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

August 9, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Thursday, Aug. 9, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR-SEX ASSAULT

CONCORD, N.H. — The director of a Vermont summer camp says there have been no misconduct allegations there involving a longtime counselor who recently pleaded guilty to sexual assault in New Hampshire. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

STATE SUPREME COURT-ELECTRONIC FILING: After more than 100 years of dealing with appeals on paper, the New Hampshire Supreme Court is now accepting documents electronically.

NASCAR-WEATHER CREDITS: Speedway Motorsports is promising NASCAR fans a ticket credit if a race is postponed because of weather.

VETERANS HOSPITAL-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire’s Democratic congressional delegation is urging the new veterans affairs secretary to quickly implement recommendations to improve the state’s only VA medical center.

CRASH-CRAWLING FOR HELP: Authorities say a New Hampshire woman crawled away from an ATV crash and yelled to a neighbor, who called 911.

PORTSMOUTH ATHLETIC COMPLEX: Portsmouth officials say the first phase of a proposed multi-field athletic complex will cost about $5 million.

LIQUOR DISCOUNTS: To highlight New Hampshire’s tax-free status and to thank out-of-state customers who make up more than half of its annual sales, the state liquor commission is offering them discounts at its liquor and wine outlet stores.

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