Upcoming stories for Monday, Sept. 13, 2010

Posted Sept. 13, 2010, at 11:58 a.m.

Here are some of our coverage plans for the day. 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 call it “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in mind that due to the uncertainties of reaching sources and the need to cover breaking news every story listed may not be published today.

Gubernatorial candidates Paul LePage and Libby Mitchell are both making appearances today in Bangor. We’ll report on their announcements, who turned out to meet them and the reaction they draw. Reporter: Kevin Miller

It will be two years before any kind of offshore wind turbine is floating in the Gulf of Maine, but already radar arrays are in position, underwater microphones and cameras have been deployed, and data is being analyzed to determine how such turbines might affect the environment. Spearheading the study is Peter Jumars, director of the University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences. Reporter: Bill Trotter

Robert Strout of Orient, who was arrested last Friday in connection with a triple homicide case in Amity, is scheduled to appear today in Aroostook County Superior Court. Strout is facing charges of hindering apprehension and arson after allegedly aiding accused killer Thayne Ormsby. Reporter: Jen Lynds

The Bangor City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on a zoning ordinance amendment to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Will there be any debate or is this a no-brainer? Reporter: Eric Russell

Our Lifestyle section will feature a review of the Penobscot Theatre’s production of “The 39 Steps,” which opened in Bangor last weekend. Reporter: Emily Burnham

In Sports, we’ll be covering high school soccer action and Larry Mahoney will file his latest local auto racing column.

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