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Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 at 08:49 AM EDT

GOP Candidate Calls Parkland Student 'Skinhead Lesbian'

GOP Candidate Calls Parkland Student 'Skinhead Lesbian'

A Republican Maine House candidate has used Twitter to attack two students who survived a shooting at a Florida high school, calling one of them a "skinhead lesbian" and the other a "bald-faced liar." Leslie...

Monday, Mar 12, 2018 at 02:09 PM EDT

Maine Man Killed in Colorado Ski Crash

Maine Man Killed in Colorado Ski Crash

A Maine man has died after hitting a tree while skiing in Colorado, according to a report. Derek Cressey, a Windham man who was at Colorado's Breckenridge Ski Resort, has been identified as the victim in the...

Sunday, Mar 11, 2018 at 11:30 AM EDT

Maine Girl Laid to Rest as State Calls for Agency Probe

Maine Girl Laid to Rest as State Calls for Agency Probe

A 10-year-old Maine girl was laid to rest as state officials are calling for an investigation into allegations that a state agency failed to protect her following multiple abuse allegations

Sunday, Mar 11, 2018 at 11:53 AM EDT

Maine Governor Offers Job to Alleged Wife Abuser

Maine Governor Offers Job to Alleged Wife Abuser

Maine Governor Paul LePage is offering a job to former White House speech writer David Sorensen, who resigned last month following abuse allegations by his ex wife.

Sunday, Mar 11, 2018 at 09:44 AM EDT

Study Shows 'Ghost Gear' is Polluting Fishing Waters

Study Shows 'Ghost Gear' is Polluting Fishing Waters

New research estimates that fishing equipment and tools are polluting waters at the rate of at least 705,000 tons each year.

Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 at 02:27 PM EST

Funeral Held for Maine Girl Allegedly Beaten to Death

Funeral Held for Maine Girl Allegedly Beaten to Death

A 10-year-old girl who was beaten to death in Maine was remembered in the state where she was born.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 01:21 PM EST

Maine Lawmakers to Open Investigation Into Child Death

Maine Lawmakers to Open Investigation Into Child Death

A legislative watchdog is going to investigate Maine's child welfare system following the brutal beating of a 10-year-old girl whose mother and stepfather are charged in her death.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 08:14 AM EST

No Injuries Reported in 14-Vehicle Pileup on Interstate

No Injuries Reported in 14-Vehicle Pileup on Interstate

Maine State Police are blaming excessive speed on icy roads for a 14-vehicle pileup on an interstate highway.

Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 at 01:55 PM EST

Heavy Damage in Maine Following Back-to-Back Nor'easters

Heavy Damage in Maine Following Back-to-Back Nor'easters

The most recent nor'easter to hit Maine dropped about a foot of snow, creating an obstacle for crews to do major repairs on badly damaged roads and homes.

Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 at 12:01 PM EST

Century-Old Golf Clubhouse Destroyed by Fire

Century-Old Golf Clubhouse Destroyed by Fire

Authorities say a fire has destroyed a golf course's clubhouse, pro shop and restaurant in Maine.