New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

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CRAB CONFERENCE

PORTLAND, Maine — If we eat them, will they go away?

That's the focus of a seafood summit in Portland on Wednesday that is tackling the subject of invasive green crabs. The crabs are a problem for New England shellfish because they are relentless predators of marketable species such as clams. By Patrick Whittle. SENT: 410 words.

IN BRIEF:

OMNIBUS BILL: New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has signed a bill to spend about $102 million produced by an unexpectedly high business tax revenue this year.

INMATE DEATH-RECORDS REQUEST: A judge has scheduled a trial on a lawsuit filed by The Disabilities Rights Center against New Hampshire corrections officials to obtain records about the death of an inmate with mental illness.

ASH TREE PEST: An official in a Vermont town wants to cut down numerous ash trees before they can become infested by an invasive pest.

CHEMICAL SPILL-HIGH SCHOOL: Authorities say a chemical spill at a New Hampshire high school has evacuated students and sent one person to the hospital.

FAMILIES-STATE PRISON PROGRAM: A New Hampshire state prison center that serves families has a new program that provides counseling services to children and incarcerated parents.

CAR WASH-POLLUTION: State officials say that a New Hampshire car wash must change how it disposes of used water after test results showed unsafe levels of chemicals.

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION: New Hampshire authorities are calling the death of a woman who was shot a homicide.

TEACHER ABSENCES: School officials in a new Hampshire town say they will investigate a why school staff absences have increased over 10 times as many as last year.

STATE FIRE MARSHAL: New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is nominating Paul Parisi to serve as the state's next fire marshal.

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