AP-ME--Maine News Digest 1:30 pm, ME
Maine news from The Associated Press for Monday, Nov. 26, 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.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
ALFRED, Maine — The trial is getting underway for a former Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of raping an altar boy in Massachusetts and now faces sexual abuse charges in Maine. A jury was selected last week for the trial of 74-year-old Ronald Paquin. His trial on 31 counts of sexual abuse in York County was due to begin on Monday. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
A U.S. Navy destroyer that will be named for a Navy pilot from Massachusetts who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War is coming to Boston. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.
TRUMP-SAUDI ARABIA-MAINE SENATORS: Maine’s two senators have criticized President Donald Trump over his response to the CIA’s assessment of the involvement of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince in the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
LOBSTER BOAT SINKING: The U.S. Coast Guard says two people abandoned ship from a sinking lobster boat off the coast of Maine.
FIRE INJURY: Fire officials say a person suffered burns in a fire that caused about $100,000 in damage to a garage in Fryeburg.
GAS PRICES: Gas prices are still dropping in northern New England.
DEATH INVESTIGATION: Police in Maine are investigating the death of a man in a Fort Kent apartment.
FATAL CRASH: Police in Maine say poor road conditions and speed are being looked at as possible causes for a fatal crash that killed one man and injured two others over the weekend.
DEER HUNTING-MAINE: Maine’s deer season is in its final two weeks, which are limited to people who seek their quarry with bows and arrows or muzzleloaders.
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