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Two men from Nova Scotia are in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody following an incident at the Houlton border crossing.

State forecasters say the Maine economy continues to grow at a pace slightly ahead of original projections, which will translate in additional revenues.

The Trump administration is distributing its entire allocation of low-income heating assistance, rather than paying it out to states in installments.

The Portland Fire Department says a tanker truck hauling milk crashed through a guardrail on I-295, causing major traffic problems in Portland.

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Candidates for Portland City Council took questions on Friday from people who are or have been homeless at a forum by the advocacy group Homeless Voices for Justice.

Liam James Doyle / NPR

The Justice Department is holding a press conference about the wave of suspicious packages that have been sent to political enemies of President Trump this week. A suspect has been arrested. Watch the remarks live.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Federal figures show more people are migrating to Maine than leaving the state thanks in part to individuals between the ages of 25 and 34.

It’s time once again to take Maine’s political pulse. Maine Public political experts Steve Mistler and Mal Leary return again this week to share their observations of how Maine's top races are shaping up.  They talk with with Morning Edition host Irwin Gratz.

Patty Wight / Maine Public

Republican gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody unveiled his economic plan Thursday morning in Auburn.

Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine - A global data firm aiming to predict the outcome of the U.S. Senate elections in a new study forgot to include incumbent Sen. Angus King when predicting for Maine.

Judge Puts Dover-Foxcroft Hospital’s Merger With Northern Light System On Hold

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A Superior Court judge has put on hold the proposed merger of Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft and Brewer-based Northern Light Health, formerly known as Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems.

A Providence-based company that designs and builds weapons and vehicle systems for the U.S. military is planning to buy a Maine-based company that makes robotic land vehicles.

PORTLAND, Maine - A small species of shark that is fished for food off the East Coast has declined slightly in population, and fishermen will be allowed to catch slightly less of it in the coming year.

BANGOR, Maine - Maine's young hunters might have hit a five-year high for deer harvesting during the state's annual day for youth deer hunting.

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of Maine author Lois Lowry's young adult novel, The Giver. It has won the Newberry Medal, been made into a movie, selected as one of the 100-most popular books in The Great American Read and is taught in numerous middle school and high school classrooms.

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