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The Maine Bureau of Insurance is urging consumers who buy insurance on the individual market to start comparing options ahead of open enrollment.

Anthem has returned to the Affordable Care Act marketplace in Maine for 2019. Average premiums across insurers range from a 4 percent decrease to a 2 percent increase.

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Maine Senate President Mike Thibodeau, a Republican from Winterport, delivered Thursday what he expects to be his last speech to this Senate.

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Canadians are snapping up live Maine lobsters, buying $43.72 million worth in July, more than double in that same month last year.

CHARLESTON, Maine - Maine corrections officials say a convicted murderer serving a 45-year sentence has escaped from prison.

AUGUSTA, Maine - The U.S. Census Bureau says Maine is still the nation's oldest state, with New Hampshire and Vermont right behind.

Today we begin a new series of talks here on Morning Edition, tapping into the expertise of our top political reporters, Steve Mistler and Mal Leary. With them, we’ll be taking Maine's political pulse.

PORTLAND, Maine - Portland officials are searching for another location for a proposed 200-bed homeless shelter that has received pushback from many residents.

Donald Trump Jr. Coming To Maine To Support Brakey

Sep 14, 2018
Sue Ogrocki / Associated Press/file

The president’s eldest son is coming to Maine in October to raise funds for the state Republican Party and its challenger to U.S. Sen. Angus King.

BRUNSWICK, Maine - A small airport near the Maine coast is getting more than $6 million in federal funding to make a battery of improvements.

Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press File

Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is a key vote in the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. As she continues to weigh her position on whether to support him, Collins is under close scrutiny, and has been subject to a lot of outside pressure — some of which she says have gone too far.

Maine’s State Board of Education approved a new kind of regional high school this week that would merge three existing schools and also bring in vocational programs, business training and higher education into one facility in northern Aroostook County.

Republican Gov. Paul LePage once again tore into legislative leaders Thursday over his stalled proposal that he says will protect some elderly residents from foreclosure.

DHHS To Review Failures Of Maine’s Mental Health Treatment For Kids

Sep 13, 2018
Troy R. Bennett / Bangor Daily News

The LePage administration has hired a private consulting firm to lead a wholesale review of how the state provides mental health services to children and where the state’s services are falling short.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers have sustained the governor's veto of a bill to provide a third of a million dollars in extra election funding.

Maine’s median household income increased by over $3,100 last year to more than $56,000.

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