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

May 16, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Thursday, May 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

LUNCH LADY-JOB LOST

CONCORD, N.H. — A school cafeteria worker in New Hampshire says she lost her job after giving a student lunch for free. By Michael Casey. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 6 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

GAS STATION-ASSAULT: A woman in New Hampshire is accused of smashing a clerk in the face with a wine bottle and throwing a bag of charcoal at a police officer.

POLICE OFFICER-SHOOTING: The New Hampshire attorney general’s office says its completed investigation of a police officer who shot and wounded a man during a visit to check on his welfare says the officer was justified in the use of deadly force.

BODY FOUND-BROOK: Police in New Hampshire say a man accidentally drowned after falling into a brook.

DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH: A psychiatrist originally hired by the state has testified for the defense that a Vermont man was legally insane when he drove the wrong way on an interstate and crashed into an oncoming vehicle, killing five teenagers.

FORMER LAWYER-SENTENCE: A former lawyer has been sentenced in New Hampshire to six months in federal prison for misrepresenting himself.

SYMPHONY-DIRECTOR: Symphony New Hampshire has announced that Roger Kalia will be its new music director.

HIGHWAY-PEDESTRIAN STRUCK: Police say a woman on a New Hampshire highway died after she fell or collapsed, and then was struck by a vehicle that didn’t stop

COD FISHING: The recreational fishery for a species of fish that has experienced population collapse in recent history could reopen.

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