Maine news from The Associated Press for Sunday, July 15, 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.

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Canadians may be angry about President Donald Trump's insults and tariffs, but it doesn't seem to be taking a toll on tourism. Not yet, anyway. Canadian visitors appear to be taking a "c'est la vie" attitude. In Old Orchard Beach, popular with Canadians from French-speaking Quebec, innkeepers report that tourism remains strong despite harsh words. By David Sharp. SENT: 650 words, AP Photo.


RAPPER MOVIE TICKETS: A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie.

INVASIVE CRABS: The invasive green crabs that cause havoc in coastal New England ecosystems might soon become more aggressive.

MOTORCYCLE CRASH: Police in Maine's largest city say they are investigating a motorcycle crash in which a 67-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries.

NEW LAWS: New efforts to address domestic violence and prescription drug costs are now law in Maine.

PROFESSOR INVESTIGATION: A University of Maine professor who was accused of sexual harassment has been cleared.

DRIVERS LICENSES-MAINE: Maine will no longer suspend driver's licenses over unpaid fines once a new law goes into effect.


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