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New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Monday, Nov. 26, 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 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
PREP SCHOOL-SEXUAL ABUSE
CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate in 2015 has asked a judge to suspend the remainder of his one-year jail sentence as he prepares the second of two appeals at the state supreme court. The court earlier this month upheld Owen Labrie’s conviction of using a computer to lure an underage student for sex, requiring him to register as a sex offender. By Kathy McCormack. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 340 words by 6 p.m.
CONCORD, N.H. — Democrat Jon Morgan said Monday he is ready to get to work after the Ballot Law Commission declined to weigh in on two issues related to his narrow victory over Republican state Sen. Bill Gannon. Gannon, of Sandown, had asked the commission a few days before the Nov. 6 election to review how long Morgan has lived in the state. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 445 words.
CAR STRIKES TREE: Police say a woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured when their car slammed into a tree in western Massachusetts.
SKYDIVER DEATH: State police say a skydiving instructor intentionally loosened his harness in midair when he fell to his death in a September tandem jump in Maine.
GAS PRICES: Gas prices are still dropping in northern New England.
HEATING OIL SPILL: Officials say a truck overturned on a New Hampshire road and spilled over 500 gallons of heating oil.
ELECTRONIC BENEFITS: A pilot program to make it easier for low-income pregnant women and young families to get nutritious food has been expanded statewide.
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