June 18, 2018
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What we’re working on today

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in mind that due to the uncertainties of reaching sources and the need to cover breaking news every story listed may not be published today.

Google and a New York financial firm have agreed to invest heavily in a proposed $5 billion transmission project for future offshore wind farms along the Atlantic Seaboard that could ultimately transform the region’s electrical map.The line of farms would start at New Jersey and go south. How will Maine’s plans for offshore wind power be affected? We talk to experts. Reporter: Matt Wickenheiser

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department has a tombstone among its collection of stolen items and wants to find the rightful owner so it can be returned. Reporter: Nok-Noi Ricker

Pollsters call him an underdog. He has been derided as a “nobody,” has no experience in elected office and compared to his opponent, U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, his campaign is vastly under-funded.So why is Jason Levesque optimistic? Because the candidate from Auburn has a plan to become the first Republican to represent the 2nd Congressional District since U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe retired in 1995. This is the latest in our series of candidate profiles. Reporter: Nick Sambides Jr.

In Sports, we’ll cover local high school soccer and field hockey action as the seasons head toward playoffs and state championships.

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