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

August 1, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Aug. 1, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNows.

IN BRIEF:

BORDER STOP-CHILD PORNOGRAPHY: A man who was stopped at the Maine border with Canada has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on a child pornography charge.

RABIES CRISIS: Police in Maine say a fox that was killed by police Friday after attacking multiple people has tested positive for rabies.

HEALTH INSURANCE-MAINE: Republican President Donald Trump’s administration has given the go-ahead to Maine’s effort to re-launch a $93 million program to reduce health insurance premiums and reduce the uninsured population.

BLACK DEFENDANT-WHITE JURY: A federal judge has rejected an accused heroin dealer’s request to move his trial because the entire jury pool in Bangor, Maine, was white.

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