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After the first three months of the budget year, state revenues are over $47 million above projections.

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Some snowmobilers and hunters in Maine are raising their voices against the high-voltage transmission line that Central Maine Power wants to string through western Maine in order to bring electricity to Massachusetts. The Maine Snowmobilers Association (MSA) is contending with dissent in its ranks, while the Sportsmen's Alliance of Maine is reconsidering its initial endorsement of the project.

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Members of the military and civilians working overseas can still vote in Maine elections, but must cast their ballots through the Secretary of State’s office. Based on the numbers of ballot requests, it appears that this year’s elections are drawing a lot of interest.

The Maine Tourism Association says it's going to help businesses find seasonal workers, to address the tourism industry's workforce shortage. 

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Independent candidate Alan Caron is expected to decide after the next couple of debates about whether he’ll drop out of the race for governor.

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Maine's congressional delegation is forcefully denouncing pipe bombs and suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats.

PARIS, Maine - An animal shelter in Maine that recently brought attention to a dog under its care for four years has been flooded with adoption applications.

Parts of Maine have received their first significant snowfall of the season.  The National Weather Service Rangeley received 5 inches, Bethel 2.8 inches, and Jackman 2.1 inches. Parts of neighboring New Hampshire received upward of a foot.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine officials say there's an annual economic benefit of more than $20 million from modern wood heating of buildings in the state.

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - A Maine university says it has received the largest one-time gift in its history, and it's using the money to establish its first endowed chair.

YARMOUTH, Maine - Police in Yarmouth are clarifying an earlier warning about people going door-to-door asking residents if they want to apply for an absentee ballot, saying the process is legal.

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In two weeks, Maine will hold its second election using ranked-choice voting, a system that allows voters to rank candidates in order of preference. But ranked-choice will only be used in congressional races.  The closely-watched contest to see who succeeds Republican Gov. Paul LePage will be decided the way it has been for nearly 140 years.

Snow Days In Maine Could Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

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Students in one Maine school district will be spending a couple of snow days this winter doing something out of the ordinary: schoolwork.

It’s official — the members of MaineHealth will be unified under a single board as of Jan. 1.

Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration is dismissing as "meritless" a lawsuit brought by gubernatorial candidate and Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills over roughly $8 million in unpaid legal bills.

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