New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.

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PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. — One thing is for certain about this year's bicycle race up the highest peak in the northeastern United States — the top men's finisher will be new. Last year's finisher in New Hampshire's Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb, Phil Gaimon, hasn't entered, as well as any of last year's other top seven finishers. Another former champion who was hoping to return to Saturday's race was hindered by injuries. 250 words.


BEAR ATTACK SURVIVOR: A 71-year-old New Hampshire woman who was mauled by a black bear inside her home is still recovering from her injuries, but says she has no hard feelings toward the bear.

MISTAKEN ADDRESS SHOOTING: A New Hampshire police department is investigating an early morning shooting that occurred after a teenager went into an unlocked home thinking there was a party there.

PARENTS ARRESTED: Police in New Hampshire's largest city say the father and mother of a 7-year-old boy who shot himself in the leg are facing criminal charges.

UNH RESEARCH FARMS: The University of New Hampshire's Agriculture Experiment Station is showing off two of its facilities for the 6th annual Durham Farm Day.


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