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New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, May 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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
SPARED BEAR RETURNS
CONCORD, N.H. _ A bear whose life was spared by Gov. Chris Sununu in 2017 is back in her home territory near Dartmouth College after traveling thousands of miles in the year since she was moved to far northern New Hampshire. By Holly Ramer. Upcoming: 600 words, photos.
DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH
BURLINGTON, Vt. _ Closing arguments are expected in the trial of a Vermont man facing murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 89. SENT: 130 words. Developing.
SOMALI-DETENTION: Lawyers representing an asylum-seeker from Somalia who’s been detained for over 2 ½ years without a bond hearing say he’s been released.
IMMIGRANT ACTIVISTS DETAINED: Immigrant rights activists in Massachusetts are calling for the release of two local organizers detained by federal immigration authorities in New Hampshire.
WORKER SAFETY: Gov. Chris Sununu was surrounded by the family of a deceased highway department worker as he signed a bill aimed at improving workplace safety for New Hampshire’s public sector employees.
BALSAMS REDEVELOPMENT: New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has signed into law a bill that could help redevelop the Balsams Grand Resort.
GAS PRICES: Gas prices continue to drop in northern New England.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB: The New Hampshire Boys & Girls Club has named Alana Dail its Youth of the Year, allowing her to receive college scholarships and compete with other winners for the Northeast regional title.
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