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

April 4, 2019

Maine news from The Associated Press for Thursday, April 4, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

UPCOMING:

LOBSTER LICENSES

PORTLAND, Maine _ A proposal to let dozens of new lobstermen into Maine’s signature fishery is going to be put off until at least 2020. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

TURKEY HUNT-MAINE: A proposal to afford Maine’s youngest hunters their own autumn day to hunt turkeys appears to have a good chance of passing the state’s legislature.

BLUEFISH HARVEST: Federal fishing regulators say catch quotas and regulations for Atlantic bluefish will be about the same this year as they were in 2018.

XGR-SPECIAL ELECTION: Democrats have maintained control of a House seat left vacant by a lawmaker who took a private sector job.

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