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CMP Being Sued For Fraud Regarding High Customer Bills

Central Maine Power Company's (CMP) handling of thousands of customer complaints regarding higher charges last winter has generated a new class action lawsuit.

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University Of Southern Maine

The University of Southern Maine is now offering a new nurse practitioner degree in acute care gerontology.

The Maine Heritage Policy Center, a conservative think tank, has released a report critical of out-of-state financing of citizen initiatives. Members of the group say they want greater disclosure of initiative financing.

The labor union that represents Maine’s child protective caseworkers has released 10 recommendations to improve the state’s child protection system.

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More than 200 newspapers across the country will release editorials Thursday addressing President Donald Trump's statements that undermine journalism and news outlets.


Colleagues, friends, readers and Mainers are mourning the death of Chris Cousins, a veteran political reporter for the Bangor Daily News.

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A federal judge in California on Tuesday granted L.L. Bean’s motion to dismiss a potential class action lawsuit against the Maine-based retailer but at the same time gave the plaintiff a chance to amend his complaint.

A two-year grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania resulted in what the state's attorney general, Josh Shapiro, called "the largest, most comprehensive report into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church ever produced in the United States."

The owner of a senior housing complex in Maine has been indicted on felony financial crime charges.

Amy McLellan was indicted on Friday. She is the owner of the McLellan, a Brunswick apartment complex for senior residents that opened last year.

The Portland Press Herald reports court records don't indicate the value of the money or property involved in the case, but say it was more than $10,000.

A 29-year-old Sudan-born U.K. citizen is being held on terrorism charges relating to a car crash at Parliament in London that injured three people, British media report.

On Tuesday morning, a Ford Fiesta drove through pedestrians and cyclists before crashing into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament. A suspect identified as Salih Khater was detained.

CONCORD, N.H. - Scene-stealing snakes, bears, turkeys and lobsters all make an appearance in the latest season of a television program featuring New Hampshire's Fish and Game conservation officers.
"North Woods Law: New Hampshire'' returns to the Animal Planet cable network on Sunday at 9 p.m.


Exercise & Mental Health

Thursday—What can exercise do to improve your mental health and well being? Listen to this rebroadcast of an earlier show.

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