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N.H. News Roundup

N.H. News Roundup: Another winter storm (seriously), busy day in Congress

Towns are preparing for more snowfall. (Credit: WMUR’s YouTube channel)

Good afternoon readers, it’s great to be back!

Traveling over the past weekend turned out to be an adventure to say the least (six canceled flights in all). Luckily, I have no plans to leave New England during the next few days because just like where we left off last week, it’s looking more and more likely we’ll be getting even more snow. There is a winter storm warning from 7 a.m. tomorrow through 1 p.m. Thursday.

As seen in the video above, ski areas may be excited for more snow, but that isn’t the case for everybody. WMUR also has a list of town-by-town parking bans as they become available.

News in Congress

∎ New Hampshire’s senators and representatives have been active today.

∎ Rep. Annie Kuster called for a balanced, bipartisan plan to avoid the automatic spending cuts.

∎ Sen. Jeanne Shaheen spoke in favor of bipartisan, bicameral action on energy efficiency.

∎ Sens. Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte both voted in favor of cloture on the Hagel nomination.

Other news you may have missed:

∎ Former Portsmouth Mayor Eileen Foley, who turns 95 tomorrow, was invited to the opening ceremonies for the new Memorial Bridge. Foley cut the ribbon when the original Memorial Bridge opened on Aug. 17, 1923, when she was 5.

∎ Students who wants to increase their financial aid options should consider filing a FAFSA by March 1.

∎ A mother and her son were arrested after a family fight involving the woman’s boyfriend.

(Have ideas for the roundup? Reach web editor Kevin Deane at 369-3302 or email him at kdeane@cmonitor.com. Follow him on Twitter, @CM_KDeane.)

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