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AP-NH--New Hampshire News Digest, NH

October 2, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 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:

TRAVEL-NEW ENGLAND FOLIAGE

For an ever-changing perspective on the fall foliage, try viewing the colors from a higher elevation by hiking, driving or taking a ski lift up one of New England’s mountains. The foliage starts to turn orange, deep red and gold first in the mountains and other colder spots. By Lisa Rathke. SENT: 900 words, photos.

STATE SENATOR-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

HAVERHILL, N.H. — Court documents in the case of a New Hampshire state senator charged with domestic violence include journal entries in which he describes violent outbursts and remorse over his behavior. SENT: 450 words.

IN BRIEF:

SEX ASSAULT: A man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl after his release from prison on similar charges has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.

PREP SCHOOL-SEXUAL ABUSE: A former New Hampshire prep school student who lied to a grand jury investigating sexual misconduct at the school has been sentenced to community service.

FATAL DUI CRASH: A New Hampshire man who was intoxicated when he caused a crash in Vermont that killed his friend has been sentenced to up to 32 months in prison.

BOATING DEATH: The person who died in a weekend boating accident off the coast of Massachusetts has been identified as a New Hampshire man.

POLICE SHOOTING: New Hampshire authorities say an autopsy performed on a man who died during an encounter with police in Epping was inconclusive about the manner of death.

LIBRARY LATE FEES: Library officials in Manchester say they will stop issuing late fees for children’s books in order to encourage children to return to the library.

DARTMOUTH-BONFIRE: Dartmouth College’s annual homecoming bonfire will light up campus later this month with changes made to address safety concerns raised by town officials this summer.

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