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Bill to Bar Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Advances in Maine

A Maine legislative committee has endorsed a bill that would prohibit the shackling of pregnant inmates.

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GENERIC VOTING

Effort to Repeal Clean Election Law Faces Opposition

A proposal to ask voters whether they want to repeal Maine's Clean Election law has received a cool response from a legislative committee.

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1 Dead After Fire at Waldoboro Auto Repair Shop

The Maine State Fire Marshal's Office says the owner of an auto repair shop is missing after an early morning fire destroyed his business and firefighters discovered a body burned beyond recognition in the basement.

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Florida Man Charged With Drug Trafficking in Maine

Officials say that a Florida man has been charged with felony drug trafficking in a Canadian border town in Aroostook County.

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Maine DHHS Chief Ordered to Contempt Hearing on Riverview

The head of Maine's Department of Health and Human Services has been ordered to appear in court next month to answer questions about the department's refusal to accept a patient in the state's psychiatric hospital.

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Panel Backs Bill to Support Homeless Vets Housing Project

A measure to build cabins for homeless veterans with $1 million in state funding has overcome its first hurdle.

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Maine Seeks Volunteers For Invasive Beetle Event

Maine conservationists and state officials are calling for residents to participate in a tree-tagging event to raise awareness of the invasive emerald ash borer

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Sen. King Traveling With Secretary of State to Canada

U.S. Sen. Angus King is preparing for a trip to Canada with Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Pipe bursts in Portland radio station, records damaged

Volunteers are scrambling to save about 3,000 vinyl records that were soaked when a water pipe burst in the studios of a Portland community radio statio

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