AP-ME--Maine News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ME
Maine news from The Associated Press for Friday, Aug. 10, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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PORTLAND, Maine — Union officials are tallying contract votes by Consolidated Communications workers across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Pete McLaughlin, co-chair of the bargaining team, said final votes by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers were cast Thursday in Machias and Presque Isle in Maine. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
STATE PARKS-FEES: Maine Gov. Paul LePage is waiving state park fees for residents as a show of appreciation.
RARE HAWK: Bird lovers are driving from hundreds of miles away for a rare chance to see a species of non-native hawk in southern Maine.
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