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

March 14, 2019

Maine news from The Associated Press for Thursday, March 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org

TOP STORIES:

TRUMP-BORDER SECURITY

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining question how many GOP senators will join Democrats in defying him. By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 855 words.

IN BRIEF:

OPIOIDS-CABINET: Maine lawmakers are discussing a bill that aims to help the state communicate better on fighting the ongoing opioid epidemic.

PI DAY PARODY: There’s no need to panic during geometry.

SPECIAL ELECTION-MAINE: A Democrat will serve in a seat left vacant by a former lawmaker who’s now the state’s attorney general.

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