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

August 22, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 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 newsroom.ap.org.

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NASHUA, N.H. — A man from Canada has been sentenced to 12 to 40 years in prison in 1988 slayings of two New Hampshire women. Anthony Barnaby was brought from Canada to face murder charges in the stabbing deaths. He faced trial following three mistrials through the years. By Michael Casey. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 6 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

GOVERNOR-SUPERMARKET COMPLAINT: A supermarket customer’s tweet on stickers placed over the opening of bagged deli meats got the attention of New Hampshire’s governor, and a change.

KAUVANAUGH-SENATE-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire’s Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are among Senate Democrats requesting a delay of nomination hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying the Senate should be provided records that indicate his views on executive power.

HIT AND RUN-SENTENCE: A New Hampshire woman on a newspaper delivery route has been sentenced to at least a year in prison for a hit-and-run at a convenience store that killed an employee.

HERRING FISHING CUTBACK: The federal government is cutting back the East Coast herring fishery by millions of pounds because of concerns about the status of the important little fish’s population.

BORDER CHECKPOINT: Authorities say the U.S. Border Patrol conducted another immigration security checkpoint in northern New Hampshire.

MANFORT-NEW HAMPSHIRE: Members of New Hampshire’s Democratic Congressional delegation say the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller needs to continue without interference following the conviction of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman and guilty plea from his former personal lawyer.

SHOOTING DEATH-ARREST: New Hampshire police say a woman has been charged with firing a gun and killing a man inside of an apartment.

DARTMOUTH PROFESSOR-PLAGIARISM CLAIMS: A Dartmouth College professor has been accused of plagiarizing other professors.

CHURCHES-IMMIGRANT WALK: Two New Hampshire groups are sponsoring a 40-mile “Solidarity Walk for Immigrant Justice” from an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Manchester to another in Dover to mirror the trip of an immigrant who is detained.

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