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BC-ME--Maine News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ME

January 16, 2019

Maine news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019.

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING:

ABORTION-STATE BATTLEGROUNDS

On each side of the abortion debate, legislators and activists emboldened by recent political developments plan to push aggressively in many states this year for bills high on their wish lists: either seeking to impose near-total bans on abortion or guaranteeing women’s access to the procedure. By David Crary. 1,200 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

FISHERMEN’S FORUM: New England’s largest trade show for fishermen is slated to take place at the end of February and the beginning of March.

UNIVERSITY RENAMING: Maine’s second-largest public university is ready to unveil its new name.

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