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Feds Drop Charges Against Man Apprehended In Bangor Because He Spoke Spanish

Federal prosecutors have dropped a felony charge against a Guatemalan man who border patrol agents picked up after hearing him and his family speaking Spanish at a Bangor Goodwill.

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Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine is urging national energy efficiency experts to focus more attention on the issue of consumer financing for home heating improvements.

Bowdoin College in Brunswick has announced plans to increase its minimum starting wage for employees in phases, to $17 an hour in 2022.

In only the second climate change trial in the U.S., Exxon Mobil goes to court Tuesday accused of defrauding shareholders and the public. New York's attorney general brought the suit, which alleges that the oil giant misrepresented how carbon regulation would affect the company's financial outlook.

House Democrats are set to resume their impeachment inquiry on Tuesday with a deposition from another diplomat who appeared uneasy with President Trump's strategy to pressure Ukraine for political help.

Ambassador William Taylor, who has been serving as the interim head of the U.S. diplomatic mission to Kyiv, is scheduled to talk behind closed doors with members and staff of the Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees.

Former President Jimmy Carter suffered a "minor pelvic fracture" after falling down in his home in Plains, Ga., Monday night, the Carter Center says. It's the second time Carter has been hurt in a fall this month; he got a black eye from a fall days after he turned 95 on Oct. 1.

Carter "has been admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center for observation and treatment of a minor pelvic fracture," the Carter Center said in an announcement Tuesday. The center adds, "He is in good spirits and is looking forward to recovering at home."

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Canada's Liberals appear to have won the most seats in Parliament — a result likely to hand Justin Trudeau a second term as prime minister despite a series of scandals that have rocked his government.

Jennifer Mitchell / Maine Public file

A longtime community organizer and school teacher from Solon is vying to become the Green Independent Party nominee in next year’s U.S. Senate race.

Maine Office Of Marijuana Policy / via Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine - The state of Maine has adopted a symbol that'll be used on marijuana products sold for adult consumption.

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine law enforcement officers have written up several hundred motorists for violating a law that prohibits motorists from using hand-held electronic devices.

The state announced Monday that it has terminated its MaineCare contract with a Biddeford-based provider following the death of an adult with developmental disabilities in August.

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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.

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Nature & Education

Tuesday—How can children learn through exposure to nature, and what benefits can it bring to their physical, mental and emotional well being?

Maine Public joined an international reporting initiative to highlight the effects of climate change.