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

November 30, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Friday, Nov. 30, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

NEW ENGLAND POWER-WINTER OUTLOOK

There should be plenty of power this winter across New England, though the company that manages the electric grid says an extreme cold snap could pose some challenges. By Michael Casey. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2 p.m.

TOP STORIES:

PASSPORT CENTER-REPORT

PORTSMOUTH, N.H.— Staffers at the nation’s largest passport-processing agency accuse the office of bullying, retaliation and unfair hiring practices, saying supervisors, among other things, put a “hurt feelings report” on the desks of workers perceived as whining and displayed a Walmart job application as a message to unhappy employees, according to a federal report. SENT: 470 words.

IN BRIEF:

LIQUOR COMMISSION INVESTIGATION: The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office has found no wrongdoing in the way that the state liquor stores process large cash sales.

TRUMP-OFFSHORE DRILLING-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says the Trump administration’s authorization of seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor is a threat to the state.

ELECTION 2020-O’ROURKE: The New Hampshire Young Democrats have invited Rep. Beto O’Rourke to the home of the nation’s first presidential primary amid heightened buzz the Texan could run for the White House after narrowly losing his state’s Senate race.

CRUISER GETAWAY ATTEMPT-ARREST: New Hampshire State Police say a man questioned in a traffic crash twice tried to take over a police cruiser in an attempt to escape.

ART FORGERY TRIAL: A jury has determined that a former art professor and her son should repay nearly $500,000 for selling forged paintings by the late artist Leon Golub, who depicted large-scale scenes of war, torture and oppression.

ARMORY THREAT-ARREST: Police in New Hampshire have charged a man with threatening to blow up the Nashua National Guard Armory.

RELATIVE THEFT-SENTENCING: A New Hampshire husband and wife convicted of stealing tens of thousands from a relative have been sentenced to a year in prison.

FATAL CRASH-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire State Police say they are at the scene of a fatal crash along the Franconia Notch Parkway.

ELECTRONIC MONITORING: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and a pair of foundations are funding a suite of projects around the country designed to improve electronic fisheries monitoring.

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