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The N.H. News Recap for Oct. 29, 2021: Kids and COVID vaccines, city elections

Gulls as surf kicks up at North Hampton (N.H.) State Beach
Dan Tuohy
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NHPR
A nor'easter washed into New Hampshire this week, though the storm's effects were far greater in Massachusetts and Rhode Islands.

This week, New Hampshire is getting ready to roll out the COVID vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, pending CDC approval. The state also provided some more information this week about issues with the state’s vaccine data.

And voters all across the state are heading to the polls next week in city elections. The mayoral race in Manchester, the state’s largest city, is a rematch between incumbent Joyce Craig and Victoria Sullivan.

We get to all those stories and more on this edition of the N.H. News Recap.

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Guests

  • Alli Fam, NHPR health reporter
  • Mary McIntyre, NHPR

Top stories from New Hampshire this week

Mary McIntyre is a senior producer at NHPR. She manages the station's news magazines, Morning Edition and All Things Considered. You can email her at mmcintyre@nhpr.org.
For many radio listeners throughout New Hampshire, Rick Ganley is the first voice they hear each weekday morning, bringing them up to speed on news developments overnight and starting their day off with the latest information.

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