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AP-NH--New Hampshire News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NH

May 16, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, May 16, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. — The director of the Office of the Child Advocate is calling for cooperation instead of finger-pointing after the state issued a lengthy response to abuse allegations at New Hampshire’s youth detention center. The Disability Rights Center issued a report last week saying staff at the Sununu Youth Services Center routinely violated state law in using dangerous face-down restraint methods, including in the case of a 14-year-old boy with emotional and behavioral disabilities who ended up with a broken shoulder blade in December. The state attorney general and commissioner of Health and Human Services responded Tuesday, calling the report unfounded and irresponsible and accusing the center of cherry-picking information about the incident. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 11 a.m.


CHILDREN-THREATENING CHARGES: Police in New Hampshire say they’ve arrested a Somersworth man for allegedly threatening to assault several children.

METH LAB: Police in New Hampshire say they discovered a meth lab along the Connecticut River in Hinsdale.

DMV WAIT TIMES: New Hampshire is about to debut a new online system that will display current wait times for the busiest Division of Motor Vehicles locations.


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