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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 6 pm, NH

January 11, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Friday, Jan. 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TOMORROW:

ELECTION 2020-ELIZABETH WARREN-NEW HAMPSHIRE

MANCHESTER, N.H. _ Elizabeth Warren makes her first visit to New Hampshire since setting up her presidential exploratory committee. Developing from afternoon event, photos planned.

TOP STORIES:

PRISONERS-RAISING PUPPIES

BOSCAWEN, N.H. _ Caitlin Hyland’s New Hampshire jail cell looks like those of many of her fellow inmates, featuring family photos, a few books and a cot. But one thing sets it apart: the cage on the floor for a 4-week-old puppy. Hyland, a 28-year-old from Concord, New Hampshire, who is serving time for a drug conviction, is one of four inmates at the Merrimack County jail who are training puppies for the next month. In a partnership between a group called Hero Pups and the jail, two male and two female inmates, who are all in the jail’s drug treatment program, will raise the puppies for the next two months. They will eventually be handed over to military veterans and first responders who are struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder and other challenges. By Michael Casey. SENT: 720 words, photos.

MISSING BOATERS

CONCORD, N.H. — A probate judge has postponed the upcoming trial of a man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money after the family fired some lawyers and the man was told to hire his own. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 6 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

SYRIA-ISLAMIC STATE-FOLEY: New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and the mother of slain journalist James Foley are urging President Donald Trump to continue prioritizing justice for Americans lost in Syria following his unexpected decision to withdraw U.S. troops from the country.

HOME CONFINEMENT-RESIDENT FOUND: New Hampshire corrections officials say a home confinement resident who removed his ankle monitor and was put on escape status has been found in Maine.

WRONG-WAY FATAL CRASH: Authorities say a retired Massachusetts police sergeant and his wife were killed in a New Hampshire highway crash involving a driver who was going the wrong way.

SNOWMOBILE CRASH: New Hampshire Fish and Game officers say two snowmobile riders failed to navigate a turn and crashed, suffering serious injuries.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan is visiting organizations that provide shelter and food to discuss the impacts of the partial government shutdown.

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