AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
Aug. 20, 2018
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Aug. 20, 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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SEABROOK, N.H. — One moment, Matt Tomaszewski was enjoying a sunny day at the beach with his family. The next, he was running to the ocean with his paddleboard to try to save the lives of six swimmers caught in a rip current. He was among numerous good Samaritans and others who sprang into action Sunday at New Hampshire's Seabrook Beach. Police and fire rescuers were called. SENT: 615 words.
OFFICER-SHOOTING: New Hampshire's attorney general says there's been a shooting involving a police officer in Rochester.
BRIDGE WIDENING: Officials are looking to expand a bridge that connects Vermont and New Hampshire to allow all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles to cross.
DEATHS-INVESTIGATION: New Hampshire's attorney general says his office is investigating the deaths of two adults in Dover.
RIVER-DROWNING: New Hampshire authorities have recovered the body of a 31-year-old man who had been swimming in the Ammonoosuc River with family.
MARINE-LOST AT SEA: The United States military has identified a Marine lost at sea off the coast of the Philippines as a New Hampshire native.
WATER INFRASTRUCTURE: New Hampshire will receive a $16 million grant to improve water infrastructure and ensure the supply of clean drinking water.
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