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BC-ME--Maine News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ME

December 20, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018.

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Maine. 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


CANCELED CLASSES-OIL SMELL: Classes have been canceled at a Maine middle school after the smell of heating oil left some students and staff with headaches and nausea.

SAILBOAT SKIPPER CHARGED: Federal prosecutors who’ve charged a Maine sailboat captain in the death a crew member who jumped overboard are beginning to lay out their case.

ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-MAINE: Maine’s Republican governor is casting doubts on election results while a GOP congressman continues a federal lawsuit over Maine’s new voting system.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apmaine(at)ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867.

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