Maine news from The Associated Press for Friday, Aug. 3, 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.

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UPCOMING:

JOB TRAINING FUNDS

A state board will discuss a recent win for Gov. Paul LePage: federal approval of his plan to direct more federal funds to job training. Developing.

NEVADA MARIJUANA-FIRST YEAR

RENO, Nev. — Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state's first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations. Sales and tax collections already have surpassed fiscal year-end projections by 25 percent with a month of numbers still outstanding. By Scott Sonner.

IN BRIEF:

LARGE LIZARD-MISSING: Police in Maine are searching for the owner of a large lizard that got loose.

LOBSTER FESTIVAL: Summer in Maine is all about lobster, and the state's annual celebration of its most famous seafood export is in full swing.

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