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

July 30, 2018

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, July 30, 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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DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH

BURLINGTON, Vt.— A judge has refused to move the trial of a man facing murder charges in a wrong-way highway crash that killed five teenagers who were driving home from a concert. State Superior Court Judge Kevin Griffin rejected a call by the attorneys for 37-year-old Steven Bourgoin to move his trial out of Chittenden County because of what they felt was extensive pre-trial publicity, the Burlington Free Press reported. SENT: 340 words.

IN BRIEF:

PREP SCHOOL-RECTOR: An elite prep school in New Hampshire rocked by years of sexual abuse claims has appointed its 14th rector.

SENATOR-HACKING ATTEMPT: U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire says her office is hearing of “widespread” computer hacker attempts of political parties and of her fellow Senate colleagues, and her own staff has turned over one matter for authorities to investigate.

BODE MILLER-DAUGHTER DROWNS: Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, hope that by talking about their 19-month daughter’s drowning death, they can prevent other parents from experiencing such heartbreak.

POLICE PARKING-EXCHANGE ZONES: A New Hampshire police station has set up two parking spots as an “exchange zone” for sales transactions arranged on the internet.

GAS PRICES: Gas prices have gone up slightly in northern New England.

UNNOTICED FATAL CRASH: New Hampshire police say a crash that killed three people and seriously injured another may have gone unnoticed for nearly 18 hours.

PARKOUR PROBLEM: Police in New Hampshire are cracking down on a group of people who they say are practicing parkour on city buildings.

FEDERAL GRANT-LEAD PAINT: New Hampshire has received a federal grant to help raise awareness about the potential health problems associated with lead paint in older buildings.

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