Maine news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 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.

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IN BRIEF:

SCISSOR LIFT ACCIDENT: Portland police say a man was seriously injured when a scissor lift he was operating fell over.

PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL: A new report finds that conditions at a Maine psychiatric hospital have improved for both patients and workers.

DEATH-BASEBALL FIELD: The court case of a woman charged with driving onto a baseball field and hitting and killing a man has been pushed back.

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