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AP-ME--Maine News Coverage Advisory, ME

October 12, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNows.

TOP STORIES:

POLICE STANDOFF-ROBOT BOMB

BANGOR, Maine— A Maine man has reached a plea deal for charges stemming from a police standoff that ended when a robot deployed a bomb. Sent 130 words. Will be expanded

IN BRIEF:

CHURCH ABUSE-BUFFALO: The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, criticized for his handling of alleged abuse by clergy, says a high-ranking U.S. cardinal didn’t “check on the facts.”

CAMPING RECORD: The numbers indicate that Maine’s campers are indeed happy.

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