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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.

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.

The Augusta City Center in Maine's capital city will remain shut down until at least Monday because damage inflicted by a computer virus.

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

CMP And Union Agree On Deal To Add Workers

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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.

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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.

Maine's population increased last year, rising to 1,338,404 inhabitants — a gain of more than 3,300 people from 2017. The gain, however, does not appear to come from a baby boom, as the state's death rate continues to outpace its births.

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.

The way email testimony can be sent to Maine legislative joint standing committees is about to change. Beginning Monday, the committees will no longer accept email testimony sent directly to them. Instead, interested parties will have to use an online app.

A report says drug overdose deaths in Maine dropped 15 percent last year, but still account for about one death each day.

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