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Maine U.S. Sen. Susan Collins' so-called "gag clause" bills could soon become law if the U.S. House passes them Tuesday.

Maine Public staff

PORTLAND, Maine - A judge has ruled a Republican candidate for district attorney in Maine violated several state bar rules, including unlawful conduct stemming from unwanted sexual advances.

WATERVILLE, Maine - Maine's Colby College will honor the former editor for the Denver Post who published an editorial criticizing the owners of his paper with the 2018 Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism.

Bangor’s New Digital Parking Enforcement To Begin Next Week

4 hours ago
Gabor Degre / Bangor Daily News

A hybrid vehicle outfitted with mounted cameras and computer software designed to detect violations by scanning the license plates of parked cars will begin roaming downtown Bangor starting next week.

The calendar says fall in Maine, and now so does the weather.

CRAB ISLAND, Maine - A Maine island once owned by Arctic explorer Robert Peary is up for sale. The Portland Press Herald reports Crab Island has been listed for $950,000.

Big Changes In Herring Fishery Rules Could Be On The Way

6 hours ago
Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Federal fishing managers are considering a host of potentially major changes to the fishery for herring.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Colby College is following in the footsteps of several other Maine schools and getting rid of standardized testing admissions requirements.

BREWER, Maine - One of the largest health care systems in Maine is rebranding. Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems says the system and member organizations that are affiliated with it are becoming Northern Light Health.

In the wake of February’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, districts across Maine have brought more police into schools. But new survey results from a team at the University of Southern Maine show that school resource officers are being used and trained in vastly different ways around the state.

A new study by the progressive Maine Center for Economic Policy suggests that an estimated 10,000 Maine children are no longer living in poverty because of an increase in the state’s minimum wage.

Alex Brandon / Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Dozens of people protesting the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court have been arrested outside the office of Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press

As the controversy around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh roils Washington, Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine faces intense pressure at home.

EASTON, Mass. - Police in Massachusetts have charged a Maine woman whose 17-month old child was found alone in a shopping cart outside a Target store.

Willis Ryder Arnold / Maine Public

Two members of Maine's congressional delegation are calling for continued support of the Affordable Care Act in the walk up to the midterm elections.

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