New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.

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 207-772-4157. For up-to-the minute information on AP's coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

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SWOOPING BIRD-TRAIL: Officials in New Hampshire are warning hikers about a bird swooping down on people on a local trail.

FENTANYL TRAFFICKING: A New Hampshire woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking part in a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl.

ELDER ABUSE-FINANCIAL: A woman has been sentenced to at least 1 ½ years in prison for using about $63,000 of her elderly uncle's money for her own benefit.


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