AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Thursday Nov. 8, 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. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
ELECTION 2018-LGBT CANDIDATES
On the East Coast, West Coast and in heartland states between them, LGBT candidates scored a raft of notable victories in Tuesday’s election — winning two governorships, at least nine seats in Congress, and their first-ever legislative seats in Indiana, Kansas and Nebraska. By National Writer David Crary. UPCOMING by 6 p.m. EST. 850 words, photos.
ELECTION 2018-LEGISLATURE-NEW HAMPSHIRE
CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s House is getting a bit younger following Tuesday’s elections. There will be at least 42 representatives under age 40. SENT: 220 words.
VETERANS HOME-CEREMONY: The New Hampshire Veterans Home is holding its annual Veterans Day ceremony before the holiday.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING: Construction has started on a 16-unit apartment building in New Hampshire that will provide affordable housing for people with disabilities age 62 and older.
ELECTION-NEW HAMPSHIRE: More than 70 attorneys, investigators, and staff from the New Hampshire attorney general and secretary of state offices inspected nearly all of the state’s polling places on Election Day.
SCHOOL LUNCH DEBTS: A New Hampshire school district says an anonymous donor has contributed nearly $30,000 to cover unpaid student lunch bills.
PEDESTRIAN STRUCK: Police in New Hampshire say a man crossing a street in Lebanon has been struck by a car and killed.
DOG ELECTROCUTED: Police in New Hampshire say a dog that jumped into Lake Winnipesaukee was electrocuted and its owner also suffered an electrical shock when she tried to rescue her pet.
DOUBLE FATAL: Police in New Hampshire have identified the two people killed in a crash last week.
ENDANGERED WHALE MEETING: A group of scientists, conservationists and others is meeting in Massachusetts to brainstorm strategies to save one of the rarest marine mammals on the planet.
MOOSE SHOT: New Hampshire’s Fish and Game Department is looking for information on whoever shot a moose and left it to rot in Stratford.
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