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AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 1:30 pm, NH

August 17, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Friday, Aug. 17, 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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UPCOMING:

PREP SCHOOL-SEXUAL ABUSE

CONCORD, N.H. — A former prep school teacher charged with witness tampering and conspiracy to commit perjury is expected to enter a guilty plea. David Pook, of Warner, was arrested in February after a grand jury investigation into sexual misconduct at St. Paul’s School in Concord, where he taught for eight years. Investigators say he had a sexual relationship with a former student and communicated with her about what she would tell the grand jury. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

MAINE UNEMPLOYMENT: Maine labor officials say the unemployment rate rose slightly in July.

DEAD SEALS: Three Maine organizations will receive federal money to study and respond to stranded marine mammals on beaches in the wake of a rash of seal deaths.

PIPING PLOVERS: It’s been a great summer for piping plovers in New Hampshire.

CAMPGROUND-SEX ASSAULT CHARGE: A man listed as a registered sex offender in Massachusetts has been accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old child at a New Hampshire campground nearly a decade ago.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT-PORTSMOUTH: Officials have approved a plan for an affordable housing development.

CHILD-GUNSHOT WOUND: Police in Manchester are investigating a report of a 7-year-old who suffered a gunshot wound.

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