Maine news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Aug. 21, 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:

KAVANAUGH-SENATE

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is set to meet with Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, a centrist who's seen as a potential swing vote on his confirmation. Collins supports abortion rights and has vowed to oppose any nominee who has "demonstrated hostility" to Roe v. Wade. But she has spoken highly of President Donald Trump's nominee, saying he's qualified for the job. By Dustin Weaver and Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 415 words, photo.

CHASE-FATAL SHOOTOUT

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Officials say a man who had previously fled from state police in Maine led New Hampshire officers on a car chase and died in a shootout. New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald says 38-year-old Douglas Heath was wanted on several outstanding warrants, including one for trafficking narcotics and another for fleeing from Maine troopers. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

IN BRIEF:

DEADLY ROLLOVER: A woman from Maine has died and two other people have been injured in a two-vehicle crash on a Massachusetts highway.

HOUSE FIRE: Fire officials in Maine say good Samaritans driving by a burning home helped rescue a man who was sleeping in an upstairs room.

UNICORN PLANT: A showy plant thought to have been long gone from Maine has been found this summer.

LABOR RULES: The Maine labor department says teen workers can now take on more tasks that the state says are allowed under federal law.

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