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

May 27, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, May 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES:

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-DARTMOUTH

CONCORD, N.H.— Dartmouth College and nine women who accuse the school of ignoring years of sexual misconduct by three professors have agreed to try to settle a lawsuit out of court. In a joint motion filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Concord, New Hampshire, the school and the women asked a judge for a stay of all deadlines and rulings until three days after agreed-to mediation or July 31, whichever comes first. The judge hasn’t responded yet. By Kathy McCormack. SENT: 415 words.

SHOALS-ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

ISLES OF SHOALS, N.H. _New Hampshire has had an artist in residence at the White Mountain National Forest for years. Now, it will have one on an island off its coast. SENT: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

RED TAILED HAWK: An effort hatched four years ago to designate the red-tailed hawk as New Hampshire’s official state raptor is finally close to completion

GIANT BRUINS HELMET: Count the late conductor Arthur Fiedler among the Boston Bruins’ fans as they skate into the Stanley Cup finals.

HIKER DEATH: Authorities say a 78-year-old man suffered a medical emergency and died while hiking along New Hampshire’s Mount Monadnock.

APARTMENT BUILDING FIRE: Firefighters say six people, four children, and multiple pets have been displaced by an apartment building fire in Swanzey, New Hampshire.

GRANT PROGRAM-SMALL TOWNS: The state of Vermont is working with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and a number of charitable organizations to develop a grant program to tackle problems facing small towns.

MEMORIAL DAY-NEW HAMPSHIRE: Many parades and ceremonies are marking Memorial Day in New Hampshire, as well as cookouts, concerts and fireworks.

MOTORCYCLIST INJURED: Police say a motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries in a collision with a car in New Hampshire.

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