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Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 10:15 AM EST

Judge Tosses Suit by Maine GOP Congressman Who Lost Election

Judge Tosses Suit by Maine GOP Congressman Who Lost Election

A federal judge is tossing a lawsuit by a Republican incumbent congressman from Maine who lost the nation's first congressional election held by a candidate-ranking system. Democrat Jared Golden defeated...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 11:47 AM EST

LePage Says He Will Run Again in 2022 if Mills Doesn't Deliver

LePage Says He Will Run Again in 2022 if Mills Doesn't Deliver

Paul LePage's term as Maine's governor may be coming to an end, but he still plans to be involved once his days in office are over. LePage reportedly said he may run again in 2022 if he does not like the...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 11:02 AM EST

Recount for Maine's 2nd Congressional District Moving Along

Recount for Maine's 2nd Congressional District Moving Along

The recount of Maine's 2nd Congressional District race is moving along. Democratic Secretary of State Matt Dunlap's spokeswoman said election officials processed about 80,000 ballots as of Monday afternoon.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 09:39 PM EST

Maine College Tightens Control of Pop-Up Courses

Maine College Tightens Control of Pop-Up Courses

A Maine university is instituting stricter controls over pop-up courses following a course that proposed giving students credit for protesting against Republican Sen. Susan Collins.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 06:24 PM EST

Fisherman Discovers Military Ballistic Projectile in Gear

Fisherman Discovers Military Ballistic Projectile in Gear

A fisherman in a quiet, coastal Maine community recently made an explosive discovery. Investigators say the fisherman caught a military ballistic projectile in his gear, brought it on board, and left it on the...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:19 AM EST

ACLU Settles Lawsuit Over LePage's Facebook Page

ACLU Settles Lawsuit Over LePage's Facebook Page

The Facebook page of Maine's Republican governor will no longer block critics, according to a settlement reached last week with the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine and the operators of the Facebook...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 06:30 PM EST

Wreaths Across America Coming Through New England

Wreaths Across America Coming Through New England

A moving tribute to America's veterans is traveling through New England this week, on its way to Arlington National Cemetery. The 27th annual Wreaths Across America convoy is transporting thousands of...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 12:41 PM EST

Rising Shipping Costs Hurt Maine Wreath Makers

Rising Shipping Costs Hurt Maine Wreath Makers

Christmas wreath companies in Maine are feeling the pressure of rising shipping costs and other market changes.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 11:18 AM EST

Maine Island Horse Farm in Jeopardy Due to Lease Dispute

Maine Island Horse Farm in Jeopardy Due to Lease Dispute

The Portland Press Herald reports the city of Portland ordered the...">The operator of a horse farm on a Maine island says she's concerned about the future of her animals because of a dispute over a lease. The Portland Press Herald reports the city of Portland ordered the...

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM EST

Elder Bushes Are Gone But Family Maine Retreat to Stay Alive

Elder Bushes Are Gone But Family Maine Retreat to Stay Alive

The passing of George H. W. and Barbara Bush won't mean an end to children's laughter, splashing in the pool, barking dogs or clinking horseshoes at the family's property on the Maine coast.

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