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Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:47 PM EDT

Baby Boy Killed by Truck in Alton, Maine

Baby Boy Killed by Truck in Alton, Maine

A 1-year-old boy was killed Friday after being run over by a pickup truck in Alton, Maine, said police.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 05:28 PM EDT

Project Building Cabins for Homeless Veterans in Maine

Project Building Cabins for Homeless Veterans in Maine

On an 11-acre plot near the Togus VA Hospital in Augusta, Maine, there will soon be 21 cabins for homeless veterans and their families to find permanent housing.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 01:04 PM EDT

Dog Pardoned by Maine Gov. Could Be Trained for Sledding

Dog Pardoned by Maine Gov. Could Be Trained for Sledding

A dog that was ordered to be euthanized despite a pardon issued by Maine's governor could get a second chance at life as a sled dog.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 04:43 PM EDT

Maine City Launches Program to Hire Panhandlers

Maine City Launches Program to Hire Panhandlers

For years, city officials in Portland, Maine, have attempted to address the rising number of panhandlers on sidewalks or standing in medians – begging for money on the streets.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 02:18 PM EDT

Death With Dignity Bill Advances Through Maine Senate

Death With Dignity Bill Advances Through Maine Senate

A death with dignity bill is advancing through the Maine Legislature, but will face a likely veto from the Republican governor.