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

September 11, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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CONCORD, N.H. — A toss-up congressional district featuring no fewer than 17 candidates, including Sen. Bernie Sanders’ son, topped the ballot Tuesday in a New Hampshire primary that provides one of the final measures of the country’s mood before November’s midterm election. Accustomed to going first in the presidential primary, New Hampshire voters are among the last to nominate candidates for November, with Rhode Island and New York holding the nation’s last primaries later this week. By Holly Ramer.

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CONCORD, N.H. — Secretary of State William Gardner expects about 180,000 ballots to be cast in New Hampshire’s state primary. Voters are nominating candidates for governor and both U.S. House seats, as well as state legislative races on Tuesday. Gardner expects the number of ballots cast to be equally split among Democrats and Republicans.


STATE SENATOR: A New Hampshire newspaper has filed a motion to unseal court documents related to domestic violence allegations against Democratic State Sen. Jeff Woodburn.

SEPT 11 PROCLAMATION-NEW HAMPSHIRE: Gov. Chris Sununu is declaring the 17th anniversary of the 2001 attacks on the United states “Remembrance Day” in the state of New Hampshire.

SUICIDE AWARENESS-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu says the state needs to be proactive to respond to the growing rate of suicide.

FEDERAL BUILDING REDEVELOPMENT: A company has released new plans for redeveloping a federal building near the Portsmouth waterfront.

HOMELESS ENCAMPMENT: Residents and business owners in a New Hampshire town say they dislike a nearby homeless encampment and want something done about it.

VERMONT-HURRICANE RESCUE: Vermont Emergency Management says one of the state’s swift-water rescue teams is heading to North Carolina in case they are needed to perform evacuations and rescues if Hurricane Florence causes dangerous flooding.

FATAL CRASH: Police in New Hampshire say a woman died when her car went off the road and rolled down an embankment.


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