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

January 3, 2019

Maine news from The Associated Press for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

IN BRIEF:

OIL TANKER FIRE: Police have cited a driver with failure to yield in connection to a crash in Maine that caused a tanker truck loaded with 9,500 gallons of heating oil to burst into flames.

WATERFRONT MORATORIUM: Maine’s largest city has assembled a group to address working waterfront issues in the city during a development moratorium.

NNE-WINTER WEATHER: The first snowfall of 2019 is going to create a messy commute in Maine and New Hampshire.

COLD STORAGE: A plan to create a cold-storage warehouse for the Port of Portland is back in play due to an investment from the Maine Port Authority.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apmaine(at)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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