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BANGOR, Maine - A Maine community health care center plans to convert an old Verizon Wireless call center into a pediatric center.

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Many of Maine’s school buildings were built more than 50 years ago, and they need a lot of work: asbestos and lead removal, new roofs, windows and doors. But in the face of budget cuts after the Great Recession, many schools have struggled to keep up with those maintenance needs, forcing some districts to make tough choices.

PORTLAND, Maine - The last two nuns in a Portland monastery are moving out of Maine.

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Park officials say visits to Maine's only national park are on pace to exceed the total visits from 2017.

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Falls are a leading cause of injury for older people in Maine. Our panel of experts offers practical solutions for people of any age to prevent falls and to recover from them.

WATERVILLE, Maine - A Maine man is suing Betty Crocker and its parent company, claiming the company's red measuring spoons made him sick.

MILLINOCKET, Maine - Maine game wardens are looking for a missing woman whose car was found in the middle of a road with its lights on in Baxter State Park.

Nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center have secured a tentative contract with the hospital after a months-long effort.

PORTLAND, Maine - One of the founders of the Maine Civil Liberties Union is going to deliver the annual Constitution Day Lecture Monday at the University of Maine School of Law.

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Bowdoin College biology professor emeritus Nathaniel T. Wheelwright shares his latest project — a series of videos filmed almost entirely in Wheelwright's backyard that are designed not so much to entertain and astonish, but to encourage mindfulness and curiosity among viewers; to educate and empower them to make their own discoveries about nature. Joining Nat will be Patty Jones, Bowdoin assistant professor of biology and director of the Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island.

AUGUSTA, Maine - The U.S. Census Bureau says Maine is still the nation's oldest state, with New Hampshire and Vermont right behind.

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Public attention to the issue of hazing on college campuses is heightened when something terrible happens, such as the death of fraternity pledge Tim Piazza at Penn State last year. But hazing isn’t always as dramatic, and it’s common.

PORTLAND, Maine - Portland officials are searching for another location for a proposed 200-bed homeless shelter that has received pushback from many residents.

BRUNSWICK, Maine - A small airport near the Maine coast is getting more than $6 million in federal funding to make a battery of improvements.

Sara Just: An Inside Look at PBS NewsHour

Sep 14, 2018

Sara Just was named Executive Producer of "PBS NewsHour" after more than 25 years at ABC News, where she had most recently served as ABC’s Washington Deputy Bureau Chief and Senior Washington Producer for "Good Morning America." She previously spent 17 years at Ted Koppel’s "Nightline."

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