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Maine Protesters Rally In Opposition To Trump's Emergency Declaration

Dozens of protestors gathered at Portland's Lobstermen's Park Monday afternoon to oppose President Trump's declaration of a national emergency last week to help fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Maine independent U.S. Sen. Angus King is expressing concerns about reports that President Trump is considering dismissing U.S. Intelligence Director Dan Coats over comments Coats made to the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Karl Lagerfeld, the German designer who was the artistic director of Chanel and Fendi and also created his own brand, has died in Paris. For years, Lagerfeld sought to obscure his age; he was reportedly 85.

Lagerfeld worked with some of fashion's biggest design houses, showing a knack for reinventing classic styles with innovative flourishes. In the process, he brought Fendi to new heights in the 1960s and revamped Chanel after being named that brand's director in the 1980s.

Maine Among States Suing Over Trump’s Border 'Emergency'

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Troy Bennett / Bangor Daily News

Maine will join roughly a dozen states in filing a lawsuit against the White House over President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration late last week.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is giving it another go, launching a second campaign for the White House four years after surprising Democrats with a strong bid for the party's 2016 nomination.

"We began the political revolution in the 2016 campaign, and now it's time to move that revolution forward," the independent senator told Vermont Public Radio in an interview airing Tuesday morning.

Rebecca Conley

This week a couple of prominent politicians were put on the spot: Republican Sen. Susan Collins by fellow- Republican President Trump, and Democratic Gov. Janet Mills by the proposal to construct an electric transmission line across western Maine. In the latest weekly edition of Maine’s Political Pulse, Maine Public’s Chief Political Correspondent Mal Leary spoke with host Irwin Gratz about these developments.

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The arrest of a Maine man in connection with a 26-year-old sexual assault and murder case in Alaska is once again highlighting the emerging use of genetic genealogy by police to solve crimes. The technology was used to link DNA from the crime scene at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to 44-year-old Steven Downs, a registered nurse living in Auburn.

Maine Public recently fielded a question via email from one of our listeners which we decided to try to answer. So, we asked her to repeat it over the phone.

NORWAY, Maine- Maine has seen its fourth and fifth snowmobile fatalities of the season, with two separate crashes in western Maine.

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Documents obtained by a Maine newspaper show the state's former governor and his staff spent at least $22,000 in public money at a hotel owned by the family of President Donald Trump.

A proposal to repeal religious and philosophical exemptions to school immunization requirements in Maine has been referred to a legislative committee.

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Gordon Smith

Tuesday—Maine's new Director of Opioid response talks about what he plans to do to help deal with the state's opioid crisis.