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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."

Maine’s State Board of Education approved a new kind of regional high school this week that would merge three existing schools and also bring in vocational programs, business training and higher education into one facility in northern Aroostook County.

KNOX, Maine - Authorities say a man was killed and at least one other person was hurt when a barn collapsed in a small town in Maine.

Service Animals: What They Do To Help People

Sep 13, 2018
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Service animals don't just help those who are disabled, and they're not just dogs. We learn about different categories and species of service animals, as well as what regulations exist to stem the trend toward over-using the term 'therapy' animal.

PALMYRA, Maine - The monument to a Maine state trooper who was killed while involved in a car chase in 1980 has been restored and relocated to a more prominent position.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine is seeking a marijuana consultant to advise officials on how to set up regulations for the state's recreational and medical pot markets.

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What is the role of school counselors in Maine? With societal pressure on children growing, is there a growing demand for counselors at all grade levels?

The past is the consequence of what we have done. The present and the future will be the result of what we are doing in the now; all choices lead us to the future.

My family and I, we made a choice, and that choice brought us here. My name is Jemima, and I am from Angola, a beautiful country, located on the South Atlantic coast of West Africa, between Namibia and Congo, a country that is wonderfully warm, with happy people who love to dance, with beaches and forests, a country where summer is longer than winter.

PORTLAND, Maine - A cruise ship originally bound for Bermuda has docked in Maine to avoid the oncoming Hurricane Florence due to make landfall this week.

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