Maine news from The Associated Press for Monday, Jan. 8, 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.

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AUGUSTA, Maine — Lawmakers are proposing bills to bolster oversight of care for the developmentally disabled after a scathing federal audit said Maine was failing to care for such individuals. By Marina Villeneuve. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m.


GAS PRICES: Gas prices are on creeping back up in northern New England.

BANGOR KILLING TRIAL: One of two New York men charged in a shooting that left one person dead and another wounded in Bangor, Maine, is due to be sentenced.

HALLOWELL RECONSTRUCTION: Business owners in the Maine city of Hallowell say they are concerned about an upcoming construction project that could hamper their businesses.

MANUFACTURING JOBS: Maine's Republican governor is behind a bill to promote forest products and wood manufacturing jobs through incentives.


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