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BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 1:30 pm, NH

April 5, 2019

New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Friday, April 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

YOUTH SUMMIT

CONCORD, N.H. _ Knowledge, empowerment and understanding are the themes for the day as hundreds of New Hampshire high school students gather for a “Youth Summit” in Concord. About 350 students are participating in the two-day event that started Friday with discussion groups focused on mental health, diversity and respect, school violence and other topics. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

COUPLE-SEARCH: Police in New Hampshire have enlisted the help of neighboring states in their search for a husband and wife who both have dementia.

DAIRY INDUSTRY RELIEF: Maine’s two U.S. senators are joining more than a third of their colleagues in the Senate to call for the government to implement provisions of the most recent farm bill that are designed to help struggling dairy farmers.

PAID FAMILY LEAVE: Vermont’s House of Representatives has approved legislation that would create statewide paid medical and family leave.

ARSON CONVICTIONS-PASSPORT: A New Hampshire man has been convicted of stealing money from a convenience store for an expedited passport to visit a woman in Turkey who had just broken up with him, and then setting a fire to the business.

DEATH INVESTIGATION-NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire’s attorney general says authorities are investigating the death of a woman in Londonderry.

TECH ALLIANCE DIRECTOR: The New Hampshire Tech Alliance’s Board of Directors has named Julie Demers as its first full-time executive director.

COD FISHING: Federal fishing managers say rules for recreational fishing of cod and haddock off New England are staying the same for the time being, and that means fishing for cod in the Gulf of Maine is still prohibited.

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