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The National Weather Service has issued a warning for minor Kennebec River flooding in Skowhegan and Augusta.

Maine Marine Allegedly Killed By Another Marine In South Carolina

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A Standish man serving in the Marine Corp was allegedly shot and killed by a fellow Marine at a base in South Carolina.

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Kenya's Lawrence Cherono outsprinted Ethiopa's Lelisa Desisa over the final few steps to win the Boston Marathon on Monday.

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Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King is looking to improve the tax system for people struggling economically in Maine.

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BOSTON - Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa broke away from the rest of the field early and ran alone for the last 20 miles to win the women's Boston Marathon on Monday.

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BOSTON - Daniel Romanchuk has won the men's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon with the fastest time ever by an American. Romanchuk crossed the finish line on Boylston Street on Monday in an official time of 1 hour, 21 minutes, 36 seconds.

BAR HARBOR, Maine - An airline that stepped in when another company canceled air service is returning to the Bar Harbor-Hancock County Airport this summer.

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's scallop season is ending for the year amid hopes that fishermen had a stronger season than they did a year ago.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's corrections department says the former governor pardoned two people in his last days in office without consulting the clemency board and holding a public hearing.

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The United States spends more per capita on prescription drugs than nearly a dozen other high income countries. In recent years, the prices of brand name drugs have shot up more than 60 percent.

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In April 2018, residents of Islesboro saw the cost of a round-trip ferry ticket to the mainland more the double. Since the price hike, islanders say the financial burden has threatened the long-term sustainability of their island community.

Maine's corrections department says that the former governor pardoned two people in his last days in office without consulting the clemency board and holding a public hearing.

Department of Corrections Director of Strategic Initiatives Anna Black said this month that former Republican Gov. Paul LePage's office pardoned his late mentor's grandson and a former GOP lawmaker without going through that traditional process.

Maine's Constitution says the governor has the sole power to grant pardons.

Maine could allow up to 12 weeks of paid family leave or 20 weeks of paid medical leave under a top Democrat's bill.

The opening of a popular wildlife park in Maine will be delayed for a couple of days because of the state's seemingly endless winter of 2019.

Legislative Watchdog Will Investigate Legal Services Program For Poor Mainers

Apr 13, 2019
Bill Trotter / BDN

The Maine Legislature’s watchdog committee on Friday voted unanimously to task its investigative arm with reviewing a reported lack of financial oversight within the state’s indigent legal services system.

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