BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Aug. 1, 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.
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GUIDANCE COUNSELOR-SEX ASSAULT
PLYMOUTH, N.H.— Plymouth State University’s president says an employee who publicly supported a guidance counselor who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old won’t be rehired for calling the teen a “pursuer.” SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 6 p.m.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani campaigns for Eddie Edwards, who is seeking the Republican nomination in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District. Developing from 3 p.m. appearance, photo planned.
FRANCONIA NOTCH-PARKING: New Hampshire’s parks department is offering a new shuttle service for visitors to Franconia Notch State Park to avoid illegal parking along Interstate 93.
SENATOR-HACKING ATTEMPT: New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s staff has turned over to authorities an exchange with a man who said he worked for the foreign ministry of Latvia and wanted to set up a phone interview with the country’s foreign minister and the senator.
DECAL PLATES: New Hampshire drivers who want to show their financial support for various charities and organizations on their license plates now have more than a dozen options.
GREAT DANES SEIZED: The New Hampshire Humane Society says about 20 Great Danes seized from a woman convicted of housing dozens of the dogs in squalid conditions have found new homes.
CONDUCT COMPLAINT-DARTMOUTH PROFESSORS: Dartmouth College says two administrators of a health care research group have been placed on paid leave following a complaint about conduct in the workplace.
HIKERS RESCUED: Crews have come to the aid of a father and daughter stranded on a hike to the summit of Mount Washington, one that they first completed 40 years ago.
WOMAN KILLED-CRASH: New Hampshire State Police say a 76-year-old woman crossing the street in a motorized wheelchair has been struck and killed.
CRAFTSMEN’S FAIR: The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s Fair is turning 85.
BACKPACK DRIVE: The New Hampshire Department of Education is collecting backpacks for children in need.
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