AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, May 14, 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 603-224-3327.
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CONCORD, N.H. Lawmakers are busy cutting deals and crafting compromises ahead of next week’s deadline to act on pending bills. Tuesday’s committees of conference are tackling topics such as voter residency and a dispute over payments to hospitals. By Holly Ramer. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.
CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire tourism officials are using digital billboards, wall advertisements, and college fairs to reach out to potential visitors in other states. By Kathy McCormack. SENT: 300 words.
ABANONDED PARROT: The New Hampshire SPCA is struggling to feed an Amazon parrot that was found in a trash bag among their donation collections over the weekend.
RETURN OF THE COTTONTAIL: University of New Hampshire scientists have developed a method to estimate New England cottontail populations, whose numbers have been declining over the past 50 years.
LANDFILL LAWSUIT: Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that a landfill in New Hampshire is leaking toxic chemicals into a nearby river.
COLD CASE-SEARCH: Investigators are preparing for another search of the woods behind a New Hampshire apartment complex in connection with the 1980 disappearance of a woman.
GUNSHOT DEATH: An autopsy has been scheduled for a New Hampshire man whose arrest a decade ago led to his father being shot dead by police.
GAS PRICES: Gas prices are still climbing in northern New England.
ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING: Police in New Hampshire say a man accidentally shot and killed his roommate over the weekend.
EDUCATION SECRETARY-GOP: U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is heading to New Hampshire just after the Legislature killed a school choice bill championed by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu.
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