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By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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State wants taste of Maine’s maple syrup industry

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage's administration wants to use public dollars to protect a sugar maple plantation. Maine Public (http://bit.ly/2fevPmQ ) reports Maine's agriculture department is the lead applicant More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Maine governor pushes for Affordable Care Act repeal

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's governor is urging supporters of the state's Republican party to back the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The Sun Journal (http://bit.ly/2hapHA0 ) reports Republican Gov. More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Season for luring bears with doughnuts drawing to a close

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The busiest portion of Maine's annual bear hunt is entering into its final days as the bait season is coming to a close. Hunters are allowed to lure bears with bait until Saturday. Bait is More...

By admin On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Artist needed to commemorate Halifax Explosion with ornament

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine State Archives is looking for an artist to make a Christmas tree ornament to be included in a commemoration of World War I. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap says he plans to present More...

By admin On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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State urges Mainers to dispose waste pesticides

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The state is urging Mainers to dispose of unusable and waste pesticides that could instead end up in the trash. The Maine environmental and agricultural departments are hosting the free annual More...

By admin On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Man accused of shooting farm stand pleads not guilty

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Maine man accused of shooting a firearm into a neighbor's farm stand has pleaded not guilty, saying he was trying to scare off a rabid raccoon. State police say 31-year-old Matthew Brigham More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Maine providing $10 million in education grants over 2 years

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Department of Education is making $10 million in grants available over the next two years to assist in regional education projects. The state says the money is available through the More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Insurer says it shouldn’t have to pay for medical marijuana

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine supreme court is wading into the issue of medical marijuana and workers' compensation. The court is hearing arguments Wednesday over whether a paper mill must pay for medical marijuana. More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Insanity plea entered for Maine man who dismembered father

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A deal has been reached allowing a man who dismembered his father to avoid a criminal trial. Leroy Smith III, the first detainee to be forcibly medicated in Maine, entered a plea that he was More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Police: Motorist killed in crash in Ellsworth, Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Police say a one-car crash has killed a motorist in Ellsworth, Maine. The crash early Monday shut down Route 3 between Ellsworth and Bar Harbor for a time as investigators did a crash reconstruction. More...