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

May 28, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

ELECTION 2020-BERNIE SANDERS

WASHINGTON _ It was supposed to be different this time. But three months into his second presidential campaign, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is struggling with some of the same challenges that sank his last bid: doubts about his electability, worries about support from minority voters and an opponent with deep ties to the party establishment. By Steve Peoples, Juana Summers and Hunter Woodall. SENT: 1,250 words, photos.

PAID LEAVE

AUGUSTA, Maine _ Maine will guarantee paid leave for thousands of newly eligible workers under a new law the governor’s set to sign. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

APARTMENTS-FIRE: Some residents say they jumped from a burning house in New Hampshire as fire engulfed the building and collapsed part of the roof.

HOTEL RENOVATIONS: A 104-room hotel in Laconia, New Hampshire, the city’s biggest, has reopened following over $1 million in renovations.

TEEN-POLICE CHASE: Police in New Hampshire say a 16-year-old boy has been accused of leading police on a chase and then assaulting two state troopers.

POSTPONING ELECTIONS: Summer is approaching, but New Hampshire lawmakers are still thinking about snow.

TURTLE NESTING: It’s turtle nesting season in New Hampshire, so wildlife biologists are asking drivers to keep an eye out and slow down if they see one crossing a road.

GAS PRICES: Gas prices have fallen a bit more in northern New England.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apconcord(at)ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867.

POSTPONING ELECTIONS: Summer is approaching, but New Hampshire lawmakers are still thinking about snow.

TURTLE NESTING: It’s turtle nesting season in New Hampshire, so wildlife biologists are asking drivers to keep an eye out and slow down if they see one crossing a road.

GAS PRICES: Gas prices have fallen a bit more in northern New England.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apconcord(at)ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867.

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