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(5TYNTK) Wednesday, December 5, 2018

1. Maine Gov. Paul LePage is among those who will be subpoenaed as part of a lawsuit that accuses Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. LePage was drawn into the lawsuit after the Portland Press Herald reported that he stayed at the Trump hotel at taxpayer expense in February 2017. (Press Herald)

2. A state funeral will be held for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral on Wednesday. The memorial marks a national day of mourning issued by President Donald Trump in honor of the 41st President of the United States. The four living ex-presidents are coming — among them, George W. Bush will eulogize his father — and President Donald Trump will attend but is not scheduled to speak. (NewsCenterMaine)

3. All executive state offices are closed today for a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush, Gov. Paul LePage announced Monday afternoon. “President Bush is Maine’s president,” LePage said in a press release. “The Bush family’s active participation in the Kennebunkport community has touched many lives.” (WMTW)

4. The movie sequel to the highest-grossing horror film of all time, based in a fictional Maine town, will be coming to the big screen next fall. “IT CHAPTER 2 is coming,” Maine author Stephen King tweeted Tuesday afternoon. IT is due in theaters on Sept. 6, 2019. (Press Herald)

5. Burger King is promoting its new BK app with a 1-cent Whopper Deal that’s activated by driving past a McDonald’s. Just download the app and get within 600 feet of a Mickey D’s to get the deal on your phone. Then go pick up your 1-cent Whopper at the nearest Burger King. The “Whopper Detour” is scheduled to run through December 12. (Us Magazine)

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