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LePage, Poliquin Push Trump Economic Agenda, Say They'll Campaign For His Reelection

At a forum set up by the Trump campaign, several business owners endorsed the President’s economic policies as mostly helping them and the state to prosper.

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Maine Public Deep Dive

In this Deep Dive, Maine Public's explores the difficulty of accessing affordable, high-quality child care, as well as possible solutions.

When Lalita Manrai went to see her doctor for treatment of kidney disease, she noticed that some of the blood test results had different "normal" ranges for African Americans compared with everybody else.

When she asked her doctor which range applied to her — a woman born in India — he said the "everybody else" category was actually based on a study of Europeans, so neither category was right.

Instead, he said, he calculated "normal" for her by averaging the two values.

Medicaid expansion in Maine is starting to improve access to treatments for opioid use disorder.

Long-time newscaster and program host Jack Perkins has died at the age of 85.

Congressional budget forecasters are predicting more red ink — nearly $1 trillion this year — as a result of the bipartisan spending agreement lawmakers struck this summer.

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office now says the federal deficit will hit $960 billion in fiscal 2019 and average $1.2 trillion in each of the next 10 years.

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will visit Maine Thursday when he attends a grassroots meeting in Portland.

Updated at 9:50 p.m. ET

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the race.

"It's become clear that I'm not going be carrying the ball, I'm not going to be the president, so I'm withdrawing tonight from the race," the Washington governor said on MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show.

HARTLAND, Maine - Officials in a Maine town say they are trying to stop a rat infestation that has plagued their community for more than six months.

Julie Pike / Maine Public

A Maine group that can shield the identities of its donors is ramping up efforts to erode support for Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins ahead of her anticipated reelection bid.

President Trump defended the idea of buying Greenlandderided by critics within the United States and rejected by Denmark, which controls it — in part by saying the idea first came from President Harry Truman.

Irwin Gratz / Maine Public

Marthe Cohn, now 99, is female and Jewish.  Her gender, and her religion, make her role as a World War II spy that much more incredible.

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Insect Issues

Friday—Listen back to our earlier show about an alarming decline in the insect population, and about insect pests in Maine.