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AP-ME--Maine News Digest 1:30 pm, ME

August 11, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Saturday, Aug. 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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GOVERNORS AND PREMIERS

New England governors and Canadian premiers are going to be holding a three-day meeting beginning in the Vermont resort town of Stowe where they will be discussing issues important in both countries. By Wilson Ring. SENT: 500 words.

IN BRIEF:

GOVERNOR-CHILD WELFARE: Maine’s Republican governor says lawmakers should get back to work and address his proposals to reform the state’s struggling child welfare system.

OLD AG FAIR: A Maine agricultural fair with a claim that it’s the oldest in the country is underway in central Maine.

MUSEUM PASS VETERANS: Maine veterans can now receive a free lifetime pass for state parks and the state museum.

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