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Legal Marijuana Industry Toasts Year Of Global Gains

2 hours ago
Richard Vogel / Associated Press/file

PORTLAND, Ore. — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine is looking at a messy upcoming day on the roads, as snow, sleet and freezing rain are all in the forecast in the Pine Tree State.

Bath Iron Works Wins Contract For More Work On Zumwalts

4 hours ago
General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works / via Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works a $26.4 million contract to provide planning yard services for the DDG 1000 “stealth” guided missile destroyer.

A state funded lobster marketing council is aiming to court fishmongers to carry more soft-shell lobsters with a new marketing campaign.

NEW YORK - Wall Street's wild Christmas week goes on, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average slumping 300 points at the open Thursday, a day after notching its biggest-ever point gain.

Susan Sharon / Maine Public

Auburn attorney Seth Carey, who ran unsuccessfully for district attorney in Oxford, Franklin and Androscoggin counties while his law license was suspended, will be unable to practice law for the next three years.

Historic Westbrook Mill Sold To New Hampshire Company For $5.1 Million

8 hours ago
Courtesy of CBS 13 / via Bangor Daily News

The 130-year-old Dana Warp Mill in Westbrook was sold to Chinburg Properties of New Hampshire for $5.1 million.

PORTLAND, Maine - A couple is due in federal court in Maine for a detention hearing related to their indictment on charges of using Chinese nationals in a sex-trafficking operation.

Robert F. Bukaty / Maine Public

Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin announced that he’s ending his legal challenge against Maine’s ranked-choice voting law and effectively conceded to election winner Jared Golden.

WATERBORO, Maine - Authorities say a burglar had a bite to eat, watched TV and even got a ride home from his unsuspecting victim in Maine.

The state with the most black bear in the eastern United States is looking to get a better handle on where that population is growing and how to manage it.

Fred Bever / Maine Public

For many in rural America, it's a struggle to find the cash and resources needed to button up a home against the winter cold. Labor and materials cost more - that is, if you can find them at all.

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The brand name drug Suboxone, which is used to treat opioid addiction, is the second most frequently prescribed drug in Maine, a testament to the severity of the opioid crisis.

Mills' Election As Governor Voted Maine's Top Story In 2018

Dec 26, 2018
Elise Amendola / Associated Press/file

PORTLAND, Maine - The election of a Democrat who vowed to reverse many of the policies championed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage is the top story of 2018 in Maine.

BUCKSPORT, Maine - Demolition is continuing at a former paper mill site that will one day become home to a salmon farm and Maine Maritime center.

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