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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 03:45 PM EDT

Police: Man Found Dead Inside Maine Home ID'd

Police: Man Found Dead Inside Maine Home ID'd

Maine State Police say the man whose body was found inside a home in Presque Isle on Sunday has been identified as 35-year-old Lee Theriault.

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 01:19 PM EDT

Conservatives Lambast Outside Influence in Ballot Questions

Conservatives Lambast Outside Influence in Ballot Questions

A conservative group is decrying the influence of outside donors in Maine's ballot initiative process.

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 01:05 PM EDT

Sen. Angus King Gets Behind Push for Cannabis for Veterans

Sen. Angus King Gets Behind Push for Cannabis for Veterans

Maine's independent senator says he is getting behind an effort to research how medicinal cannabis could help veterans.

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 11:51 AM EDT

LePage Calls Lawmaker 'The Most Repugnant Human,' Storms Off

LePage Calls Lawmaker 'The Most Repugnant Human,' Storms Off

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has called a fellow Republican "the most repugnant human" and stormed away from lawmakers who are investigating whether his administration retaliated against mill owners. The...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 11:45 AM EDT

Lawmaker Resigns Following Allegations About Former Students

Lawmaker Resigns Following Allegations About Former Students

A Democratic lawmaker said he's resigning to avoid becoming a distraction following a magazine's publication of an anonymous allegation against him. With his resignation Monday, Democratic Rep. Dillon Bates...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 07:36 PM EDT

Canadian Company Ditches Plans for Large Pot Grow in Maine

Canadian Company Ditches Plans for Large Pot Grow in Maine

A Canadian company has ditched plans to buy a marijuana-growing facility in Auburn, Maine.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 05:08 PM EDT

Sudden Deaths of Maine Seals Now Spreading to NH, Mass.

Sudden Deaths of Maine Seals Now Spreading to NH, Mass.

As more dead seals wash up on southern Maine beaches, scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) say a sudden and unexplained seal die-off is spreading to New Hampshire and...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:36 PM EDT

Construction Begins on Home for Family of Slain Deputy

Construction Begins on Home for Family of Slain Deputy

Construction is underway on a dream home in Norridgewock, Maine, for the family of a police deputy recently killed in the line of duty.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 05:28 PM EDT

Turning Invasive Crab Problem Into a Potential Tasty Profit

Turning Invasive Crab Problem Into a Potential Tasty Profit

Some scientists have a suggestion for pesky invasive green crabs that have been migrating to Maine waters and that is to eat them.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 07:31 PM EDT

Cause of UMaine Football Player's Death Revealed

Cause of UMaine Football Player's Death Revealed

The sudden death of a University of Maine football player at a team practice Tuesday has shaken the campus community in Orono, as well as the player's home in Orange County, Virginia. Darius Minor, an...

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