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U.K. Variant Of COVID-19 Detected In Two People Connected To UNH's Durham Campus

The University of New Hampshire announced Monday it has identified two cases of the coronavirus variant first discovered in the United Kingdom. The school, which has engaged in one of the state’s most ambitious testing regiments , said the cases were tied to its Durham campus, but did not disclose if those who tested positive are students or faculty.

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The University of New Hampshire announced Monday it has identified two cases of the coronavirus variant first discovered in the United Kingdom.

The school, which has engaged in one of the state’s most ambitious testing regiments, said the cases were tied to its Durham campus, but did not disclose if those who tested positive are students or faculty.

Listen: Gov. Chris Sununu On The Exchange

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Governor Chris Sununu joins The Exchange Tuesday to discuss the pandemic -- including the recent acceleration of vaccinations -- his state budget proposal, and legislative debates.

We get his thoughts on various bills under discussion among state lawmakers, including challenges from some fellow Republicans on his use of emergency powers. And we get the governor's take on the recent debate on Capitol Hill over the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package.

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Black Lives Matter groups in Manchester and Nashua are providing financial relief to New Hampshire households that need help paying utility bills. 

Granite Staters of color can apply using a Google form. Applicants must attach their utility bill, but do not need to provide any other documentation.

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Governor Chris Sununu's executive order requiring schools to open for in-person learning at least two days a week goes into effect on Monday.

With most districts already open two to five days a week, the order has made a difference for only a handful of mostly charter schools and a few traditional public schools that had stayed remote because of concerns about COVID safety.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new guidance for vaccinated people, giving the green light to resume some pre-pandemic activities and relax precautions that have been in place.

House Democrats are expected to pass the final version of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday, thus delivering on Democrats' campaign promises and cementing a major legislative victory for the Biden administration.

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Thousands of Granite Staters flocked this weekend to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, a setting accustomed to lots of cars and eager crowds, for a different kind of gathering.

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New Hampshire identified its first case of COVID-19 on March 2. NHPR has been tracking the pandemic's impact on the state ever since.

The Acorn: An Ohlone Love Story

Mar 6, 2021
Zoe Tennant

A tale of love, ancestry, and homeland, with an acorn at its heart.

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