AP NEWS
Related topics

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

December 3, 2018

Maine news from The Associated Press for Monday, Dec. 3, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES:

GEORGE HW BUSH

HOUSTON — George H.W. Bush is set to embark on his final tour of Washington, the capital city that is remembering the 41st president’s lifetime of public service that began in the Navy during World War II, ended with one term as president and was characterized throughout by what admirers say was his innate decency, generosity and kindness. In Texas, students, staff and visitors have been flocking to Bush’s presidential library on the campus of Texas A&M University, with thousands of mourners paying their respects at a weekend candlelight vigil at a nearby pond and others contributing to growing flower memorials at Bush statues at both the library and a park in downtown Houston. By Juan Lozano and Darlene Superville. SENT: 1,015 words, photos.

WITH:

GEORGE HW BUSH-SERVICE DOG

KENNEDY CENTER HONORS

WASHINGTON — Last year’s Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year’s event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander-in-chief. Sunday night’s ceremony honoring lifetime artistic achievement featured multiple tributes to former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday night at age 94. By Ashraf Khalil. SENT: 820 Words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

GAS PRICES: Gas prices have dipped quite a bit in northern New England.

SCALLOP SEASON: Maine’s scallop draggers are getting started for the winter on the state’s eastern coast, where they hope to continue the industry’s steady growth.

DEER HUNT: The final few days of the last phase of Maine’s weekslong deer hunt have arrived.

___

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apmaine@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867.

AP RADIO
Update hourly