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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NH

May 15, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, May 15, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING:

PAMELA SMART-SENTENCE PETITION

CONCORD, N.H. _ Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire. Smart’s story inspired the book and Nicole Kidman film “To Die For.” The now 51-year-old Smart has exhausted her appeal opportunities. UPCOMING: 500 words, photo. Will be updated following Executive Council meeting, which starts at 10 a.m.

NORTHERN PASS

CONCORD, N.H. _ The New Hampshire Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on May 15 in the battle over the Northern Pass transmission line project. Developing from 10 a.m. arguments.

BANNING PLASTIC

CONCORD, N.H. _ The New Hampshire Senate is taking up a pair of bills targeting soda straws and shopping bags. UPCOMING: 130 words. Will be updated.

ELECTION 2020-SANDERS-BIDEN

WASHINGTON _ Bernie Sanders is quick to slam Joe Biden’s past support of free trade deals and the Iraq War. He is warning him against a “middle ground” approach to addressing climate change. His campaign sends fundraising appeals with a simple, foreboding subject line: “Joe Biden.” In his nearly three weeks as a presidential candidate, Biden has become Sanders’ favorite foil. By Juana Summers. SENET: words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

DOGFISH HARVEST: Federal regulators say there will be a reduction this year in the harvest of a species of shark that is subject to commercial fishing.

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