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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:52 AM EDT

Judge: Maine GOP Must Use Ranked-Choice Voting in Primary

Judge: Maine GOP Must Use Ranked-Choice Voting in Primary

A federal judge has declined to let the Maine Republican Party be exempted from ranked choice voting that'll be used for the first time in a statewide primary election on June 12.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 05:39 PM EDT

Maine Looks to Puerto Rico for Seasonal Workers

Maine Looks to Puerto Rico for Seasonal Workers

Many businesses in Maine are turning to families from Puerto Rico for seasonal work.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 02:16 PM EDT

Good Boy! Dog Gives Firefighter Kiss During Roof Rescue

Good Boy! Dog Gives Firefighter Kiss During Roof Rescue

A dog stranded on a roof in Maine was pawsitively grateful to the firefighter who rescued him, showing his appreciation by giving the first responder thank you kisses.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 11:42 AM EDT

1 Dead, 1 Critical After ATV Crash in Maine

1 Dead, 1 Critical After ATV Crash in Maine

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says one man is dead and another critically injured following an all-terrain vehicle crash on a trail in the town of Bingham.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 07:55 AM EDT

University of Maine Develops New Gourmet Potato

University of Maine Develops New Gourmet Potato

The University of Maine says it's releasing a new type of gourmet potato.

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 07:36 PM EDT

Group: Audit Doctors Who Denied Care to Child in Detention

Group: Audit Doctors Who Denied Care to Child in Detention

An independent oversight group wants an audit of the medical contractor that provides services to Maine's youth detention center.

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 08:43 PM EDT

New England Drug Take-Back Program Yields 44 Tons of Pills

New England Drug Take-Back Program Yields 44 Tons of Pills

The annual drug take-back program a month ago has yielded 44 tons of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs at 580 collection sites across New England.

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 06:11 PM EDT

Former President George HW Bush Misses Parade

Former President George HW Bush Misses Parade

The hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush caused him to miss out on the local Memorial Day parade that he traditionally attends. The 93-year-old was taken to a hospital Sunday after he...

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 02:03 PM EDT

Former President George H.W. Bush in Hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush in Hospital

Former president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized for fatigue and low blood pressure.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 08:02 PM EDT

Fatal Car Crash on Interstate 295 in Freeport, Maine

Fatal Car Crash on Interstate 295 in Freeport, Maine

A Gardiner man was killed when he lost control of his vehicle on Interstate 295, Maine State Police said Saturday.