampshire News Coverage Advisory, NH

Upcoming New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013:

Good morning! 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 Northern New England correspondent Rik Stevens at 603-224-3327 or rstevens@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

GAMBLING-NH

CONCORD — A consultant hired to help a New Hampshire panel draft legislation regulating casino gambling makes a presentation Thursday on the ideal allocation of licenses if the state approves a casino and other financial issues. By Norma Love. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

HOUSE EXPLOSION: State officials say a fire and explosion that killed a Nashua man in July was intentionally set.

SCHOOL-NO TAG: An elementary school in Nashua is reminding parents and students that playing “tag” violates the school’s longtime “no contact” rule for recess games.

HEALTH OVERHAUL-WEBSITE: New Hampshire officials are warning residents about what they consider a misleading website aimed at people shopping for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law.

FOOD STAMPS-DECREASE: A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans, the benefits that help put food on the table won’t stretch as far as they have for the past four years.

DARTMOUTH-RESEARCH GRANT: Dartmouth College has been awarded an $18 million grant to support health care innovation and accelerate the development of new treatments.

PEOPLE-ALAN ALDA-DARTMOUTH: Actor and professor Alan Alda is speaking at Dartmouth College on Thursday.

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apconcord@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from New Hampshire and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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