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'We May Be A Little City, But We Have Got A Lot Of Pride' Portland Celebrates LGBTQ Pride

50 Years after the Stonewall Riots that sparked a national movement, Mainers celebrated LGBTQ Pride in Portland with a parade, starting at Monument Square and ending at a festival in Deering Oaks Park.

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Target's cash registers are functioning again after stores nationwide were hobbled by a computer crash.

"After an initial but thorough review, we can confirm that this was not a data breach or security-related issue, and no guest information was compromised at any time," Target announced. "We appreciate all of our store team members who worked quickly to assist guests and thank everyone involved for their patience."

Updated at 1:10 p.m. ET

A high-ranking Census Bureau official privately discussed the citizenship question issue with GOP redistricting strategist Thomas Hofeller in 2015, according to emails cited in a new court filing in the legal battle over the potential census question.

A Maine man accused of raping and strangling an 11-year-old girl in 1986 is being brought back to Connecticut to face murder and kidnapping charges.

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Workers at an organization that serves homeless and street-dependent populations in Maine's three largest cities are forming a union.

What We Know About The David Ortiz Shooting

Jun 14, 2019

The investigation into the shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz took a dramatic turn Wednesday, as authorities in the Dominican Republic outlined a coordinated scheme to kill the country’s beloved native.

Here’s a recap of what we know:

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers are voting on a two-year budget deal with a sticker price slightly below the governor's original $8 billion proposal thanks to surplus tax revenues and minor savings

The lineups are set for the first Democratic presidential primary debates.

Among the debate matchups: Former Vice President Joe Biden, currently leading in primary polls nationally, will face off against Vermont senator and 2016 candidate Bernie Sanders, as well as California Sen. Kamala Harris and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Meanwhile, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will face New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar.

Courtesy of Maine State Police / Via Facebook

Poor maintenance, significant wear on key mechanical parts and an improper inspection were factors in an accident on I-95 in Hampden, which claimed the life of a state trooper. That is according to an investigation led by the Maine State Police.

AUGUSTA, Maine - A legislative committee in Maine has approved legal marijuana rules that would relax residency requirements for companies involved in the pot business.

Updated at 4:20 p.m. ET

Attorneys for local governments across the country unveiled a plan Friday that they say would move the nation closer to a global settlement of lawsuits stemming from the deadly opioid crisis.

Final payouts could rival the massive tobacco settlements of the 1990s. Such a deal, if reached, could funnel tens of billions of dollars to communities struggling with the opioid addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.

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