Stories we’re working on for Wednesday, Sept. 22

Posted Sept. 22, 2010, at 11:36 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in mind that due to the uncertainties of reaching sources and the need to cover breaking news every story listed may not be published today.

The latest campaign spending reports are in from the five gubernatorial candidates. We’ll report how much they’ve raised and how much they’ve spent to date. Reporter: Kevin Miller

Today we profile independent candidate Shawn Moody, asking him why a successful automobile collision repair business owner wants to be governor and how he would run the state if elected. Reporter: Kevin Miller

The Land Use Regulation Commission is meeting later today at Lee Academy to discuss First Wind’s plan to extend its expedited wind zone for its Bowers Mountain turbine project. We’ll report on the meeting and public reaction. Reporter: Nick Sambides

The Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor is clearing out its collection of stuffed animals to make room for new exhibits. Students at Nokomis High School are picking up the animal collection and bringing it back to Newport. What do they plan to do with it? Reporter: Chris Cousins

Blacksmith Robert Adams of Winterport is conducting workshops for art students at the University of Maine. Students interested in metal sculpture are benefiting from federal stimulus money which was used to purchase an atmospheric forge. Reporter: Aislinn Sarnacki

In Sports, we’ll cover the Mattanawcook Academy at Orono girls soccer game and the Hermon vs. Old Town field hockey contest.

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