AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH
New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Aug. 6, 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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CRAFT BREWERY TOUR
Beer tourism is a growing piece of the economy in northern New England, where hopheads flock for a crack at limited release beers and a chance to schmooze with fellow brew nerds. Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are emerging as major destinations for roving beer lovers. Western states like California and Oregon have drawn beer tourists for years, but a growing number of breweries is bringing hops lovers to New England to tour brewhouses, sample beers and hit food trucks. By Patrick Whittle. SENT: 975 words, photos.
THEFT-BANK ACCOUNT: A New Hampshire woman has been sentenced to at least a year in prison for forging bank withdrawal slips to take $44,000 from her 87-year-old mother-in-law’s account.
STATE SENATOR-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A New Hampshire Democratic state senator charged with domestic violence and other crimes is stepping down from his leadership role as minority leader, but isn’t resigning his seat.
AIR POLLUTION-NEW HAMPSHIRE: State environmental officials say air pollution levels in some New Hampshire counties are expected to reach unhealthy levels for sensitive individuals over the next few days.
CANOEIST DEATH: Police in Maine are investigating the death of canoeist found dead on a beach on the Saco River.
GAS PRICES: Gas prices haven’t changed much in northern New England.
BOAT PROPELLER-GIRL CUT: A 10-year-old girl was badly cut when she hit her foot on the propeller of a boat on Lake Winnipesaukee.
UNNOTICED FATAL CRASH: A fourth person has died from injuries sustained in a car crash a week ago that went unnoticed overnight in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire.
BOATING SAFETY-MARINE PATROL: The New Hampshire Marine Patrol is reminding boaters to wear life jackets after a man’s canoe capsized.
FITNESS CLUB-ATTACK: The sentencing has been scheduled for later this month for a man convicted of attacking a woman outside of a New Hampshire fitness club.
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