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Climate Change to Have Increasing Effect on Maine

ORONO, Maine (AP) _ A University of Maine report about the effect of climate change on the state of Maine…

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Advocates Denounce LePage Plan to Cut Anti-Smoking Fund

Advocates and health care providers say Gov. Paul LePage's plan to divert money from a fund that supports community anti-smoking programs is the wrong approach.

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Maine City Might Fire Administrator Amid Contract Squabble

The City Council in Saco, Maine, is considering firing the city's administrator six months after offering him a new contract to stay.

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Ex-Girlfriend Testifies in Maine Social Media Killing Trial

The ex-girlfriend of a Maine man accused of using Facebook to lure a teenager to her death says the man confessed to her that he committed the killing.

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Gas Prices Increase 9 Cents in Maine

Gas prices have gone up 9.1 cents a gallon in the last week in Maine.

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Medical Marijuana Tax Revenues Are Small, But Growing

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's medical marijuana industry accounted for up to $75 million in sales and generated as much as much as $5 million in tax revenue for the state last year.

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State Board To Hear Anti-Wind Group’s Appeal

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Board of Environmental Protection is scheduled to meet this week to consider an appeal of the Bingham Wind Project by the anti-wind group Friends of Maine's Mountains.

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New Multi-Purpose Courthouse Opens In Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Augusta's snazzy new courthouse is opening after more than two years of construction.

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Worker Hurt When Car Crashes Into Westbrook Pharmacy

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) - An employee of a Westbrook pharmacy has been taken to the hospital with critical injuries after a car plowed through the glass front of the store.

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Maine’s Smelt Fishermen Await State Ruling Amid Better Year

BOWDOINHAM, Maine (AP) - A Maine advisory committee is set to decide this week if the state will enact new regulations to protect its dwindling smelt population.

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Maine Communities Face Shortage Of Firefighters

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Small towns throughout Maine are facing a shortage of trained firefighters and aging volunteer ranks.

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Cities In Vermont, Maine Set Records For Coldest February

GRAY, Maine (AP) - Three cities in Vermont and Maine set records for the coldest February, while Concord, New Hampshire just barely missed the record.

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Several Scallop Fishing Areas To Close In Maine Today

LUBEC, Maine (AP) - Nine Maine scalloping fishing areas are ready to close for the season due to the volume of catch.

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