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

April 5, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Friday, April 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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YOUTH SUMMIT

CONCORD, N.H. _Hundreds of high school students from around New Hampshire harnessed the power of peer-to-peer discussions Friday to tell policymakers about the pressures they face and what kinds of support they need. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 610 words.

COUPLE-SEARCH

BEDFORD, N.H. — Police say a missing husband and wife from New Hampshire who both have dementia have been found in upstate New York after their car became disabled. UPCOMING: 200 words by 6 p.m., photo.

IN BRIEF:

DAIRY INDUSTRY RELIEF: Maine’s two U.S. senators are joining more than a third of their colleagues in the Senate to call for the government to implement provisions of the most recent farm bill that are designed to help struggling dairy farmers.

PAID FAMILY LEAVE: Vermont’s House of Representatives has approved legislation that would create statewide paid medical and family leave.

ARSON CONVICTIONS-PASSPORT: A New Hampshire man has been convicted of stealing money from a convenience store for an expedited passport to visit a woman in Turkey who had just broken up with him, and then setting a fire to the business.

DEATH INVESTIGATION-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire’s attorney general says authorities are investigating the death of a woman in Londonderry.

TECH ALLIANCE DIRECTOR: The New Hampshire Tech Alliance’s Board of Directors has named Julie Demers as its first full-time executive director.

COD FISHING: Federal fishing managers say rules for recreational fishing of cod and haddock off New England are staying the same for the time being, and that means fishing for cod in the Gulf of Maine is still prohibited.

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