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

February 5, 2019

Maine news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



AUGUSTA, Maine _ A proposal to let dozens of people off Maine’s lobster license waiting list is up for a public hearing in the state’s capital city. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words by 5 p.m.


BOSTON _ The New England Patriots are being feted in Boston after defeating the Los Angeles Rams to claim their sixth Super Bowl title. The parade kicks off Tuesday morning at the Hynes Convention Center. It will rumble roughly 2 miles (3 kilometers) past the Boston Common and other landmarks before ending at City Hall.


INTERSTATE FATAL-MAINE: Law enforcement officials say a Massachusetts driver died hours after being ejected from an SUV that hit a guardrail and flipped on Interstate 95 in Maine.

MAINE FIRE DEATH: Investigators say a Maine man died when he returned to a burning house to get his dog.

LAWMAKER-OBSCENITY BAN PROPOSAL: Lawmakers heard hours of testimony on obscenity and censorship as they consider a proposal to require teachers to notify parents before using books with sexually explicit material in lessons.

BIGAMY CHARGE: A Maine man is accused of marrying a New Hampshire woman while married to women in Alabama and Georgia and officials say it is possible there were more marriages, as well.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apmaine(at)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.