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Holt 1st With Postseason Cycle, Red Sox Rout Yankees 16-1

Oct 9, 2018
Bill Kostroun / Associated Press

NEW YORK - Brock Holt became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game and the Boston Red Sox routed the New York Yankees 16-1 on Monday night to grab a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series.

BREWER, Maine - Maine's independent U.S. Sen. Angus King was back in the state this week to talk about pre-existing conditions to people recovering from drug use.

A group in one of Maine's biggest cities will use a first-of-its-kind federal grant to help children impacts by the opioid crisis.

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court has put a spotlight on the dozens of federal cases pitting the Trump administration against Democratic-leaning states.

A bridge over Maine's Kennebec River is being named for a deputy killed in the line of duty.

The dedication of the Corporal Eugene Cole Memorial Bridge is being held Sunday in the deputy's hometown, Norridgewock, on what would've been his 62nd birthday.

Cole was shot and killed April 25 while on patrol in Norridgewock. He was the first officer killed in the line of duty in Maine in nearly three decades.

John D. Williams was arrested after a four-day manhunt by state, local and federal authorities. He is awaiting trial and has pleaded not guilty.

Maine children born from 1978 to 1983 have faced overall slim chances of ending up in the top 20 percent of their peers of household earnings, a study has found.

Susan Sharon / Maine Public

Even before Sen. Susan Collins announced how she would vote on the Kavanaugh confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, dozens of people were gathering in Lobstermen Square in downtown Portland across the street from her office.

Stephan Savoia / Maine Public

Maine Department of Marine Resources commissioner Patrick Keliher has sent a letter to NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center, refuting a recent memo which suggests that the lobster industry may be playing a role in the decline of the North Atlantic Right Whale.

A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit from a group of fishing associations that challenged the creation of an underwater monument in the Atlantic Ocean.

Associated Press

Updated October 5, 2018 3:55 p.m.

Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins announced Friday that she will vote for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Fred Bever / Maine Public

In the course of reporting our recent series "Aquaculture's Next Wave," Maine Public reporter Fred Bever conducted myriad research and interviews, much of which fell to the editing room floor.

Fred Bever / Maine Public

In “Aquaculture’s Next Wave,” we’ve been reporting on innovation in Maine’s growing seafood farming industry. In the final segment, we look at the conflicts that can arise as the growing sector’s footprint expands — whether at sea or on dry land.

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Maine Calling speaks with the candidates as part of Maine Public’s Your Vote 2018 coverage.

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The Maine Council of Churches has come out against the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court.

The federal government is making loan money available to small businesses and nonprofits in Aroostook, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset and Washington counties, which saw financial losses due to the drought that began May 1.

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