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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH

February 18, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Feb. 18, 2019.

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Hampshire. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 603-224-3327. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking news and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org



Several Democratic presidential candidates are closing out the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, with stops planned across states key to securing their party’s nomination. On Presidents Day, much of the campaign trail spotlight moved to New Hampshire, home to the first presidential primary. Three candidates, Sens. Kamala Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, planned to campaign in the state. By Juana Summers. SENT: 200 words, photos. Will be updated.


PORTLAND, Maine — Glen Libby looks back fondly on his days as a Maine shrimp trawler, but he’s concerned about what seafood lovers will think if the shuttered fishery ever reopens. Shrimp? What are those?” he said. “There will be a market. But it depends how big of a market you’re talking about.” By Patrick Whittle. SENT: 725 words.


SCHOOL DISTRICT-THREATENING NOTE: A New Hampshire school district says it’s dismissed all students at a high school and middle school because of a threatening note.

NORTH WOODS LAW: A third season of “North Woods Law” featuring New Hampshire’s Fish and Game Department conservation officers is about to start.

POLICE DEPARTMENT AUDIT-INVESTIGATION: The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office says it’s investigating two more high-ranking police officers in Salem following the release of a department audit.

GAS PRICES: Gasoline prices have risen slightly in northern New England.

SUSPICIOUS DEATH: New Hampshire authorities say a woman found dead had suffered “multiple sharp injuries.”

PEDESTRIAN KILLED: Police say a 20-year-old New Hampshire woman was fatally hit by a pickup truck while crossing the street.


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