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AP-ME--Maine News Advisory, ME

September 24, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Monday, Sept. 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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IN BRIEF:

CHURCH ABUSE-PRIEST TRIAL: Jury selection is set to start in the trial of an 80-year-old priest accused of sexually abusing a 9-year-old boy in the late 1990s.

PRESERVATION GRANTS-LIST: A preservation group is inviting the public to vote on 20 sites across the country that showcase the nation’s diversity and the fight for equality as part of a $2 million historic preservation campaign. The locations are: — Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama Associated Press.

MEDWAY SHOOTING: Police in Maine say a 43-year-old man has been injured in a shooting. WABI-TV reports the shooting happened at a Medway home Sunday morning. The man was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center where his condition is unknown.

MOOSE HUNT-MAINE: Maine’s expanded moose hunt is getting started in the far northern and Down East parts of the state. The moose hunt is a major fall tourism draw in Maine, and there are hundreds more permits this year. Maine decided to boost the number of permits by more than 20 percent to 2,500 for this fall.

TRIBAL GAMING: Maine’s top court is asking the public about whether it should weigh in the legality of tribal gaming without state approval. Efforts to allow tribal casinos in Maine have been unsuccessful. The court is seeking written arguments by Oct. 12 and responses by Oct. 26.

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