Stories we are pursuing Wednesday

By Michael J. Dowd, BDN Staff
Posted Jan. 19, 2011, at 11:36 a.m.

Our staff is continuing to follow developments in Tuesday’s credit union robbery in downtown Bangor. Police are releasing few details as they continue the manhunt for the male suspect.

We’ll have reaction from CEOs of Maine hospitals to Gov. Paul LePage’s budget proposal to pay back as much as $248 million owed statewide for Medicaid. Reporter: Rich Hewitt

Maine Friends of Animals has offered a $250 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons who poisoned a dog in Parkman. The dog died and a cat and dog in the Guilford area were sickened from antifreeze poisoning. Police are now investigating another death and another sickening in connection with the case. Reporter: Diana Bowley

The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce expects roughly 1,000 people at its annual dinner Wednesday night at the Bangor Auditorium, where at least one topic of discussion will likely be support for a new arena for the city. Reporter: Matt Wickenheiser

Our Lifestyle feature is about Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, which closes its unheated campus for the winter, but beginning this month, will offer for the first time a series of three workshops at its Center for Community Programs in Deer Isle village. Reporter: Aislinn Sarnacki

In Sports, we share the story of Josh Seeley, the fourth-string goalie for the University of Maine hockey team. Seeley is from Howland but went to Bangor High and then prep school before heading to Orono. He is unlikely to see much ice time, but he likes being part of Division I hockey and learning the game as he prepares for a coaching future. Reporter: Larry Mahoney

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