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A Portland man who was held by U.S. Immigration and Customs enforcement for nine months without a hearing at a county jail in New Hampshire is now free, but he may still face deportation.

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Maine state government is quietly rolling out an online and social media campaign warning minors and adults about enforcement and health issues that come with the legalization of marijuana in Maine. While some advocates for legalized medical and adult-use marijuana in Maine are supportive, online responders are questioning the effort, with some calling it "Prohibition Propaganda."

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Maine Senator Angus King says his top priority when Congress gets back to work next week is to pass legislation protecting the investigation of special prosecutor Robert Mueller. King says he does not understand Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reluctance to bring the measure to the House floor for a vote.

Disability Rights Maine has filed a lawsuit against Maine's Department of Corrections (DOC).

Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage has denied a father of three's request to pardon a drug trafficking conviction that led to his deportation to Haiti.

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AAA says New England will see a record number of travelers this holiday, including in Maine.

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is urging consumers not to eat any romaine lettuce, and to throw out any that might be on hand, due to an E. coli outbreak.

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With prescription drug prices continuing to increase, even for generic drugs, U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree is reintroducing a drug importation bill in the new Congress.

Heavy Wind, Whiteouts In Store For Thanksgiving Travel As Arctic Air Passes Through Maine

Nov 20, 2018
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A storm blowing across Maine on Tuesday was expected to drop a couple inches of snow across the state, a day before temperatures were likely to plunge just ahead of Thanksgiving.

Maine's top state court is declining to weigh in on the constitutionality of tribal gambling.

Maine has so far been spared from a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products.

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Democratic congressperson-elect Jared Golden reiterated Monday his plans to vote against Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House.

A financial adviser in Maine has been accused of spending over $200,000 of an investor's money on real estate deals and a cannabis business.

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Congress will go back into session for just a few weeks after the Thanksgiving break and will have to agree on several key spending bills.

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The average student loan debt for Mainers who graduated from college last year is more than $30,000, one of the highest rates in the country.

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