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February 19. 2013 6:22PM

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NH Hostess workers eligible for assistance

WASHINGTON - Nearly 18,000 workers laid off from Hostess, including 67 workers in New Hampshire, are eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday.

The workers laid off in 48 states from 864 Hostess company locations include approximately 1,040 from locations in New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont. The New Hampshire workers were employed at locations in Conway, Londonderry, Tilton, Lebanon, Hooksett and Rochester.

Workers covered by the TAA certification will be contacted by their respective state workforce agencies with instructions on how to apply for benefits and services. Those who qualify may receive case management and re-employment services, training in new occupational skills and/or trade readjustment allowances that provide income support for workers enrolled in training.

For more information, visit http://www.doleta.gov.

White Mt. Superpass goes on sale Saturday

Bretton Woods, Cranmore, Cannon Mountain and Waterville Valley ski areas are introducing the White Mountain Superpass.

The pass, which goes on sale Saturday, will be valid any day of the 2013-2014 winter season at all four mountains. There are no blackout date restrictions.

The pass will give skiers and riders access to a combined total of 284 trails, 41 lifts, 1,148 acres and 6,900 vertical feet; and enables the pass holder to get a friend $15 off the purchase of a one-day full-priced adult lift ticket.

The price is $949 for adults (ages 18-plus), $549 for teens (ages 13-17), and $449 for juniors (ages 6-12). The pass can be purchased online at www.WhiteMountainSuperpass.com. Prices are scheduled to increase June 1.

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