Upcoming stories for Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010

Posted Aug. 12, 2010, at 11:59 a.m.

Here are some of our coverage plans for the day. Beyond serving as coming attractions, this feature is an opportunity for you to comment on our coverage choices, suggest sources, ask questions or share your knowledge in order to help us keep everyone better informed.

We’re calling this “The Daily News Meeting” because the list is generated from the 10 a.m. planning meeting BDN editors conduct each weekday.

Keep in mind that due to the uncertainties of reaching sources and the need to cover breaking news every story listed may not be published today.

For Thursday, Aug. 12:

Calais LNG expects to hear from the Board of Environmental Protection today whether it will be granted a 30-day extension on its application for an LNG terminal in Washington County while the company tries to line up new financial investors. If the company is not granted the extension, it will have to withdraw its application. Reporter: Kevin Miller

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With the countdown beginning for the 2010 Senior League World Series, which opens this weekend at Mansfield Park in Bangor, the Bangor Senior League team’s final practices are in full swing. Visit the team with Reporter Ernest Clark.

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The Belfast Soup Kitchen is in danger of being closed soon due to a lack of funding, say volunteers who are scrambling to find more cash. The soup pantry feeds approximately 40-60 people a day and functions as a food bank. Reporter: Abigail Curtis

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Bangor City Councilors are debating the merits of keeping the Bangor Police Department’s dispatch services or contracting with Penobscot Regional Communications Center. The most recent discussion centers on a state report due in October that could suggest removing Bangor as a Public Safety Answering Point site. Reporter: Eric Russell

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