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

February 5, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Feb. 5, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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UPCOMING TOMORROW:

ANIMAL ABUSE

CONCORD, N.H. — A Senate committee is holding a public hearing on a bill to strengthen animal cruelty laws after a Wolfeboro breeder was accused of keeping dozens of sick Great Danes in filthy conditions. By Holly Ramer. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2 p.m.

TOP STORIES:

LOTTERY JACKPOT WINNER-PRIVACY

CONCORD, N.H. — A woman who says she has the lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire that matched all six numbers for a $559.7 million jackpot wants a court order allowing her to stay anonymous. “Jane Doe” filed a complaint last week in Hillsborough Superior Court in Nashua saying she signed the back of the ticket following the Jan. 6 drawing. She contacted a lawyer and learned that if she had written the name of a trust, instead, she could’ve shielded her identity. By Kathy McCormack. SENT: 400 words.

IN BRIEF:

UNH-SCHOLARSHIPS: The University of New Hampshire is getting more than $8 million in student support and scholarships.

FATAL FIRE-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire fire officials say one person has been found dead in a house fire in the town of Walpole.

GAS PRICES: Gas prices are still on the rise in northern New England.

ATV CRASH: New Hampshire police say the driver of an all-terrain vehicle was seriously injured and faces charges after he crashed his vehicle into a frozen pond.

PENGUIN PLUNGE: New Hampshire residents braved the icy waters of Hampton Beach — and raised nearly $522,000 in doing so.

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