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Upcoming stories for Wednesday, Sept. 15

By Michael J. Dowd, BDN Staff

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in mind that due to the uncertainties of reaching sources and the need to cover breaking news every story listed may not be published today.

Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is expected to announce his plan to overhaul the welfare system in Maine today. In addition to looking at his plan, we’ll talk to other candidates about their views on welfare and what, if anything, they would do to reform the system. Reporter: Eric Russell

The Tidal Energy Demonstration and Evaluation Center at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine is gearing up to start testing tidal generation devices. What do the devices look like, how much do they cost and what’s the timetable before they become viable contributors to the electrical power grid? Reporter: Rich Hewitt

An official from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is visiting a taxidermy class at Nokomis Regional High School in Newport today. The purpose of the visit is for the official to gather some animal skins for use in training airport security personnel. Just how do animal skins factor into airport security and how did the USDA learn about the Nokomis program? Reporter: Chris Cousins

In the wake of a black bear attacking and injuring a hunter in northern Penobscot County on Monday more accounts of such encounters are coming to light. Outdoors reporter John Holyoke recounts some of the attacks in recent years.

The annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure fundraiser for breast cancer takes place this weekend in Bangor. We’ll talk to the organizers about what they expect for turnout and donations in a year when the economy has been tough. Reporter: Judy Harrison

In Sports, we’ll cover the key high school boys soccer game between Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island.

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