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

June 11, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Monday, June 11, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


GAS PRICES: Gas prices have done down a bit in northern New England.

FENTANYL SPILLED-POLICE CRUISER: Maine jail officials say they shut down the intake area of the Cumberland County Jail when fentanyl was found spilled in the back of a police cruiser.

CONNECTING ROAD PROJECT: Maine state officials say $25 million in federal funds has been earmarked for a connecting road project in the Bangor area.

MAINE LEGISLATURE: Maine’s appropriations committee is set to meet again publicly to try to hash out a spending deal.

SALMON SUMMIT: A meeting of an international conservation group will bring government leaders and activist groups together in Maine’s largest city to talk about saving the Atlantic salmon.

CAMPSITE SHARING APP: A New York-based campsite sharing company is expanding into Maine.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apmaine@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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