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

September 12, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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ROBERT INDIANA

ROCKLAND, Maine — A hearing is scheduled to question people about the assets of the late Robert Indiana, the reclusive artist who died in May in Maine. By David Sharp. UPCOMING: 400 words by 4 p.m.

IN BRIEF

MARIJUANA CONSULTANT: Maine is seeking a marijuana consultant to advise officials on how to set up regulations for the state’s recreational and medical pot markets.

PARASITIC FLIES: Maine forestry officials are going to release parasitic flies as a pre-emptive strike against the winter moths that plague some of the state’s forests.

HERRING FISHING: Interstate fishing regulators say the quota is almost tapped out in one of the most productive herring fishing areas of the Northeast, and they’re shutting the fishery down for the rest of the month.

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