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AP-ME--Maine News Coverage Advisory, ME

October 1, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Monday, Oct. 1, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORIES:

REAL ID-MAINE

AUGUSTA — The Department of Homeland Security is once again extending the deadline for Maine to comply with Real ID requirements, meaning residents can continue to use their state-issued driver’s licenses to board planes. UPCOMING.

IN BRIEF:

TURKEY HUNT-MAINE: Maine hunters love fall, but one of the state’s most popular game animals must think it’s for the birds. That’s because the state’s wild turkey hunt gets started on Monday and runs until Nov. 7.

MOSQUITO DISEASE GRANT: A team of University of Maine researchers is being awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to examine the spread of mosquito-transmitted diseases. The five-year project will focus on relationships among the spread of mosquito-transmitted diseases, perceptions of mosquito-borne disease risk, and domestic and international tourism.

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