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

May 22, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, May 22, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

PREP SCHOOL-ABUSE

CONCORD, N.H. _ Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dated back decades. By Michael Casey. SENT: 920 words.

DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH

BURLINGTON, Vt. _ A jury found a Vermont man guilty of murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers Wednesday caused when he drove the wrong way on an interstate highway. By Lisa Rathke. SENT: 335 words.

IN BRIEF:

HARRIET TUBMAN BILL-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who backed a campaign to put a female face on a $20 bill by 2020, said there’s no excuse for the eight-year delay announced by the treasury secretary.

HIKER SHUTTLE-FRANCONIA NOTCH: A hiker shuttle service is running again this year at New Hampshire’s Franconia Notch State Park.

SKIERS CITED: One of four people charged for skiing out of bounds and needing rescue in western Wyoming has pleaded guilty and apologized.

FORMER PRINCIPAL-THEFT CHARGES: A former school principal in New Hampshire has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing more than $30,000 in school funds for personal use.

DEATH INVESTIGATION-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire authorities say they’ve responded to an untimely death in the city of Berlin.

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