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Augusta Fire Displaces 13

Thirteen people are searching for new homes after an Augusta, Maine fire displaced them.

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LePage Wants to Require Work for Food Stamp Users

Maine Gov. Paul LePage wants to require food stamp recipients to work while receiving benefits.

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University of Southern Maine Names New President

University of Southern Maine officials say former Central Maine Power chief David Flanagan will lead the state's second-largest university as its new president.

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

Portland To Consider A Minimum Wage Hike

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland is considering a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $9.50 per hour, two dollars more than the current statewide minimum.

GENERIC ARREST LARGE

Harpswell Man Sentenced For Molesting Girl

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Harpswell man has been sentenced to serve more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually molesting a young girl numerous times over two years starting when she was 11.

GENERIC BLUEBERRIES LARGE

Maine To Open Center For Migrant Blueberry Farmers

COLUMBIA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Department of Labor is joining with community service organizations to open a service center for migrant farm workers in Washington County.

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LePage: Feds Placed 8 Immigrant Children In Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage says that eight unaccompanied children who crossed the nation's border illegally have been placed in Maine.

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LePage Calls for Health Care Law Fix after Ruling

Republican Gov. Paul LePage says a court ruling shows that the federal health care law is a disaster and is urging Congress to fix it immediately.

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Feds: Husband Tried to Smuggle Wife into Maine

Federal officials say a Canadian man is facing charges after he tried to illegally bring his wife across the border into Maine.

GENERIC KIDS LARGE

Maine Ranked 14th In Kids Count Report

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The annual Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation has found that Maine is making strides in some areas when it comes to children, but continues to struggle in other areas.

GENERIC COP CAR

Suspect In Lewiston Store Robbery Arrested

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Police moved quickly to make an arrest in a weekend convenience store robbery in Lewiston.

GENERIC HOT AIR BALLOON

Balloon That Crashed Was From Maine; 4 Hurt

CLINTON, Mass. (AP) — The hot air balloon that crashed into a power line in Massachusetts was registered to a Maine man.

GENERIC INVESTIGATION LARGE

NTSB Files Preliminary Report On Maine Plane Crash

LIMINGTON, Maine (AP) - A preliminary report by accident investigators into a fatal plane crash indicates the single-engine plane clipped trees shortly after taking off from Limington-Harmon Airport.

GENERIC COLLEGE DEFINITION

UMaine Trustees Approve Plan To Address Shortfall

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - University of Maine System trustees have approved a five-year plan to address a projected $69 million funding gap that calls for the streamlining of academic programs and workforce reductions.

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