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By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Standardized testing results show struggles in math

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Standardized testing results for Maine are in and while students scored high in English and science, fewer than half scored proficiently in math. The Portland Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2hqIGqs More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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New model confirms endangered right whales are declining

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Researchers with the federal government and the New England Aquarium say they've developed a new model to provide better estimates about the North Atlantic right whale population, and the More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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2 young people dead in head-on collision

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Polk County Sheriff's officials say two people have died in a head-on crash. KOIN-TV (http://bit.ly/2xsonN1 ) reports that a northbound Acura and southbound Volvo ran into each other just north More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Psychiatric ‘dangerous’ patient escapes transit

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Law enforcement officials are asking for help locating a 22-year-old man who escaped custody while being transported from a mental health facility. According to Oregon State Police, Rodrick More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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School psychologist from Maine stranded on St. Thomas

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A former psychologist with schools in Portland, Maine, has been trying for days to get off the Caribbean island of St. Thomas in the wake of two hurricanes. The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/2xomvau More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Caretaker accused of setting elderly woman on fire dies

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An unlicensed live-in caretaker facing murder and arson charges in the death of an elderly Beaverton woman who was set on fire while lying in her bed has died. Washington County jail staff More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Man shot in freeway encounter with Eastern Oregon deputy

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say shots were fired and a man was wounded when a sheriff's deputy in Eastern Oregon stopped to help a disabled vehicle on Interstate 84. Oregon State Police say the incident happened More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Sen. Collins leans against GOP plan despite LePage pressure

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she's "leaning against" a Republican proposal to eliminate the Affordable Care Act, despite new pressure from Maine GOP Gov. Paul LePage. Joining Vice President More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Maine Air Guard unit headed to the US Virgin Islands

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - An Air National Guard unit from Maine is deploying to the U.S. Virgin Islands to provide critical communications to support the recovery efforts. Seven Air National Guard members from the More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Maine senators join push to promote US agriculture abroad

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's two senators are part of a push to increase funding for American agriculture promotion programs. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say a bill they are helping More...