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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 1:30 pm, NH

May 6, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, May 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING:

HEALTH WORKFORCE

CONCORD, N.H. _ Health care providers and others hold a press conference calling for a state budget that makes workforce investments in primary care, mental health, and substance use disorder treatment services. By Holly Ramer. Upcoming: 300 words by 2 p.m.

DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH

BURLINGTON, Vt. _ An attorney for a Vermont man accused of killing five teenagers in a wrong-way crash almost three years ago doesn’t dispute that his client caused it, but says he was insane at the time. By Wilson Ring. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m., photo.

IN BRIEF:

FATAL CRASH-TEEN CHARGED: A Massachusetts man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash over the weekend that killed a New Hampshire man.

UNH-ADMISSIONS: Starting next fall, students applying to the University of New Hampshire will no longer be required to submit standardized test scores with their application in a three-year pilot program starting with incoming freshmen in 2020.

INTERSTATE CRASH-LUMBER: Police in New Hampshire say Interstate 95 in Portsmouth is back open after a tractor trailer carrying lumber rolled over and spilled the contents across the road.

TROOPER-SHOOTING: Police in Vermont say a man has been treated for minor injuries following a shooting involving a state trooper.

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

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