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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.

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.

It’s the top story in the news — the coming vote on confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court — and it’s presenting Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine with possibly the most consequential vote of her career.

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

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Bald Eagles’ numbers in Maine have increased by 16 percent in the last five years, according to state wildlife biologists.

Robbie Feinberg / Maine Public

Maine schools are at a crossroads.

Eight University of Maine Law professors are among the more than 1,700 educators who have signed on to a letter urging senators not to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The letter appeared in the New York Times as an opinion piece on Wednesday.

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More than two dozen Maine women, many of them survivors of sexual assault, are in Washington D.C. Thursday to try to meet personally with Sen. Susan Collins before a confirmation vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Fred Bever / Maine Public

In our special series “Aquaculture’s Next Wave,” we’re looking at new technologies and farming techniques that are expanding the industry’s potential in Maine.

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Maine's Public Advocate wants state regulators to require utilities to promptly disclose breaches in customer confidentiality.

Marty Grohman

The three candidates in Maine’s First District congressional race are facing off over defense spending and, in particular, incumbent Democrat Chellie Pingree’s voting record.

Unemployment fell in Maine's three major urban areas in August.

Steve Mistler / Maine Public

The four candidates in Maine’s race for governor offered up their views on the economy, the workforce and education Wednesday morning, during a forum hosted by the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce.