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Republican Sen. Susan Collins is seeking assurances from top Air Force officials about the future of the 101st Air Refueling Wing in Bangor as the Appropriations Committee considers the Air Force budget. She says the unit is fulfilling a vital role.

Police say a 22-year-old man is dead after he was shot during an altercation inside a Portland home.

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Demographically, Maine is the oldest state in the nation, and so the health of the Social Security system is of particular importance here. Nearly a quarter-million Mainers receive benefits that average $1300 per month.

Maine firefighters are saying goodbye to a fire chief who died nearly a week ago after suffering a medical event while honoring a fallen firefighter.

A health access group in Maine is providing more than $250,000 to support rural health services in the state.

A federal judge has awarded $1.8 million in damages to a former Maine man who was cleared of charges of sexually assaulting his wife.

State Health officials say they are investigating a confirmed case of mumps at York High School. 

Last year a total of almost 2100 Maine companies exported $2.8 billion in goods and services to 169 countries.

Robbie Feinberg / Maine Public

Hundreds of students from across southern Maine left school early Friday afternoon and called for action on climate change on the steps of Portland's City Hall.

Maine State Police detectives have made an arrest in Friday morning's shooting in Swanville.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

While some details surrounding Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument are still not settled, independent Sen. Angus King says the existence of the 87,000-acre preserve no longer seems to be in doubt.

HALLOWELL, Maine - An investigation into a series of power outages in Maine has been extended into the summer.

Steve Mistler / Maine Public

Dozens of opponents of Central Maine Power's proposed 145-mile transmission line to provide Quebec hydropower to Massachusetts rallied at the State House today Friday and urged legislators to approve a bill that would assess the project's impacts on greenhouse gas emissions.

LEWISTON, Maine - A Maine lawmaker is floating a proposal to hike the state's gas tax by 23 percent in the summer and early fall, but members of the state's tourism industry say it's a bad idea.

LL Bean Awards Bonuses After Sales Grow In 2018

Mar 15, 2019

FREEPORT, Maine - L.L. Bean says sales edged upward over the past year and that's enough to restore bonuses for its 5,400 eligible workers.

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