- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Upcoming Maine news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, May 13, 2014:

Good morning! 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 Maine bureau at 207-772-4157 or apmaine@ap.org, or to Northern New England Correspondent Rik Stevens at rstevens@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates

UPCOMING:

RAW MILK-MAINE

PORTLAND, Maine -The Maine supreme court is hearing arguments in the case of a Blue Hill farmer who ignored state law and followed a local ordinance allowing farmers to sell directly to consumers. Dan Brown was issued a civil summons in 2011 for selling milk and other items without state licenses from his farm stand and at farmers’ markets. By David Sharp. SENT: 110 words. UPCOMING, 300 words by 2 p.m. EDT

IN BRIEF:

SICK EAGLE

BANGOR, Maine - It turns out the sick bald eagle found sitting on a Bangor sidewalk last weekend was a mother. An expert on Monday scaled nearly 100 feet up a tree to rescue two hungry but otherwise healthy eaglets, estimated to be about 6 weeks old.

MISSING CHILDREN

VERNON, Conn. - Police in Connecticut say they’re looking for three missing children who are believed to be with their mother. Vernon police said Tuesday morning that they’re looking for 32-year-old Jackie Morris and they believe she’s driving a red 2004 Volkswagen Jetta with the Connecticut license plate 876YGJ. Officials say Morris has ties to Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine.

BANK EXECUTIVE-ADULT CLUBS

PORTLAND, Maine - Federal authorities say a former executive at TD Bank in Maine used a corporate credit card to spend nearly $220,000 at adult entertainment clubs.

HORSE KILLED

ISLAND FALLS, Maine - State police say four young children were injured and a horse was killed when a car driven by a Sherman man struck their horse-drawn buggy in Island Falls.

BEATING DEATH

SKOWHEGAN, Maine - A judge has postponed a Palmyra man’s murder trial a week before it was scheduled to start to allow defense lawyers time to review newly disclosed evidence.

NEW POLICE CHIEF

GILFORD, N.H. - The New Hampshire town of Gilford is getting a new police chief. Anthony Bean Burpee of Sanford, Maine, was appointed by the Board of Selectmen on Monday.

MAN BURNED

WEST BATH, Maine - A man severely burned in a weekend kitchen fire in West Bath remains in critical condition at a Boston hospital.

WWII PLANE-MAINE

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - A World War II cargo plane that’s en route to Europe for the D-Day celebration next month is making a stop in Maine.

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