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

May 16, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, May 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


CAR THEFT-FAILED ESCAPE: Police say several Maine town residents helped them capture a suspect considered armed and dangerous.

FAT TISSUE STUDY: A University of Maine professor is receiving a $750,000 grant from the American Heart Association to study the effect of aging fat tissue on cardiovascular and metabolic conditions.

PRIMARY DEADLINE: Mainers have little time to change their political party ahead of the June primary.


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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