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The N.H. News Recap for Nov. 19: Housing crisis and COVID-19 hospitalization spike

A photo of William O'Conner, who lived at 215 Wilson Street until recently, stands inside his bathroom.
Gabriela Lozada
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New Hampshire Public Radio
William O'Conner is one of many tenants in New Hampshire who has had issues with housing conditions. Among his concerns were the conditions of his apartment walls and an unsecured shower faucet, which he says contributed to moisture issues and drain flies.

The continued rise in COVID-19 infections in New Hampshire is putting even more pressure on the state’s hospital system. A State House committee has approved a plan that would make dramatic changes to the state’s congressional districts. And renters are continuing to struggle under the state’s housing crisis.

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We recap all those stories and more on this week's edition of the New Hampshire News Recap.

Guests:

  • Amanda Gokee, New Hampshire Bulletin
  • Casey McDermott, NHPR

Top stories from New Hampshire this week

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.
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.

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