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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 11 am, NH

May 12, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Sunday, May 12, 2019.

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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org

TOP STORIES:

NORTHERN BORDER DELAYS

Some people along the U.S. border with Canada are worried the temporary transfer of hundreds of border agents to the Mexican border could cause backups of people seeking to enter the United States from Canada during the busy summer tourist season. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 731 northern border agents from land, sea and airports will help on the southern border. SENT: 750 words, AP Photos.

PELVIC EXAMS-CONSENT

Lawmakers in several states want to make sure women needing surgery have a chance to say no to a medical student examining them while they’re under anesthesia. Bills seeking to require explicit consent for pelvic exams have been introduced in a dozen states this year, with Utah becoming the seventh state to enact such a law. Some medical experts say the proposals are unnecessary intrusions into patient care. SENT: 1,330 words, AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

HOMELESS SHELTER: A homeless center has settled on a new location thanks to a donation from a New Hampshire family.

STATEHOUSE BICENTENNIAL: The schedule is set for a week-long celebration of the New Hampshire Statehouse’s Bicentennial.

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