Stories we’re working on today

Posted Oct. 19, 2010, at 11:40 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in mind that due to the uncertainties of reaching sources and the need to cover breaking news every story listed may not be published today.

Testimony continues today in Lorraine Morin’s civil lawsuit against Eastern Maine Medical Center over the stillborn delivery of her 16-week-old fetus. Doctors who were involved in her case are expected to take the stand in court in Bangor. Reporter: Nok-Noi Ricker

Piscataquis County commissioners are considering what, if any, involvement the county should have in the privately-owned Big Squaw Mountain Resort and Ski Area. Big Squaw Mountain owner James Confalone has said he would lease the resort for a dollar a year if the county would take on the cost of running it. Reporter: Diana Bowley

A deep-water offshore wind power conference is being held today at Point Lookout in Northport. Economic development, environmental monitoring, floating turbine technology, and permitting and siting will be the main panel discussion topics. Reporter: Bill Trotter

WoodenBoat magazine is sponsoring a program in which students in three high schools in Hancock County will build wooden boats and then race them when they’re done. Reporter: Rich Hewitt

We’ll have a feature on Melissa Kelly, the James Beard Award-winning chef from Rockland’s Primo restaurant, on her newly revised edition of Marjorie Standish’s classic cookbook, “Cooking Down East: Favorite Maine Recipes.” Reporter: Emily Burnham

In Sports, we’ll cover local high school soccer and field hockey games as the season heads toward playoffs and state championships.

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