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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or to Northern New England Correspondent Rik Stevens at email@example.com.
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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
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.
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.