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Maine health authorities have ordered that edible products containing the non-psychoactive chemical compound found in the cannabis plant must be removed from stores because the product is not a federally approved food additive.

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Gun issues always draw a crowd to the State House and, for some guns rights activists, the confirmation hearing of former Portland Police Chief Mike Sauschuck to the top spot in the Department of Public Safety was another reason to show up.

New England Aquarium

Fisheries’ managers in the Atlantic states are considering a more proactive approach to regulating the lobster industry in order to reduce risks it may pose for the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Westbrook's IDEXX laboratories saw major growth last year, and the company expects to expand even more in the coming years.

Attorneys general from Maine and Vermont are joining 13 colleagues in other jurisdictions to call on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to tighten rules about reporting of the presence of asbestos.

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is asking a company seeking to build one of the world's largest salmon farms for more information on waste discharge plans.

Courtesy Gov. Mills' Office

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s new governor says she’s taken down her predecessor’s "Open for Business" highway sign and replaced it with one that reads: "Maine Welcome Home."

Experts are predicting another challenging year for dairy farmers following four straight years of low farm milk prices.

New wireless broadband networks are coming to 26 rural communities in Maine. Redzone Wireless announced Thursday that it will expand its services to 50,000 households this year.

Patrick Sison / AP Photo

The Maine Coalition for Sensible Drug Policy wants lawmakers to consider a number of changes in state law and policy to address the state’s drug crisis that claimed the lives of 418 Mainers last year.

Bangor Daily News

A story this week in the Bangor Daily News, describes the University of Maine at Farmington's handling of two students' claims of sexual assault by fellow students, in 2017 and 2018.

Maine lawmakers have confirmed nine of the new governor's cabinet nominees.

A plan to test the use of a new technology to help endangered salmon in a Maine river has been abandoned, at least for now.

Avian Haven

A group caring for an injured South American hawk that turned up in a park in Maine says the bird had to be euthanized after its condition deteriorated.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The polar vortex that’s bringing misery to the upper Midwest is making an appearance in northern New England, where some places will struggle to reach the single digits.

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