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

September 12, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 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 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire is set to elect either its first black member of Congress or first openly gay representative. Eddie Edwards, an African-American former police chief backed by the Trump administration, won the Republican nomination Tuesday in the state’s toss-up congressional district. He will face Chris Pappas, an establishment-backed Democrat, in November. By Mike Casey. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.

AP Photos BX104-0905182352, BX105-0906182351, NHMAL201-0907181817.


STATE SENATOR-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: — A New Hampshire state senator who is facing domestic violence allegations has been re-elected.

NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY-AFGHAN REFUGEE: A 27-year-old Afghan refugee has ousted a four-term incumbent in the Democratic primary for a seat in the New Hampshire legislature.

AP Photos NHCON101-0912180103, NHCON101-0831181003, NHCON102-0831181003.

In Brief.

DEPORTATION HALTED-NEW HAMPSHIRE: A federal judge has temporarily halted the deportation of an Indonesian woman living in New Hampshire at least until he can rule on the legality of her detention.

MISSING MAN: Police in New Hampshire are searching for an 82-year-old man who went missing. Police tell WMUR-TV Dwain Poulin was last seen Monday afternoon at Watson’s General Store in West Ossipee.

HERRING FISHING: Interstate fishing regulators say the quota is almost tapped out in one of the most productive herring fishing areas of the Northeast, and they’re shutting the fishery down for the rest of the month.


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