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Brett Plymale / Maine Public

The challenges of poverty and homelessness affect thousands of young people across Maine and create barriers that extend far beyond school walls. But some districts are trying approaches aimed at keeping those kids engaged in learning by also helping them with basic needs. A new program that takes such an approach in York County is showing early signs of success.

Maine lawmakers want to take a closer look at increasing state funding for Maine's county jail.

Bangor Mall Sells For $12.6 Million, Well Below Assessed Value

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Linda Coan O'Kresik / BDN

Eighteen months after its former owners defaulted on an $80 million loan, the Bangor Mall was sold for $12.6 million, one of the three new owners said.

Officials in Maine's capital say a malicious piece of software that froze the city's computer network and forced the closure of the Augusta City Center has been removed from computers.

Joel Page / AP Photo

Roughly 200,000 Maine workers who do not currently receive paid sick leave could soon earn paid time off for any reason if a newly amended bill becomes law this year.

Robert F. Bukaty / Maine Public

In what is becoming an annual problem, visa complications are forcing some Maine businesses to consider curtailing services as the tourist season gets underway in Maine.

A laboratory company in Maine plans to hire 300 new workers and to increase its base wages over the next year.

J Scott Applewhite / Maine Public

Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins says the Mueller report is far more complex and nuanced than partisans are saying, and that it paints a disturbing picture of President Trump’s behavior.

CMP And Union Agree On Deal To Add Workers

Apr 19, 2019
Gabor Degre / BDN

Central Maine Power Co. and its largest union said Friday that they have agreed to extend their staffing agreement and increase the number of workers by 60.

Unemployment has ticked up in March in Maine but still remains low.

A bill mandating employers to provide paid parental leave will get a public hearing Friday alongside House Speaker Sara Gideon's more comprehensive LD 1410, which would create a family and medical leave benefit program through the Department of Labor.

Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King, an independent, says the redacted Mueller report released Thursday raises a lot of questions about the behavior of President Donald Trump and will likely lead to more investigations by Congress.

BANGOR, Maine - A Maine psychiatric hospital says the release of confidential information about 300 people receiving medication-assisted drug treatment to a newspaper was an "isolated" mistake.

AUGUSTA, Maine - A New England Patriots' Super Bowl trophy is heading to the Maine Statehouse.

Parts of northern Maine could see some significant flooding this weekend into early next week as heavy rain and melting snow force rivers over their banks.

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