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

November 13, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



AUGUSTA, Maine — Election workers are still tallying ballots in the first congressional race in American history to be decided by a voting method that allows second choices. Maine’s the first state in the country to use ranked-choice voting to determine a seat in the U.S. House, and the tallying started Friday in Augusta. SENT: 130 words. Developing.


WINTER WEATHER: Some parts of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont are seeing snow.

FATAL CRASH-MAINE: Police in Maine say a driver has died in a crash in Sanford.

PORTLAND-MAYORAL ELECTION: Portland’s incumbent mayor has filed initial paperwork that allows him to begin raising money for next year’s mayoral race.

MAINE CROPS: The federal government is investing more than a half million dollars in Maine to help boost production of crops including state staples like potatoes and blueberries.


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