New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 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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TOP STORIES:

DEBATE-1ST DISTRICT-DEMOCRATS

The crowded field of Democratic hopefuls in New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District meet for a televised debate ahead of next week's primary. By Michael Casey. UPCOMING: 500 words by 9 p.m., photos.

IN BRIEF:

PRISONS-MAIL HELD: The New Hampshire Department of Corrections has resumed mail delivery to prison inmates with new safety equipment in place following concern about sick inmates and staff elsewhere.

METH TRAFFICKING-SENTENCE: A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to 8 ½ years in federal prison for methamphetamine trafficking.

BUS CRASH-CAMPERS: Two families whose children were injured when a van owned by a Maine town crashed on Interstate 95 in New Hampshire are seeking financial damages for medical bills from the town.

CAR FLIP-LAKE: Police in New Hampshire say a tree that fell on a road caused a driver's car to flip and land upside down in a lake.

COURTHOUSE BOMB THREAT: Authorities in New Hampshire say nothing suspicious was found at a Portsmouth court following a bomb threat.

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